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Coach Wiggs and Ryan Yarbrough at Tropicana Field in 2018

Ryan Yarbrough, first Saint to play in the World Series

Former Santa Fe Saints left-handed pitcher Ryan Yarbrough is playing in the Fall Classic this week with the Tampa Bay Rays. Ryan played baseball for the Saints in the spring of 2011 and 2012, winning the Mid-Florida Conference both years. “It’s real exciting to watch Ryan live his dream of playing in the major leagues … Continue reading Ryan Yarbrough, first Saint to play in the World Series

Eight members of Ethics Bowl team selected for Civil Disagreement fellowship

October 21, 2020 –– Today is #GlobalEthicsDay and Santa Fe College is celebrating eight SF students selected by the Intercollegiate Civil Disagreement Partnership (ICDP) to serve in the inaugural cohort of Civil Disagreement fellows. The ICDP is a consortium of ethics centers and programs that recently formed between five institutions: Harvard University, Stanford University, California … Continue reading Eight members of Ethics Bowl team selected for Civil Disagreement fellowship

Tyree Library’s Halloween Costume Contest Goes Virtual for 2020

October 20, 2020 – All Santa Fe College students, faculty and staff are invited to take part in the Lawrence W. Tyree’s Virtual Halloween Costume Contest. Show how creative you can be this Halloween. Sign up online and submit a photo of you in your Halloween costume before 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. All costumes … Continue reading Tyree Library’s Halloween Costume Contest Goes Virtual for 2020

Open Enrollment Begins October 26

October 20, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s annual Open Enrollment period for the 2021 benefit plan year will begin Monday, October 26, and runs through Friday, November 6. Open Enrollment is an opportunity for employees to add new plans, make plan changes, and add or remove dependent and/or domestic partner coverage for the upcoming plan year. … Continue reading Open Enrollment Begins October 26

Rise: Santa Fe Students Respond to Racial Injustice -Video Performances Oct. 30-31

October 19, 2020 – The ability of the arts to inspire social change will be on full display when Santa Fe College students express their responses to racial injustice through performances in Rise, two free video recordings at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 30-31, 2020. The videos may be viewed online at the Fine Arts Department’s web … Continue reading Rise: Santa Fe Students Respond to Racial Injustice -Video Performances Oct. 30-31

Meet the CSC Candidates for the Parliamentarian Election

October 19, 2020 – The Career Service Council (CSC) recently approved a change to their bylaws that created a new elected position for a Parliamentarian. Under Article VI, Section 6 of the Career Service Council bylaws, the Parliamentarian “is responsible for working with the CSC President to ensure that all Council meetings, elections, and business are … Continue reading Meet the CSC Candidates for the Parliamentarian Election

SF Teaching Zoo and SFPD Team Up for Canned Food Drive

October 15, 2020 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo and Santa Fe College Police Department are working together to help food-insecure families in the community with a canned food drive. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Nov. 20, they will be hosting #WhoCanYouCan, collecting canned goods for the Gainesville Harvest Food Bank and Catholic … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo and SFPD Team Up for Canned Food Drive

Zoom into College Research with the Library

Teaching online? Are you unable to get your classes to the library? Then Zoom into College Research is here to help! The series includes three different workshops. The Research 101 workshop will introduce students to the research process, including devising a search strategy, searching for books and articles, how to read a scholarly article, and … Continue reading Zoom into College Research with the Library

SF Faculty, Staff and Families Can Visit Zoo Beginning Oct. 13

October 9, 2020 – After months of closure due to the current health crisis, staff and zookeepers at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo will begin a phased reopening of the zoo. The zoo is excited to welcome SF faculty and staff back to the SF Teaching Zoo for the first phase of reopening. Starting Tuesday, Oct. … Continue reading SF Faculty, Staff and Families Can Visit Zoo Beginning Oct. 13

