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CCS Best Practices: SF/SFC/SFCC

May 23, 2018 – Call us a house inclusive, not a house divided! However, it does cause challenges where branding is concerned when we all have different names for the college. The official acronym for Santa Fe College is “SF,” like the SF on our logo. But all around campus, you will also find faculty, … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: SF/SFC/SFCC

Jambo! Out of Africa Offered This Summer at CIED

May 22, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Community Education is now offering a new fun-filled weeklong program for students entering the fifth through ninth grades. The program is hosted in partnership with the Center for African Studies at the University of Florida and introduces the basics of African culture through Swahili language, music, dance, culture … Continue reading Jambo! Out of Africa Offered This Summer at CIED

SF Fitness Center Open Court Closed for Maintenance

May 21, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Fitness Center’s open court is undergoing routine maintenance and will be closed until Friday, June 1. When the court reopens Monday, June 4, hours of operation will be Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The court will be available to all SF students, faculty and … Continue reading SF Fitness Center Open Court Closed for Maintenance

Satellite image of hurricane in Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Season Starts Friday, June 1

May 18, 2018 – The Atlantic hurricane season will begin Friday, June 1, and experts say the time to start preparing is now. Last year was one of the busiest seasons on record with 17 named storms, 10 hurricanes and 6 major hurricanes. Overall, 2017 finished tied (along with 1936) for the fifth most active … Continue reading Hurricane Season Starts Friday, June 1

CCS Best Practices: Your Professional Email Signature

May 17, 2018 – Your email signature communicates important information. It lets people within the college know what area you work in and it lets people outside the college know what institution you represent. Between 2015-2016, a “No. 1 in the Nation” signature was released. That honor is passed on to a different college each year, … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: Your Professional Email Signature

Register Today for Summer Community Education Classes at Santa Fe College

May 17, 2018 – Registration is now open for summer Community Education Classes at Santa Fe College. Sign up for classes on Computers, Dance, Health and Fitness, Outdoor Adventures and so much more. There are also new class offerings for the summer including Mosaic Art, Wine and Dine Gainesville Food Tour, Recreational Kayaking and Learning … Continue reading Register Today for Summer Community Education Classes at Santa Fe College

Santa Fe College is Tobacco Free

May 16, 2018 – Santa Fe College believes our students, faculty and staff deserve a beautiful, clean and healthy campus. SF wants to remind all students, faculty and staff that the use of tobacco and tobacco-related products is prohibited. The policy applies not only on the Northwest Campus, but also all land, buildings, facilities and … Continue reading Santa Fe College is Tobacco Free

Santa Fe College Hosting STEM Summer Camp at Perry Center in Alachua

May 16, 2018 – Santa Fe College will be holding a STEM Summer Camp June 25 – 29, 2018 at the college’s Perry Center for Emerging Technologies in Alachua. The “Earth, Wind, Fire, Water” camp, is offered to students who will be heading into ninth grade in the fall in Alachua and Bradford counties. Students … Continue reading Santa Fe College Hosting STEM Summer Camp at Perry Center in Alachua

Support the SF Career Service Council Through Friends of Career Service

May 15, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Career Service Council needs your support. Become a Friend of Career Service, the greatest supporters of Career Service Council. Voluntary contributions from Friends of Career Service help fund many activities during the year such as social events, tributes, scholarships and the family fund. Monetary contributions can be made … Continue reading Support the SF Career Service Council Through Friends of Career Service

SFPD Training to Combat Opioid Crisis

May 15, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department is undergoing additional training on dealing with potential opioid overdoses. The SFPD received a donation of Narcan nasal spray, an emergency medication that can be used to treat individuals experiencing an opioid overdose. Narcan can be used to revive a person who is suspected of … Continue reading SFPD Training to Combat Opioid Crisis

SF Financial Aid Campaign Wins Innovation of the Year Award

May 14, 2018 – Santa Fe College was awarded the Innovation of the Year Award from the League for Innovation for developing and implementing a new system to help reduce student loan debt. The collaboration between SF’s Financial Aid and Information Technology Services (ITS) helped reduce student debt from $10.1 million to $8.3 million in … Continue reading SF Financial Aid Campaign Wins Innovation of the Year Award

Santa Fe College ITS Issues Advisory Concerning Email to Students and Staff

May 3, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Information Technology Services (ITS) is issuing an advisory on all emails coming into student or staff accounts from outside the SF email system. The purpose of the small, but noticeable message which will appear at the top of every external email is to give all SF email users … Continue reading Santa Fe College ITS Issues Advisory Concerning Email to Students and Staff

Santa Fe College Foundation Scholarship Priority Dates

May 1, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Foundation accepts scholarship applications year-round for students interested in getting their education at SF. Anyone interested in applying for a scholarship from the SF Foundation must first be granted admission through the SF Admissions Office. Although students can apply at any time for a scholarship, the SF … Continue reading Santa Fe College Foundation Scholarship Priority Dates

CCS Best Practices: Year-End Purchasing Requests for Printed and Promotional Items

NOTE: Due to the Office for Finance deadlines, IDB’s to CCS must be received in hand today or they will not be accepted. Remember to enter your project requests for promotional items by close of business today!  The end of the fiscal year has traditionally been a challenging time for Communications & Creative Services, as … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: Year-End Purchasing Requests for Printed and Promotional Items

SF Discusses Campus Safety at Town Hall Event

April 24, 2018 – Santa Fe College hosted a town hall discussion on campus safety Monday, April 23, in the E-Auditorium. SF President Dr. Jackson N. Sasser moderated the panel comprised of state legislators Senator Keith Perry (R-8), Representative Clovis Watson (D-20) and Representative Charles W. Clemons (R-21). Attendees, comprised of SF students, faculty and … Continue reading SF Discusses Campus Safety at Town Hall Event

Donation Fund for Fallen GCSO Deputies Established at Drummond Community Bank

April 23, 2018 – Drummond Community Bank has set up an account to accept donations that will go to the families of Sgt. Noel Ramirez and Deputy Taylor Lindsey, the two Gilchrist County Law Enforcement officers who lost their lives in Trenton last Thursday. Drummond Bank can accept the donations by contacting: Drummond Community Bank … Continue reading Donation Fund for Fallen GCSO Deputies Established at Drummond Community Bank

Deputy Taylor Lindsay and Sgt. Noel Ramirez - Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office

SF Alums Are the Two Gilchrist Deputies Killed in Trenton

April 20, 2018 – Two Gilchrist County sheriff’s deputies were shot and killed while eating in a Chinese restaurant in Trenton Thursday afternoon. Both of them, Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 30, and Deputy Taylor Lindsey, 25, are alumni of Santa Fe College. Sgt Ramirez went through the Institute of Public Safety (IPS) in 2010, while Lindsey … Continue reading SF Alums Are the Two Gilchrist Deputies Killed in Trenton

The baby gibbon with its mother at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo.

SF Teaching Zoo Announces Birth of Gibbon

April 18, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is proud to announce the newest addition to the zoo, a baby white-handed gibbon. Both mother and child are in good health. Students in the Zoo Animal Technology program made the discovery recently while doing regular wellness checks on the animals. SF Teaching Zoo administrators … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo Announces Birth of Gibbon