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Travel Discounts for AFC Members

June 12, 2018 – Santa Fe College employees who are also AFC members can enjoy a number of discounts on products and services this summer and all year long. Some of the discounts include: Rental Car Discounts: Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise and Hertz Discounts to Orlando Magic Basketball Games: AFC Members save on the gate … Continue reading Travel Discounts for AFC Members

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Reward Issued for Missing SF Teaching Zoo Animals

June 8, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department is continuing their investigation into the theft of animals from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Crime Stoppers has issued a reward of up to $500 for the safe return of each of the four remaining missing animals taken from the SF Teaching Zoo. A … Continue reading Reward Issued for Missing SF Teaching Zoo Animals

Third Suspect Arrested in SF Teaching Zoo Burglary

June 7, 2018 – A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the theft of 11 animals from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Daniel Jose Dipasquale is charged with attempting to deal in stolen merchandise. Dipasquale is accused of offering $3,000 to purchase Mani, the squirrel monkey that was taken from the SF … Continue reading Third Suspect Arrested in SF Teaching Zoo Burglary

SF Payroll Reminder: Check Your IRS Withholding

June 4, 2018 – All Santa Fe College employees are encouraged to check their tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress in December 2017 has made a significant change in the Federal Income Tax Tables for the 2018 tax year. In addition to the changes in … Continue reading SF Payroll Reminder: Check Your IRS Withholding

Eleven Animals Missing from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

May 31, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department has increased security after eleven animals disappeared from their habitats at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. After making a public appearance for World Turtle Day on Wednesday, May 23, two gopher tortoises and two box turtles were found missing from their open enclosure on … Continue reading Eleven Animals Missing from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Alberto Becomes First Named Storm of 2018

May 25, 2018 – Developing off the Yucatan Peninsula, Subtropical Storm Alberto has become the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, which doesn’t actually start until Friday, June 1, 2018. The storm became named as of the 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, update from the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Subtropical storms are low … Continue reading Alberto Becomes First Named Storm of 2018

Turtles and tortoises missing from the SF Teaching Zoo

May 25, 2018 – Staff members at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo discovered that four of their animals had gone missing. The two gopher tortoises and two box turtles were last seen the afternoon of Wednesday, May 23. An exhaustive search of the premises throughout the day Thursday confirmed the tortoises and turtles are … Continue reading Turtles and tortoises missing from the SF Teaching Zoo

Scholarship Opportunities for Women in Nontraditional Careers

May 25, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Foundation has a number of scholarship opportunities available. Scholarship applications are accepted year-round, but priority application deadlines are June 15, for fall 2018 enrollment and Oct. 15, for students looking to enroll in spring 2019 classes. The SF Foundation encourages all students and prospective students to review … Continue reading Scholarship Opportunities for Women in Nontraditional Careers

CCS Best Practices: SF/SFC/SFCC

May 23, 2018 – Call us a house inclusive, not a house divided! However, it does cause challenges where branding is concerned when we all have different names for the college. The official acronym for Santa Fe College is “SF,” like the SF on our logo. But all around campus, you will also find faculty, … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: SF/SFC/SFCC

Santa Fe College Proposing Changes to User Fees and Fines

May 21, 2018 – The District Board of Trustees at Santa Fe College reviews and approves the User Fees and Fines Schedules for each June, within the guidelines approved by the Florida Legislature. The fees shall not exceed the cost of the services provided and shall be charged only to persons receiving the services. At … Continue reading Santa Fe College Proposing Changes to User Fees and Fines

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

Support the SF Career Service Council Through Friends of Career Service

May 15, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Career Service Council needs your support. Become a Friend of Career Service, the greatest supporters of Career Service Council. Voluntary contributions from Friends of Career Service help fund many activities during the year such as social events, tributes, scholarships and the family fund. Monetary contributions can be made … Continue reading Support the SF Career Service Council Through Friends of Career Service

Santa Fe College ITS Issues Advisory Concerning Email to Students and Staff

May 3, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Information Technology Services (ITS) is issuing an advisory on all emails coming into student or staff accounts from outside the SF email system. The purpose of the small, but noticeable message which will appear at the top of every external email is to give all SF email users … Continue reading Santa Fe College ITS Issues Advisory Concerning Email to Students and Staff

CCS Best Practices: Year-End Purchasing Requests for Printed and Promotional Items

NOTE: Due to the Office for Finance deadlines, IDB’s to CCS must be received in hand today or they will not be accepted. Remember to enter your project requests for promotional items by close of business today!  The end of the fiscal year has traditionally been a challenging time for Communications & Creative Services, as … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: Year-End Purchasing Requests for Printed and Promotional Items

CCS Best Practices: Working With the Media

April 16, 2018 – Gainesville, FL – Have a story that you think is news worthy? Or maybe a reporter has approached you for a quote? It’s important to remember that before interacting with the press, you should always check in with CCS. Why? Because the reputation of the college is critical. It is directly … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: Working With the Media

SF Softball: Central Florida Gets a Pair from Saints

April 14, 2018 – Gainesville, FL – The 2018 Mid-Florida Conference champion College of Central Florida Patriots lived up to their #6 NJCAA national ranking, defeating the Santa Fe Saints 9-0 and 9-1. Lindsey Markham-Rosario was dominant in the circle game one, pitching all five innings with six strikeouts.  Kelly Bennett and Charlene Contreras had … Continue reading SF Softball: Central Florida Gets a Pair from Saints

Saints Sharewear is Now Open Wednesday and Thursday

March 21, 2018 – Saints Sharewear is a consignment shop on the Northwest Campus of Santa Fe College specializing in gently used men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, shoes and accessories, as well as items for the home. All items are $1 unless marked otherwise. Saints Sharewear, located in HA-130, was open every Wednesday, but starting … Continue reading Saints Sharewear is Now Open Wednesday and Thursday

Altrusa Gives Big to SF Adult Ed Program

February 27, 2018 – Altrusa International of Gainesville had a “Santa Fe Day” recently and presented Santa Fe College with a donation of $501 to be used for SF’s Adult Education programs. Altrusa International has the mission of bettering their immediate and international communities. They focus on literacy for children and adults, assistance and education … Continue reading Altrusa Gives Big to SF Adult Ed Program

SF Men’s Basketball: Daytona State Holds Off Saints, 69-64

February 15, 2018 – Daytona, FL – The Santa Fe Saints lead Daytona State in the second half of their Mid-Florida Conference tilt, but couldn’t hold on, falling to the Falcons 69-64. Santa Fe (20-8, 6-4 MFC) lead by a point after the first half and lead late in the second period, but a run … Continue reading SF Men’s Basketball: Daytona State Holds Off Saints, 69-64

FERPA Reminder for SF Faculty and Staff

February 7, 2018 – FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) was passed by Congress and signed into law in 1974. It grants certain rights to a post-secondary student.  For example, students are entitled to: see the education records that the institution maintains on the student. seek amendment to those records, and in certain cases append … Continue reading FERPA Reminder for SF Faculty and Staff