Submission categories include:
- Academic Essay
- Text & Image/Photography
- Instructor Nominated
- Creative Nonfiction
All entries in all categories can be in English or Spanish. Cada entrada en cada categoría puede ser en inglés o en español.
Visit https://www.sfcc.edu/student-writing-awards/ for details on eligibility and how to submit. Contact email@example.com with questions or for more information.
COUNSELING SERVICES: Six-week Spring semester support groups begin in February
General Support: Wednesdays at noon
Cultivating Joy: Thursdays at 2 p.m.
Each group session is one hour and will meet for 6 weeks beginning the first week in February. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in participating in one of these groups. We very much look forward to having you!
Don’t Forget to Upload Your Vaccination Information
Please remember, students who are enrolled to attend an on-the-ground class or need access to campus (main or HEC) must upload their vaccination information or submit a request for medical or religious exemption. Students must have this complete no later than Thursday, February 10 by 5:00pm. Students who do not meet this requirement will be disenrolled (withdrawn from all on-the ground classes) and will remain financially responsible.
You will find all the information on how to upload your vaccination information or how to submit an exemption request on the below link:
Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home tests from USPS.com. Here’s what you need to know about your order:
- Limit of one order per residential address
- One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
- Orders will ship free starting in late January
FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOPS
Free online FAFSA workshops:
February 23, 2022 from 11 am-1 pm
March 23, 2022 from 11 am-1 pm
April 20, 2022 from 11 am-1 pm
May 25, 2022 from 11 am-1 pm
Santa Fe Community College students and prospective SFCC students can get assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online via Zoom from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m on the dates listed above. Visit https://www.sfcc.edu/fafsa-workshops/ for details. The FASFA form is the first step for many to gain access to free money for college. There is still time to apply for funds for this academic year, as well as the next academic year. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office at email@example.com or call 505-428-1268.
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 (room 302E) 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 Cupboard’s Bookings Link on MYSFCC. Check out the new QR code created for the Campus Cupboard which takes you quickly to the Campus Cupboard booking 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 new services. Questions: Call 505-428-1775 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1) Are you a currently enrolled in the Fall 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 for FREE 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. The 2021-2022 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/
HIRING STEM MENTORS
STEM Santa Fe is looking for local college students to work on a STEM hands-on project with high school students at Capital High School. This is a great opportunity for SFCC students to work and gain experience in STEM projects. NO experience necessary, just a love for learning and mentoring. Apply now if you are available to start working on Feb. 1 with training on Jan.29. Any question: Email Lina.Germann@stemsantafe.org To lean more, visit http://stemsantafe.org/our-programs/s3/. Apply now at: https://tinyurl.com/2021S3.
1) 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.
2) 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).
La Farge Branch Library to Resume In-person Services on Tuesday, February 15, 2022
February 14, 2022 – The Santa Fe Public Library is pleased to announce that the La Farge Branch Library (1730 Llano St.) will open for in-person services to the public tomorrow, Tuesday, February 15, at 10:00 a.m. Thanks to the City of Santa Fe’s ongoing hiring efforts, La Farge now has adequate staffing to join Main and Southside for in-person services, Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., until further hiring allows for expanding evening and weekend hours of operation. Please see the attached flyer for more information, features and new services.
Legal Teleclinics Monthly
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.
Mental Health Discussion Group co-sponsored by the SFCC Library& Counseling Services
3 p.m. Tuesdays Feb. 8, 15, 22 and Mar. 1
Open to SFCC students, faculty, and staff
Want to help end the silence and stigma around mental health? Come join the conversation. A brief reading on a mental health topic will be sent out each week to be discussed in group. Reading not required for participation. Please see attachment or email email@example.com for more info and to receive the meeting link.
Parent Support Group
Counseling Services is offering an online Parent Support Group! 11 a.m. to noon on Thursdays. The group is free, confidential, and not part of your student record. Come meet fellow student parents in a welcoming space where you can support one another through your SFCC journeys. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up and receive a Zoom link.
