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SFCC celebrates Black History Month with special event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday
In honor of Black History Month, SFCC Student Activities will host a special event with videos, speeches, poems and music from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the Campus Center. Ruthy Watson, Ph.D., will give the keynote.
Dr. Watson’s bio: Ruthy Watson, Ph.D., serves as the Director of Special Projects for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OPIE). Before coming to SFCC, Dr. Watson worked in higher education in at various colleges and universities around the country. Her work experience includes campus safety, violence prevention, academic affairs, student affairs, diversity, equity and inclusion. She is a skilled collaborator, trainer, researcher, and advocate who has conducted workshops on topics including stress management and prevention, wellness, mental health and diversity, equity and inclusion. Dr. Watson has her Ph.D. in Public Health with a specialization in Health Promotion and her Master of Science in Community Health Education, both which were earned at Walden University. In her spare time, she enjoys upcycling and reselling denim, cooking and traveling. Two of her favorite things about New Mexico are Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque and the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe.
YouthWorks will cater a BBQ menu that will feature pulled chicken, pork, and some delicious sides. While serving our students is the priority, SFCC encourages all staff and faculty to attend and eat at the celebration.
February is recognized as national Black History Month. Each February we acknowledge the struggles, adversity, strength and history of the Black American experience in the United States. This year’s theme, “Black Resistance,” recognizes Black Americans’ resistance to historic oppression in pursuit of self-determination and equality. There are a wide range of resources for faculty, students and staff at https://www.blackhistorymonth.gov/.
Automotive Technologies program earns national ASE accreditation
The Automotive Technologies program has earned accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) through February 1, 2028. The program underwent rigorous evaluation to achieve the coveted recognition.
Julia Furry, Director of Automotive Technologies said, “The designation means a lot to our regional auto industry partners who value the ASE accreditation. It also assures the community that better technicians will join the workforce.”
A 17,000 square foot state-of-the-art Automotive Technologies Center offers a well-equipped space that provides students with the background and knowledge to earn the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in up to eight competency areas: Automotive Engine Repair, Auto Maintenance and Light Truck Repair, Automatic Transmission Transaxle, Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning, Brakes, Manual Transmission and Drive Train, Steering and Suspension, Electricity/Electronic Systems and Engine Performance. Students can also earn an A.A.S. in Automotive Technologies.
Zach Brandt, managing partner and third-generation owner of Capitol Ford and Vice Chair of the SFCC Automotive Technology Advisory Committee said, “This is a tremendous accomplishment for the SFCC automotive program. Acquiring ASE accreditation means a lot for these graduates as they begin a career in automotive. We are in desperate need of trained technicians in our industry. The national shortage of qualified and trained technicians is in the tens of thousands. Julia Furry is the perfect leader for the program. Having a former car dealer at the helm makes all the difference for the program. She knows what dealers need and what it will take to get the training we are looking for completed. We are so lucky to have both Martin Gonzales and Alan Mirabal teaching our students. Again, these are two guys who have been in the dealer world and know exactly what we need. We have a best-in-class facility and all the latest equipment. What else could we possibly ask for? Getting this accreditation will make the transition to employment seamless for our graduates. I have been blessed to have been on the Advisory Committee since its inception.”
In response to the needs of regional leaders in the industry, SFCC has added evening and weekend classes to accommodate students who work during the day.
Ted Nime, Director of Operations Honda/Suburu of Santa Fe, and another longtime Advisory Committee member, said, “The ASE accreditation is a big achievement for the Automotive program. As an employer I know this is something that we need – allowing students to take this career path with an educator right here in our own town. Working with Julia and her team is an asset to us here at Honda/Subaru of Santa Fe. Julia and I meet on a regular basis regarding students that we have in the program and placement for them in the automotive field. I am proud to be a part of the Advisory Committee and get the opportunity to work directly with the students and provide a hands-on internship/mentorship program and have them under my direction here at Honda/Subaru of Santa Fe.”
