¡Palabra!: Heterosexism

Heterosexism is a system of advantage which favors heterosexuals. Institutionalized homophobia. The assumption that being heterosexual is inherently better, more moral, or more natural than being lesbian, gay, or bisexual. Like racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression, heterosexism awards power to members of the dominant group (straight people / heterosexuals) and denies privilege to […]

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Santa Fe Wine and Chile Dinner

Santa Fe Community College Foundation and Casa Abril Estate Vineyards present a Santa Fe Wine and Chile Dinner Join us for Santa Fe Community College Culinary Arts Program Wine and Food Pairing Event in Conjunction with Santa Fe Wine and Chile Week Thursday, September 28, 2017 beginning with a reception at 6 p.m. in the […]

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SFCC Faculty & Staff Development Day

SFCC Faculty & Staff Development Day Building Community through Creative Collaboration October 20, 2017 Dear Colleagues, We are thrilled to invite you to submit a workshop proposal for our October 20, 2017 all-employee professional development day.  This semester Staff Senate is taking the lead and Linda Peña, Margaretmary Woodd, Kelly Smith, Jeff Hood, and David […]

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Political Activity Policy Reminder

As election season gears up, we’d like to advise all employees to carefully review the college’s policy on political activities: Policy 8-2: Space Rental, Political Activity, Solicitation and Vending on Campus. In addition to outlining your rights as an employee, the policy also states the limitations on political activities by campus employees: Political Activity 1. Political […]

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¡Palabra!: Latino/a

A Latino/a is a person who was born or lives in Latin America, including Mexico, or a person in the United States whose family is originally from Latin America, including Mexico. Source: adapted from www.ohchr.org Un latino o una latina es una persona que nació en o que vive en América Latina, incluyendo México, o una […]

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Greenhouse construction update

The greenhouse construction will require a utility trench from the south most entrance of the TATC building to the black entrance gate behind the Biofuels lab. There is a marked/fenced trench at the entrance currently and this will be extended in the coming week. The trench will be open for approximately 1 week while work […]

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LANL Foundation awards scholarships

LANL Foundation has awarded Regional College/Returning Student scholarships to six SFCC students. The following received the $1,000 scholarships: • Bobby Barela (HVAC and plumbing) • Annadine Benavidez (hospitality and tourism) • Kathryn Eustice (nursing) • Rebekah Lane (biological sciences) • Ashley Montoya (nursing) • Carrie Quade (media arts) Funding comes from donations made by Los […]

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Wayfinding Academy students visit SFCC

The Wayfinding Academy visited SFCC last week from Portland, Oregon on a Learn & Explore trip. It is their second ever Learn & Explore trip. The first one was in April 2017. Fifteen Wayfinding students went to Spain and Portugal to walk the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage. Most of the students who were on the […]

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Update on new greenhouse

Update from Henry Mignardot, Executive Director for Plant Operations and Maintenance: We’re excited and motivated; we selected a construction contractor to construct the Hydroponic/Aquaponics Greenhouses. The project has received all approvals, the contractor has a construction permit in hand and the project has started with site clearing last week. Site excavation equipment arriving and work […]

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Benefits of DeafTEC training

More than 35 SFCC faculty and staff attended a workshop to adapt their teaching and communication styles to foster better learning for deaf and hard of hearing students. DeafTEC, a National Science Foundation-funded Center of Excellence, presented the Project Access workshop on August 9, 2017 and was supported through Carl D. Perkins funds, the SFCC Foundation […]

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¡Palabra!: Human Rights

Human Rights: are rights that are inherent to all human beings, regardless of nationality, place of residence, gender, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, ability, sexual orientation, language, or any other condition. All people are entitled to these rights without discrimination. Source: adapted from www.ohchr.org Los derechos humanos : son derechos inherentes a todos los […]

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¡Palabra!: Microaggressions

Microaggressions: are day to day environmental, verbal, and non-verbal slights and insults that intentionally or unintentionally communicate hostile, derogatory, and negative messages about people based solely on their belonging to marginalized groups. These common and subtle moments of humiliation may seem harmless, but throughout life, can lead to increased morbidity and flattened confidence. Source: comunidades-justas.org […]

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¡Palabra!: Immigrant

Immigrant: Someone who moves to one country or region and intends to reside permanently in that country or region. Immigration means “in- migration” into a country, and is the reverse is emigration, or “out-migration.” The long term and/or permanent movement of human population in general, whether into, out of, or within countries (or before the […]

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¡Palabra!: Gentrification

Gentrification: The process of renewal and reconstruction that accompanies the influx of middle and upper class residents. Gentrification often displaces poorer residents because they can no longer afford to pay rent, eat, and live in gentrified areas. Source: comunidades-justas.org La gentrificación: Es el proceso de renovación y reconstrucción que acompaña el influjo de los residentes […]

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