Current SF News

FERPA and Cybersecurity Training Reminder

October 10, 2019 – On April 4, 2019, Santa Fe College rolled out two new online employee training courses: FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and Cybersecurity. These training courses are designed to give SF faculty and staff the information they need to protect student information, and provide a fundamental understanding of computer security and … Continue reading FERPA and Cybersecurity Training Reminder

LGBTQIA+ College News Updates

October 10, 2019 – Wednesday, Oct. 16, is International Pronouns Day. Around the world, many college campuses and organizations will host events that seek to make asking, sharing, and respecting personal pronouns commonplace. Referring to people by the pronouns they determine for themselves shows respect and dignity. At Santa Fe College, Student Life staff will … Continue reading LGBTQIA+ College News Updates

Nominate a Woman of Distinction or Woman of Promise Today

October 10, 2019 – Nomination forms are now available for the 2020 Women of Distinction honors. Since 1987, Santa Fe College has honored more than 190 women who have made significant contributions in Alachua or Bradford County. Each year, in celebration of Women’s History Month, SF accepts nominations for both Women of Distinction and Women of Promise. The women … Continue reading Nominate a Woman of Distinction or Woman of Promise Today

Donate Sustainable Palm Oil Candy for Boo at the Zoo

October 9, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is requesting candy donations for their 25th annual Boo at the Zoo. The event will be held Thursday, Oct. 31, from 3 until 7:30 p.m. We encourage you to donate bags of individually wrapped, unopened candy, labeled with your name, department and phone number. By … Continue reading Donate Sustainable Palm Oil Candy for Boo at the Zoo

Santa Fe College Hosts College Night 2019 Monday, November 4

October 8, 2019 – Santa Fe College will be hosting its annual College Night, Monday, Nov. 4, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the SF gym on the Northwest Campus, 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville. More than 80 different colleges and universities from around the region and across the country will be attending, recruiting and … Continue reading Santa Fe College Hosts College Night 2019 Monday, November 4

SF’s Career and Job Placement Fall Job Fair is October 30

October 7, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Career and Job Placement office will hold a job fair Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, from 9 a.m. until noon in Building R, Room 001 on the Northwest Campus. Organizers say 50 area employers are scheduled to be at the job fair collecting resumes during the event. Attendees to … Continue reading SF’s Career and Job Placement Fall Job Fair is October 30

SF’s Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee Seeks Input After Completing Strategic Plan

October 7, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee has completed its first strategic plan. The Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee helps to create and sustain a campus and community-wide culture that ensures diversity, equity, and inclusion. More information is available about the activities of the Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee … Continue reading SF’s Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee Seeks Input After Completing Strategic Plan

Santa Fe College Selects Dr. Paul Broadie II To Be College’s Fifth President

October 4, 2019 – The Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees unanimously endorsed Dr. Paul Broadie as the new SF President at a meeting on October 3, 2019.  Dr. Broadie, who currently serves as President at both Gateway Community College and Housatonic Community College in Connecticut, becomes the fifth President in the College’s 54-year … Continue reading Santa Fe College Selects Dr. Paul Broadie II To Be College’s Fifth President

Winners From Employee Benefits Fair

October 2, 2019 – All Santa Fe College employees who attended the annual Employee Benefits Fair last month were entered into drawings for prizes. Here’s the list of winners, what they won and who the sponsor of the prize was: Sarah Anderson – $50 VISA gift card – Florida Credit Union Dawn Deutsch – $10 … Continue reading Winners From Employee Benefits Fair

Congratulations to Betsy Nunu and Shelly Varnedoe, SF Brand Ambassadors for September 2019

In case you haven’t noticed, Human Resources has been running in high gear for the Presidential Search. Communications & Creative Services noticed, and is truly grateful for the attention to detail that HR’s Betsy Nunu showed in preparing for events to welcome both presidential finalists. She consulted with CCS to determine the best ways to … Continue reading Congratulations to Betsy Nunu and Shelly Varnedoe, SF Brand Ambassadors for September 2019

SF Continues to Be the Top Choice for Bright Futures Scholars

September 26, 2019 – Santa Fe College is honored to once again be the top choice for Florida Bright Futures scholars for the 2018 – 2019 academic year. The Florida Department of Education reports that, just like in 2017 – 2018, SF led the Florida College System in both initial college enrollees (621) as well … Continue reading SF Continues to Be the Top Choice for Bright Futures Scholars

Santa Fe College Adjunct Faculty Reject Union

September 19, 2019  – Santa Fe College adjunct faculty members have voted against joining the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). SEIU filed a petition in December 2018, seeking to represent the college’s adjunct faculty, and an election was held from Aug. 23 – Sept. 19. The Public Employee Relations Commission (PERC) reported today the vote … Continue reading Santa Fe College Adjunct Faculty Reject Union

Update Contact Information, Emergency Contacts and Emergency Notification Preferences

September 17, 2019 – Did you know as an employee your personal contact information, emergency contact information and emergency notification information can be updated at any time just by logging into eStaff? It is always a good practice to keep all your information up to date, but even more so with hurricane season upon us. … Continue reading Update Contact Information, Emergency Contacts and Emergency Notification Preferences

Celebrating the Students of Santa Fe College’s Upward Bound Program

August 30, 2019 – Upward Bound operates in two phases each year, the academic phase, which provides academic support during the school year at Bradford High School and at scheduled bi-weekly Saturday sessions, and a summer phase that provides a six-week summer program to enrich students academically as well as providing opportunities for educational and … Continue reading Celebrating the Students of Santa Fe College’s Upward Bound Program

SFPD Investigating Potential Theft From Zoo

August 26, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Police Department is investigating the possible theft of a Solomon Island/Prehensile-tailed skink from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. On Sunday, Aug. 25, staff at the zoo reported the skink was missing from its exhibit. After a preliminary check of the surrounding area, SF Teaching Zoo staff … Continue reading SFPD Investigating Potential Theft From Zoo

Santa Fe College Launches Building Safety Ambassador Program

July 17, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Police Department and Safety and Risk Management coordinated efforts during the spring and summer to train staff at the Northwest Campus and all SF centers to create the Building Safety Ambassador program. Although starting as a pilot program, vice presidents Chuck Clemons and Ginger Gibson gave final approval … Continue reading Santa Fe College Launches Building Safety Ambassador Program

CCS Project Management System is Changing July 8

July 3, 2019 – Communication & Creative Services (CCS) project request system is being upgraded. The inMotion Now project request system is coming to an end and will be replaced by a new system known as inMotion Ignite. The new system promises to be more interactive and user-friendly than the original version. Regular users of … Continue reading CCS Project Management System is Changing July 8