Getting trained technicians into the regional workforce is important. Paul Bartlett, Fixed Operations Director at Capitol Ford and member of the Advisory Committee said, “I am so excited to see the ASE accreditation come through for the deserving program at SFCC. Julia and her team have done a wonderful job fulfilling the requirements to meet ASE’s extremely high standards. We currently have a total of seven youngsters employed by Capitol Ford, Quick Lane and CF Collision who are either enrolled in or graduates of the SFCC automotive program.”
The UNM Basic Needs Project Team is conducting a statewide study to understand the extent of basic needs insecurities among students, faculty, and staff across all public New Mexico colleges and universities and offer participants the opportunity to share solutions.
What is the Basic Needs Statewide Study?
A survey to assess basic needs insecurities of students, staff, and faculty at all public colleges and universities in New Mexico.
Survey topics include food security, housing security, mental health, transportation access, and participant recommendations for solutions.
The survey takes about 10 min.
The survey is completely anonymous.
This is the first statewide study in the nation to include full- time, part-time, and adjunct faculty and staff.
Any current student, faculty, or staff (full-time or part-time) at a NM public college or university can participate.
16 – 17 yr old dual-enrolled students may participate.
This survey is for anyone on the continuum of needs security. Everyone can have their say to improve higher ed!
Tell your friends and family that this is an ideal time to sign up for late-starting classes for the spring semester. There’s still time to book an online appointment with an advisor to help you select the class that will best serve your needs. Or call 505-428-1270 for assistance in applying or registering.
Let everyone know that you can find your path to academic and career success at SFCC. Registration is now open for short-term classes that run eight weeks or less.
Choose from classes in seven different pathways including arts and communication, business, healthcare, teacher education, science and engineering, law and social sciences, and trades and sustainability. Not sure what’s your Pathway? Visit https://www.sfcc.edu/pathways/.
To improve security and efficiency, a gate will be added to the north parking lot. Contractors have begun work and will be on-site intermittently as weather permits.
Please use caution while workers are present. Further information will be provided when installation is complete. Contact Lisa Coleman firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Thank you for your patience and cooperation!
Visual Arts Gallery to open ‘Land, Space and Color – An Exhibit of Paintings by Felix Voltsinger” on March 16
Opening Reception: 4 to 6 p.m. March 16
Artist’s Gallery Talk: Begins 12:30 p.m. March 31
Santa Fe Community College Visual Arts Gallery presents the art exhibition, “Land, Space and Color – An Exhibit of Paintings by Felix Voltsinger,” which opens with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 16 and runs through Thursday, April 19 in the gallery at 6401 Richards Avenue. The exhibition features the artwork of Russian-born artist and School of Arts and Design faculty member Felix Voltsinger. He will give a Gallery Talk about his work and his approach to painting at 12:30 p.m. on Friday March 31, in the gallery.
Voltsinger, an accomplished plein-air artist, has taught painting and drawing to SFCC students every semester since 2008. He plans to retire from teaching at the end of this semester after a long and successful career.
Laura Rosenfeld, Program Head for drawing, painting and foundations at SFCC states, “This exhibition celebrates a valued faculty member and an approach to painting that demands great skill as well as a determined spirit in order to feel as well as see and interpret the land.”
This exhibition of paintings and detailed drawings is the result of many years painting in a traditional plein-air mode. Voltsinger loves nature and delights in taking extended camping trips to work in remote locations. While he often creates pieces in one session, he also returns to the same place at the same time of day to continue to develop a piece. He uses his sketches, memory, and imagination to create larger works in the studio, eschewing the use of photographic reference. Whether at the easel, by the campfire, or sitting on the riverbank with a cup of tea, he constantly strives to be a better observer, opening himself to the richness and complexity of nature and deepening his understanding of the world around him.
