Campus Weekly

News and Announcements

Presidential search listening sessions

Share your views on what Santa Fe Community College needs in its next president.

The college is beginning its search for a permanent president.

The public is invited to attend one of the following listening sessions:
September 6: noon to 1 p.m. | 4 to 5 p.m. | 7 to 8 p.m.
September 7: 11 a.m. to noon | 1 to 2 p.m.

SFCC Board Room 223
6400 Richards Ave
Santa Fe, NM

Thank you!

Your feedback will help us identify the characteristics best suited for a successful president.

Please contact Donna Wells 505-428-1201 to confirm your attendance

Mental Health First Aid Training, Aug. 17, registration ends today

The next Mental Health First Aid Training will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 17. To learn more visit the event page.

To register, please call 505-428-1754 or email Erin Lopez-Trask at Registration must be completed by Monday, Aug. 13.

Chocolate and History: SFCC at Spanish Language Night at Midtown Campus

Spanish Language Night: an outdoor screening of Aventurera. Outdoors at the Midtown Campus bandstand (formerly SFUAD quad)

Food trucks and entertainment – including a tango demonstration and SFCC giveaways start at 6 p.m.

7:15 to 7:35 p.m.: Carlos Rovelo, Continuing Education and Adjunct Faculty member will host a presentation and chocolate sampling – Chocolate: History, Culture and Taste.

7:35 to 7:45 p.m.: Dr. Andrew Lovato, City of Santa Fe Historian and SFCC Associate Professor will deliver a talk celebrating the richness of Mexican culture, our neighbor to the south.

SFCC Continuing Education artists will also provide chalk art activities for families.

The screening of Aventurera begins at 8 p.m.

Midtown Campus is accessible from 1600 St. Michael’s Drive or Alumni Drive, opposite Yucca Street and Siringo Road.

Presented by the Santa Fe Arts Commission, Santa Fe Community College and Center for Contemporary Arts.

Read more about Aventurera.

Convocation continues this week

Don’t miss a meeting or presentation as Convocation continues this week. See the schedule.

Contract for a Better Tomorrow Scholarship application deadline extended to Aug. 20

The Contract for a Better Tomorrow Scholarship (CBT) application period has been extended to Monday, Aug. 20!

CBT is a an “Earn as you Learn” scholarship program for first-generation college students who are working at least part-time. Students must be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours required for their degrees.

To qualify, students must:
• complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA or 2018-2019 Dreamers Financial Aid form
• have a cumulative GPA of 2.0
• be a first generation college student (your mother or father may not have earned a Bachelor’s degree to be a first-generation college student)
• be working at least part-time (not limited to ONLY 20 hours per week)
• be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours from your degree
• submit the completed CBT application package including the application form, a personal statement, proof of employment and a signed degree plan from your Academic Adviser

Students may print the application here.

Actively seeking planners and facilitators for Pride Parade and Festival

What’s YOUR vision for the Santa Fe Pride Parade and Festival?

Please join and weigh in with other local LGBTQAI2s community members and activists for a facilitated conversation and panel about the future of the Santa Fe Pride Parade and Festival at a Town Hall Discussion on The Future of LGBTQAI2S+ Pride from 6 to 8 p.m. Wed. Aug. 29 at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Road. Spanish and ASL interpreters will be available.
To participate in planning and for more information please email

Fitness newsletter available online

SFCC’s Fitness letter is now available online. In this issue, you can read about high-intensity circuit training with body weight, the health benefits of grass farming, food borne illnesses and more. You’ll also see information on staff changes, cleaning hours and other useful tips.


Student Spotlight

Creative Writing for Fall

The SFCC English Department has released a flyer compiling its creative writing offerings for the fall semester. Check out the flyer.

Dental Program accepting applications for fall 2018

SFCC’s Dental Department is accepting applications now for earning a Certificate in Dental Assisting, an Associate degree in Dental Health and/or a Certificate in Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) applications for fall 2018.

The application and qualification criteria for the program can be found online. For more information, contact Dental Department Director Aamna Nayyar, ext. 1258.

Employee Announcements

Helping flood victims

We know that folks are looking for ways to help some of the flood victims in our SFCC community. Lucia Lucero has created a Go Fund Me page that will help the family of two of the college employees affected. For more information visit the Go Fund Me page

Career Services at SFCC

Did you know SFCC Career Services has tools and assistance to help you decide on a major and/or your career direction? Drop by room 204-E and take a Career Interest Assessment. You can also consult with Senior Career Services Coordinator Patty Armstrong, to explore your assessment results and brainstorm about possible education and training options.