SFCC Celebrates Black History Month - Shades of Color 2020
Please join this multicultural journey to learn about and recognize the accomplishments of African Diaspora and LGBTQ+ individuals and organizations.
Black History Month events this week:
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Jemez Room 1
|“400 years of slavery in North America” as part of the New York Times The 1619 Project and at noon “The Journey of Man” genetics video. Introduced by Stephen Martinez, Ph.D., SFCC history professor.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Jemez Room 1
|African American food history, Blues Guitar demo by Andrew Lovato, Ph.D. SFCC professor and author of The Big Book of Blues Guitar: The History, The Greats and How to Play and short videos featuring Black artists.
SFCC Planetarium: Distant Worlds, Alien Life? 7 p.m. Feb. 6 CANCELLED
This event has been cancelled, we apologize for any inconvenience:
Come explore Distant Worlds with the SFCC Planetarium!
For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.sfcc.edu/planetarium/
$8 for adults (13+);
$5 for SFCC students, seniors (60+), military, and kids (under 13)
If you have questions, please contact:
Amanda R. Truitt, Ph.D., Astronomy Faculty & Planetarium Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 505-428-1721
Spring 2020 SFCC Planetarium Event Schedule
February Library Events: 3 p.m. Thursday, 6 p.m. Feb. 19
February library events feature faculty publications
SFCC Library, Room 516
Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave.
3 to 4 p.m.
|Panel discussion, book sales and signing of Three Paths, One God: Traditional Scriptures and New Prayers by Aamna Nayyar, Min Kantrowitz and Victoria Reder.
The book brings together beliefs from Jewish, Christian and Muslim scripture, liturgy and prayer. The book represents diverse points of view and encourages religious understanding and tolerance.
Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the President’s Diversity Advisory Committee.
Read more about the book.
6 to 7 p.m.
|Book signing and performance: The Big Book of Blues Guitar: The History, the Greats—And How to Play by Andrew Leo Lovato.
People who own guitars are welcome to bring their guitars for a mini guitar lesson following the book discussion.
Read more about the book.
Helicopter arriving at SFCC Tuesday for training purposes
Don’t be alarmed if you see or hear a medical flight helicopter on campus on Tuesday. One will be arriving at the track field for training purposes for our EMSI and other medical students.
Deconstructing Racism in New Mexico Day Feb. 13
Deconstructing Racism New Mexico has been organizing since its inception so many years ago. Please visit their website to learn more about their work and how you can be involved: deconstructingracismnewmexico.org/
SFCC Visual Arts Gallery Presents Tangent/Trajectory, opening 4 p.m. Feb. 14
Christina Hall-Strauss, Sand Patterns 6, 40×32
Don Redman, Wallenda 2
Show featuring Don Redman and Christina Hall-Strauss opens from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14.
Santa Fe Community College’s Visual Arts Gallery presents the exhibition, Tangent/Trajectory, which opens from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14. The exhibition features the work of sculptor Don Redman and painter Christina Hall-Strauss.
The two diverse artists will offer a showcase of art that conveys energy, light and motion.
The exhibition is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays Feb. 14 through March 26 (Closed for SFCC Spring Break March 16 through March 22)
Fishbowl events: Feb. 20 and 21
PDAC has scheduled its first fishbowl events. PDAC is hosting discussions around the idea of “What Does it Mean to Be a Hispanic Serving Institution?”
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Boardroom
10 a.m.to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in the Jemez Rooms
PDAC would like to encourage as much participation as possible. These discussions will enrich SFCC’s PDAC strategic planning retreat.
Jazz Brunch for Student Scholarships Mar. 29
Jazz Brunch for Student Scholarships!
$55 per person
11 a.m. Sunday, March 29th– Sunday Morning Brunch with the Jazz Ensemble from New Mexico School for the Arts (NMSA)
Please join us on Sunday, March 29, 2020, 11:00am for a jazz brunch at Dave’s Jazz Bistro in the Santa Fe School of Cooking, 125 N Guadalupe St. This exciting event will benefit students of Santa Fe Community College’s Adult Education Department with scholarships to complete their high school equivalency and college tuition.).
To find out more and register for this exceptional Sunday Morning Jazz brunch benefit, please visit: https://santafeschoolofcooking.com/Detailed/875.html
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide at the Santa Fe HEC
Free 2020 tax preparation will be provided by AARP Foundation at the Santa Fe HEC, 1950 Siringo Road.
Tax preparation assistance will be available from February 3 to April 15. Appointments are available Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Appointments can be made online starting January 10.
Full details available at: https://www.sfcc.edu/taxaide/
Facilities and Operations (formerly POM) moved to Room LL305
The Facilities and Operations (formerly Plant Operations and Management) offices and maintenance shop will undergo renovations beginning in February. During construction, Facilities and Operations staff and offices will temporarily move to the West Wing, Lower Level, Room LL305. They will be open for business in the new location beginning Monday, January 27.
For assistance or more information, please contact Office Coordinator Antonette Tapia at 428-1670.
Register early for the Gerald Clay Basketball tournament
The annual Gerald Clay Memorial Basketball tournament will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 4, and Sunday, April 5, in the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center.
Registration by cash or check only is available at the FEC front desk. Online registration is expected to be available soon.
Proceeds from the event support scholarships for Exercise Science students and equipment for the gymnasium. Contact Herman Garcia, 505-428-1751.