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Today on KTRC! Job Fair Info

On Monday, July 22 at 2:30 p.m. on KTRC 1260/103.7’s Richard Eeds Show you can hear from Eric Lucero, Business Representative at New Mexico Workforce Solutions, and Santa Fe Higher Education Center Interim Executive Director Meghan McGarrity about the Job Fair at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center scheduled for Friday, July 26.

FEC Facelift in progress

Stucco renovations on the William C. Witter Fitness Center started July 16. The project will address all the cracking, peeling and deterioration of the FEC exterior stucco wall systems. The work is planned for a total of 90 days.

Hiring event from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, July 26 at HEC

In partnership with New Mexico Workforce Solutions, more than 15 employers will be available at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, July 26, to fill a variety of job opportunities. Job seekers should bring multiple copies of their resumes and come dressed for success. The Santa Fe HEC is at 1950 Siringo Road.
Employers include:

  • BC Metropolitan Detention Center
  • City of Santa Fe
  • Coca Cola
  • County of Santa Fe
  • Dion’s Pizza
  • Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
  • Good Will Industries
  • Heritage Home Health Center
  • IBEW Local 611 Electricians
  • La Familia Medical Center
  • Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL)
  • Santa Fe Public Schools
  • State of NM CYFD
  • If you have any questions call New Mexico Workforce Solutions at (505) 827-7434 or visit

    DWELL opens from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 26

    SFCC’s Visual Arts Gallery presents the exhibition, DWELL, which opens with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 26. This is the college’s first installation show.

    DWELL will be displayed through September 6. For more information, contact Linda Cassel at or 505-428-1501.

    Photo: Little House by Rebecca Bradshaw.


    WIOA Orientation/Information Sessions at SFCC

    Looking for a resource to fund and support 2019-2020 retraining, certificate, or degree in a job growth industry? The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program is often a good resource for those ineligible for Pell grants and other, usual financial aid. Learn more about WIOA and eligibility at an orientation session. Sessions are open to faculty, staff, students, and community members.

    The next session at SFCC is at 4 p.m. Monday, July 29 in Room 204-I. Sessions are generally every other week here and at the New Mexico Workforce Connection Office. For more information contact Pat Delgado, Career Development Specialist at 505-474-5025.

    Grantsmanship Training Program, Aug. 5-9

    SFCC’s Continuing Education Department and Georgia O’Keeffe Museum will co-host a Grantsmanship Training Program Aug. 5-9 on SFCC’s campus. The intensive, five-day, hands-on workshop for nonprofit and government grantseekers will guide participants step by step through all stages of planning programs, researching funding sources and writing proposals.

    To register for the Grantsmanship Training Program, for more information or to apply for a partial scholarship, contact the Grantsmanship Center at 213-482-9862, or Early bird discount available until June 24.


    Candidates for Governing Board seat need to file on Aug. 27

    Two positions on the Santa Fe Community College Governing Board will be determined during the election on Nov. 5.

    Those interested in becoming a candidate must file a declaration of candidacy and sworn statement of intent with the County Clerk between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Aug. 27. Forms may be obtained at or at the Santa Fe County Clerk’s office, 102 Grant Ave. Call 505-986-6280 for more information.


    SFLR Call for Submissions!

    The submission period for the 2019 issue of The Santa Fe Literary Review is now open through November 1. This year’s theme is The Spaces Between Exploring freedom, distance, movement and time.

    Submission categories include dramatic writing, creative nonfiction, poetry, fiction and visual art. Details are online, or for more info email

    Save the dates: Upcoming interviews on KTRC

    • Monday, July 22 at 2:30 p.m. on KTRC 1260/103.7’s Richard Eeds Show you can hear from Eric Lucero, Business Representative at New Mexico Workforce Solutions, and Santa Fe Higher Education Center Interim Executive Director Meghan McGarrity about the Job Fair at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center scheduled for Friday, July 26.
    • Thursday, August 8, at 3 p.m. Catch an hour-long interview with SFCC President Dr. Becky Rowley on Thursday, August 8, at 3 p.m. on KTRC 1260/103.7’s Richard Eeds Show.
    • August 15 at 2 p.m. Get the scoop on New Mexico Highlands University’s programs at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center from NMHU’s Interim Manager Robert Anaya and the HEC’s Interim Executive Director Meghan McGarrity on Thursday, August 15 at 2 p.m. on KTRC 1260/103.7’s Richard Eeds Show.

