SFCC: A garden to nourish your dreams George Gamble

In celebration of Community College Month, SFCC Governing Board Chair George Gamble wrote the following My View column, which first was published in the Opinion section of the Sunday, April 3, 2022 issue of the Santa Fe New Mexican. MY VIEW GEORGE GAMBLE SFCC: A garden to nourish your dreams Beginning […]


In Memoriam

Our community has recently lost cherished members. SFCC extends sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of those who have passed. We remember and will miss: Chris Abeyta. Former Governing Board member, GED instructor, college advisor and Student Leadership Coordinator passed on March 8. The leader of the band Lumbre […]


Meet a PROTEC grad who now has his own company

SFCC’s short-term classes for PROTEC (Professional Readiness for Technical Careers) often lead to jobs as well as further study. PROTEC grad Aaron Lopez shares his story:  “I was an IT tech for a local company in Santa Fe for 10 years, but it was something I didn’t really have a […]


Meet an SFCC Accounting graduate

SFCC’s Business Administration program offers opportunities to earn certificates and/or an associate degree.  The program helps get graduates quickly into jobs.  The Associate in Arts also helps graduates easily transfer into a four-year institution. Lucy Felt shares her story: “I decided to enroll in SFCC to explore their business program. […]


Good for Business

SFCC connects students to good-paying jobs A variety of opportunities connect SFCC students to exciting careers with regional businesses. Innovative programs in film, cutting-edge fiber optics, business and other fields not only prepare SFCC students for excellent jobs but also help place them in the workforce. In turn, area businesses, […]


Childhood dreams become reality at SFCC

In this SFCC Snapshot, Teacher Education program student Joanna Miranda speaks about pursuing her childhood dream of being a teacher. While also working with SFCC’s TRIO Program, Joanna has found a place where she can both give and receive support within the greater Santa Fe community. Read her story in […]


Make SFCC part of your New Year!

The New Year is the perfect time to pursue your passions, develop your professional skills or start earning a certificate or degree. Consider registering for a class or encourage a family member, friend, or neighbor. For students who need assistance, this is a great time to begin your studies. The […]


Consider the gift of education

As the year ends, it’s a great time to reflect on what’s important to you.  Has getting an education transformed your life? Have you thought about giving a gift that lasts a lifetime? Consider the gift of education. By contributing to the SFCC Foundation, you will help students achieve their […]


A DIY winter break paper arts project for you!

The cozy nights of Winter Break are a perfect time to enjoy a craft project. SFCC invited Printmaking and Book Arts Instructor Marci Easterbrook to introduce you to Paper Arts using simple, inexpensive materials you’ll find at home. Enjoy and have a great Winter Break!


Summer/Fall graduate awards increase 42 percent

SFCC is proud to celebrate the 336 graduates who received awards during its Fall 2021 Virtual Commencement. CEO and president of CHRISTUS St. Vincent Medical Center Lillian Montoya gave a powerful keynote address for the Fall 2021 Virtual Commencement.  President Becky Rowley, Ph.D., Board President Jack Sullivan, Board Member Piér […]


College Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

In an email announcement on November 1, President Rowley notified the campus community that SFCC will begin requiring Covid-19 vaccines for all students, faculty, and staff who attend classes or work on campus. View the complete SFCC vaccine requirement. Here are the key details: By November 30, 2021: All faculty and […]


Flex Classes: A format to fit everyone’s needs

Carlos Balladares knows that life can throw curve balls. Even before the pandemic, this Assistant Professor for Human Services was keenly aware that students often work full-time, raise kids, caretake elderly parents and shoulder unexpected responsibilities. During his 15 years of teaching at SFCC, he’s readily adapted strategies to help […]


SFCC Scholarship honors the memory of John LeDoux, Ph.D.

SFCC Foundation is honoring the memory of Professor John LeDoux, Ph.D., a beloved instructor of Spanish and former Language Arts department chair, who passed away on October 19, with the SFCC Foundation John Paul LeDoux Presidential Title V Memorial scholarship. He retired in 2019 after teaching for almost 20 years […]


Campus Cupboard reopens with fresh, campus-grown produce

With all the courses, textbooks, tests and papers that college students juggle daily, food insecurity should never be an issue. And yet, 34% of college students reported feeling hunger in the previous 30 days, according to a fall 2020 survey by Temple University’s Hope Center for College, Community and Justice. […]


U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich discusses clean energy at SFCC

Photos: Top photo, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich tours SFCC greenhouse with President Rowley and R. Charlie Shultz and Dean Julia Deisler. Center photo, Charlie Shulz holds a tilapia and talks about aquaponics as part of the Controlled Environment Agriculture program. Bottom photo: Dean Julia Deisler and President Becky Rowley talk […]