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia in the Soviet era, he demonstrated artistic talents early in life and was directed to attend the Academy of Fine Arts in St Petersburg from age 12 to his completion of a master’s degree in his twenties. Of Jewish ancestry, Voltsinger emigrated to New York City in the early 1980s. In New York he worked as a freelance illustrator and art conservator, relying on the traditional training provided by the classically-based Soviet academy system.
His love of painting and landscape brought him to the Western United States and Colorado where he lived in a small mountain cabin off the grid 9,000 feet above Salida, Colorado for more than a decade. During this time, he supported himself solely through the sales of his paintings.
As he approaches age 70, Voltsinger said, “I plan to live off the grid again at 8,000 feet, as a painter and spiritually-questing hermit, near the Continental Divide many miles west of Socorro with a tremendous view of the curvature of the earth.”
Arts and Design Dean James (Jim) Wysong, Ed.D., states, “We have been very fortunate to have Felix on our faculty. His passion, for both painting and teaching, has made him very popular with our students. While we will miss him dearly, we wish him all the best in his new endeavors.”
For more information about the exhibition or the gallery, contact Art of Campus Director Linda Cassel via email at email@example.com or call 505-428-1501.
Donate to “The Exchange” clothing closet
If you would like to donate clothing or toys, the following items are now being accepted:
Winter Clothing (Gently used)
Professional Women and Men’s Clothing
Kid’ Clothing (Gently-used)
Kid’s Toys (not broken or damaged)
Bring donations to Room LL305 or LL311 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. For more information please call 505-428-1582.
Campus Cupboard adds baby food and supplies
The Campus Cupboard is now offering baby food and supplies to serve student parents. Among the items available are baby diapers (for ages 0 to 2), baby wipes, baby formula and baby food.
Student Involvement Coordinator Mary Eleas is thrilled with this latest addition to the Campus Cupboard offerings. She’s also proud of the hard-working team of students who have helped her expand the outreach of the Campus Cupboard to so many in the recent years of the pandemic.
“Last year Campus Cupboard served 2,022 unique individuals with our services,” Mary said. “I am grateful to supporters of the cupboard and also the dedication of the students who have shown their commitment to our students and the success of the Cupboard.”
The Campus Cupboard Ambassadors and student workers share Mary’s passion. Isabella Jackson said, “I first became familiar with the cupboard as a student and it was a huge help for me. Now, I work there and I’m happy to help so many others.”
The Campus Cupboard Ambassadors are: Isabella Jefferson, Katia Gray, and Gabriel Rodriguez. The student workers are Liam Morning Star, Angelica Lopez and Jessica Hernandez Monsalvo.
Access food and products easily
Throughout the past few years, The Campus Cupboard has come up with a variety of creative ways to get food distributed. They have an easy booking system found in one of the pink buttons in MySFCC where people can select a time for any of these options: in-person shopping, pick up at the West Wing Entrance, pick at a classroom or at Campus Cupboard. After scheduling with the booking, an email list is sent out. They’ve also gotten creative in stocking snacks and other foods in smaller cupboards around campus. The student Campus Cupboard workers also walk around campus with bags of food to see if anyone might need a snack or food for a meal.
The new freezer has enabled them to stock more frozen items, and the Campus Cupboard also offers fresh produce.
“Helping students is my passion,” Mary said. “We’re excited that we’re now starting the The Exchange, clothing closet.” People can start donating clothes now. See related details here. Right now, The Exchange, clothing closet, is in the collection stage, but the clothing will be made available soon.
If you are a student and are interested in working at the Campus cupboard or as a Student Ambassador, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Campus Cupboard Food Pantry is supported by the SFCC Foundation. The Cupboard can continue to grow through your support. The Campus Cupboard Food Pantry serves anyone on campus experiencing food insecurity. This includes employees, as well as students.
