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New SF Calendar Features Raul Villarreal’s Ambos Mundos

August 20, 2018 – The new 2018-19 Santa Fe College calendars will be available to SF faculty and staff immediately following fall convocation. This year’s calendar features the painting Ambos Mundos, from SF’s Coordinator for Cultural Programs, Raul Villarreal. Villarreal sat down with the Today@SF to talk about not only the painting used on the … Continue reading New SF Calendar Features Raul Villarreal’s Ambos Mundos

Fall Convocation Set for Tuesday

August 17, 2018 – Fall term is just about to start and soon Santa Fe College will be filled with students working toward their degrees. SF President Jackson N. Sasser invites all SF faculty and staff to attend the Fall 2018 convocation, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in the SF Fine Arts Hall. President Sasser says … Continue reading Fall Convocation Set for Tuesday

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

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

Santa Fe College Employees Can Preview New Zoo Attraction Friday

July 12, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo has a brand-new exhibit opening this July that will give guests the closest interaction with the animals ever. The Florida Walk-Through Aviary will be filled with native birds, including whistling ducks, a blue-winged teal, spoonbills, cattle egret and ibises. Guests to the zoo will have … Continue reading Santa Fe College Employees Can Preview New Zoo Attraction Friday

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

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Opens New Walk-Through Aviary July 15, Employee Preview July 13

July 5, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo has a brand new exhibit opening this July that will give guests the closest interaction with the animals ever, and SF employees have an opportunity to get a sneak peek before the public. The Florida Walk-Through Aviary will be filled with native birds, including whistling … Continue reading Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Opens New Walk-Through Aviary July 15, Employee Preview July 13

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

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

Reward of Up to $1000 Offered for Return of Missing Zoo Animals.

June 12, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is still hoping for the return of the two gopher tortoises and two box turtles taken from the zoo during the overnight hours May 23. A reward of up to $1000 for the safe return of the four missing animals has been issued. The animals … Continue reading Reward of Up to $1000 Offered for Return of Missing Zoo Animals.

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

Second Arrest Made in Connection with Animals Stolen from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

June 7, 2018 – A second suspect is in custody in connection with the theft of 11 animals from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Austin Bruno, of Clay County, was arrested and charged with two counts of burglary and two counts of grand theft. The Santa Fe College Police Department secured the warrant Wednesday … Continue reading Second Arrest Made in Connection with Animals Stolen from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

SF Faculty and Staff Headshots for Summer Term

June 7, 2018 – Any Santa Fe College faculty or staff member who wants a new headshot portrait can come to the photo studio, Building P, Room 238-B by the Communications & Creative Services office. Campus photographer Matt Stamey will be available during two sessions. Thursday, June 14, 2-4 p.m. Friday, June 15, 9 – … Continue reading SF Faculty and Staff Headshots for Summer Term