PDAC Social Justice Series – next conversation noon Feb. 21
If you missed the kickoff, you still have an opportunity to view it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CESKIVV8vvk . If you watched it or have an opportunity to watch it before the next session at noon on February 21, we ask you to record your attendance by filling out this brief form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SFCCkeynote2022. Have your A number handy to fill out the form. We want everyone at SFCC to watch the initial presentation and to provide input in the subsequent conversations. Student voices are vital to these conversations, so please attend if possible.
The first conversation is Monday, February 21 at noon! On MySFCC visit the Social Justice Series web page https://my.sfcc.edu/SFCCU8/Social-Justice-Series (login required.) You can access the page from MySFCC by clicking on the “Social Justice Series” button in the Resources section or the “Social Justice Series” menu item. This page has the zoom links for all of the online events.
PEER to PEER Program
We are currently seeking energetic, caring, passionate students to serve as paid Spring Peer to Peer Mentors. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Are you in need of rental payment assistance? • Do you want to know if you are eligible for the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program? • Would you like a demonstration on how to apply for the ERA program? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider joining us on Tuesday, February 22 at 2 pm for the English tutorial on how to apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program provided by Chainbreaker. Please register Here using your SFCC student email If you have questions or would like to submit a question prior to the session, send them to email@example.com. Please see attached flyer for more information.
|Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program application walkthrough in English provided by Chainbreaker will be from 2 pm to 3pm. The Spanish session will be from 3pm to 4pm. . El tutorial sobre cómo solicitar el programa de Asistencia de Alquiler de Emergencia (ERA) en Español proporcionado por Chainbreaker sera de 3pm a 4pm. La session en Inglés sera de 2pm a 3pm. sfcc-edu.zoom.us|
RESOURCE OF THE WEEK –
Volunteer Attorney Program A Program of New Mexico Legal Aid
The Volunteer Attorney Program offers free legal Teleclinics each month for civil and Family Law matters. Teleclinics are designed for clients to receive advice and counsel over the phone on the day of the clinics; this allows for clients to receive the guidance they may need to handle their case pro se (in one’s own behalf). Please refer to the flyer to find out what areas of law are served. Email LegalClinics@nmlegalaid.org for an application. Call 1-877-266-9861 if you do not have internet. Please see attached Teleclinics flyer for more information.
El Programa de Abogado Voluntario ofrece Teleclínicas legales gratuitas cada mes para asuntos Civiles y de Derecho de Familia. Las teleclínicas están diseñadas para que los clientes reciban asesoramiento y asesoría por teléfono el día de las clínicas; esto permite que los clientes reciban la orientación que puedan necesitar para manejar su caso pro se (se representan a sí mismos). Consulte el folleto para averiguar qué áreas de la ley se atienden. Envíe un correo electrónico a LegalClinics@nmlegalaid.org para solicitar un
Scholarship Application (2021-2022) 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.
Se habla Español.
Apply NOW for Spring Semester Student Employment at Santa Fe Community College! 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. Eligible students can work up to 20 hours per week. See attached flyer for eligibility and more information or contact StudentEmployment@sfcc.edu
Student Government Newsletter
Look forward to your monthly newsletter that will be available every third week of the month. You can catch the latest calendar of events, check out submissions from fellow students, or even learn some new tips to keep motivated during the semester. We look forward to a new beginning with all of the students here at Santa Fe Community College. Please see the complete newsletter attached.
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.
Western New Mexico University School of Education Transfer Workshop
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.
|The Donohue Family SkillPointe Scholarship – MyScholarship.App To honor recently retired longtime CEO Tom Donohue and his commitment to workforce development, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced a $50,000 scholarship fund to support skills training that will empower more Americans to get ahead in their careers and build better lives. www.myscholarship.app|
Always Your Champion,
Dr. Thomasinia Ortiz-Gallegos
Associate Vice President for Student Success
Santa Fe Community College