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SF Alum Mentioned in Gainesville Sun Story

December 14, 2018 – Patrick Bollinger, who earned his A.A. degree from Santa Fe College in 2015, is featured in a Gainesville Sun article about UF’s graduation ceremonies. Bollinger finished his Engineering prerequisites in the Fall of 2015 at SF before transferring to UF. Bollinger was in SF’s Honors program while a student here. He … Continue reading SF Alum Mentioned in Gainesville Sun Story

SF Teaching Zoo Mourns the Passing of Peregrine Falcon

December 12, 2018 – Over the weekend, the staff and zookeepers at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo suffered an incredible loss. Millie, the peregrine falcon, passed away. In 2014, she was brought to the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine after being shot by a pellet gun. The vets and technicians performed surgery … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo Mourns the Passing of Peregrine Falcon

New EAP for Santa Fe College Employees Starting January 1

December 12, 2018 – Starting in the new year, Santa Fe College’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) will have a new provider. All full-time employees will be receiving a flier with access information. The new EAP provides a range of services for SF employees including dealing with stress, anxiety, grief, free legal and financial referrals and … Continue reading New EAP for Santa Fe College Employees Starting January 1

Emergency Notification System (ENS) Tests Scheduled for Tuesday   

December 12, 2018 – As the fall term comes to an end, Santa Fe College will run a test of their Emergency Notification System (ENS) on the Northwest Campus and all SF centers Tuesday, Dec. 18. The test will allow the college to make sure all messaging systems will work well in advance of an … Continue reading Emergency Notification System (ENS) Tests Scheduled for Tuesday   

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SF Fitness Center Closed for Commencement

December 11, 2018 – As a reminder to Santa Fe College students, faculty and staff, the SF Fitness Center will close at noon, Wednesday, Dec. 12, as the gym is being prepared for commencement. The Fitness Center will remain closed for the rest of the week and open with reduced hours Monday, Dec. 17. The … Continue reading SF Fitness Center Closed for Commencement

Student Affairs Door Decorating Contest

December 11, 2018 – As the holiday season approaches, Santa Fe College Student Affairs recently held a door decorating contest. Vice Presidents Lisa Armour, Ginger Gibson and Patti Locascio served as celebrity judges and visited the departments participating in the contest. Doors in Financial Aid, Student Development and Leadership, International Student Services, A.A. Advisement, Focus … Continue reading Student Affairs Door Decorating Contest

Food Court Service Hours for the End of the Year

December 10, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Food Court is wrapping up the fall term and getting ready for winter break. SF’s Food Court vendors of Domino’s Subway and La Fortuna will keep the following hours. Friday, Dec. 14: Domino’s and Subway – Open; La Fortuna – Closed Monday – Tuesday, Dec. 17 – 18: … Continue reading Food Court Service Hours for the End of the Year

Stephanie Holt (second from the left) is with Cheryl Farrell, ALejandro Puga and Doug Bagby after being announced the winner of the iPad in SF's United Way fundraising campaign.

Stephanie Holt Wins iPad in SF’s United Way Campaign

December 7, 2018 – Stephanie Holt, who works in Santa Fe College’s Financial Aid office was named the winner of a new iPad as part of SF’s United Way Campaign. SF employees who filled in a payroll deduction form were in the running to win. Even though the iPad drawing was held, SF employees can … Continue reading Stephanie Holt Wins iPad in SF’s United Way Campaign

Spring 2019 Convocation Will Be January 4

December 4, 2018 – Santa Fe College will kick off the new year and new academic term with Spring Convocation Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at 9 a.m. in the SF Fine Arts Hall. SF President Dr. Jackson Sasser said there will be another faculty panel, similar to last spring’s convocation, and will continue to follow … Continue reading Spring 2019 Convocation Will Be January 4

SF Receives Grant to Help Minorities in STEM Programs

December 4, 2018 – Santa Fe College was recently named a recipient of the Florida-Caribbean Louis Stokes Regional Center of Excellence (LSCRE) grant. The grant will enable SF to be a center for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, focusing on increasing minority involvement in STEM fields. SF is in the process of hiring … Continue reading SF Receives Grant to Help Minorities in STEM Programs

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Puga Pied at SF Fundraiser for United Way

December 3, 2018 – During the month-long Penny Wars competition at Santa Fe College, students and staff competed in a fundraiser for the United Way of North Central Florida by putting money in jars representing either the student team or the staff team. As has happened in years past, a member of the student body … Continue reading Puga Pied at SF Fundraiser for United Way

Harriet Stafford Recognized in Annual Rosa Parks Awards Ceremony in Gainesville

December 3, 2018 – Harriet Stafford, the director of the Santa Fe College chapter of the National Achiever Society, was recognized over the weekend during Gainesville’s Rosa Parks Quiet Courage Committee’s 12th annual awards ceremony. The ceremony recognizes people in the community who are committed to civil rights and work to end racism and discrimination. … Continue reading Harriet Stafford Recognized in Annual Rosa Parks Awards Ceremony in Gainesville

Career Service Employees Can Apply for the Career Service Scholarships

December 3, 2018 – Career Service employees who are pursuing degrees of higher education at various learning institutions may be eligible to apply for the Career Service Scholarship. The Career Service Council has been honored to award hundreds of scholarships to well-deserving Career Service employees who have shown dedication to the advancement of their education. … Continue reading Career Service Employees Can Apply for the Career Service Scholarships

AFC’s 2019 Conference on College Teaching and Learning Call for Proposals

November 20, 2018 – The Association of Florida College’s (AFC) Conference on College Teaching and Learning will be Wednesday through Friday, April 3 – 5, 2018 in St. Petersburg. The conference provides a robust interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered … Continue reading AFC’s 2019 Conference on College Teaching and Learning Call for Proposals

Santa Fe College Announces Keyless Entry Card for Academic Units in Buildings A, B and K

November 14, 2018 – Santa Fe College is pleased to announce that a keyless entry card system is being installed in specific areas on the northwest campus. This keyless entry card project will be phased in over time. Each area will receive advance notification of installation dates. What are the advantages of SF updating their … Continue reading Santa Fe College Announces Keyless Entry Card for Academic Units in Buildings A, B and K

Santa Fe College Home to Highest Numbers of Bright Futures Scholars

November 9, 2018 – According to the Florida Department of Education, Santa Fe College is the top choice of Bright Futures scholarship awardees in the Florida College System. In the 2017-2018 academic year, over $1.6 million was dispersed to 920 Bright Futures scholars attending Santa Fe College. SF topped the lists of both first-time-in-college enrollees … Continue reading Santa Fe College Home to Highest Numbers of Bright Futures Scholars

Santa Fe College Makes Military Times Best for Vets Colleges 2019 List

November 7, 2018 – Military Times unveiled its Best for Vets: Colleges 2019 rankings, and Santa Fe College earned a spot on the list as one of the best two-year college options for veterans. In their ninth year, the rankings are based on the results of Military Times’ annual survey, the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment … Continue reading Santa Fe College Makes Military Times Best for Vets Colleges 2019 List