SF Teaching Zoo

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

Santa Fe College Police Make Arrest in Connection to Missing Zoo Animals

June 5, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department has arrested one man in connection with the theft of animals from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Twenty-year-old Sedrick Tyrezi Price, a resident of the apartment complex where the animals were found was arrested Tuesday afternoon. “We have made an arrest in the case … Continue reading Santa Fe College Police Make Arrest in Connection to Missing Zoo Animals

Mani the squirrel monkey was one of the seven animals recovered Monday afternoon.

Santa Fe College Police Recover Some Animals Missing From SF Teaching Zoo

June 4, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department, working in conjunction with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, has recovered many of the animals missing from the SF Teaching Zoo. Three Florida box turtles, two red-foot tortoises, a skink and a squirrel monkey were recovered from an apartment near the Northwest Campus. The SFPD … Continue reading Santa Fe College Police Recover Some Animals Missing From SF Teaching Zoo

Eleven Animals Missing from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

May 31, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department has increased security after eleven animals disappeared from their habitats at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. After making a public appearance for World Turtle Day on Wednesday, May 23, two gopher tortoises and two box turtles were found missing from their open enclosure on … Continue reading Eleven Animals Missing from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Weeklong Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Supplies Starts June 1

May 31, 2018 – The Florida Legislature approved a weeklong sales tax holiday for hurricane and emergency preparedness supplies beginning Friday, June 1, which is also the first day of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters are expecting a slightly busier-than-average season this year. Last year, Santa Fe College was closed for over a week … Continue reading Weeklong Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Supplies Starts June 1

Alberto Becomes First Named Storm of 2018

May 25, 2018 – Developing off the Yucatan Peninsula, Subtropical Storm Alberto has become the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, which doesn’t actually start until Friday, June 1, 2018. The storm became named as of the 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, update from the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Subtropical storms are low … Continue reading Alberto Becomes First Named Storm of 2018

Turtles and tortoises missing from the SF Teaching Zoo

May 25, 2018 – Staff members at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo discovered that four of their animals had gone missing. The two gopher tortoises and two box turtles were last seen the afternoon of Wednesday, May 23. An exhaustive search of the premises throughout the day Thursday confirmed the tortoises and turtles are … Continue reading Turtles and tortoises missing from the SF Teaching Zoo

CCS Best Practices: SF/SFC/SFCC

May 23, 2018 – Call us a house inclusive, not a house divided! However, it does cause challenges where branding is concerned when we all have different names for the college. The official acronym for Santa Fe College is “SF,” like the SF on our logo. But all around campus, you will also find faculty, … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: SF/SFC/SFCC

Satellite image of hurricane in Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Season Starts Friday, June 1

May 18, 2018 – The Atlantic hurricane season will begin Friday, June 1, and experts say the time to start preparing is now. Last year was one of the busiest seasons on record with 17 named storms, 10 hurricanes and 6 major hurricanes. Overall, 2017 finished tied (along with 1936) for the fifth most active … Continue reading Hurricane Season Starts Friday, June 1