The statewide First Born® Home Visiting program – based at the college – will strengthen and expand services to more families during the next two years. In a state with one of the lowest scores for child outcomes, the First Born® program has contributed to improving those outcomes.
Santa Fe Workforce Solutions is hosting a hiring event at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, Feb. 22. Twelve employers along with four other participating agencies will be available to provide information about jobs, help with resume writing and more. Job seekers are encouraged to register at www.jobs.state.nm.us prior to the event, or call 505-827-7434 for more information.
TRiO Day for the state of New Mexico will be hosted by SFCC this Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. Students and representatives from TRiO programs across New Mexico will attend workshops and enjoy lunch. In the afternoon, the group will go to the capitol to promote the celebration of National TRiO day.
Welcome to all attendees!
NOMINATE: Santa Fe Reporter's Best of Santa Fe 2019
Please take a moment and nominate our new and improved SFCC Fitness Education Center to be included in the Santa Fe Reporter’s Best of Santa Fe 2019. Nominations are open until March 17 and voting starts May 1.
Best Fitness Class
Special Exhibit for Black History Month
Be sure to visit the main hall installation in honor of Black History Month of work by Nikesha Breeze on exhibit through Feb. 28.
…“My work seeks to engage the viewer in a relationship of the soul. A personal act of witnessing and being witnessed. As a form of active resistance, I speak directly to the heart of issues such as race, sex, power, gender and human suffering at the same time as evoking a sense of the sacred and irrepressible urgency of the human spirit.”… Breeze
Read more about 108 Death Masks: A Communal Prayer for Peace and Justice and Two African American boys, full-length portrait facing front.
If you don’t play basketball, but you want to join in the fun by volunteering to support the event, contact Sandra Brintnall, ext. 1508. You may also sign up online to volunteer.
The Historic Santa Fe Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Faith and John Gaw Meem Preservation Trades Internship. The 10-week program begins June 17, 2019 in Santa Fe. It permits a qualified student working in architecture, planning, design, or a similar field to gain hands-on experience in the theory and practice of preservation by working with foundation board members and staff.
Complete and return the application by March 1, 2019 to Historic Santa Fe Foundation, 545 Canyon Road Suite 2, Santa Fe NM 87501 or email email@example.com.
Financial Aid Refund Checks
Financial Aid refunds for full term classes will be issued by the Cashier’s Office the week of February 18. Late starting classes may delay your refund. Check with Financial Aid to learn more, 505-428-1268.
Media Arts Students: Submit your Work, deadline Feb. 19
SFCC’s Media Arts department and Visual Arts Gallery are proud to introduce the first ever MART Student Showcase to be on view March 7 through April 12. This is an exciting opportunity for students to show off their artwork.
Applications are available for pick up in Room 605. The deadline to submit your application is Feb. 19.
For more information, stop by Room 605 or call 505-428-1248.
Call for submissions: Katie Besser Writing Awards deadline March 12
Submissions for the Katie Besser Writing Awards are open now. Submit your works in the following categories: poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction/personal essay, academic essay and the new categories of text/image and instructor-nominated.
The deadline for submissions is noon, Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
Winners, runners-up and honorable mentions will be published in Accolades and will be invited to read at the celebration, to be held May 1.
¡Viva! - Full-time students - you can still sign up!
¡Viva! Free Fitness for Full-time Students continues this spring. Students registered for 12 credit hours or more will be able to access the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and all day (6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.) Friday.
To get started, students enrolled in 12 credits hours must sign a liability waiver, available now on MySFCC. Students can check their enrollment status and number of credit hours by checking their class schedule on MySFCC.
If you have questions or need some additional information about your enrollment status, you can call the Welcome and Advising Center at 505-428-1270.
Marvin Gabaldon, data technician, and artist (Ohkay Owingeh, Taos, Acoma) will be featured during Hotel Santa Fe’s Dining with the Artist beginning at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 13. For $35 Prix Fixe, the menu includes Tortilla Soup or Greens Salad, Scottish Salmon or Chicken Breast and Creme Brulee or Pear Tart.
Dr. Lenny Gannes, Chair of the Sciences Department, will be attending the AR:CURE Project-Synthetic Biology faculty workshop at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas in June.
Congratulations on your acceptance into the program, Lenny!
Johnson attends ACCA National Conference
Janelle Johnson, Senior Counselor, recently attended the national conference of the American College Counseling Association in San Diego. As President of ACCA she had the honor of introducing Dr. Christine Moutier, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Chief Medical Officer as this years keynote speaker. In attendance were more than 350 college mental health professionals working in a variety of university and college settings.
Photo: Johnson with Dr. Moutier.
Professional Development Day, March 8
Professional Development Day is coming, so mark your calendar for March 8. There will be a plenary session for faculty and staff in the morning and breakout sessions in the afternoon. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. The theme for this day is “Best practices for improving the student experience using tools and technology.”
More details will be forthcoming, but for now if you have an idea for a breakout training session, please contact Cindy Trujillo in Human Resources, ext. 1465.
Wonderful Outstanding Worker (WOW) Award
Once a month a Wonderful Outstanding Worker (WOW) winner is selected from those nominated. Be part of recognizing your fellow employees for their outstanding service by nominating your colleagues. Download the form to make your nomination and submit it to Human Resources in room LL309.
The winner of the WOW Gram will receive a $25 Visa gift card, a WOW pin and an invitation to a Board meeting to be recognized by the SFCC Governing Board members and President. Winners will also be featured on the Intranet.
Please consider joining your colleagues in the following activities:
• Mindful Meditation: The Planetarium will be open to students and SFCC employees from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Please observe the following guidelines: no talking, eating, drinks or cell phones.
• Yoga sessions led by Andrew Kerr from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Board Room CANCELLED MARCH 6 due to Labor Management Relations Board Meeting. If you have yoga mats, please bring them but they’re not necessary. Some will be provided.
• Walking group walks the trails from noon to 1 p.m. Fridays. Meet in front of the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center. Group walks rain or shine.
Save the Date! April 11 Fantastic Futures
SFCC’s Annual Fantastic Futures Career, Education, and Training Resource Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 11 in the main hall and campus center. Open and free to students, graduates and community members. Employers can register for a table with SFCC Career Services, 505-428-1406.