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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

Nationwide Alert Test Scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3

October 3, 2018 – A national alert test is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The test is part of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts. In coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), mobile phone users should get an alert on their phones at 2:18 … Continue reading Nationwide Alert Test Scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3

Fall 2018 Faculty and Staff Headshots Scheduled for Next Week

September 14, 2018 – If you need a new professional headshot photograph for the new academic year, be sure to stop by the photography studio in Building P, Room 238-B just outside the Communications & Creative Services office. Staff photographer, Matt Stamey, will be available to take pictures during the following times: Monday, Sept. 17 – … Continue reading Fall 2018 Faculty and Staff Headshots Scheduled for Next Week

2018 Alachua County Heart Walk is September 22

September 14, 2018 – Santa Fe College will serve as the site for the 2018 Alachua County Heart Walk Saturday, Sept. 22. SF has four teams signed up to participate in the three-mile walk, which will include portions of the SF Teaching Zoo. SF employees are encouraged and invited to join one of our teams, … Continue reading 2018 Alachua County Heart Walk is September 22

Email Reminder – Communication from SF Employees and Phishing Scams

August 30, 2018 – Santa Fe College employees should be constantly vigilant about potential phishing emails. SF’s Information Technology Services (ITS) has taken several steps to ensure the security of the campus email accounts. Emails from personal email accounts should be considered suspect, especially if you have never received any correspondence from that personal email … Continue reading Email Reminder – Communication from SF Employees and Phishing Scams

Fall 2018 Faculty and Staff Headshots Scheduled for Sept. 17-21

August 28, 2018 – Communications & Creative Services will have the studio in Building P, room 238-B, set up for formal headshots during the following times: Monday, Sept. 17 – from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 – from 9 a.m. – noon Thursday, Sept. 20 – from 1-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 – from 9 a.m. – noon Any … Continue reading Fall 2018 Faculty and Staff Headshots Scheduled for Sept. 17-21

Apply Now for the 2018 President’s Leadership Seminar

August 23, 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 Apply Now for the 2018 President’s Leadership Seminar

Santa Fe College Board of Trustees To Approve $1000 Non-Recurring Supplement

August 21, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser announced that full-time salaried employees will be receiving a one-time non-recurring supplement of $1000 to their November 15 paychecks. Dr. Sasser said that the District Board of Trustees had discussed the option in their June board budget workshop if funding were available. Santa Fe College … Continue reading Santa Fe College Board of Trustees To Approve $1000 Non-Recurring Supplement

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Safe Santa Fe Week Begins Monday, August 27

August 22, 2018 – Santa Fe College Student Life, the SF Police Department and SF Counseling Center are teaming up to help SF students, faculty and staff have a safe start to the new fall term. Safe Santa Fe Week will run from Aug. 27-30 on the Northwest Campus and all SF Centers in Alachua … Continue reading Safe Santa Fe Week Begins Monday, August 27

Santa Fe College Fall 2018 Convocation is Going on Now

August 21, 2018 – Santa Fe College Fall Convocation is underway at the SF Fine Arts Hall. SF President Jackson Sasser has taken the stage and is addressing the SF community ahead of the fall semester. If you are still at your desk and unable to get away, you can watch the Convocation here. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/santa-fe-college

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

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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