SFCC to Close March 17-23 for Spring Break, April 18 for Spring Holiday
SFCC will close the week of March 17-23 for Spring Break. No classes or activities will be held and no other student services will be available. All campus facilities will be closed, including the college’s child care center Kids Campus and gym, the Witter Fitness Education Center. The free tax preparation service Tax-Aide will not be available. The campus will reopen on Monday, March 24.
The campus also will close for the day on Friday, April 18. All campus facilities will be closed, including Kids Campus. Classes will resume Monday, April 21.
Read news release about the Spring Break and Spring Holiday.
60th Anniversary Celebration of Salt of the Earth
Free presentation March 11 and free events and screening March 27. Salt of the Earth is a dramatization of an actual strike in New Mexico’s Grant County in 1951, and makes a powerful statement about discrimination and exploitation.
Tues., March 11, 12:00 p.m. Yolanda Nava Presentation, Board Room, West Wing. Thurs., March 27, 3:00 p.m.: Panel Discussion, Board Room, West Wing
5:00 p.m.: A Crime to Fit the Punishment, Board Room, West Wing
7:00 p.m.: Salt of the Earth, followed by a Q&A session, West Wing Room 216
Read news release about the Salt of The Earth Events. Read article in the New Mexican.
SFCC Announces AARP “BACK TO WORK 50+” Grant
Northern New Mexico women age 50+ seeking help to get back on their feet in the workforce now have a new option to support that goal. Santa Fe Community College has been named one of 12 community colleges nationwide – and the only one in New Mexico – to participate in AARP Foundation’s BACK TO WORK 50+ Initiative through a new collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges.
Read news release about the "AARP 50+" Grant.
SFCC Students Receive LANL Scholarships
Santa Fe Community College is proud to announce that seven SFCC students have received $1,000 Returning Student/Regional College scholarships from the Los Alamos National Laboratory Employees’ Scholarship Fund.
The awards, which went to fourteen students in Northern New Mexico, help students returning to a formal education for certification or a two-year degree at an accredited regional college. Many are pursuing new careers.
Read news release about the LANL Scholarships.
Continuing Education Department
Trip to Greece
Greece is calling! Sign Up for this Continuing Education Adventure. Have you always wanted to see the Acropolis? Learn about the oracle of Delphi? Spend a few days on a Greek island? Attend an information session Weds., March 5, 5:00–6:30 p.m., West Wing Lower Level, Room 316 and Thurs., April 17, 5:00–6:30 p.m., West Wing Lower Level, Room 321 at SFCC. 6401 Richards Avenue.
Read news release about the trip to Greece.
SFCC Welcomes Dr. Sam Suina
Dr. Sam Suina has joined Santa Fe Community College as the new Native American Student Affairs Program Coordinator. The new Program Coordinator position oversees student support and academic services for Native American students and improves programs that recruit and serve Native American students. The position is also focused on fostering greater collaboration with Native American communities. Learn more.
Free Income Tax Preparation Help Jan. 31 through April 15
The ninth annual free tax preparation service will be located in the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center at SFCC, 6401 Richards Ave.
Tax-Aide will be available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Assistance will be available six days a week through April 15, except when the college is closed. Get more information about Tax Aide New Mexico or call 505-670-6835 or 505-428-1780. Read article in the Santa Fe New Mexican.
Concept, Curves, and Whimsy
The Red Dot Gallery presents Concept, Curves, and Whimsy: Sculpture by Cary Cluett, Tom Osgood, and Dee Anne Wagner. The exhibit features sculpture in diverse media and conceptual approaches. Red Dot Gallery, 826 Canyon Road, Feb. 28-March 28, 2014. Learn more.
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