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Alachua and Bradford County Schools Start Monday – Increased Traffic on the Roads

August 10, 2018 – The 2018–2019 academic year is about to begin, and that means more congestion on area roadways. Both Alachua and Bradford county school students return to the classroom Monday, Aug. 13. You can avoid traffic headaches by leaving just a few minutes earlier than normal. The safety of area students is a … Continue reading Alachua and Bradford County Schools Start Monday – Increased Traffic on the Roads

Applications for President’s Leadership Seminar Due September 18

  August 3, 2018 – Santa Fe College is hosting a President’s Leadership Seminar (PLS) to introduce individuals in all classifications at our college to leadership as it is best practiced in our nation’s colleges. The seminar will be led by President Jackson N. Sasser. “Santa Fe College’s success as the nation’s number one college … Continue reading Applications for President’s Leadership Seminar Due September 18

SF staff and Alachua County Fire Rescue personnel outside the SFPD Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Santa Fe College Staff Attend Emergency Management Training

July 31, 2018 – Santa Fe College employees toured the new SFPD building Tuesday morning, not only to see the recently-opened facility, but also to get valuable information about safety and security at the college. The Emergency Management Readiness Exercise was staffed by both SFPD as well as community partners that included Alachua County Fire … Continue reading Santa Fe College Staff Attend Emergency Management Training

President's Leadership Seminar 2018 with SF Seal

Special Notice to President’s Leadership Seminar Applicants

July 26, 2018 – Anyone who has submitted an online application for the upcoming President’s Leadership Seminar needs to contact Cheryl Farrell at cheryl.farrell@sfcollege.edu or 352-395-5181 to confirm your application was completely submitted. The President’s Leadership Seminar will be Oct. 24-26, and all applications are due Tuesday, Sept. 18. Approximately 25 SF employees will be … Continue reading Special Notice to President’s Leadership Seminar Applicants

Santa Fe College Earns Highest Performance Rating from State

July 24, 2018 – Santa Fe College is leading its 27 peers in the Florida College System. With high graduation rates, a steadily increasing retention rate, and a job placement rate over 96 percent, SF earned the state’s highest “gold” performance rating and will receive nearly four million dollars of performance-based funding for the 2018-2019 … Continue reading Santa Fe College Earns Highest Performance Rating from State

Active Threat Training Tonight at Building O

July 24, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department will be conducting training exercises Tuesday, July 24, 2018, between approximately 5-9 p.m. at the Charles R. Perry Construction Institute (Building O) on the Northwest Campus. Signs, barricades, and cones will mark the area. In order for the training to be safe and secure, it … Continue reading Active Threat Training Tonight at Building O

College Emergency Management Readiness Session July 31

July 24, 2018 – Santa Fe College staff are welcome and encouraged to attend, with supervisor approval, an emergency management readiness session Tuesday, July 31, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Attendees will receive information about SF and Alachua County emergency readiness. SF staff can come anytime starting at 9 a.m. but should … Continue reading College Emergency Management Readiness Session July 31

College Emergency Management Readiness Session Tuesday July 31

July 16, 2018 – Santa Fe College staff are welcome and encouraged to attend, with supervisor approval, an emergency management readiness session Tuesday, July 31, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Attendees will receive information about SF and Alachua County emergency readiness. SF staff can come anytime starting at 9 a.m. but … Continue reading College Emergency Management Readiness Session Tuesday July 31

New Traffic Pattern on NW 39th Avenue During Construction Project

July 11, 2018 – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be closing all traffic lanes of NW 39th Avenue just west of Main Street to rebuild the railroad crossing. The project is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. Thursday, July 12, and end by 6 p.m. Friday, July 20. The FDOT recommends using NW … Continue reading New Traffic Pattern on NW 39th Avenue During Construction Project

FDOT Construction May Impact Commute for SF Employees

July 6, 2018 – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be closing all traffic lanes of NW 39th Avenue just west of Main Street to rebuild the railroad crossing. The project is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. Thursday, July 12, and end by 6 p.m. Friday, July 20. The FDOT recommends using NW … Continue reading FDOT Construction May Impact Commute for SF Employees

President’s Leadership Seminar Seeks Applicants

July 5, 2018 – Santa Fe College is hosting a President’s Leadership Seminar (PLS) to introduce individuals in all classifications at our college to leadership as it is best practiced in our nation’s colleges. The seminar will be led by President Jackson N. Sasser. “Santa Fe College’s success as the nation’s number one college is … Continue reading President’s Leadership Seminar Seeks Applicants

SFPD Work Study Student Wins $1000 Scholarship

July 3, 2018 – Philip Papendick, a work-study student at the Santa Fe College Police Department, was the recipient of a $1000 scholarship from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). Although Papendick was notified in May about the scholarship, the official announcement was made during the IACLEA conference in Orlando last week. … Continue reading SFPD Work Study Student Wins $1000 Scholarship

Santa Fe College Police Train on Treating Opioid Overdoses

July 2, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department is undergoing additional training on dealing with potential opioid overdoses. The SFPD received a donation of Narcan nasal spray, an emergency medication that can be used to treat individuals experiencing an opioid overdose. Narcan can be used to revive a person who is suspected of … Continue reading Santa Fe College Police Train on Treating Opioid Overdoses

District Board of Trustees Approves Budget for 2018-19 Year

June 21, 2018 – The District Board of Trustees approved the proposed budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year which beings July 1. The budget, which Santa Fe College President Jackson N. Sasser presented to employees Monday, covers expenditures for employee salaries and benefits, current operating expenses, and capital outlay. Full-time, hourly employees will see the … Continue reading District Board of Trustees Approves Budget for 2018-19 Year

SFPD’s Joseph Buckland Presented VALOR Award from WSKY Radio

June 19, 2018 – Santa Fe College Police Officer Joseph Buckland is being recognized for his service to the community and is a recipient of the VALOR Award presented by WSKY 97.3 FM radio. Officer Buckland has been with the SFPD since 2013 and has been instrumental in helping the department on innovative police tactics … Continue reading SFPD’s Joseph Buckland Presented VALOR Award from WSKY Radio

SF President Sasser Reveals Budget Plan to Employees

June 19, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Jackson N. Sasser offered SF employees a view of the 2018-19 proposed budget at the SF Fine Arts Hall Monday afternoon. Sasser said that the budget was designed with the focus on students and faculty needs. The proposal lays out expenditures for the upcoming year and plans … Continue reading SF President Sasser Reveals Budget Plan to Employees

Santa Fe College Employees Attend Threat Assessment Training

June 19, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) held a professional development seminar Friday involving members from various departments. The purpose of the training was to give employees a set of skills that can be used to alleviate potential incidents of workplace violence. The Santa Fe College Police Department, Counseling Center, and … Continue reading Santa Fe College Employees Attend Threat Assessment Training

Dr. Sasser Announces College-Wide Budget Meeting June 18

June 11, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Dr. Jackson N. Sasser has called a college-wide meeting for Monday, June 18, 2018, at 2 p.m. His full message is below.   Santa Fe College Family: As part of my commitment to keep you informed fully, I have scheduled a college-wide meeting to discuss SF’s 2018-2019 … Continue reading Dr. Sasser Announces College-Wide Budget Meeting June 18

Third Suspect Arrested in SF Teaching Zoo Burglary

June 7, 2018 – A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the theft of 11 animals from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Daniel Jose Dipasquale is charged with attempting to deal in stolen merchandise. Dipasquale is accused of offering $3,000 to purchase Mani, the squirrel monkey that was taken from the SF … Continue reading Third Suspect Arrested in SF Teaching Zoo Burglary