Jake Lovato and Peter Garbett participate in Skills USA

  Welding instructor Jake Lovato and SFCC welding student Peter Garbett traveled to Skills USA in Lexington, Kentucky. Garbett earned a seventh place with a score of 91.79 percent in welding sculpture competition. He also earned a certificate in welding sculpture. Both Lovato and Garbett participated in a community service event with Youthbuild while on […]

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Charlie Shultz: Kika de la Garza Fellow for the USDA

  Lead faculty of the Controlled Environment Agriculture program (Richard C.) Charlie Shultz spent two weeks at the end of June in Washington D.C. as a Kika de la Garza Fellow for the USDA. Shultz said, “I was selected to serve as a Faculty member of a Hispanic Serving Institution to gain insight and understanding […]

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Learn about TRiO from our students

When I started school at Santa Fe Community College I joined TRiO. TRiO has helped me so much, and without this program I would be lost! It has helped me to find scholarships, helped prepare me for my studies, helped with my degree planning and so much more. Overall they have been so supportive of […]

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¡Palabra!: Femme

Femme is someone who identifies themselves as feminine, whether it be physically, mentally or emotionally. Often used to refer to a feminine-presenting queer woman. Source: http://www.pflagatl.org/lgbt-glossary/ Femme es alguien que se identifica como femenina, ya sea física, mental o emocionalmente. Termino a menudo usado para referirse a una mujer gay que se presenta como femenina. […]

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Learn about TRiO from our students

Trio is like family; they are always making sure I have the resources I need. They offer advice and assistance to help with you reach your goals and earn a degree. They provide support and different types of training in small group workshops that I find very helpful. -Tara Duran TRiO is a federally funded […]

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¡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 extrangeros […]

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Learn about TRiO from our students

My name is Shawn Pacheco, and I am from the Santo Domingo Pueblo in NM. I am attending Santa Fe Community College to receive my AA in Criminal Justice. My first semester of college was difficult because I didn’t know how I was going to get through the hardships of completing my FAFSA to receive […]

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In Memoriam: Richard Marchese

Richard Marchese, 73, a resident of San Pedro, New Mexico, passed away on June 1, 2018 at his home with his wife of 37 years, Francis, at his side, following a heart attack. His strong Catholic faith guided him; he completed his Cursillo in 1989 and served others as a Eucharistic minister. Richard was a […]

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Update on Verde Community Project grant

The Verde Community Project video is here! Verde Homepage 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. Over the […]

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¡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 superiores a […]

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Learn about TRiO from our students

As a student at Santa Fe Community College, I found TRiO during the spring of 2016. The program has given me so much support, in so many ways. They have made sure I’m on track to get my degree quickly and effectively, provided me with sources to support my studies, shown me great paths for […]

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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 this month. […]

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¡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 Islámico: […]

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