    Register now for Tennis Tournament Sept 6-8

    Tennis Tournament at the FEC, September 6-8, 2019. Mens & Womens Singles, Mens & Womens Doubles and Mixed Doubles at Santa Fe Community College’s William C. Witter Fitness Education Center (FEC), 6401 Richards Ave.

    First rounds will start at 4 p.m., Fri., Sept. 6. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8, the rounds will start at 8:30 a.m. Participants must be at least 18 years of age with a 3.5 rating or lower.

    Registration deadline is August 30, 2019. Registration fees are $25 per person for individual events and $30 for doubles per team. For more information, call 505-428-1656.

    Student Spotlight

    NAPA Tools & Equipment Show Tuesday

    NAPA, A supporter of SFCC’s Automotive Technologies program is hosting a tool show! Students are encouraged to go to the event and purchase needed tools for their tool box. There will be a raffle with drawings at 11 am, 12 & 1 pm.
    For more information: Santa-FeTool-Show-Flyer-raffle

    NAPA Tool Show Event
    Tuesday, July 23, 10am – 3pm.
    Weise Auto Supply Inc
    1125 Calle La Resolana
    Santa Fe, NM 87507

    Students can accelerate through Math with STEM Core

    Students, join STEM Core to start your engineering, computer science or information technology degree.

    Do you want to study with a group of motivated, hard-working students and get extra support? SFCC’s STEM Core Program can help get you on the fast track to a fun, challenging, meaningful and highly paid career.

    A STEM career has great benefits:

    • Over the next 10 years, STEM jobs will grow 50% faster than non-STEM jobs.
    • The average STEM job pays more than $40/hour.
    • 93% of STEM professionals earn more than the national average.
    • The eight highest-paying entry-level jobs are in computer science, engineering and math.
    • There are great local job opportunities with the national labs and other employers.

    Also, in collaboration with Los Alamos National Laboratory, successful STEM Core students will be eligible to apply for paid summer internships at LANL or other locations in the U.S. Veterans encouraged to apply!

    For information: Contact or call 505-428-1323. Visit STEM Core for an application and more information.


    Paramedic program accepting applications through July 31

    SFCC’s Emergency Medical Services Institute is accepting Paramedic Training Program applications now until 5 p.m. July 31 for the certificate program that starts October 14 and runs through December 2020.

    For more information on the SFCC’s Emergency Medical Services Institute or to download a copy of the application, go to or contact director Sahaj Khalsa at 505-428-1820 or

    SFCC Department of Dental Health accepting applications for 2019-2020 academic year

    The SFCC Department of Dental Health is now accepting applications for 2019-2020 academic year for these programs:

    • Certificate in Dental Assisting (3-semester, full-time program)
    • Certificate in Advanced Dental Assisting Skills (part-time, evening and online available)
    • AAS in Dental Health (5-semester, full-time program)
    • Certificate in Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) (2-semester program with online and weekends available)

    For information contact Director of Dental Health Dr. Aamna Nayyar, 505-428-1258 or or visit

    Verify your financial aid now

    Do you have your financial aid in place for the fall semester? The payment deadline is July 24. Verify your Financial Aid today!
    For more information, email

    Santa Fe Lodgers Association giving one-class Scholarships to 14 Students this fall

    The Santa Fe Lodgers Association hosted a very successful fundraiser event at Meow Wolf June 5 for scholarship funds for the Hospitality & Tourism Program.

    They are now using the funds to pay the tuition costs for one class for 14 students this fall. They hope this will encourage current hotel employees and students to follow the career path the hotel industry offers here in Santa Fe.

    Interested in getting the scholarship? E-mail Katherine Fox-Ehlert or call 505-428-1332. Get in touch ASAP, to get registered for the fall semester.

    Employee Announcements

    Join the trail running group on Tuesdays and walking group on Thursdays

    The college now offers employees a meet-up for current and “newbie” trail runners in front of the William C. Fitness Education Center at 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Please note: The time has changed to 6:30 a.m., so runners will be ready for their workday. All are welcome.

    The Walking Group has moved to Thursdays 7:30-8:30 a.m., also meeting in front of the FEC.

    For questions in regards to the trail running, please contact Herman Garcia and questions in regards to the Walking Group should go to Ute Jannsen-Kerr.

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    Dog Therapy in the Library, July 24 and 25

    The SFCC Library is hosting therapy dogs 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, July 24 and 25 in the Library Instruction Room, room 545.

    Come cuddle a canine and de-stress during finals week. For more information, call 505-428-1352.