Equity

News from SF’s Access and Inclusion Committee

Diversity Edu Training Now Available to All SF Employees

August 10, 2020 – Diversity Edu is an online professional development training offered by Santa Fe College that teaches faculty and staff skills for building an inclusive culture on campus. Diversity Edu offers engaging, practical content using evidence-based methodology. Learners who go through this course walk away with actionable insights and practical skills to help … Continue reading Diversity Edu Training Now Available to All SF Employees

Chamber and Gainesville Black Professionals Partner for Crossroads: Exploring Intersections of Race and Business

July 27, 2020 – Join the Greater Gainesville Chamber and Gainesville Black Professionals virtually Wednesday, July 29, at 1 p.m. for the latest episode of Crossroads: Exploring Intersections in Race and Business. The new episode will focus on Removing Operational Barriers to Diversity and Inclusion. Attendees can expect to leave the talk with strategies they … Continue reading Chamber and Gainesville Black Professionals Partner for Crossroads: Exploring Intersections of Race and Business

Association of Black Faculty and Staff Will Discuss Old Jim Crow vs New Jim Crow in Zoom Meeting

June 15, 2020 – Santa Fe College’s Association of Black Faculty and Staff (ABFS) will be hosting a Zoom meeting today, Monday, June 15, 2020, beginning at 4 p.m. The discussion will be about Old Jim Crow vs New Jim Crow. Register in advance by visiting https://sfcollege.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqc–srjwpE9Zqsm9xfhvfy-2XyeLeafbv. For additional information, contact trenita.white@sfcollege.edu.

SF’s Access and Inclusion to host June 9 training: “Measuring Racial Inequity: A Groundwater Approach”

June 5, 2020 – Santa Fe College’s Office of Access and Inclusion is partnering with North Carolina’s Racial Equity Institute to host the virtual training, “Measuring Racial Inequity: A Groundwater Approach” Tuesday, June 9, from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. The training is free to SF employees and is also open to community members for $49. … Continue reading SF’s Access and Inclusion to host June 9 training: “Measuring Racial Inequity: A Groundwater Approach”

Association of Black Faculty and Staff February Event Will Feature Dr. Broadie

January 28, 2020 – Santa Fe College’s Association of Black Faculty and Staff (ABFS) will be hosting “Conversations with Black Faculty and Staff” Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Lawrence W. Tyree Library, Room 240. This is a networking event that provides students an opportunity to … Continue reading Association of Black Faculty and Staff February Event Will Feature Dr. Broadie

Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holds General Meeting January 23

January 15, 2020 – The Association of Black Faculty and Staff (ABFS) will hold their next general meeting Thursday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m. in Building S, Room 329. The meeting is open to current members or anyone interested in joining or learning more about ABFS. The purpose of the ABFS is to provide a community of … Continue reading Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holds General Meeting January 23

Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holiday Food Drive A Success

December 3, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Association of Black Faculty and Staff spent much of the month of November collecting food to help stock the SF food pantry. In addition to the large amount of food collected, they also received donations of clothing and other items that will help make the holidays more enjoyable for people … Continue reading Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holiday Food Drive A Success

Santa Fe College Participates in National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates

December 2, 2019 – Santa Fe College recently received its results from the National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates (NACCC). SF participated along with 20 other colleges in the inaugural roll-out of this study.  The assessment was designed by the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity Center and is aimed at collecting data on … Continue reading Santa Fe College Participates in National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates

SF’s Access and Inclusion Presents Racial Equity Institute Event in Starke Dec. 2

November 27, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee is partnering with the Racial Equity Institute to host “Understanding Racial Inequity: A Groundwater Approach” Monday, Dec. 2, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Andrews Center Auditorium in Starke, Florida. The Groundwater presentation is a three-hour introduction to racial equity. In this … Continue reading SF’s Access and Inclusion Presents Racial Equity Institute Event in Starke Dec. 2

Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holding Holiday Food Drive

November 14, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Association of Black Faculty and Staff is collecting food to help stock the SF food pantry here. They are asking you to donate canned goods and nonperishable food items. When donating, please also consider items that can be consumed without much effort (i.e. Vienna sausages, tuna). The food … Continue reading Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holding Holiday Food Drive

SF to Host “Understanding Racial Inequity: A Groundwater Approach” in Bradford County

November 12, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee is partnering with the Racial Equity Institute to host “Understanding Racial Inequity: A Groundwater Approach” Monday, Dec. 2, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Andrews Center Auditorium in Starke, Florida. The Groundwater presentation is a three-hour introduction to racial equity. In this … Continue reading SF to Host “Understanding Racial Inequity: A Groundwater Approach” in Bradford County

Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holds General Meeting November 7.

October 22, 2019 – The Association of Black Faculty and Staff (ABFS) will hold their next general meeting Thursday, Nov. 7, at 2:15 p.m. in Building S, Room 29/30. The meeting is open to current members or anyone interested in joining or learning more about ABFS. The purpose of the ABFS is to provide a community of … Continue reading Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holds General Meeting November 7.

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

Members of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority during the 2018 East Gainesville Instruction Community Forum.

EGI Holds Annual Community Forum September 19

September 13, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s East Gainesville Instruction (EGI) will host its annual Community Forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 2505 NE 8th Avenue in Gainesville. At the event, EGI will be presenting its annual report to community members. The report will include information about the educational outreach, parent empowerment, … Continue reading EGI Holds Annual Community Forum September 19

SF LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Affinity Group Holds Welcome Back Social Sept. 18

September 5, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Affinity Group will hold a welcome social and their first meeting of the new academic year Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The social is open to any administrator, faculty member or staff member employed by SF who identifies as LGBTQIA+. For … Continue reading SF LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Affinity Group Holds Welcome Back Social Sept. 18

Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holds Welcome Back Breakfast Thursday, Sept. 5

August 19, 2019 – The Association of Black Faculty and Staff (ABFS) will hold a welcome breakfast and their first meeting of the new academic year at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, in Building S, Room 29/30. The meeting is open to current members or anyone interested in joining or learning more about ABFS. The … Continue reading Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holds Welcome Back Breakfast Thursday, Sept. 5

Members of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority during the 2018 East Gainesville Instruction Community Forum.

EGI Annual Community Forum is September 19

July 5, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s East Gainesville Instruction (EGI) will host its annual Community Forum presenting their annual report at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 2505 NE 8th Avenue in Gainesville. At the forum, organizers will discuss the educational outreach, parent empowerment, workforce development, faith-based partnerships and technology and literacy … Continue reading EGI Annual Community Forum is September 19

Santa Fe College’s LGBTQ Affinity Group Holding First Social May

April 22, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s new LGBTQ Affinity Group will hold its first social Thursday, May 2. This affinity group strives to provide a welcoming and affirming space to attract, represent and retain LGBTQIA+ faculty and staff at SF. Membership in the affinity group is open to any administrator, faculty or staff member … Continue reading Santa Fe College’s LGBTQ Affinity Group Holding First Social May