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 […]

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HED Secretary Stephanie Rodriguez visited Adult Education

In recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, New Mexico Higher Education Secretary Stephanie Rodriguez visited SFCC’s campus on Sept. 23 and spoke with the leadership of the Office of Adult Education, President Becky Rowley and students. “Adult education equips New Mexicans with the education and life skills they need […]

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Get new SFLR, register for Oct. 21 Zoom event

Hear writers and artists talk about their work from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 21, when SFCC will celebrate the launch of the 2021 Santa Fe Literary Review (SFLR) with a free public event on Zoom. Register now. SFLR is published annually by the college. An in-print literary journal, SFLR features work by local, national, […]

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Free Environmental Technician Training Program

Anyone interested in a career as an environmental technician can apply now for SFCC’s free Environmental Technician training program, which provides the training, skills and certifications necessary to enter a wide range of job opportunities in the environmental profession. The free training runs Mondays through Fridays at the Santa Fe […]

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SFCC to receive grant funds for energy conservation code training

Interested in energy efficiency? The New Mexico Energy and Minerals and Resources Department has announced a partnership with four colleges, including SFCC, to expand energy conservation code training and education. The project will train New Mexicans on energy efficient buildings. The release states, “The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department’s […]

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Help those you love go to college

This column, “Help those you love go to college,” originally ran in the Santa Fe New Mexican. My grandmother offered me this advice almost 25 years ago when I was about to graduate from high school: “The only thing you can procrastinate is smoking cigarettes.” Her dream was that I […]

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Inside SFCC Noteworthy | Summer 2021

Community Partners, LANL support young student parents Through a partnership with Santa Fe Community Foundation, Annie E. Casey Foundation and Los Alamos National Laboratory/Triad National Security, LLC, 18 young student parents are working toward a health sciences degree at SFCC as part of Expanding Opportunities for Young Families. Santa Fe Community […]

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Celebrating our Spring grads

Graduation spells success in pandemic year

Special message delivered by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen This spring’s graduates had a lot to celebrate during SFCC’s virtual commencement. The Class of 2021 spent much of their time online and overcame many challenges to complete the academic year. More than 300 graduates received 357 awards: 212 certificates […]

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Rodolfo Torres Minjares Auto Tech student at Santa Fe BMW

New Auto Tech Center revs engines

Automotive grads fill industry demand for skilled technicians Automotive Technologies students now have room to spread their wings when they attend classes in the spacious, 17,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art Automotive Technologies Center. For years, students gathered in a cramped garage space away from Main Campus where there was very little elbow […]

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Color Shift photo by Sushmita Shrestha

Students’ creative talents featured at Katie Besser Art & Writing Awards

A festive celebration and reading were presented online on May 5 to recognize the 2021 winners of the Katie Besser Art & Writing Awards as well as to announce the winner of the Richard Bradford Memorial Creative Writing Endowed Scholarship. SFCC Foundation Director of Annual Giving Kelly Marquez Smith announced that […]

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Culinary Arts Garden

Groups revitalize Culinary Arts Garden to feed the community

Lush greens have emerged at the Culinary Arts Garden, located on Main Campus between the East Wing and the Fine Arts Center. The garden is returning to its former glory after being dormant during the pandemic. SFCC Foundation partnered with several groups to revitalize the Culinary Arts Garden and establish […]

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