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Spring 2018 Graduation Starts Today

May 3, 2018 – Santa Fe College will be holding graduation ceremonies Thursday, May 3, and Friday, May 4, 2018. The pinning ceremony for students graduating from the nursing program will be Thursday, May 3, at noon. SF students earning bachelor’s degrees, A.S. or A.A.S. degrees and vocational certificates will have their ceremony Friday, May … Continue reading Spring 2018 Graduation Starts Today

SF Discusses Campus Safety at Town Hall Event

April 24, 2018 – Santa Fe College hosted a town hall discussion on campus safety Monday, April 23, in the E-Auditorium. SF President Dr. Jackson N. Sasser moderated the panel comprised of state legislators Senator Keith Perry (R-8), Representative Clovis Watson (D-20) and Representative Charles W. Clemons (R-21). Attendees, comprised of SF students, faculty and … Continue reading SF Discusses Campus Safety at Town Hall Event

Deputy Taylor Lindsay and Sgt. Noel Ramirez - Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office

SF Alums Are the Two Gilchrist Deputies Killed in Trenton

April 20, 2018 – Two Gilchrist County sheriff’s deputies were shot and killed while eating in a Chinese restaurant in Trenton Thursday afternoon. Both of them, Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 30, and Deputy Taylor Lindsey, 25, are alumni of Santa Fe College. Sgt Ramirez went through the Institute of Public Safety (IPS) in 2010, while Lindsey … Continue reading SF Alums Are the Two Gilchrist Deputies Killed in Trenton

A Salute to SFPD Dispatchers During 2018 National Telecommunicators Week

April 9, 2018 – National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week occurs every year during the second week of April. This year the week runs from April 8-14. It is well-established now as a time to recognize and thank telecommunications personnel in the public safety communications field. This year we will take time out to honor our … Continue reading A Salute to SFPD Dispatchers During 2018 National Telecommunicators Week

SFPD Sergeant Graduates From Prestigious Training Program

March 27, 2018 – Santa Fe College Police Sergeant Larry Cauthen recently graduated from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Cauthen, the senior sergeant at SFPD enrolled in the three-week professional development program starting in January. The sessions were held over a three month period in Gainesville The IACP classes have an application … Continue reading SFPD Sergeant Graduates From Prestigious Training Program

President Dr. Jackson Sasser and other dignitaries, cut a ribbon during the dedication of the Institute of Public Safety at the Santa Fe College Kirkpatrick Center on Friday, March 23, 2018

Dedication of New IPS Facility Sets Course for Future of First Responder Training

March 23, 2018 – Santa Fe College held a dedication ceremony for the newly expanded Institute of Public Safety Friday morning. The expansion, which cost roughly $8 million, doubles the size of the training facility, and more importantly provides state-of-the-art upgrades that put IPS in a class virtually unmatched in the nation for the training … Continue reading Dedication of New IPS Facility Sets Course for Future of First Responder Training

National Weather Service Map indicating elevated risk of severe thunderstorms especially between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Tornado Watch Issued Until 7 p.m.

March 20, 2018 – (UPDATED) The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a TORNADO WATCH for most of north and central Florida including Alachua and Bradford counties until 7 p.m. A tornado watch is issued when weather conditions are favorable for the development of supercell thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes. The NWS has indicated that … Continue reading Tornado Watch Issued Until 7 p.m.

Severe Weather to Impact Region Through Tuesday

March 19, 2018 – The National Weather Service (NWS) is monitoring severe storms expected to impact North Central Florida through Tuesday afternoon. Santa Fe College Emergency Management officials are in contact with the NWS and will provide updates and information as it becomes available. Storms entered the region early Monday morning with heavy rains and … Continue reading Severe Weather to Impact Region Through Tuesday

SF Emergency Response Team Addresses Wednesday Morning’s Emergency Notification

March 16, 2018 – Wednesday morning, in an attempt to alert students, faculty and staff to be on the lookout for the suspect of an armed robbery that had taken place on the perimeter of our campus, Santa Fe College activated the Emergency Notification System (ENS). What was intended to be a “non-emergency” series of … Continue reading SF Emergency Response Team Addresses Wednesday Morning’s Emergency Notification

SFPD Releases Sketch of Suspect in Wednesday’s Attempted Armed Robbery

March 15, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department has released a sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted armed robbery near the SF Northwest Campus on NW 83rd Street. The incident occurred around 5 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2018, when the armed suspect approached his intended victim on NW 83rd Street … Continue reading SFPD Releases Sketch of Suspect in Wednesday’s Attempted Armed Robbery

Dedication of World-Class Training Facility for First Responders Set for March 23

March 15, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Institute for Public Safety at the Kirkpatrick Center recently underwent an $8.1 million renovation project. The new facility doubles the size for the training of law enforcement, EMTs, paramedics and other emergency responders. The 24,000 square-foot addition to the current structure will provide state-of-the-art training opportunities for new … Continue reading Dedication of World-Class Training Facility for First Responders Set for March 23

SFPD Reminder for Students, Faculty and Staff on Safety

March 1, 2018 – Santa Fe College Police Department wants to remind all SF students, faculty and staff that as per Florida law guns are not permitted on SF property. The SFPD has a see something, say something policy. If you see anything that looks suspicious, concerning, or just doesn’t appear right, should contact the … Continue reading SFPD Reminder for Students, Faculty and Staff on Safety

ALERT – Emergency Notification System Testing Friday

February 15, 2018 – Santa Fe College will be testing the components of the Emergency Notification System (ENS) Friday, February 16, 2017. The testing will be conducted between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., and will test the ENS text, voicemail, computers, Safe Santa Fe app, social media and potentially audible sirens on campus. The Santa … Continue reading ALERT – Emergency Notification System Testing Friday