SFCC presents Café Con Las Comadres, hosted by Doctora Thomasinia Ortiz-Gallegos, every second Wednesday of the month. Join us for our next gathering in the West Wing Upper-Level Student Affairs comfort area (next to the I-Room), from 8:30 a.m – 9:30 a.m. This is a gender-inclusive community of friends who gather to empower the lives of one another through advocacy, navigation, support, and resources. This is a safe shared space.
RSVPs are welcomed but not necessary – please contact Loretta at email@example.com or call 505-428-1919. Sponsored by Student Activities and hosted by Doctora Thomasinia Ortiz-Gallegos.
Make appointments now for free Tax-Aide assistance at the main campus
SFCC and AARP Foundation will once again offer free tax services. This year services will be in-person at the main campus from 3 to 5 p.m. weekdays from January 30 through April 18. You must schedule an appointment in advance — preferably online. If someone has no computer access, they can call 505-428-1780. Leave a clear voicemail with your name and phone number. Volunteers will return calls when possible.
Please Note: To protect Tax-Aide volunteers and the taxpayers they serve, taxpayers are required to wear masks during their appointment. Volunteers will be wearing masks.
Intake and other forms may be picked up at the site during tax preparation hours or you may download these forms from the SFCC website. Please arrive 15-30 minutes early for your appointment.
Storytime events are scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. the following Wednesdays:
February 22, 2023
March 15, 2023
‘Immortal’ exhibition celebrates SFCC ceramic artists who have passed in recent years
‘Immortal,’ an exhibition in the SFCC Visual Arts Gallery, features the work of seven potters/ceramic artists from SFCC who have passed in the last two years.
Brian Sandford wrote in Pasatiempo on January 20, “SFCC artist and student Suzanne Vilmain says she came up with the idea of the exhibit after losing (Michelle) Goodman, ‘an artist I’ve known and loved for 40 years.’ Vilmain says she approached John Boyce, the college’s head of sculpture, about presenting a group memorial.
The exhibition honors the memory of the following artists with displays of their work: Juliet Calabi, Michelle Goodman, Maia Sampson Michael, Carolyn Stupin, Eddie Hironaka, Donna Thompson and Frank Willett. Willett taught wheel-throwing classes for many years at SFCC, as well as at Santa Fe Clay. He was awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts in 2013. He taught and inspired many potters in the region.
The exhibition continues through March 9. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call SFCC Director of Art on Campus Linda Cassel at 505-428-1501.
Mask wearing strongly encouraged when indoors on campus
Due to the recent surge in Covid cases, SFCC is sharing this message at its entrances:
We strongly encourage face masks inside the building. Recomendamos encarecidamente el uso de mascarillas dentro del edificio.
Let Campus Weekly share your news! Let us know about your accomplishments and other news that you’d like to share. Please remember that the deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday to get an item in the next week’s issue. Submit here.
Opening Doors/Abriendo Puertas Parent Leadership Class March 8 through May 24
Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, SFCC Kids Campus
SFCC Early Childhood Center of Excellence and Fathers New Mexico are co-facilitating this 10-week parent leadership class, using the national Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors curriculum. Each session focuses on a “dicho” or popular saying and centers you as your child’s first teacher. Topics include promoting school readiness, family well-being, and advocacy, early childhood development, early literacy, bilingualism, early math, positive use of technology, attendance, civic engagement, parent leadership, goal setting, and planning for family success. Free dinner and child care! Earn $250 for attending all 10 sessions! Registration required (space limited): https://forms.office.com/r/gxn0hd0bFb Must have at least one child ages 0-5. Preference given to parents under 30.
FamilyU Fellowship questions answered during office hours
SFCC is proud to announce a one-year fellowship for student parents enrolled at our institution. Student Parent Fellows will receive a $20,000 stipend to help SFCC enhance our student parent supports over the next year. This opportunity is a part of our participation in a program called FamilyU, which is offered by Generation Hope, a nonprofit organization that is working with colleges and universities to create more family-friendly campuses across the country. To learn more about the fellowship opportunity and eligibility requirements, visit generationhope.org/2022-familyu-cohort.
