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Gainesville Black Professionals Will Hold Their Annual Leadership Conference January 11 at SF

December 9, 2019 – The Gainesville Black Professionals’ Leadership Conference will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Hall at Santa Fe College. This annual event will enable participants to explore leadership styles, develop team management skills and learn to create safe and inclusive environments. The conference … Continue reading Gainesville Black Professionals Will Hold Their Annual Leadership Conference January 11 at SF

Illustrator and Storyboard Artist Brick Mason Speaking at SF Wednesday

December 9, 2019 – New York City-based illustrator and storyboard artist, Brick Mason, will be on Santa Fe College’s Northwest Campus Wednesday, Dec. 11. Mason has worked on films since the early 1980s, and his credits include work on “After Earth”, “Unbreakable” and “A Beautiful Mind”. Mason will be speaking in Building R, Room 001 … Continue reading Illustrator and Storyboard Artist Brick Mason Speaking at SF Wednesday

United Way Fundraising Update – iPad Winner Announced

December 9, 2019 – Patti Locascio, Santa Fe College’s Vice President and General Counsel was named the recipient of a new iPad as part of SF’s 2019-20 United Way Campaign. All SF employees were invited to participate in the drawing whether they contributed or not. As in past tradition, last year’s winner (Stephanie Holt) drew the name … Continue reading United Way Fundraising Update – iPad Winner Announced

Get the Help You Need to Complete FERPA and Cybersecurity Training

December 9, 2019 – Do you still need to complete your required FERPA and Cybersecurity trainings? Please stop by Canvas Help and they will assist you in getting everything done. They are available Dec. 9 – 18 during the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Building P, Room 138. Please get your trainings … Continue reading Get the Help You Need to Complete FERPA and Cybersecurity Training

Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremonies Are Thursday and Friday

December 9, 2019 – Santa Fe College will be holding commencement ceremonies this week. Thursday, Dec. 12, at 5 p.m. will be the pinning and commencement for students in SF’s Nursing program, while all other degree and certificate earning students will have commencement Friday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. SF faculty and staff who ordered regalia can pick it … Continue reading Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremonies Are Thursday and Friday

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The SF Teaching Zoo and FrogWatch USA! Help You Become a Citizen Scientist

December 9, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo wants to help you become a citizen scientist. FrogWatch USA is a program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) that offers individuals an opportunity to learn about the wetlands in their community, identify local frog calls and to report data. Frogs are an … Continue reading The SF Teaching Zoo and FrogWatch USA! Help You Become a Citizen Scientist

Student Affairs Holds Annual Door Decorating Contest

December 6, 2019 – The Division of Student Affairs recently held their annual “Door Decorating Contest” and announced the winners during the holiday social. Each department had to follow a holiday theme and bonus points were given for adding a photo of Dr. Sasser. Student Development and Leadership was given the “Most Nicely Nutcrackered CEOs” … Continue reading Student Affairs Holds Annual Door Decorating Contest

Gina Scinto wins AFC’s 2019 Unsung Hero Award 

December 3, 2019 – Congratulations to Gina Scinto. Gina was honored by the Santa Fe College Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) with the Unsung Hero Award. This award recognizes a member of the SF AFC Chapter for their strong commitment and tireless, behind-the-scenes efforts in chapter activities and leadership. She won $50 … Continue reading Gina Scinto wins AFC’s 2019 Unsung Hero Award 

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Congratulations to Alora Haynes, SF Brand Ambassador for November 2019

December 3, 2019 – When she’s not teaching students in Santa Fe College’s dance program, or addressing the concerns of Fine Arts students and staff as chair of the department, Alora Haynes is also responsible for bringing world-renowned performers to SF to engage the community. This was most recently demonstrated last month with the American … Continue reading Congratulations to Alora Haynes, SF Brand Ambassador for November 2019

Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holiday Food Drive A Success

December 3, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Association of Black Faculty and Staff spent much of the month of November collecting food to help stock the SF food pantry. In addition to the large amount of food collected, they also received donations of clothing and other items that will help make the holidays more enjoyable for people … Continue reading Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holiday Food Drive A Success

Santa Fe College Participates in National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates

December 2, 2019 – Santa Fe College recently received its results from the National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates (NACCC). SF participated along with 20 other colleges in the inaugural roll-out of this study.  The assessment was designed by the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity Center and is aimed at collecting data on … Continue reading Santa Fe College Participates in National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates

The SF Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges Holds Toys for Tots Drive

November 26, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) has once again teamed up with the United States Marine Corps Reserve for their annual Toys for Tots holiday service project. The mission of Toys for Tots is to collect new, unwrapped toys each year, and distribute those toys … Continue reading The SF Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges Holds Toys for Tots Drive

Financial Aid is Currently Processing 2020-2021 FAFSA Forms 

November 27, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Financial Aid office has begun importing next-year student FAFSA applications and displaying My FA Status action items including any potential required documents needed based on those FAFSA applications. Currently, Financial Aid has imported about one-third of the files, with all files imported before leaving for winter break. SF faculty are … Continue reading Financial Aid is Currently Processing 2020-2021 FAFSA Forms 

Santa Fe College Releases New Brand Guide

November 25, 2019  — This morning, Santa Fe College released a new Brand Guide website. This online version replaces the older printed Brand Book and provides brand support for staff at the college. The purpose of the Brand Guide is to cultivate and develop a consistent look and feel for all public-facing materials that promote … Continue reading Santa Fe College Releases New Brand Guide

SF’s Ethics Bowl Team Wins Two-Year College Tournament

November 25, 2019 – Over the weekend in San Antonio, Santa Fe College’s Ethics Bowl team again won the two-year college competition, qualifying them for the national intercollegiate finals in Atlanta this February. SF’s team won in 2017 as well, in only their second year of existence. Congratulations go out to all of the members … Continue reading SF’s Ethics Bowl Team Wins Two-Year College Tournament

Support the Alachua County Public Schools Holiday Food Drive

November 21, 2019 – The Alachua County Public Schools (ACPS) Holiday Food Drive is underway. Many families in our area rely on school food programs for daily meals, and each year the ACPS Holiday Food Drive provides hundreds of these families with a box of staple food items to help them through the two-week break. … Continue reading Support the Alachua County Public Schools Holiday Food Drive

SF’s Learning Commons Certifies More Than 60 Tutors

November 14, 2019 – The tutor training program at Santa Fe College is part of the college’s dedication to providing consistent, high-quality academic support to learners. In addition, this ongoing tutor training program is one of the Learning Commons’ initiatives which is focused on increasing the accessibility and expanding the availability of academic support services to … Continue reading SF’s Learning Commons Certifies More Than 60 Tutors

SF’s Ethics Bowl Team Finishes Eighth in Regional Tournament

November 12, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Ethics Bowl team competed in the Southeast Regional Ethics Bowl in Jacksonville over the weekend. Following four rounds of competition, covering eight Ethics Bowl cases, SF finished eighth out of 18 teams. The Southeast Regional Ethics Bowl consisted of both two- and four-year schools, and SF topped … Continue reading SF’s Ethics Bowl Team Finishes Eighth in Regional Tournament

Tips for Completing Your FERPA and Cybersecurity Training

November 6, 2019 – Earlier this year, Santa Fe College rolled out two new online employee training courses: FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and Cybersecurity. These training courses are designed to give SF faculty and staff the information they need to protect student information and provide a fundamental understanding of computer security and their … Continue reading Tips for Completing Your FERPA and Cybersecurity Training