Congratulations to all the Spring 2022 graduates!! The in person commencement ceremony was a huge success and thank you to everyone that participated.
I hope your Summer Semester is off to a smooth start. Fall registration is open. Please schedule your academic advising appointment as soon as possible, and work with our financial assistance team to ensure you have completed your 2022-2023 FAFSA! Please work with your academic advisor for next steps and options to transfer to your choice 4-year institution, or work with our Career Coach to explore job opportunities. As always, please do not hesitate to contact me if I can assist you in your academic journey at SFCC.
See below for some very important updates and services.
CAMPUS CUPBOARD STUDENT AMBASSADOR POSITION AVAILABLE
Are you interested in helping our campus community? Working in the Campus Cupboard provides a great opportunity to make a difference and connect with our students. There is an hourly compensation for a minimum of 15 hours per week. Please see attached flyer for more information. For an application call 505-428-1775 or email: email@example.com
Check out SFCC’s Career Coach. We have 85+ job postings from local businesses that are waiting to hear from you. Create a profile and quickly craft your resume. Career Coach will even suggest tasks and skills to include based on your work experience. Once your resume is complete you can quickly apply for any job, we have posted in Career Coach. If you don’t know what kind of job you want, you can take an assessment that matches you up with careers. Or just search for any program or career. Explore broad career pathways that match your strengths and interests. Compare careers with a pathway: salaries, required education, and more. Explore the programs that will train you for your favorite career. Quickly apply for programs by jumping over to SFCC’s program page. Click on the below link to start your career search!!! www.sfccn.memsicc.com
SFCC Celebrates Pride & Juneteenth: Students and employees come and celebrate!!!! There will be goodies, games and prizes!!!! Thursday, June 16, 2022 in the Campus Courtyard. 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. Please see attached flyer for more information.
DENTAL PROGRAM FALL 2022 NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
- Certificate in Dental Assisting: [3 semesters]
- Associate in Applied Science in Dental Health: [5 semesters]
- Certificate in Advanced Dental Assisting Skills: [1-2 semesters]
To apply, contact the program: Email: Aamna.Nayyar@sfcc.edu; Phone: 505-428-1258
Visit: https://www.sfcc.edu/programs/dental/ or see attached flyer for more details on prerequisites and how to apply.
FINANCIAL WELL-BEING AND LITERACY MINI-COURSE
Student Success has just launched a Financial Well-being and Literacy course to help our students ensure they are on a path to financial well-being and making good choices about their money and their future. Watch a preview, an introduction by SFCC Student Resource Coordinator Jocelyn Hernandez-Monsalvo: https://youtu.be/fVo4krhW3j0. Nusenda and SFCC also have a co-branded Financial Wellness website with lots of useful information and tools: https://santafecc.teachbanzai.com/wellness You can access the course by clicking on the “Financial Literacy” button in the Welcome section of the MySFCC homepage.
The campus cupboard has moved to room LL305. Come by and visit to see our new improved location and maybe do some shopping at the same time. Campus cupboard is offering FREE FOOD this spring semester. Students can visit weekly during open hours to select their own products or pick up a prepacked box. We currently do not require any student identification. Personal hygiene (menstrual products) are available from Free Flow NM. You may schedule an appointment using the Campus Cupboards Booking link on MYSFCC. Check out the new QR code created for the Campus Cupboard which takes you quickly to the Campus Cupboard Bookings site. From there you can shop online or set up an appointment to shop. They have contactless pickup and even delivery. Please see the attached flyer for these services. Question call 505/428-1775 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1) Are you a currently enrolled in the Spring semester and are experiences some financial challenges? Have you experienced a recent emergency and need just a little help? Apply today through the Student Emergency Fund. Applications can be found on your MYSFCC page under Resources (Emergency Assistance Fund). Applications are reviewed frequently, and funds are directly awarded to your account. (The funds cannot cover the cost of tuition or books.)
2) Did you know that you may be eligible forFREE GRANT MONEY? Have you completed your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If not, it’s easy, apply today at www.fafsa.gov. Even if you are taking a few classes, you may still be eligible. For more information, please contact our financial aid office at (505) 428-1268 or join one of the financial aid workshops listed above. The 2022-2023 FAFSA applications are available now.
GENE HAAS SCHOLARSHIP
The Gene Haas Scholarship for Engineering Machining Technology AAS
Part-time students (6-11 credits) can receive a scholarship of $300 per semester, and full-time students (12 or more credits) can receive $500. New students are eligible, and continuing students must maintain a semester and cumulative GPA of 2.5. In addition, students must: declare a major in the Engineering Machining Technology AAS, be a New Mexico resident, and file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Dreamers Financial Aid Application.
