¡Palabra!: Xenophobia

Xenophobia: The fear or contempt of foreigners or strangers. The term is typically used to describe fear or dislike of foreigners or in general of people different from one's self. Source: Language Justice Network Xenofobia: El miedo o desprecio a extrangeros o extraños. El término es usado típicamente para describir miedo o disgusto por Read more ›

Update on Verde Community Project grant

The Verde Community Project video is here! https://www.santafeyouthworks.org/ It's been nine months since the Verde Community Project was launched, this video showcases the triumphs the organizations each spearheaded, contributed to, and inspired across the city. No question about it, our natural environment, youth and families, and economy is stronger for our efforts.  Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Cisnormativity

Cisnormativity is the assumption, in individuals or in institutions, that everyone is cisgender, and that cisgender identities are superior to trans* identities or people. Leads to invisibility of non-cisgender identities. Source: http://www.pflagatl.org/lgbt-glossary/ Cisnormatividad es la presunción, en individuos o en instituciones, de que todo el mundo es cisgénero y que identidades cisgéneras son Read more ›

SFCC Algae Cultivation Certificate awarded for the first time

Photo: Abey Torrez, Dr. Stephen Gomez (Faculty member in Sustainable Technologies), Jeremiah Star, Luke Spangenburg (Director of Biofuels, Center of Excellence, Training Center Corporation) and Jonathan Schwilling; the other graduate Martin Lynch is not pictured. Four students were the first to receive the new Algae Cultivation Certificate during the spring commencement ceremony earlier Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Hijab

Hijab: Arabic word meaning “cover.” While hijab is commonly associated with women, Muslim men also sometimes wear a head covering as a means of showing modesty. Additionally, Christian and Jewish women in some traditions wear a headscarf as a cultural practice or commitment to modesty or piety. Source: Language Justice Network Hijab o Velo Read more ›

Nurses Pinning Ceremony Class of 2018

Congratulations to the SFCC Department of Nursing Education Class of 2018! "Two of our dual enrolled students were part of UNM’s top 10% of the graduating class for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pre-Licensure Option," Terri Tewart reported.  "They are Cheryl Haskin and Ursula Kirkpatrick. This group is the first graduating class Read more ›

SFCC Celebrates National Poetry Month

The Spirit of Writing Collective (SOW), sponsored by the Center for Diversity and Integrated Learning (CDIL), celebrated National Poetry Month in April at Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) by holding a poetry contest. A “Poet-Tree” was also constructed in the West Wing (near the Lecture Hall, room 216) with the theme “Read a poem, like Read more ›