Phi Theta Kappa News

On March 3, a group from Phi Theta Kappa attended the regional spring convention at UNM Valencia. President Colin Maez, secretary Jenna Rivera, and alumni member Judy Towers went with Emeritus Adviser Jane Abbott to the all day meeting. Various awards, workshops, and 2018 regional officer elections were addressed. The Alpha Kappa Xi chapter received […]

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Financial Aid Default Rate Improves

Over the last 4 years the Financial Aid Office has been working to reduce a steadily climbing Cohort Default Rate. The rising rate is largely due to the economic downturn in 2008 that lead to increased borrowing, and the shift from a 2 year default cohort calculation to a 3 year default cohort calculation. Our […]

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Waste Water Treatment Plant Construction Update

The Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) renovations and upgrades project is progressing with no problems and is ahead of schedule. The site leveling and grading is complete and the plumbing and installation of additional ‘sludge beds’ is under construction. Installation of new “sludge beds” drying system. WWTP project work in progress.

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¡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 masculina, que […]

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¡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 for Diversity […]

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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 strategies […]

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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 used […]

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Construction Update for the ‘dirt room’

Construction on the ‘dirt room’ (Room 327) will begin Monday, March 26. Access to the hallway will be limited during construction. The project is anticipated to be completed in November. Read more about the project and to see pictures of the room pre-construction. For more information, contact Andrea Mueller, ext. 1873. As reported by POM: […]

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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: Mindfully Managing Stress with […]

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¡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 poco […]

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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 Villarreal, Safety […]

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¡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, cuerpo, […]

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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 […]

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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. The […]

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