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Santa Fe College Food Pantry Running Critically Low on Supplies

September 16, 2019 – Santa Fe College offers a volunteer-run food pantry in Building H on Monday mornings with non-perishable goods and fresh bakery items available to SF students and employees. The food pantry receives most of their inventory from the SF Teaching Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo event every Halloween where guests bring canned … Continue reading Santa Fe College Food Pantry Running Critically Low on Supplies

The Career Service Council Will Meet Wednesday, Sept. 18

September 16, 2019 – Career Service employees at Santa Fe College are invited to attend the monthly Career Service Council meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, in Building S, Room 326/327.  There will be a special meet and greet with your new executive officers before and after the meeting. Refreshments will be served. Items on the … Continue reading The Career Service Council Will Meet Wednesday, Sept. 18

Dr. Steve Bingham Directs Santa Fe Winds Reunion Concert in SF Fine Arts Hall Oct. 3, 2019

September 16, 2019 – Santa Fe College Professor of Music and Band Director Dr. Steve Bingham, Ph.D., who is retiring at the end of fall term 2019, is sending out a special invitation to former members of the Santa Fe Wind Ensemble to attend a reunion “Winds and My Classics” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, … Continue reading Dr. Steve Bingham Directs Santa Fe Winds Reunion Concert in SF Fine Arts Hall Oct. 3, 2019

A roseate spoonbill in the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo walk-through aviary.

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Hosts “Quiet Time” for Children on Autism Spectrum

September 16, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is becoming a sensory-inclusive certified zoo, and will hold a special event for children on the autism spectrum Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 – 11 a.m. Quiet Time at the Zoo will include interactive sensory stations and quiet zones, animal encounters, keeper talks, training demonstrations … Continue reading Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Hosts “Quiet Time” for Children on Autism Spectrum

SF Foundation Scholarships Priority Date For Spring 2020 is October 15

September 16, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Foundation is currently accepting applications for scholarships for the 2019 – 2020 academic year. Anyone interested in applying for a scholarship from the SF Foundation must first be granted admission through the SF Admissions Office. Although scholarship applications are accepted year-round, the Spring 2020 term priority date … Continue reading SF Foundation Scholarships Priority Date For Spring 2020 is October 15

Annual Employee Benefits Fair is September 27

September 13, 2019 – The 2019 Annual Benefits Fair for Santa Fe College employees will be Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Building R, Room 001. The Benefits Fair is an opportunity to get additional information on available benefits before open enrollment, meet in person with various benefit vendors and … Continue reading Annual Employee Benefits Fair is September 27

Members of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority during the 2018 East Gainesville Instruction Community Forum.

EGI Holds Annual Community Forum September 19

September 13, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s East Gainesville Instruction (EGI) will host its annual Community Forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 2505 NE 8th Avenue in Gainesville. At the event, EGI will be presenting its annual report to community members. The report will include information about the educational outreach, parent empowerment, … Continue reading EGI Holds Annual Community Forum September 19

SF’s Adult Education Holds First Plant Sale of Fall Sept. 18

September 12, 2018 – Celebrate the start of the fall term with the Santa Fe College Adult Education Horticulture Agriculture Program (HAP). Add to your fall garden while you support our student growers and sellers of organically grown plants, herbs, and flowers fresh from the farm! The first sale of the season has fantastic prices … Continue reading SF’s Adult Education Holds First Plant Sale of Fall Sept. 18

TIAA Representative on Northwest Campus Oct. 17

September 12, 2019 – As a courtesy to our employees, all of SF’s retirement representatives are given the opportunity to meet with employees on campus upon their request. Here is the latest opportunity: TIAA Associate Financial Consultant, Brian Berryman, will be on the Northwest Campus Thursday, Oct. 17, to discuss retirement savings options. The appointments … Continue reading TIAA Representative on Northwest Campus Oct. 17

Nature and Culture Meet in Mitch McKay’s Piano Concert at SF Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

September 12, 2019 – “Where Nature and Culture Meet,” the tagline of Visit Gainesville-Alachua County, is the theme of associate professor of Music Mitch McKay’s fall piano concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for University of Florida students with … Continue reading Nature and Culture Meet in Mitch McKay’s Piano Concert at SF Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

Gainesville Startup Companies Prepare for Their “Perfect Pitch”

September 11, 2019 – Pitching a business comes with a certain amount of pressure. This pressure magnifies when the eventual “perfect pitch” can potentially bring investor funding. Gainesville has seen various pitch competitions from companies like StartUpGNV, CrowdPitch, and Get Started Gainesville. Pitch competition events regularly pull a good amount of interest and provide an … Continue reading Gainesville Startup Companies Prepare for Their “Perfect Pitch”

Career Service Scholarship Applications Due Friday, September 20, 2019

September 11, 2019 – 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 Scholarship Applications Due Friday, September 20, 2019

Division of Student Affairs Offers Mental Health Training Session

September 10, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Division of Student Affairs is pleased to offer mental health first aid training. This training helps participants understand how to help students, visitors or staff members who may be experiencing a mental health-related crisis or problem on campus. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis and addictions. As we … Continue reading Division of Student Affairs Offers Mental Health Training Session

SFPD Offers Evening Safety Tips to Students, Faculty and Staff

September 10, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Police Department is committed to the safety of our students, faculty and staff. The SFPD wants you to be aware of your surroundings and not hesitate to contact them if you need help. For emergency calls, dial 352-395-5555 or 911. If it is not an emergency, please … Continue reading SFPD Offers Evening Safety Tips to Students, Faculty and Staff

Celebrate John McNeely’s Retirement

September 10, 2019 – The Santa Fe College family is invited to celebrate John McNeely’s service to the college as he prepares for his retirement. We will honor him not only for his service to SF, but also for his distinguished career of service to Florida community colleges. John McNeely is retiring from SF after … Continue reading Celebrate John McNeely’s Retirement

Santa Fe College Submits List of Presidential Finalists to Board of Trustees

September 9, 2019  – Following a series of interviews with the semi-finalists, the Santa Fe College Presidential Search Committee has narrowed down its list of recommended candidates to two. The finalist recommendations will be presented to the Board of Trustees for consideration in September. Current President Dr. Jackson N. Sasser announced his retirement earlier this … Continue reading Santa Fe College Submits List of Presidential Finalists to Board of Trustees

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AFC Fall 2019 Scholarship Deadline is Sept 23

September 9, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) offers scholarship opportunities for active AFC members. The deadline to apply for scholarships is Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. Application forms are available on SF’s AFC Scholarship webpage. Applicants need to meet the following criteria to be eligible for a scholarship. … Continue reading AFC Fall 2019 Scholarship Deadline is Sept 23

Gator Football Ticket Deal for SF Employees

September 9, 2019 – The Florida Gator ticket office is proud to announce a special ticket offer for all Santa Fe College employees and their families to see the Florida Gators at the swamp. SF employees are getting an opportunity to get tickets for three games this season – against Tennessee, Saturday, Sept. 21, for … Continue reading Gator Football Ticket Deal for SF Employees

SF Mourns the Loss of Linda Sweet

September 6, 2019 – The Human Resources and Payroll departments are mourning the loss of former colleague and Santa Fe College retiree, Linda Sweet, who was involved in a tragic automobile accident Saturday, Aug. 31, that claimed her life as well as the lives of her husband and son. Linda joined the Human Resources department … Continue reading SF Mourns the Loss of Linda Sweet