The Gene Haas Scholarship can be combined with other scholarship options like the Opportunity Scholarship and the Lottery Scholarship. For more information on scholarships and links to applications, go to https://www.sfcc.edu/offices/financial-aid/
- June 17 is the last day to drop without a grade and obtain a refund.
- Monday June 20, College Closed Juneteenth National Independence Day Observed
- Students will not be dropped for non-payment. If you are currently enrolled, you must pay in full or make payment arrangements with the cashier’s office. Contact them today at email@example.com.
- Students need to pay their current balance to register for the subsequent term. Please contact the Cashiers office today or visit your student account online (firstname.lastname@example.org).
LEGAL TELECLINICS MONTHLY -JULY 16, 2022
FREE consultation with an attorney for those representing themselves
Areas of law served: Consumer debt, Contracts, Employment, Expungement, Family Law, Landlord/Tenant, Name Change/Real ID, Probate, Public Benefits, Real Property. Please see attached flyer for more information and contacts.
RESOURCE OF THE WEEK –
Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico 5600 Domingo Rd NE Albuquerque, NM 87108 | email@example.com | 505–200 –9086
The Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico offers a variety of services ranging from support groups, assistance with name and gender changes on identification documents, food access, referrals, and case management. The Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico has a drop-in center where people can access the donation closet, computer lab, lending library, and shower room. Please visit www.tgrcnm.org for more information about their services as well as their hours of operation.
El Centro de Recursos Transgénero de Nuevo México ofrece una variedad de servicios que van desde grupos de apoyo, asistencia con cambios de nombre y género en documentos de identificación, acceso a alimentos, referencias y administración de casos. El Centro de Recursos Transgénero de Nuevo México tiene un centro de acogida donde las personas pueden acceder al armario de donaciones, laboratorio de computación, biblioteca de préstamos y cuarto de ducha. Visite www.tgrcnm.org para obtener más información sobre sus servicios, así como sus horas de operación.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (2022-2023) Available Now
SFCC can help you pay for college with scholarships. One simple application puts you in consideration for state institutional and Foundation private scholarships. Scholarships are available for new and returning, part time and full-time students to help pay for college for the upcoming academic year. Scholarships are also available for second generation college students, Veterans, Native American students, Hispanic students and students with disabilities (must be registered with the SAS department at firstname.lastname@example.org). SFCC offers performance-based scholarships through Contract for a Better Tomorrow (CBT).
For more information and to apply go to: https://www.sfcc.edu/offices/financial-aid/
If you have questions or need assistance, email the Financial Aid Office at email@example.com from your SFCC student email account. Make sure to include your Student ID number in the email.
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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT AT SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE!!!
Apply NOW for Spring and Summer Semester
Student Work Study is a financial aid need-based program that provides a student funds earned through part-time employment currently paying at a rate of $12.32 per hour (Beginning July 1, 2022, the rate of pay will be $15.15 per hour). Eligible students can work up to 20 hours per week and work is scheduled around your school schedule.
To be eligible, students must meet the following requirements:
- Completed the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 FAFSA
- Enrolled now and in at least 3-degree related credit hours for the summer semester
Contact StudentEmployment@sfcc.edu for further information.
STUDY ROOMS ARE NOW AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY
Do you need a private space for your group to study. The study rooms are available on a first come basis.
The library has 3 small study rooms for 2 people, and a larger room with room for 4. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
TRIO STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
TRIO is accepting applications for Spring 2022! TRIO offers eligible students great services including academic coaching, tutoring, cultural activities, workshops and study space. Check out the attached flyer for information on services and eligibility, or visit the TRIO web page to apply now! Contact the TRIO office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 505-428-1364.
UNM – SFCC HC AMBASSADORS PROGRAM
Applications are being accepted for Fall 2022 SFCC students who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers. This federally funded program provides opportunities for students from economically or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds to explore healthcare options while also offering tutoring support to be successful in college. The deadline for the application process is September 15, 2022. For more information on eligibility and program benefits, see program information sheet.
WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR NON-CREDIT STUDENTS
The Donohue Family SkillPointe Scholarship Contest is open to applicants who are U.S. citizens of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and are sixteen (16) years of age or older at the time of application. Applicants must be pursuing non-credit courses at an approved community college, technical college or other training institution. Non-credit courses do not count toward a college degree. Current employees, officers, directors and agents of Sponsor and its related companies and members of their immediate families (defined as spouse, parents, siblings and children) and persons residing at the same address are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited. For more information or to submit an application go to: https://www.myscholarship.app/the-donohue-family-skillpointe-scholarship.
Always Your Champion,
Dr. Thomasinia Ortiz-Gallegos
Associate Vice President for Student Success
Santa Fe Community College