If you are you a student parent considering applying for the FamilyU Student Parent Fellowship and have a question about the application process? Ask during office hours to get your answer directly from a FamilyU coach at Generation hope.
Katie Besser Student Awards – submit entries through March 1, 2023
Entries are being accepted for the Katie Besser Student awards now through noon on March 1, 2023. Categories include poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, academic essay, image/photography, instructor-nominated, & en español. Winners receive $50 and runners-up receive $25
Winners, runners-up, and honorable mentions will all be published in Accolades, will be invited to read at the celebration, and will also be considered for the SFCC Foundation Richard Bradford Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship.
Applicants must be enrolled in at least three credits and should not yet have earned a degree.
Entries should be no more than 5 pages in length, typed, and attached as Word documents (or jpgs for images/photography).
No more than 6 submissions, excluding instructor nominations.
Please remove any identifying information from the entries.
Email submissions (or questions) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include name, A#, phone number, and the titles & categories of entries.
Sponsored by SFCC Foundation, as well as SFCC Media Arts & Liberal Arts
Students: Need childcare? Make sure you’re on the Kids Campus waitlist
When a spot comes available at the Kids Campus, students get priority placement. Kids Campus wants to support student parents and hopes that those needing childcare will get on the waitlist.
Children of degree-seeking SFCC students, SFCC employees, and full-time students at the Higher Education Center are prioritized for placement to support a two-generation philosophy of education at the college.
Visit the Kids Campus website for more information. Students receive a 10% discount on the cost of Kids Campus and N.M. Early Childhood Education and Care Development offers Child Care Assistance to income-eligible students.
SFCC Library family study room now open
If you’re a student parent, we have good news for you! The SFCC Library has opened a new family study room for students who have children. The room has a space for children with toys, books, and special-sized furniture. The room will have three computer stations and room for students working on laptops.
It is open all hours the library is open. It will be available to current students when they have their children with them. Please note: This is not daycare, students must remain with their children. The library’s restroom adjacent to the study room has been updated and is family-friendly with a changing station.
SFCC 2022-2023 scholarship application 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 email@example.com). SFCC offers performance-based scholarships through Contract for a Better Tomorrow (CBT).
If you have questions or need assistance email the Financial Aid Office at firstname.lastname@example.org from your SFCC student email account. Make sure to include your Student ID number in the email. Se habla Español.
Student Resource Center is here for you
Connect with Community Resources The Student Resource Center focuses on providing information to students about resources throughout the community and providing appropriate referrals to agencies. The resources focus on basic needs such as: housing and shelter, food, legal services, transportation, childcare services, utility payment assistance, and physical and mental health services. All services are free and confidential.
Conèctese con los Recursos de la Comunidad El Centro de Recursos para Estudiantes se enfoca en proporcionar información a los estudiantes sobre los recursos en toda la comunidad y proporcionar referencias apropiadas a las agencias. Los recursos se centran en necesidades básicas como: vivienda y refugio, alimentos, servicios legales, transporte, servicios de cuidado infantil, asistencia para el pago de servicios públicos y servicios de salud física y mental. Todos los servicios son gratuitos y confidenciales.
Dr. Aamna Nayyar featured in Bulletin of Dental Education
Dr. Aamna Nayyar, SFCC Director of Dental Health was recently featured in the Bulletin of Dental Education – ADEA Connect Ambassador Spotlight: Dr. Aamna Nayyar
Aamna Nayyar, D.D.S., is a Community Ambassador for ADEA SIG on Dental Hygiene Clinical Coordinators. Read more about Dr. Nayyar and her professional experience below. She is highlighted based on her contributions to ADEA Connect. Link to the full article here.
Congratulations to Dr. Aamna Nayyar for this latest national recognition!
