¡Palabra!: Male-to-Female (MTF)

Male-to-Female (MTF) is a person born or assigned at birth as biologically male, who self-identifies as female and who takes the sex, gender, and identity of a female through dress, mannerisms, behaviors, and may include hormone therapy, and/or surgery. Source: http://www.pflag-pc.org/glossary-of-lgbtq-terms.html Hombre-a-Mujer (MTF) es una persona nacida, o asignada al nacer, como biológicamente Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Biracial or Multiracial

Biracial or Multiracial: An individual who identifies as being a member of two or more racial groups. Source: Language Justice Network Biracial o Multiracial: Un individuo que se identifica como miembro de dos (o más) grupos raciales. Fuente: Language Justice Network The word of the week is brought to you by the Center Read more ›

DeafTEC Workshops April 28

DeafTEC-Austin Community College will be offering a Writing in the Disciplines Workshop (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with lunch provided) and a Math Workshop (1 to 5 p.m.) Saturday, April 28 in Room 487. Writing in the Disciplines: A workshop designed to provide STEM faculty at both the secondary and post secondary levels with Read more ›

Employee Satisfaction Survey

EMPLOYEE SATISFACTION SURVEY Every year, SFCC conducts an employee satisfaction survey to find out what is important and how satisfied employees feel in a number of areas. This survey is very important to the college because it tells us where the institution needs to direct our energy and resources. In particular, the results are Read more ›

Sopho-MORE workshop series

The Sopho-MORE workshop series is designed to help students succeed by providing information and advice that they can use on a variety of different levels: educational achievement, career goals, life skills and more. March 29: Mindfully Managing Stress April 10: From Diplomas To Resumes April 25: Transferring 101 Thursday, March 29: Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Coming Out

Coming Out is a process without a distinct beginning or a distinct ending in which a person gradually becomes aware of, claims, and develops their identity as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer. Source: comunidades-justas.org Declararse o Salir del armario es un proceso sin un comienzo o final específico en el que una persona Read more ›

SFCC CERT Team Training

SFCC Citizens Emergency Response Team (CERT) conducted an emergency drill on Friday, March 2. The team practiced emergency management drills with the Santa Fe County Office of Emergency Management. Thank you for your support while SFCC employees continued to develop their responses to potential emergency situations. For more information about CERT, contact Noe Read more ›

Update on Employee Development Day Morning Lockdown Exercise, March 16

Update on Employee Development Day Morning Lockdown Exercise, March 16 Professional Development Day at SFCC takes place Friday, March 16. The college will be closed to the public and no support services will be available — this includes food services, custodial, book store, the fitness center, among others. Kids Campus, La Familia and the Santa Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Ableism

Ableism: A system of advantage which favors people with “able” bodies, minds, learning abilities, and emotional skills. The pervasive system of oppression that targets people who have mental, emotional, developmental and physical disabilities and privileges people without disabilities. Source: Language Justice Network Capacitismo: Un sistema de ventajas que favorece a personas “capaces” de mente, Read more ›

A note from SFCC Interim President Cervantes on Professional Development Day, March 16

Professional Development Day Preparing for campus emergencies is becoming increasingly important. The College is committed to helping us have the tools necessary to respond in case of an emergency. That’s why it is essential for you to attend Professional Development Day on Friday, March 16. We are taking this opportunity to provide a lockdown exercise Read more ›

April 6 and 7: Art Business Summit

The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists and the Art Business Institute are offering discounted tickets to the Second Annual Art Business Summit for all SFCC students, faculty, staff and alumni. The summit is a business development seminar for working artists. The seminar takes place on Friday and Saturday, April 6-7, here on campus.  Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Asexual

An asexual person is a person who does form meaningful emotional and spiritual connections with other people but who does not experience these feelings in a sexual way. Source: comunidades-justas.org Asexual es una persona que es capaz de formar conexiones emocionales y espirituales significativas con otras personas, pero que no experimenta estos sentimientos en Read more ›

SFCC hosted 2018 TRiO Day

SFCC and the TRiO Student Support Services Program hosted the annual TRiO Day celebration on Feb. 9 with more than 150 TRiO participants attending from throughout the state. The day began with Director of Student Recruitment & Outreach Marcos Maez, Student Admissions counselor Daniela Gurule, Center for Diversity and Integrative Learning Coordinator Emily Read more ›