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Santa Fe College Hosts Open House for Prospective Students February 23

February 6, 2019 – Santa Fe College will host an open house for prospective students and their parents Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on SF’s Northwest Campus. SF faculty and advisors will be on hand to talk to students about programs available at the college, including but not limited to Career … Continue reading Santa Fe College Hosts Open House for Prospective Students February 23

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Santa Fe College’s My Brother’s Keeper Hosts Annual Black Male Enrichment Conference

February 5, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s chapter of My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) will host their annual Black Male Enrichment Conference Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Building R, Room 01 on SF’s Northwest Campus. There will be a similar event held in Bradford County in April. The annual conference is … Continue reading Santa Fe College’s My Brother’s Keeper Hosts Annual Black Male Enrichment Conference

Composite Sketch of Sexual Battery Suspect Released 

  February 1, 2019 – The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of the suspect wanted in connection with the sexual battery that took place on Santa Fe College’s Northwest Campus Jan. 13.  Santa Fe College Police are working in conjunction with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. The 19-year-old victim was approached … Continue reading Composite Sketch of Sexual Battery Suspect Released 

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Congratulations to Kellie Hidalgo, SF Brand Ambassador for January 2019

January 31, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Communications & Creative Services (CCS) works with departments across the college on projects aimed at improving recruitment and retention and advancing the stature of the college. The college brand is central to these projects. Just like consumer brands that we recognize and associate with certain expectations, our college brand … Continue reading Congratulations to Kellie Hidalgo, SF Brand Ambassador for January 2019

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Priority Dates for SF Foundation Scholarships

  January 31, 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, priority dates for 2019-2020 are as follows: … Continue reading Priority Dates for SF Foundation Scholarships

SF Completes Fifth-Year Interim Report for Accreditation

January 25, 2019 – Santa Fe College has been notified that its fifth-year interim accreditation report has been reviewed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and no further information or action has been requested. This affirms the effectiveness of the college’s ongoing practice of improving its programs and services. … Continue reading SF Completes Fifth-Year Interim Report for Accreditation

CCS Reminder: Make Sure You Are Using the Most Current Email Signatures

January 24, 2019 – Your friends at Communications & Creative Services (CCS) want to remind you to make sure your email signature is correct and up to date. Please visit the Email Signatures page and get the current email signatures. The new email signature communicates important information. It lets people within the college know what … Continue reading CCS Reminder: Make Sure You Are Using the Most Current Email Signatures

SF Student Takes Top Honor at Associations of American Geographers Conference

January 24, 2019 – Three Santa Fe College students recently participated in the 2018  Association of American Geographers, Southeastern Division (SEDAAG) conference in Johnson City, Tennessee. At the conference, geographers from 10 states shared research on environmental and scientific issues facing the planet. The role of SEDAAG is to advance investigations in geography and to … Continue reading SF Student Takes Top Honor at Associations of American Geographers Conference

Santa Fe College Police vehicle in front of their building on the Northwest Campus

Spring Term 2019 Parking Reminder for Students, Faculty and Staff

January 24, 2019 – As Santa Fe College students, faculty and staff get accustomed to the start of spring term, the Santa Fe College Police Department (SFPD) would like to review the college’s parking regulations below. If you have an employee parking decal, you may park in any designated parking area other than police, fire … Continue reading Spring Term 2019 Parking Reminder for Students, Faculty and Staff

Stay Safe in the Evening at SF with Safety Tips From the SFPD

January 21, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Police Department (SFPD) 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. In addition to protecting the campus and dealing with law enforcement issues, the … Continue reading Stay Safe in the Evening at SF with Safety Tips From the SFPD

Santa Fe College Police vehicle in front of their building on the Northwest Campus

SFPD Stresses Safety First – If You See Something, Say Something

January 16, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Police Department (SFPD) is committed to the safety of the students, faculty, staff and visitors to SF. The SFPD wants you to be aware of the See-Something-Say-Something program at the Northwest Campus and all of the SF centers. In addition to protecting the campus and dealing with law enforcement … Continue reading SFPD Stresses Safety First – If You See Something, Say Something

Reminder: Changes to SF Healthcare Prescription Plan

January 14, 2019 – Santa Fe College employees on the college’s health care plan are reminded that the college’s prescription plan has changed, and CVS-owned pharmacies are no longer in network. Your Florida Blue plan offers you many pharmacy choices. In addition to Walgreens, you can choose from Publix, Winn-Dixie, Walmart, and many small, independent … Continue reading Reminder: Changes to SF Healthcare Prescription Plan

Changes Coming to How You Update Your SF Account Password

January 11, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Information Technology Services (ITS) department is changing how you update and access your password. This will apply to SF students, faculty, and staff when they log in to their SF accounts. Effective Jan. 22, 2019, the first time you access your SF account, you will be prompted to … Continue reading Changes Coming to How You Update Your SF Account Password

Keyless Entry Cards for SF Academic Units in Buildings A, B and K

January 10, 2019 – Santa Fe College is implementing a keyless entry card system to increase safety across 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 key system? The new system uses … Continue reading Keyless Entry Cards for SF Academic Units in Buildings A, B and K

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Santa Fe College President Sasser Announces Retirement

President Jackson N. Sasser informed the Santa Fe College (SF) Trustees and the SF faculty and staff of his retirement effective February 1, 2020. His hallmark collaboration with trustees, colleagues, students and community leaders led to the college being named by the Aspen Institute the No. 1 community college in the country during 2015-16. SF currently … Continue reading Santa Fe College President Sasser Announces Retirement

SF Amateur Radio Society Simulated Emergency Test

October 8, 2018 –  The Santa Fe College Amateur Radio Society will be participating in a Simulated Emergency Test (SET) conducted jointly by the North Florida Amateur Radio Club (NFARC) and the Gainesville Amateur Radio Society (GARS). The test will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 13, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the grassy area across the … Continue reading SF Amateur Radio Society Simulated Emergency Test

My Brother’s Keeper Holds “Student for a Day” Event at SF October 18

October 5, 2018 – Join My Brother’s Keeper at SF College for our fall Student for a Day event on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, from 10 a.m. – noon on Santa Fe College’s Northwest Campus. This event is free and open to black male high school seniors interested in learning about the college experience and how to … Continue reading My Brother’s Keeper Holds “Student for a Day” Event at SF October 18

Construction Notice: SF Transformer Replacement Project

October 1, 2018 – Gainesville, FL – Santa Fe College will commence a construction project on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to replace transformers at Building A and Building B.  This project will continue through the end of December, 2018. The contractor will be putting a dumpster and a fenced area just south or Building E, … Continue reading Construction Notice: SF Transformer Replacement Project

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

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