W-2s have been issued and are available to all employees in Banner Self-Service. Paper forms for those not consenting to electronic delivery were mailed on Jan 26th. They are not available for pick-up.
Instructions to print your W-2:
In MySFCC, use the Employee drop down menu on the left to click on Legacy Employee Services. This takes you to Banner Self-Service.
Click on Tax Forms, W-2 Wage and Tax Statement and choose Tax Year 2022.
Message about preferred names
The following message was shared on Friday, February 3:
While the college has always supported our students, we now have another technological opportunity to provide an empowering, safe, and nondiscriminatory educational and work environment. Beginning on Monday February 6, students will be able update their preferred name in Self Service Banner (SSB9).
The student’s legal name will be on your class roster and their preferred name, if applicable, will appear in parenthesis. For example, Gonzales, Bernadette (Charmaine). For legal purposes, the student’s legal name will still appear on all formal documents such as Financial Aid information, 1098-T’s and transcripts.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Mason Kovac was nominated for January 2023 WOW award. Congratulations Mason!
“As a primarily remote employee, I made my first week-long trip to SFCC was last week for Convocation. I was conducting more than a dozen training sessions across 6 different classrooms that had recently been updated to hyflex. Despite trying to finalize hyflex, Mason went to each room ahead of my sessions to ensure that all the technology was working, he stayed throughout the session and performed software updates. He was very positive, friendly, and supportive with everyone in each session. SFCC is very fortunate to have such a wonderful resource available in times of stress such as when technology fails.”
Please be sure to nominate who you think is doing a great job here at SFCC. The submission form can be found at the SFCC Connect portal, or by reaching out to Katie Cadena Priebe, Katherine.email@example.com.
Spring 2023 Online Teaching & Learning Pins and Training Opportunities
Earn the OTL pins to signify your online course has met SFCC and Quality Matters standards of online course design. Reach out to the SFCC OTL Department to begin the review process.
SFCC Online Course Development Standards Training on Canvas
Contact the SFCC OTL Department for starting dates and registration, by phone at 505-428-1166 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title V Professional Development for Faculty
During the Spring 2023 semester, the SFCC Title V Hispanic Serving Institution grant will be supporting a number of professional development opportunities for faculty in online teaching and in culturally responsive teaching for STEM faculty. Title V can cover the cost of registration and, in some cases, compensation for faculty. For information about the Spring 2023 Faculty Professional Development through Title V please see this link: https://www.sfcc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Fees-and-Stipends-for-PD-Spring-23-to-post.pdf
WOW awards – nominate an outstanding coworker today!
The Office of Human Resources recognizes WOW recipients for their dedicated work and commitment to Santa Fe Community College.
Please be sure to nominate someone who you think is doing a great job here at SFCC.
The workshops were fun for SFPS teachers and it introduced many teachers to the types of art, design and media arts classes available at the college. A flyer was also distributed that let teachers know about a fall art show that will showcase art by high school students. SFCC thanks the many faculty members, staff and students who assisted with the workshops.
By now you’ve probably heard of ChatGPT, the free AI platform that can “write” full-length, college-level essays on virtually any topic in seconds. From academic integrity to assessment, ChatGPT’s impact on higher education will be far-ranging. This session includes a demo of how ChatGPT works, implications for higher education and how other colleges and universities are responding. This session was led by SFCC librarians.
“The “northeast connector” involves construction of roadway and two roundabout intersections between Dinosaur Trail and Rabbit Road, giving drivers a direct route between them. Currently, drivers traveling west from Rabbit Road are required to drive through the Oshara Village subdivision to reach Dinosaur Trail or busy Richards Avenue.
“The “southeast connector” will serve as an alternate route from Rabbit Road to Avenida del Sur to reduce traffic congestion on Richards Avenue. This route also will provide secondary emergency access to the community college, according to the county.”
