Campus Weekly

Wellness at SFCC continues with spring semester

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. Tuesdays beginning Jan. 22. Please observe the following guidelines: no talking, eating, drinks or cell phones.

• Yoga sessions led by Andrew Kerr from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Jan. 23 in the Board Room. 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.

Drop-ins welcome.

News and Announcements

Convocation continues this week

Spring 2019 Convocation continues this week. See the agenda.

Spangenburg featured in Santa Fe Reporter

Luke Spangenburg, director of Biofuels Center of Excellence, was featured in last week’s Santa Fe Reporter: New World Resolution.

Dean's List for fall 2019

Congratulations to these Santa Fe Community College students on the Dean’s List who maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall 2018 semester. For a full list of names, please visit: Dean’s list.

NEW Testing Center Hours

Effective January 22, the SFCC Testing Center’s hours of operation will be Mondays and Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesdays through Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact the Testing Center, ext. 1625 or

Get your team ready!

Registration for the Third Annual Gerald Clay Memorial Basketball Tournament (April 6 and 7, 2019) is open now at New Mexico Sports Online.

For more information, contact Miquela Martinez, ext. 1656 or 1615.

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.

Student Spotlight

Canvas Orientation for Students

Canvas is the learning management system used to deliver all online, blended and web-enhanced courses at SFCC. Students can receive course updates and reminders, where and when they want – by email, text messaging, and even Facebook.

Tuesday, 1/22 10-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m.
Wed., 1/23 10-11 a.m.
Thursday, 1/24 2-3 p.m.
Friday, 1/25 9-10 a.m.
Saturday, 1/26 9-10 a.m.
Monday, 1/28 1-2 p.m.

Spring 2019 Canvas Orientation sessions take place in Room 416. Laptops will be provided, but bring your own if you have one.

For more information, call 505-428-1166 or visit

¡Viva! continues for spring

¡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.

Participants will have access to the gymnasium, swimming pools, indoor track, resistance training center and tennis courts.

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.

In order to access the facilities, students must provide a valid SFCC student identification card.

Students must be age 16 or older to participate. Students age 16 and 17 need parental approval. FEC facilities are not available when classes or special events are taking place.

Students enrolled in less than 12 credit hours or who drop below 12 credit hours are not eligible for the program.

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.

Spring payment deadline Jan. 15

Remember the payment deadline for the spring 2019 semester is January 15! Verify your financial aid today, don’t lose your spring classes.

Need money to pay for school? Complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA online now. Are you International or Undocumented? Then complete the 2018-2019 Dreamers Financial Aid form.

Contact Financial Aid, 505-428-1268.

HSE/GED and ESL classes - orientations in January

Staff in Adult Education is gearing up for a new semester with High-School Equivalency/GED preparation classes and English as a Second Language (ESL). Both programs have required orientations, get all the details:

High-School Equivalency/GED details and orientation scheduleLynne Matthes, ext. 1433.

English as a Second Language (ESL) details and orientation scheduleDafyd Rawlings, ext. 1444.

For more information, contact Adult Education at 505-428-1356.

Employee Announcements

Marketing Refreshers

Need to promote an event on campus? Use MPR’s Event Promotion Form.

Need additional promotion and have some funds to support your efforts (for printing, for a Facebook campaign, or just want a consultation with our staff)? Submit a Job Request.

Have some exciting news to share with the campus community? Submit it for inclusion in Campus Weekly.

And finally, need to order business cards or a name tag? Go to the new Intranet, select Departments, select Marketing and Public Relations from the drop down menu and scroll down to MPR Forms and there you will find the Business Cards and Name Badges Request Form.

If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us, ext. 1667 or email Jennifer Bleyle.

Congratulations to Chris Falance and Mason Kovac on earning bachelor's degrees

Technology Service Desk Tech Chris Falance received his bachelor’s degree in Communications and Information Technology from New Mexico State University. He completed his studies in August and participated in a commencement ceremony in December.

Falance added that the Director of User Services Mason Kovac received the same degree earlier in the spring of 2018.

Congratulations to both employees! Did you graduate this past year? Share your news with us.

Feb. 13, 2019 Shooter-on-Campus Drill

More details will available as we get closer to the date, but please see an overview of the Feb. 13 drill planned in conjunction with Santa Fe County and the City of Santa Fe emergency management teams.