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Santa Fe College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

February 15, 2019 — Santa Fe College is proud to be included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholars. Each year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international … Continue reading Santa Fe College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Santa Fe College Presidential Search Committee Nomination Process Opens

February 13, 2019 – OVERVIEW: The District Board of Trustees will be considering nominations of individuals to serve on the Presidential Search Committee. Search Committee members must be able to commit significant time for meetings and activities related to developing posting materials and screening processes, reviewing applicants and participating in various listening sessions to ultimately … Continue reading Santa Fe College Presidential Search Committee Nomination Process Opens

W-2 and 1095-C Tax Forms Now Available on eStaff

February 8, 2019 – If you have chosen to receive your 2018 W-2 and 1095-C tax forms electronically you can now access these forms on eStaff. If you have not elected to receive your W-2 and 1095-C electronically, these forms were mailed to the address on file Thursday, Jan. 31. Employees having their W-2 or … Continue reading W-2 and 1095-C Tax Forms Now Available on eStaff

Composite Sketch of Sexual Battery Suspect Released 

  February 1, 2019 – The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of the suspect wanted in connection with the sexual battery that took place on Santa Fe College’s Northwest Campus Jan. 13.  Santa Fe College Police are working in conjunction with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. The 19-year-old victim was approached … Continue reading Composite Sketch of Sexual Battery Suspect Released 

SF Completes Fifth-Year Interim Report for Accreditation

January 25, 2019 – Santa Fe College has been notified that its fifth-year interim accreditation report has been reviewed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and no further information or action has been requested. This affirms the effectiveness of the college’s ongoing practice of improving its programs and services. … Continue reading SF Completes Fifth-Year Interim Report for Accreditation

CCS Reminder: Make Sure You Are Using the Most Current Email Signatures

January 24, 2019 – Your friends at Communications & Creative Services (CCS) want to remind you to make sure your email signature is correct and up to date. Please visit the Email Signatures page and get the current email signatures. The new email signature communicates important information. It lets people within the college know what … Continue reading CCS Reminder: Make Sure You Are Using the Most Current Email Signatures

Changes Coming to How You Update Your SF Account Password

January 11, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Information Technology Services (ITS) department is changing how you update and access your password. This will apply to SF students, faculty, and staff when they log in to their SF accounts. Effective Jan. 22, 2019, the first time you access your SF account, you will be prompted to … Continue reading Changes Coming to How You Update Your SF Account Password

SF Teaching Zoo Holding Workshops for Citizen Scientists

January 11, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo wants you to become a citizen scientist with FrogWatch USA. Frogwatch USA is a program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) that offers individuals an opportunity to learn about the wetlands in their community, identify local frog calls and report data. Frogs are … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo Holding Workshops for Citizen Scientists

Dr. Sasser

Santa Fe College President Sasser Announces Retirement

President Jackson N. Sasser informed the Santa Fe College (SF) Trustees and the SF faculty and staff of his retirement effective February 1, 2020. His hallmark collaboration with trustees, colleagues, students and community leaders led to the college being named by the Aspen Institute the No. 1 community college in the country during 2015-16. SF currently … Continue reading Santa Fe College President Sasser Announces Retirement

SF Teaching Zoo Mourns the Passing of Peregrine Falcon

December 12, 2018 – Over the weekend, the staff and zookeepers at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo suffered an incredible loss. Millie, the peregrine falcon, passed away. In 2014, she was brought to the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine after being shot by a pellet gun. The vets and technicians performed surgery … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo Mourns the Passing of Peregrine Falcon

Free Admission to the SF Teaching Zoo for Veterans and Active Military

November 7, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is offering free admission to veterans and active military members for Veterans Day weekend. Visit the zoo between Saturday, Nov. 10 and Monday, Nov. 12 with valid military ID at the ticket window to receive free admission for you and one guest. The SF Teaching … Continue reading Free Admission to the SF Teaching Zoo for Veterans and Active Military

Rose Christy Wins SF Teaching Zoo Pumpkin Carving Contest

November 1, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo announced the winner of the annual pumpkin carving contest. Rose Christy, in SF’s Office for Advancement, submitted a beautifully carved pumpkin topped with sparkly black hair. In addition to winning the contest, the pumpkin was the talk of the zoo as students and staff prepared … Continue reading Rose Christy Wins SF Teaching Zoo Pumpkin Carving Contest

A turtle at the SF Teaching Zoo eating a pumpkin

Carve a Pumpkin for the SF Teaching Zoo’s “Boo at the Zoo”

October 22, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is looking for artists who want to submit decorated pumpkins for their pumpkin carving contest. Represent your department and help decorate the zoo’s pumpkin patch. Bring your family-friendly decorated pumpkin to the zoo Tuesday, Oct. 30, by 3 p.m. and your pumpkin will become a … Continue reading Carve a Pumpkin for the SF Teaching Zoo’s “Boo at the Zoo”

Perdido Key Beach Mouse

Santa Fe College One of Three Florida Zoos Receiving National Award for Conservation

October 15, 2018 – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, Brevard Zoo and the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society have been recognized with AZA’s 2018 North American Conservation Award for significant achievement in the Perdido Key beach mouse Species Survival Plan program. The three AZA-accredited … Continue reading Santa Fe College One of Three Florida Zoos Receiving National Award for Conservation

Boo at the Zoo” at the SF Teaching Zoo is Wednesday, Oct. 31

October 15, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo will be holding its annual “Boo at the Zoo” event Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, from 3 – 7:30 p.m. Admission to “Boo at the Zoo” is one canned good per person. The collected canned goods will be donated to Catholic Charities and Gainesville Harvest food … Continue reading Boo at the Zoo” at the SF Teaching Zoo is Wednesday, Oct. 31

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A United Way Message From Dr. Sasser

October 12, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser released a message to SF employees about the current United Way fundraiser.   Dear Santa Fe College Family: Santa Fe College and United Way share a common mission – to serve, to educate and to build healthy communities. More simply, we are attached in our … Continue reading A United Way Message From Dr. Sasser

24th Annual Boo at the Zoo

Donate Candy for the SF Teaching Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo

  October 11, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is requesting candy donations for their 24th annual “Boo at the Zoo.” The event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 3 until 7:30 p.m. We encourage you to donate bags of individually wrapped, unopened candy, labeled with your name, department and phone number. … Continue reading Donate Candy for the SF Teaching Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo

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Santa Fe College Will CLOSE at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10

UPDATED 11:20 a.m. October 10, 2018 – Due to the increased threat of impacts to the region because of Hurricane Michael, Santa Fe College will CLOSE at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 10.   October 10, 2018 – Santa Fe College Emergency Management officials will continue to track the path of Hurricane Michael. The college remains … Continue reading Santa Fe College Will CLOSE at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10