Food and Wine Sommelier Nancy Shapardanis will offer four new wine classes and promises to have something for everyone. Do you want to understand wine from the vineyard to the glass, or just want to know the basics of how to taste wine like a pro? Shapardanis has a class for you. Learn the art of pairing wine and food or become an expert in Italian wine styles. Or expand your culinary skills with Aditi Thatte and learn the secrets of Indian vegetarian cooking.
Discover the joys of the region’s geology and history Enjoy learning about the geology of our region with Kirk Kempter on a variety of hiking trips. William Neuwirth, a biologist and naturalist, will lead online classes as well as offer a hiking excursion. Join SFCC’s history professor Stephen C. Martinez, Ph.D., for a three-part brown bag lunch lecture series on 19th century New Mexico history.
Gain business and career skills Whether you’re looking for professional development opportunities or want to break into the “New Collar” workforce you can choose from a variety of options. There are dozens of classes offered either online or in person.
If you have questions about the schedule, contact Continuing Education at email@example.com or 505-428-1676. The Continuing Education (CE) staff can help you complete your registration.
Free STEM Kits at SFCC Library
The kits are made available to the SFCC community through the Santa Fe Children’s Museum. Kits are available during the library’s regular hours. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Balancing Robot STEM Kits at SFCC Library
Come by the SFCC library to pick up a kit to use to explore balance with your kids! Kits are available during the library’s regular hours.
Solar System Bracelet STEM kits are available for kids ages 4-7 at the SFCC library. Instructions are in English and Spanish and all materials are included in the kits.
Come by the SFCC library to pick up a kit to use to explore the solar system with your kids!
Early Childhood Center of Excellence offers free early childhood speaker series with equity and social justice focus; next talk on March 10
The Early Childhood Center of Excellence (ECCOE) offers a free early childhood speaker series featuring national and New Mexico experts focused on equity and social justice in early childhood teacher preparation. This series is for higher education faculty and anyone interested in bringing equity to their work with young children and families. This free virtual series runs from September 2022 through May 2023. Registration is open now!
You can see the full schedule through May, as well as register for any events for the speaker series here.
Santa Fe Reporter story explains on-demand buses that serve SFCC community
The Santa Fe Reporter story on Nov. 9 by Andy Lyman, “In demand-drivers mean in-demand buses,” featured Paul Volmer, an SFCC film student, as well as Director of Student Engagement and Recruitment Marcos Maez, who also serves on the City Transit Advisory Board. Route 21 (which comes to the college) is currently an on-demand route, which means riders must contact dispatchers when they need a ride on the bus. (It is not currently operating on a regular bus schedule and is only available on weekdays.) Also, other routes that feed into that route are also impacted. The story states, “For on-demand service on Santa Fe Trails routes 5, 6, 21, 22 and the Museum Hill route on weekdays and weekends as well as Route 24 and 26 on weekends, contact dispatchers at (505) 955-2001.” Keep that number handy if you need to use the bus. Bike riders might find it necessary to take the bus on days there is snow and ice. For more information visit the Santa Fe Trails site.
Watch video to learn more about tuition-free college
The recording of the public information session on tuition-free college provided by the New Mexico Higher Education Department on August 19 is now available. You can view it via the link below or at the main website at hed.state.nm.us. Thank you to the New Mexico Educational Assistance Foundation for hosting this session.
If you cannot visit during the current open hours listed or are not comfortable with in-person shopping, check out Bookings for more options. To access Bookings, log in to MySFCC, look under Schedule an Appointment, and click on the pink button labeled Campus Cupboard (Online). You can access the reservation and delivery option 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Students, staff, and faculty are all welcome to visit the Campus Cupboard weekly for free groceries and other household items that may be available. Personal hygiene (menstrual) products are available from Free Flow NM. Contact email@example.com or 505-428-1775 for more information.
01/25/2023, Santa Fe New Mexican, City Council Actions Noted: Allocation of $900,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to support an early child care work development program with Santa Fe Community College.