Today: Health Insurance Cost Analysis Sessions
All those who are currently covered or who plan to enroll in health insurance coverage through the college are encouraged to attend one of two information sessions today from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and 1 to 2:15 p.m. in the West Wing Lecture Hall, Room 216.
Higher Education Center Open House, August 2
Welcome the newest SFHEC partner, Northern New Mexico College (NNMC), and visit with faculty and advisers from NNMC and other partner institutions, including New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU), University of New Mexico (UNM) and SFCC at an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. at the SFHEC, 1950 Siringo Road.
For information call 505-428-1725, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit hec.sfcc.edu.
Registration for High School Equivalency/GED Registration for Fall
Registration for classes to prepare for the High School Equivalency/GED tests is now open through August 17 for the fall 2017 session. New students must complete an orientation packet and attend an orientation session. Classes begin August 21 in Spanish and English. For details, see the press release. For more information, call Adult Education at ext. 1356 or contact Lynne Matthes, ext. 1433.
Become a Hiring Panel Lead
The next training is from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, July 20 in the HR Conference Room. To register you must have previously served on a hiring panel. For more information and to register, contact Jeff Hood, ext. 1843
ESL Registration Open Now
SFCC’s ESL (English as a Second Language) program offers English classes for seven levels at three locations around Santa Fe including SFCC, El Camino Real Academy and Ortiz Middle School. For all of the details and for the orientation schedule, contact Adult Education, ext. 1356.
Artisan Spirulina Immersion Week
Santa Fe Community College’s Training Center Corporation and Apogee Spirulina host Artisan Spirulina Immersion Week with Intro to Aquaponics, July 31 through August 4.
Registration is underway. The $1,600 fee includes training and materials including a spirulina starter culture kit, and breakfasts and lunches. For a tentative agenda and to register visit apogeespirulina.com.
Sign Up for Renewal and Wholeness Retreat
Give yourself the gift of slowing down and looking within in pursuit of what brings life into our lives and work. In this two-weekend retreat, you are invited to explore issues of vocation, identity and integrity through self-reflection, soulful poetry, deep listening, respectful inquiry, silent walks outdoors and more. Fridays from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 28 and 29 and August 4 and 5. Open to all SFCC staff and faculty and facilitated by Jeff Hood. Preregistration necessary, contact Jeff Hood, ext. 1843. Funded by the SFCC Foundation.
SFCC Leadership Academy Accepting Applications for Class of 2018
SFCC Leadership Academy graduates complete an eight-month training to enhance communication skills, build community and develop leadership and management skills to better serve our students. Applications are available on JACK for the Leadership, Graduate and Supervisor classes.
Title IX and Santa Fe Community College
Student Affairs has launched a new webpage for Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, which states:
“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”
The revamped web page provides information on student rights, options, contacts and an informative video.
Paramedic Applications Open Until August 4
The Emergency Medical Services Institute is accepting Paramedic Training Program applications through August 4 for the year-long certificate program that starts October 16.
For more information on the Emergency Medical Services Institute or to download a copy of the application, go to sfcc.edu or contact director Sahaj Khalsa, ext. 1820.
Support SMILES Dental Club
Get your own “Smiles” t-shirt for $20 and support SMILES, the SFCC Dental Student Club. See Karla in Room 456 or Aamna in Room 455. “Smiles – They’re always in fashion and worth everything.” For more information, contact Karla Martinez-Vigil, ext. 1345 or Aamna Nayyar, ext. 1258.
A workshop to provide strategies to improve access to learning for deaf and hard of hearing students in a mainstreamed classroom will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 9 in the Jemez Rooms. There will be panel discussions by deaf and hard of hearing students and faculty/interpreters.
Facilitated by DeafTEC staff from Austin Community College and funded through SFCC’s Perkins Grant and SFCC Foundation. Working lunch provided. A $125 stipend available to adjunct and full time faculty. For more information and to register, contact Jeff Hood, ext. 1843.
Course Studio to Canvas Workshop Offerings
Beginning this fall semester, Course Studio in JACK will no longer be available. Online Classes will be conducted through Canvas. If you have never used Canvas, please join us for a Course Studio to Canvas Workshop this summer. All workshops will be in room 416. See the schedule.
Dental Booth at the International Folk-arts Artists Resource Fair
Santa Fe Community College Dental Department offered free dental education and basic dental screenings, yesterday at the International Folk-arts Artists Resource Fair.
Welcome to Our New Registrar
Kathleen Sena – who has served as registrar at both UNM and, most recently, Northern New Mexico College – brings a wealth of experience to SFCC.
Grantsmanship Spot Available
The Grantsmanship Training Program is offering one free space for an SFCC employee in its five-day training July 31 through August 4, here on campus. For more information, contact Kris Swedin, ext. 1253.
OIT Technology Project Requests are Back!
Submit a proposal for your technology project request between June 1 and September 15.
Not sure if your request is a project? Need to talk with someone about your project ideas? Contact Erica Keppel, Associate Director of IT Projects, at ext. 1133 or email@example.com with questions or to submit a proposal.