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Need New SF Business Cards? Here’s How!

July 16, 2019 – Santa Fe College has a contract with Renaissance Printing to produce our new redesigned business cards. The SF business card template is a two-sided design with individual information on the front and the college logo on the back. The business cards you currently have are perfectly acceptable, and employees should not … Continue reading Need New SF Business Cards? Here’s How!

CCS Project Management System is Changing July 8

July 3, 2019 – Communication & Creative Services (CCS) project request system is being upgraded. The inMotion Now project request system is coming to an end and will be replaced by a new system known as inMotion Ignite. The new system promises to be more interactive and user-friendly than the original version. Regular users of … Continue reading CCS Project Management System is Changing July 8

SF Teaching Zoo Invites You to Take the Plastic Free EcoChallenge

May 30, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo wants your department to create a team, or join the SF Teaching Zoo Zero Wasters team in this year’s Plastic Free EcoChallenge. Inspired by the Australian-founded initiative, Plastic Free EcoChallenge is a 31-day international challenge to raise awareness about the problems with plastic; to provide … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo Invites You to Take the Plastic Free EcoChallenge

A young tree kangaroo and mother photographed at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Celebrate Tree Kangaroo Awareness Day May 19 at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

May 13, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is home to the Matschie’s tree kangaroo, an endangered species native to a small area of Papua New Guinea. Bring the whole family out to the zoo Sunday, May 19, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. to see these rare, majestic animals and learn how … Continue reading Celebrate Tree Kangaroo Awareness Day May 19 at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

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

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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

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

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

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

A turtle at the SF Teaching Zoo eating a pumpkin

Pumpkin Carving Contest for SF Teaching Zoo

October 5, 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 Pumpkin Carving Contest for SF Teaching Zoo

The 24th Annual “Boo at the Zoo” at Santa Fe College

October 3, 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. The zoo will be closed earlier in the day so it can undergo its transformation into a family-friendly Halloween wonderland. Admission to “Boo at the Zoo” is … Continue reading The 24th Annual “Boo at the Zoo” at Santa Fe College