SFCC responds to crisis, moves online

In response to the COVID-19 health emergency, SFCC closed the main campus and the Santa Fe Higher Education Center after spring break, but student success remained front and center. President Becky Rowley, Ph.D., emphasized that SFCC is here to assist students during this challenging time. The college responded quickly to transition in-person classes to online […]

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SFCC Foundation Provides Student Emergency Funds

The effects of the COVID-19 crisis have been heartbreaking. Although the college has responded to its best ability to address the rapid transformation of their educational experience, students are being impacted, directly and indirectly, and in multiple ways: taking online classes for the first time, family situations, loss of income, loss of childcare, drastic changes […]

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Student government feeds hungry students

SFCC’s Spring Holiday weekend earlier this month was a bit brighter when it was kicked off with dozens of students receiving nutritious food care packages. Student Government Association (SGA) President Ian Widrick Martinez, who initiated the effort, shares some of the details of the April 10 event. Q: What made you decide to put together […]

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LANL, SFCC partner on Machining Engineering Technologies training, expand job opportunities

Los Alamos National Laboratory and Santa Fe Community College have entered into a partnership to provide local students education and training for in-demand, well-paid jobs through SFCC’s Machining Engineering Technologies certificate.   Congressman Ben Ray Luján, New Mexico Higher Education Deputy Secretary Carmen Lopez, Director of LANL Thom Mason, Ph.D., and SFCC President Becky Rowley, Ph.D., […]

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Operation Bandana New Mexico

Nursing students and CNAs Erin Price and Robin Carrillo Ortiz have been making masks to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. They started the Facebook group, Operation Bandana New Mexico in March to make face masks for NM health care workers. Note, these are not N95 masks, but masks for extra protection. Follow the Operation Bandana New […]

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SFCC welding graduates are essential workers

Fortunately during these challenging times, welding has been determined an essential job. SFCC students Monique Lujan and Carlos Zamora will start jobs in construction with UA Local Union 412 Plumbers and Pipe Fitters and will be working at INTEL in Rio Rancho. Monique Lujan AWS Student Chapter Member Award in March 2020 Third place Skills […]

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