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A rendering of what the naming will look like on the SF Fine Arts Hall - it will now be known as the Jackson N. Sasser Fine Arts Hall.

District Board of Trustees Names the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall after Jackson Sasser

January 22, 2020 – The Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees announced at their meeting on Tuesday that they will rename both the College’s Fine Arts Hall and Center Road in honor of retiring President, Dr. Jackson N. Sasser. The Fine Arts Hall will now be known as the Jackson N. Sasser Fine Arts … Continue reading District Board of Trustees Names the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall after Jackson Sasser

Lois Jones (long pic for banner)

Saints of Santa Fe College – Lois Jones

I started putting stuff like this together for homeless students; toothpaste, toothbrushes, socks, washcloths, toilet paper, deodorant, cologne, bath stuff, combs, wipes, powders, food. It’s love in a box. The only thing I don’t have is the shower. Sometimes African Americans have a hard time opening up to people. They’re private. I’ve helped quite a … Continue reading Saints of Santa Fe College – Lois Jones

Clarinda Choice, Saint of Santa Fe College for February 25, 2019

Saints of Santa Fe College – Clarinda Choice

Representation matters. As a queer person of color I feel like my presence is so necessary, especially for students who look like me. Since coming to Santa Fe, I’ve fallen into my purpose. I’m very passionate about serving underrepresented students, serving as a mentor and advocate for underrepresented students. That’s what I’m here for: to … Continue reading Saints of Santa Fe College – Clarinda Choice

Amha Tesfaye, Saint of Santa Fe College for February 2, 2019

Saints of Santa Fe College – Amha Tesfaye

One day I want to write policy papers, to write policy that actually makes a difference. I’m originally from Ethiopia—from the capital, Addis Ababa—so I was already interested in international development. But then I studied abroad in China. Seeing the country was eye-opening and an incredibly transformative experience. The whole reason I’m interested in poverty … Continue reading Saints of Santa Fe College – Amha Tesfaye