Help Students Succeed Through a Payroll Deduction to SF’s Legacy Scholarship

October 9, 2020 – Payroll deduction is an easy way for an employee to have a direct impact in a student’s life. No amount is too little or too big, employees decide the amount to donate per pay period.  In 2017, Bill Penny, AVP for Information Technology Services and CIO established the SF Legacy Scholarship … Continue reading Help Students Succeed Through a Payroll Deduction to SF’s Legacy Scholarship

Virtual Tutors Needed for Keystone Heights Students Partnering With SF’s Watson Center

October 8, 2020 – Keystone Heights Junior/Senior High School, a Community Partnership school with the Santa Fe College Watson Center is looking for tutors for virtual tutoring. Tutors will work with Algebra 1 and Geometry students in virtual one-on-one sessions and group sessions to increase student’s general math skills, for homework help and for test … Continue reading Virtual Tutors Needed for Keystone Heights Students Partnering With SF’s Watson Center

Continuing Education Opportunities Available at Santa Fe College

October 7, 2020 – Santa Fe College’s Continuing Education program has released the new ENHANCE catalog for Fall B. Filled with interesting and exciting information about short courses and training opportunities, SF’s Continuing Ed provides opportunities for people looking to strengthen their job-related skills or to move into new career areas. To learn more about … Continue reading Continuing Education Opportunities Available at Santa Fe College

Pursue Life-Long Learning With SF’s Community Education

October 7, 2020 – Join the pursuit of lifelong learning with a Community Education course at Santa Fe College. Whether you are learning something new or looking for recreation, Community Education has the class for you! To learn more about our Fall classes and to register, visit sfcollege.edu/communityed, call 352-395-5193, or check out the Fall B 2020 … Continue reading Pursue Life-Long Learning With SF’s Community Education

Santa Fe College Has COVID-19 Emergency Aid Grants Available to Students

October 6, 2020 – Santa Fe College continues to make COVID-19 Emergency Aid grants available to students who are eligible for federal financial aid and have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants, funded by the CARES Act, are available to help address temporary financial crises resulting in personal emergencies relating to food, housing, … Continue reading Santa Fe College Has COVID-19 Emergency Aid Grants Available to Students

SF Teaching Zoo Welcomes New Bald Eagle

October 5, 2020 – In the midst of a global pandemic, the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo strives to continue to fulfill its mission to protect wildlife. On July 23, 2020, staff and zookeepers welcomed a rehabilitated juvenile bald eagle to the zoo family. Earlier this year, Three Rivers State Park service officials and volunteers … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo Welcomes New Bald Eagle

College Senate Agenda for October 6, 2020

October 5, 2020 – The Santa Fe College Executive Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. on a Zoom call to practice social distancing. The agenda follows: CALL TO ORDER APPROVAL OF MINUTES – September 22, 2020 COMMUNICATION FROM COLLEGE PRESIDENT COMMUNICATION FROM SENATE PRESIDENT COVID-19 Tracking Spring Break ANNOUNCEMENTS Part-Time At-Large Representative … Continue reading College Senate Agenda for October 6, 2020

SF’s Office Access and Inclusion Hosting Racial Equity Institute Training in October

October 5, 2020 – Santa Fe College’s Office of Access and Inclusion is hosting the Racial Equity Institute’s “Measuring Racial Inequity: A Groundwater Approach” Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m.-noon online. This special Groundwater presentation will be a three-hour introduction to Racial Equity offered to both SF employees and students. In this presentation, REI organizers … Continue reading SF’s Office Access and Inclusion Hosting Racial Equity Institute Training in October

SF Honors Student Affairs Staff Award Winners

September 29, 2020 – During the recent Student Affairs Symposium, Dr. Brown and Dr. Broadie presented the First Annual Student Affairs Staff Awards. The Access and Inclusion Award went to Student Life Staff. In response to the nationwide discourse about racism stemming from the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others, the Student Life … Continue reading SF Honors Student Affairs Staff Award Winners