Book appointments now at Fitness Education Center

Everyone has struggled to keep up their exercise routines during the pandemic. Currently, the SFCC campus is closed with limited exceptions due to COVID-19 safety measures. Community members who’ve previously exercised at the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center have really missed their in-person workouts. The college is responding with a phased-in re-opening plan. Beginning […]

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Financial, academic support boosts new mother

Student Amy Ketcheson says life hasn’t always been easy, but she’s found encouragement and vital emotional and financial support through SFCC’s TRIO Student Support Services. The program, which serves low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities, has just been awarded $275,100 annually for the next five years. “I’m grateful for what I have, but […]

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Noteworthy

Susan Bailey Leaves a Legacy The late art history instructor Susan Bailey, who passed away in December 2019, provided for a generous contribution to the SFCC Library. Representative of her dedication to her students, the donation consists of 66 boxes with more than 1,000 volumes, books and manuscripts. Library staff are still processing the collection. […]

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SFCC Instructor Develops COVID-19 Workplace Safety Training

When the covid-19 pandemic hit, employers around the country were uncertain how to keep their workers safe. As businesses have begun to slowly re-open, it’s become essential for owners to protect their employees and customers. Santa Fe Community College’s covid-19 workplace safety class has offered a solution to thousands of workers around the nation. SFCC’s […]

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Ensuring Safety in the Pandemic

Although we had hoped to welcome everyone back to campus this fall, circumstances required us to keep the physical campus closed and with very few exceptions move most classes online. As we all are aware, the best way to ensure the safety of our community is to minimize person-to-person contact. To ensure that we are […]

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Vote on Bond B and Bond C to support SFCC

During the upcoming Nov. 3 election, voters will have an opportunity to vote on statewide General Obligation Bond C for Higher Education and Bond B for Academic Libraries. “These Bonds will not raise property taxes,” said SFCC President Becky Rowley, Ph.D. The outcome could greatly impact Santa Fe Community College, our state’s economy and the […]

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SFCC honors High School Equivalency, I-BEST Graduates

Depending on life’s circumstances, and often in the face of multiple challenges, it can take students looking to finish high school anywhere from two months to as much as 10 years to earn their equivalency certificate. Acknowledging this persistence, SFCC is pleased to celebrate the more than 45 graduates of the High School Equivalency Certificate  and […]

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SGA sends special graduation gift to graduates

Student Government Association President Ian Widrick Martinez and Student Involvement Coordinator Mary Eleas were intent on finding a way to celebrate SFCC’s Spring 2020 graduates. “We know how hard these students worked to complete their coursework remotely this spring. We also know how much our students look forward to a traditional commencement. I talked to […]

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Nursing students lead Operation Bandana

Robin Carrillo Ortiz, 46, and Erin Price, 35, were hardworking SFCC Level 1 nursing students when life changed for everyone. When Carrillo Ortiz saw an MSNBC report about a hospital asking people to sew cloth masks, she knew that bandanas (as recommended by the CDC) were not good enough and thought, ‘I can do better […]

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Faculty and staff produce PPE for hospital

SFCC continues to participate in the regional initiative known as Operation Protective Gowns, producing PPE for health care personnel at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center. Media Arts Program faculty member Peter Taussig got the project rolling by taking the submitted pattern and reconfiguring it for a large-scale printer. He then printed the patterns for […]

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Massage Therapy program launches

SFCC has established a new Massage Therapy Program, the first of its kind at a New Mexico community college. The affordable program has been developed in response to industry, where demand for qualified, certified massage therapists continues to grow. The program includes coursework in anatomy, physiology, pathology and kinesiology as it pertains to massage therapy. […]

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President’s Diversity Advisory Committee (PDAC) Juneteenth statement

Black Lives Matter. George Floyd’s life was stolen by a white police officer. We witness that his life was taken as result of systemic racist practice and the authorities who uphold it. A bankrupt system of violence, oppression, brutality and aggression that must be reformed.  We respond to this atrocity with our eyes opened demanding […]

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SFCC team, student Zachary DeLay earn WERC awards SFCC’s Team Blue Nanno competed for the first time in this event and earned a $1,500 Engineering NM Resource Network Pollution Prevention Award from WERC (Waste-Management Education Research Consortium). SFCC student Zachary DeLay was recognized with one of Intel’s $1,000 Terry McManus Outstanding Student Awards. SFCC was the […]

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