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EXTRA Shuttle Service for Santa Fe College students

EXTRA Transportation Service Available to Students in Southwest and Northern Alachua County

October 16, 2019 – Beginning in the Spring 2020 semester, MV transportation will be providing transportation disadvantaged people access to Santa Fe College’s Northwest Campus via the EXTRA Shuttle. The EXTRA Shuttle will provide daily round-trip service from rural communities surrounding Gainesville to the Northwest Campus each morning and back each afternoon every weekday when … Continue reading EXTRA Transportation Service Available to Students in Southwest and Northern Alachua County

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

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

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

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

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

Santa Fe College Opening Doors mug photographed in front of some azaleas

First 200 SF Employees to Complete New Mandatory Training Will Receive a Free Gift

April 3, 2019 – Santa Fe College is rolling 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 their roles … Continue reading First 200 SF Employees to Complete New Mandatory Training Will Receive a Free Gift

Fulbright Scholar 2018-2019 top producer logo - featuring Fulbright logo surrounded by a laurel. (long version for banner pic)

Santa Fe College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

February 15, 2019 — Santa Fe College is proud to be included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholars. Each year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international … Continue reading Santa Fe College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

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

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