¡Palabra!: Intersex

Intersex is a term describing 1. A person who is biologically intermediate between male and female. 2. A person with both ovarian and testicular tissue. 3. A person with two ovaries or two testes, but ambiguous genitals. Source: https://www.uml.edu/docs/Glossary_tcm18-55041.pdf   Intersexuales o intersexualidad es un término que describe: 1. Una persona biológicamente intermedia entre hombre y […]

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¡Palabra!: Queer

Queer is an umbrella term that can refer to anyone who transgresses society’s view of gender or sexuality. The definitional indeterminacy of the word Queer, its elasticity, is one of its constituent characteristics: “A zone of possibilities.“ Source: comunidades-justas.org Queer es un término que puede referirse a cualquier persona que transgrede la noción de la sociedad […]

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Registration for Spring 2018

Ready, Set, Go!  Registration for the spring semester is coming!  Be sure to check in with your faculty or adviser to make sure you are ready to register. Priority Registration  Monday, November 6 – Priority Registration for Degree-Seeking Students with 30+ credits begins (NM students) Degree-seeking students with 30+ credits who are NM residents are […]

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Halloween at SFCC

It was a Halloween Extravaganza last Thursday. Students, staff and faculty all got involved in the festivities. Kids from Kids Campus paraded through Campus Center as their favorite Super Heroes. The afternoon community Trick or Treating brought in hundreds of costumed kids who were given treats from various departments. The winners of the Office Decorating […]

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Thanks to President Grissom

I’ll always be grateful to Randy, not only for hiring me to run the EnergySmart training grant here at SFCC but for suggesting to me that I might want to pursue a Master’s degree program. I doubt if I ever would have done so without his suggestion and encouragement. I completed it 2 years ago. […]

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¡Palabra!: Lesbian

A Lesbian is a woman who is attracted to other women. Source: comunidades-justas.org Una Lesbiana es una mujer que se siente atraída hacia otras mujeres. Fuente: comunidades-justas.org The word of the week is brought to you by the Center for Diversity and Integrated Learning. To learn more about CDIL’s mission, contact Emily Stern, ext. 1467.

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¡Palabra!: Gay or Homosexual

Gay, or homosexual people are people whose physical, mental and sexual attractions are for those of the same sex. Source: comunidades-justas.org Gays u homosexuales son personas cuyos atractivos físicos, mentales y sexuales son hacia personas del mismo sexo. Fuente: comunidades-justas.org The word of the week is brought to you by the Center for Diversity and […]

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Fiscal Year 2016-2017 at Your Testing Center

With so much going on in every department at SFCC, we sometimes don’t know what is happening in the department next door. Here at the Testing Center, we have just completed our comprehensive counts of all our activities for the last fiscal year. There are some surprises (who knew we did testing for international institutions!) […]

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¡Palabra!: Genderqueer

Genderqueer refers to a person that is part of a group of people who do not feel that they fit into the traditional two-gender or gender-binary system. As with any other groups that may be aligned with transgender identities, the reasons for identifying as genderqueer vary. Source: comunidades-justas.org Género no-binario se refiere a una persona […]

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¡Palabra!: Pansexual

Pansexual people are people whose primary romantic, emotional, physical, and sexual attractions and connections can be with some members of all sexes and genders to varying degrees (though not necessarily at the same time). The term is used to describe people of all sexes and genders. Source: comunidades-justas.org Pansexuales son personas cuya conexión o atracción […]

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¡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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