Governing Board Approves Budget, Elects Officers
SFCC’s Governing Board voted last night to approve a new $35 million budget for the institution. In it, tuition stays at its current level of $39.50 per credit hour, and employees will see a 1.5 percent raise effective July 1. Also during the meeting, members elected new leadership for the public body. Learn more about the Governing Board decisions.
SFCC to Celebrate Student Writing Award Winners
SFCC’s emerging writers will showcase their work during the Student Writing Awards Celebration, on Thurs., May 1 at 6 p.m. at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St. The recipient of the Richard Bradford Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship also will be announced. More than a dozen writers representing the diverse community at SFCC will read from their winning works. Read Accolades online. Learn more about the Student Writing Awards.
Deadline to apply for Scholarships is May 23, 2014; FAFSA deadline is May 1
Santa Fe Community College kicks off the fall semester in August, but students looking for help paying tuition need to start thinking about it now. The deadline to apply for SFCC scholarships is May 23, 2014. Learn more about Scholarship support from SFCC.
SFCC, NMSU Partner to Offer BSN in Santa Fe
Santa Fe Community College, in collaboration with New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC), will soon train nursing students to earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree. Students will be able to take the bachelor’s-level program through the community college without leaving Santa Fe. Learn more about the BSN degree at SFCC.
30 Days of Fitness Fest
Thirty could be your lucky number! SFCC is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with free fitness classes during the month of April. The Fitness Education Center “Fit Fest” will offer the free classes at the rate of one each day throughout the month of April for the first 30 participants to sign up. Classes include Aqua Zumba, Race Walk Fundamentals, Yoga, Boot Camp Fitness, Pickle Ball, Tennis, TRX Suspension Training, and more. Read news release about Fit Fest, or go to the Fit Fest page.
Santa Fe Community College Celebrates Earth Week and Solar Fiesta
SFCC takes Earth Day to the next level by celebrating Earth Week. From April 21 through April 27, the college comes to life with daily events, including tours, presentations, screenings, and more. Events are free and open to the community. Learn more about Earth Week at SFCC. Read about events at Solar Fiesta at SFCC.
Summer Classes for Kids, Tweens, Teens and Adults
Summer is almost here, and SFCC will be offering fun, inspiring programs for participants of all ages: kids age 3 and up, tweens, teens and adults. The campus is a perfect place for summer classes, where you can learn something new in a great setting at an affordable price. Learn more about the summer classes for kids and more at SFCC.
A Quarter Mile of Art Exhibit
You might see artwork appearing throughout the West Wing and hear hammering on the walls. It’s the “Quarter Mile of Art…Plus” installation showcasing student, faculty and staff artwork and contributions from writers in the School of Liberal Arts. This exhibit was not only designed to honor Robert Rauschenberg but to honor and celebrate the community of this college. Through July.
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.
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