Governing Board Approves Policies

The policies listed below were established or revised and were approved by the SFCC Governing Board during the spring semester. Please click on the links below to learn about each of these. It would also be helpful to become familiar with their Procedures. 2-12 Student Records 2-18 Registered Student Organizations 2-22 Student Sexual Harassment 2-23 […]

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NMPSIA Announces Increases

Related to the budget, we have received notice that the New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority is making copayment plan changes on the medical plans effective May 1, 2017. There will also be prescription copay changes effective July 1. And, effective October 1, there will be a 3.98% premium increase on the High Option Medical Plan (BCBSNM […]

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¡Palabra!: Transgender

Transgender: A term referring to a person whose gender identity or gender role performance does not “match” what society considers to be “appropriate” for one’s sex assigned at birth. A Transgender person is someone whose gender display at least sometimes runs contrary to what other people in the same culture would normally expect, or a […]

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¡Palabra!: Youth Ally

Youth Ally: A person who acts in partnership with young people, but does not identify as a juvenile. A youth ally grows out of cultural, social, and institutional relationships, partnerships, and mentoring. An ally of youth is a person who supports and stands up for the rights and the dignity of the youth, especially when […]

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¡Palabra!: Feminism

Feminism is the recognition of the value of all women, and belief in and advocacy for intersectional social, political, and economic equality and liberation for all people. Feminism questions and challenges patriarchal social values and structures that serve to enforce and maintain men’s dominance and women’s subordination. Source: comunidades-justas.org El feminismo es el reconocimiento del […]

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¡Palabra!: LGBTQ

LGBTQ: People who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning. An inclusive term that seeks to capture all sexual and gender identities other than “heterosexual.” Source: comunidades-justas.org LGBTQ: Son las siglas usadas por las personas que se consideran lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, transgéneros, queers o indecisos. Es un término inclusivo que busca reflejar todas […]

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¡Palabra!: Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias refers to a bias that we are unaware of, and which happens outside of our control. It is a bias that happens automatically and is triggered by our brain making quick judgments and assessments of people and situations, influenced by our background, cultural environment and personal experiences. Source: comunidades-justas.org El prejuicio inconsciente se […]

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¡Palabra!: Intersectionality

Intersectionality examines how different forms of oppression work together. Each person has multiple identities stemming from relationships, history, geographical location, and power structures that allow individuals to experience both oppression and privilege simultaneously. Intersectionality suggests that in order to create a truly fair society, all forms of oppression must be dismantled. Source: comunidades-justas.org La interseccionalidad […]

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Financial Oversight Committee Meeting Today

The campus community is encouraged to attend the next meeting of the Financial Oversight Committee to learn more about the College’s financial management and budgeting. The committee meets today from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Board Room. Committee members are all appointed with representatives from Faculty and Staff Senates, the Student Government Association and […]

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911 Rumble

Join SFCC at the 911 Rumble. A night of action packed fights featuring fire fighters and police officers of Santa Fe to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Fe/Del Norte. Doors open at 5 p.m. with the action beginning at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 24 at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. Purchase tickets […]

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SFCC announces Veterans’ Scholarship recipients

  Frances Jessop and Wyetta Bradley awarded scholarships Santa Fe Community College announces that Wyetta Bradley and Frances Jessop were awarded Veterans’ scholarships. The scholarship fund for veterans and their dependents was established through a partnership among Santa Fe Community College Foundation, the City of Santa Fe Veterans Advisory Board and U.S. Bank. Frances Jessop […]

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Campus Update: SFCC President Randy Grissom

Dear Colleagues: As previously reported, the SFCC Governing Board declared a financial emergency and under those constraints, approved a final budget for FY18 on May 31, which was submitted to the Higher Education Department. To respond to a changing world while maintaining our commitment to continuous quality improvement, the College must take new approaches to […]

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