2018 SFCC Leadership Institute Graduates

Graduate Institute list – Certificate of Completion Sandra Brintnall Emily Drabanski Alicia Huerta Shuli Lamden Melba Ramos Susan Rathjen Kathy Romero Reyna Varela Graduate Institute list – Certificate of Attendance Elizabeth Anthony Jose Nevarez Dafyd Rawlings Leadership Institute list – Certificate of Completion Madeline Abeyta Bryana Alvarez Stephen DeGiulio Chris Gettler  Read more ›

2018 Service/Excellence Awards

5 Years of Service Staff & Faculty Elizabeth Anthony Emanuel Arnold Kathleen Bishop Jill Carlson Chris Falance Adriene Gallegos Leonard Gannes Kristian Gebhart Chris Gettler Stephen Gomez Jennifer Gurule John Ketchens Sahaj Khalsa Kate Latimer Alex Martinez Gerard Martinez Sarah Martinez Stephen Martinez Delpha Maunders Henry Mignardot Ermelinda Miramontes Lisa Morley Richard Nelson John Pantano  Read more ›

Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony

The spring induction ceremony for the Alpha Kappa Xi chapter of the two-year college international Phi Theta Kappa honor society took place recently in the Board Room. Interim President Cecilia Cervantes attended, and Nan Keegan, of Student Accessibility Services was the speaker. Ms. Keegan spoke about going back to school in her early Read more ›

Nursing Update

Dean Jenny Landen reports that SFCC’s dual enrollment ADN/BSN first-time pass rate for the NCLEX-RN (licensure exam) is greater than the overall rate for NM Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC) schools combined. The consortium includes UNM, NMSU, WNMU, and partnering colleges SFCC, CNM, NMJC, SJC. SFCC has a higher rate than the average for Read more ›

Learn about TRiO from our students

Shane Pacheco, SFCC student Starting my first semester of college I didn’t know what to expect or even how I was supposed to get through the semester. It felt really intimidating going to classes where people sounded more educated than me; everyone was asking questions and seemed like they didn’t have a problem. I Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Sikh

Sikh: Sikhism, or Sikhi Sikkhī, from Sikh, meaning a "disciple", or a "learner", is a religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent about the end of the 15th century. It is one of the youngest of the major world religions Sikh: Sikhism, o Sikhi Sikkhī, from Sikh, cuyo significado es Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Pow Wow

A pow wow is a social gathering held by many different Native American communities. The word is derived from the Narragansett word powwaw, meaning "spiritual leader“. A modern pow wow is a specific type of event for Native American people to meet and dance, sing, socialize, and honor their cultures. Un pow wow es Read more ›

Gerald Clay Memorial Basketball Tournament

A report from Herman Garcia, facility director of the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center on the recent Gerald Clay Memorial Basketball Tournament: The level of commitment and collaboration across departments on campus made the tournament an amazing success. Again, thank you to all who supported our efforts. Jake Lovato and Doug Jones created Read more ›

SGA Nominations open now

Student Government Association (SGA) Nomination period for the 2018-19 school year is open now. Executive Officers / Senators Make a Difference / Make Your Voice Heard What: Call for Nominations for (SGA) Executive Officers and Senator Positions for 2018-2019 school year. When: Beginning April 9, 2018 Why: Gain leadership skills, be Read more ›

Letter of Appreciation — Gerald Clay Memorial Basketball Tournament 2018

April 9, 2018 From:             Herman Garcia, FitFacDir, SoFE To:                  Basketball Committee Subject:         Letter of Appreciation It is with great pleasure that I convey my sincere appreciation for your efforts regarding the Gerald Clay memorial basketball tournament. Comments received from the players, referees, family members and of course the SFCC campus Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Two Spirit

Two Spirit is a Native/American/Indian-First Nation term for people who blend the masculine and the feminine. Used to describe individuals who historically crossed gender boundaries and were accepted (sometimes revered) by Native/First Nation cultures. Source: http://www.pflag-pc.org/glossary-of-lgbtq-terms.html Espíritu dual es un término nativo americano para la gente que mezcla lo masculino y lo femenino. Utilizado Read more ›

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 Read more ›