Fine Arts

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

Alberto Alonso’s “Carmen Suite” at Santa Fe College Nov. 8 – 9, 2019

October 21, 2019 – November 2019 will be the first time since 1974 that the ballet “Carmen Suite” will be performed with live music in the United States—and the event is at Santa Fe College. Created by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso for the famous Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, “Carmen Suite” will feature guest dancers from the … Continue reading Alberto Alonso’s “Carmen Suite” at Santa Fe College Nov. 8 – 9, 2019

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

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

“Unnecessary Farce” Provides Comic Relief at SF Fine Arts Hall Oct. 17-19, 2019

October 3, 2019 – Theatre Santa Fe will present “Unnecessary Farce,” a fun, fast-paced physical comedy, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, Oct. 17-19, in the Fine Arts Hall on Santa Fe College’s Northwest Campus. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for University of Florida students with a UF identification card, seniors over 60, and children … Continue reading “Unnecessary Farce” Provides Comic Relief at SF Fine Arts Hall Oct. 17-19, 2019

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

SF Master Artist Series and Climb for Cancer Foundation Present Soprano Bárbara Padilla in Concert Sept. 29, 2019

September 17, 2019 – Mexican-American operatic soprano Bárbara Padilla, who was runner-up on Season Four of “America’s Got Talent,” will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in the Fine Arts Hall at Santa Fe College. The concert is a fundraiser for the Climb for Cancer Foundation and part of the SF Fine Arts … Continue reading SF Master Artist Series and Climb for Cancer Foundation Present Soprano Bárbara Padilla in Concert Sept. 29, 2019

Nature and Culture Meet in Mitch McKay’s Piano Concert at SF Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

September 12, 2019 – “Where Nature and Culture Meet,” the tagline of Visit Gainesville-Alachua County, is the theme of associate professor of Music Mitch McKay’s fall piano concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for University of Florida students with … Continue reading Nature and Culture Meet in Mitch McKay’s Piano Concert at SF Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Building E Concert Hall Scheduled for August 14

August 8, 2019 – The Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees and President Jackson N. Sasser will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking and renaming of the concert hall, formerly known as E-Auditorium, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at 4 p.m. in the Building E Breezeway of SF’s Northwest Campus. Built in 1975, Building E served as … Continue reading Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Building E Concert Hall Scheduled for August 14

Carmen Suite Headlines the 2019-2020 SF Fine Arts Performance Season

May 23, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Fine Arts department invites you to the 2019-2020 season. Filled with favorites including the fall and spring plays, Holiday at Santa Fe, Jazz Up Spring and many more performances from SF students in music, dance, visual arts and theatre. The Fine Arts Hall will also host nationally and … Continue reading Carmen Suite Headlines the 2019-2020 SF Fine Arts Performance Season

Santa Fe College dancers during the Room to Dance photoshoot.

SF Student Talent Is on Stage and Backstage at “Room to Dance,” June 14-15, 2019

May 22, 2019 – Santa Fe College students will be dancing on stage and working backstage when the Dance Theatre of Santa Fe (DTSF) presents “Room to Dance” at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 14-15, 2019, in the  SF Fine Arts Hall. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for seniors, children and University of Florida students; and … Continue reading SF Student Talent Is on Stage and Backstage at “Room to Dance,” June 14-15, 2019

“Grand Hotel” Is the Summer Musical at SF May 23-24 and May 30-June 1, 2019

May 1, 2019 – Berlin, 1928:  World War I is over and Germany is, for a short time, the cultural and cosmopolitan center of Europe. Guests at a once-grand hotel are looking forward to the future, but they don’t know that the U.S. stock market is only one year from crashing and immense social changes … Continue reading “Grand Hotel” Is the Summer Musical at SF May 23-24 and May 30-June 1, 2019

Santa Fe Singers Present “Sing Into Spring” Concert April 25, 2019, in SF Fine Arts Hall

April 10, 2019 – The Santa Fe Singers will present their annual “Sing Into Spring” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019, in the  Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall on the Northwest Campus. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for seniors, children and University of Florida students; and free for SF students, faculty … Continue reading Santa Fe Singers Present “Sing Into Spring” Concert April 25, 2019, in SF Fine Arts Hall

Presidential Search Consultant Named and Search Committee Members Selected

April 4, 2019 – The District Board of Trustees of Santa Fe College has selected AGB Search to provide consulting services to assist the college in recruiting and selecting the next SF President following President Jackson Sasser’s announcement that he will be retiring in early 2020.  AGB Search has served as the presidential search consultant … Continue reading Presidential Search Consultant Named and Search Committee Members Selected

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

Diverse Dance Music Featured in Free Piano Recital at Santa Fe College April 12, 2019

March 28, 2019 – Dance music from around the world is the inspiration for a free piano recital by students of Santa Fe College Music professor Mitch McKay at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, in the SF Fine Arts Hall. “Students will be playing classical pieces based on or inspired by dances from Jamaica, … Continue reading Diverse Dance Music Featured in Free Piano Recital at Santa Fe College April 12, 2019

Three Bands With Singers Featured in “Jazz Up Spring” Concert April 11, 2019

March 22, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Big Band, Jazz Combo, Rhythm and Blues Band and singers from the vocal music classes will be featured in the annual “Jazz Up Spring” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, in the SF Fine Arts Hall. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for seniors, children … Continue reading Three Bands With Singers Featured in “Jazz Up Spring” Concert April 11, 2019

Spring Winds Concert is April 9, 2019, in the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall

March 20, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Wind Ensemble will celebrate the arrival of spring with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall on the Northwest Campus. The newly formed Santa Fe College Percussion Ensemble, directed by Music Professor Garrett Hecker, will open the concert. Tickets … Continue reading Spring Winds Concert is April 9, 2019, in the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall

SF’s Annual “Elements of Style” Featuring Master Artists Davis Robertson and the New York Dance Project March 22 and 23 at Fine Arts Hall

February 27, 2019 – Master Artists-in-Residence Davis Robertson and the New York Dance Project (NYDP) will collaborate with Dance Theatre of Santa Fe, the college’s pre-professional student ensemble, in a two-act performance of the annual “Elements of Style” program at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, 2019, in the Santa Fe College Fine Arts … Continue reading SF’s Annual “Elements of Style” Featuring Master Artists Davis Robertson and the New York Dance Project March 22 and 23 at Fine Arts Hall