Equity

News from SF’s Access and Inclusion Committee

Open Enrollment Now Through November 1

October 22, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s annual Open Enrollment period for the 2020 benefit plan year began Monday, October 21, and runs through Friday, November 1. Open Enrollment is an opportunity for employees to add new plans, make plan changes, and add or remove dependent and/or domestic partner coverage for the upcoming plan year. No … Continue reading Open Enrollment Now Through November 1

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.

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

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

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

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

Association of Black Faculty and Staff Gather for Final Meeting of Academic Year

April 12, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Association of Black Faculty and Staff conducted their final meeting of the academic year Wednesday and discussed issues important to staff members with the goal of increasing collaboration and cooperation among its members, and increase recruitment and retention of black faculty and staff. More meetings will be scheduled … Continue reading Association of Black Faculty and Staff Gather for Final Meeting of Academic Year

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SF Student Wins iPad for Racial Equity Survey Completion

April 8, 2019 – Santa Fe College recently participated in the National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climate (NACCC) survey. The purpose of SF’s participation is to get information from students about their experiences with race, not only at the college, but also in the community and throughout their lives. Over the course of six weeks … Continue reading SF Student Wins iPad for Racial Equity Survey Completion

Please join us for a Racial Equity Institute Groundwater Presentation

April 5, 2019 – The Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee is hosting a series of racial equity workshops for Santa Fe College leadership, faculty and staff. Currently scheduled are two Racial Equity Institute (REI) Groundwater Presentations for the general SF community and a Phase I workshop for college leadership. Additional workshops will be scheduled in … Continue reading Please join us for a Racial Equity Institute Groundwater Presentation

New LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Affinity Group at SF

February 14, 2019 – A new affinity group has formed at Santa Fe College to provide a welcoming and affirming space to attract, represent and retain LGBTQIA+ faculty and staff. This group aims to promote an inclusive campus, advocate for equitable policies for LGBTQIA+ students, faculty and staff, promote LGBTQIA+ visibility on campus and provide … Continue reading New LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Affinity Group at SF

ABFS Hosts “Conversations with Black Faculty and Staff” February 13

February 8, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Association of Black Faculty and Staff (ABFS) will be hosting Conversations with Black Faculty and Staff  Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. This is a networking event that provides students with an opportunity to meet and connect with black SF faculty, staff and administrators. This is … Continue reading ABFS Hosts “Conversations with Black Faculty and Staff” February 13

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Santa Fe College Participating in Racial Climate Study

February 4, 2019 – Santa Fe College is participating in the National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climate (NACCC) survey. The purpose of SF’s participation is to get information from students about their experiences with race, not only at the college, but also in the community and throughout their lives. SF strives to be an open, … Continue reading Santa Fe College Participating in Racial Climate Study