Dental Booth at the International Folk-arts Artists Resource Fair

Santa Fe Community College Dental Department offered free dental education and basic dental screenings, yesterday at the International Folk-arts Artists Resource Fair 2017 at Christ's Church on Don Gasper. Our booth was visited by 100+ visitors and 30+ dental screenings were provided. Free giveaway at the dental education booth included; toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, denture cleaners, Read more ›

Welcome Our New Registrar

Kathleen is native Santa Fean, having been born and raised here and a graduate of Santa Fe High School and the University Of New Mexico. Her bachelor’s degree is in Vocational Home Economics Education with a minor in Political Science. So how did she become a Registrar? As many know… one Read more ›

President’s Update: Time-Sensitive Health Insurance Cost Analysis Update

Dear Colleagues: When it comes to our health care coverage (both on a national and local scale), the only constant may be change. In April, New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority (NMPSIA), of which SFCC is a member, announced increases in copays and premiums (read my original announcement). I have heard your concerns about Read more ›

Governing Board Approves Policies

The policies listed below were established or revised and were approved by the SFCC Governing Board during the spring semester. Please click on the links below to learn about each of these. It would also be helpful to become familiar with their Procedures. 2-12 Student Records 2-18 Registered Student Organizations 2-22 Read more ›

NMPSIA Announces Increases

Related to the budget, we have received notice that the New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority is making copayment plan changes on the medical plans effective May 1, 2017. There will also be prescription copay changes effective July 1. And, effective October 1, there will be a 3.98% premium increase on the High Option Medical Plan (BCBSNM Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Transgender

Transgender: A term referring to a person whose gender identity or gender role performance does not “match” what society considers to be “appropriate” for one’s sex assigned at birth. A Transgender person is someone whose gender display at least sometimes runs contrary to what other people in the same culture would normally expect, or a Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Youth Ally

Youth Ally: A person who acts in partnership with young people, but does not identify as a juvenile. A youth ally grows out of cultural, social, and institutional relationships, partnerships, and mentoring. An ally of youth is a person who supports and stands up for the rights and the dignity of the youth, especially when Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Feminism

Feminism is the recognition of the value of all women, and belief in and advocacy for intersectional social, political, and economic equality and liberation for all people. Feminism questions and challenges patriarchal social values and structures that serve to enforce and maintain men’s dominance and women’s subordination. Source: El feminismo es Read more ›

¡Palabra!: LGBTQ

LGBTQ: People who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning. An inclusive term that seeks to capture all sexual and gender identities other than “heterosexual.” Source: LGBTQ: Son las siglas usadas por las personas que se consideran lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, transgéneros, queers o indecisos. Es un término inclusivo que Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias refers to a bias that we are unaware of, and which happens outside of our control. It is a bias that happens automatically and is triggered by our brain making quick judgments and assessments of people and situations, influenced by our background, cultural environment and personal experiences. Source: El prejuicio Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Intersectionality

Intersectionality examines how different forms of oppression work together. Each person has multiple identities stemming from relationships, history, geographical location, and power structures that allow individuals to experience both oppression and privilege simultaneously. Intersectionality suggests that in order to create a truly fair society, all forms of oppression must be dismantled. Source:  Read more ›

Financial Oversight Committee Meeting Today

The campus community is encouraged to attend the next meeting of the Financial Oversight Committee to learn more about the College’s financial management and budgeting. The committee meets today from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Board Room. Committee members are all appointed with representatives from Faculty and Staff Senates, the Student Government Association and Read more ›

911 Rumble

Join SFCC at the 911 Rumble. A night of action packed fights featuring fire fighters and police officers of Santa Fe to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Fe/Del Norte. Doors open at 5 p.m. with the action beginning at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 24 at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. Purchase tickets Read more ›