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News and Announcements

Save the Date: Convocation, Aug. 13

Fall is just around the corner. Welcome Week takes place Aug. 9 through 17. The kick-off convocation assembly takes place on Monday, Aug. 13 from 8:30 to 10:45 a.m. Please note, services will be limited during this time. View the full agenda.

Tiny House at SWAN Park at "UP" screening, Aug. 3

SFCC’s Tiny House will be on display during the City’s festivities, which begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 at SWAN Park before the free screening of Pixar’s “UP.” Stop by for this fun, family event.
SWAN Park is on the south side of town, at the southeast end of Jaguar Drive. See the map.
The free film will be shown when the sun goes down, about 8:15 p.m. Want to know more about the film? Check out this fun trailer.

ESL Orientations begin Aug. 6

Santa Fe Community College will offer English as a Second Language courses to any adult who wants to learn English. New students must attend an orientation session prior to registration. Orientation and Registration sessions will all take place at the Santa Fe Community College, Adult Education Department:

Monday, August 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Monday, August 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesday, August 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 5:30 p.m.

Classes begin Aug. 20, 21, 27 or 28, depending on the location. Space is limited. For more information, call 505-428-1356

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Mental Health First Aid Training, Aug. 17

The next Mental Health First Aid Training will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 17. In this 8-hour training, participants will learn about the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems. Trainees will become familiar with a 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis or connect them with appropriate professional care. The training is offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, August 17. This one-day course is free. Employees are encouraged to attend this excellent training.

To register, please call 505-428-1754 or email Erin Lopez-Trask at erin.miller@sfcc.edu. Registration must be completed by Monday, Aug. 13.

Save the date: "Aventurera" film screening, Aug. 17

Save the Date – ‘Aventurera,’ a free film screening event at Midtown Campus Quad will happen the evening of Aug. 17.

The Santa Fe Arts Commission, Santa Fe Community College and Center for Contemporary Arts present Spanish Language Night: an outdoor screening.

Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and the screening begins at 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 17.The film will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles.

All of this takes place outdoors at the Midtown Campus bandstand. Accessible from 1600 St. Michael’s Drive or Alumni Drive, opposite Yucca Street and Siringo Road.

Food trucks and entertainment – including tango demonstration; and presentations, activities and giveaways from SFCC – start at 6 p.m.!

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Policy Update

The handbook for Policy 3-20 Academic Advisory Committees is posted online.

All employees should be familiar with college policies. Read them at SFCC/policies. If you have questions or would like to learn more about policies or the Shared Governance Policy Review Process, contact Laura J. Mulry, ext. 1776.

Student Spotlight

Register for fall NOW!

Register NOW for the fall semester to get the classes you want and need to complete your degree or certificate. Visit your adviser or stop in or call the Welcome and Advising Center at 505-428-1270 to meet with an adviser and make sure you’re on the right track. You got this!

Don't forget your FAFSA

Students are required to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Scholarships are available for international and non-U.S. citizen students. International students should complete the 2018/19 Dreamers Financial Aid Application available online and from the Financial Aid Office.

Come in and see a member of the Financial Aid office staff, in the Welcome and Advising Center. Learn more online, by emailing Financial Aid or calling 505-428-1268. Se habla Español.

Architecture and Interior Design Open House, Aug. 7

Interested in a career in Architecture and Interior Design? Please stop by for the Architecture/Interior Design Open House from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tues., Aug. 7 to learn about two new certificates (Certificate in Architecture and Interior Design and Certificate in Architecture and Interior Design Software), as well as the new Associates in Applied Sciences in Architecture and Interior Design. For more information, contact Program Head of Architecture and Interior Design Jeremy Mier at 505- 428-1144.

Creative Writing for Fall

The SFCC English Department has released a flyer compiling its creative writing offerings for the fall semester. Check out the flyer.

Dental Program accepting applications for fall 2018

SFCC’s Dental Department is accepting applications now for earning a Certificate in Dental Assisting, an Associate degree in Dental Health and/or a Certificate in Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) applications for fall 2018.

The application and qualification criteria for the program can be found online. For more information, contact Dental Department Director Aamna Nayyar, ext. 1258.

Employee Announcements

Helping flood victims

We know that folks are looking for ways to help some of the flood victims in our community. Lucia Lucero has created a Go Fund Me page that will help the family of two of the college employees affected. For more information visit the Go Fund Me page.

Anyone needing assistance after the flood, can also check out the City of Santa Fe’s Facebook page for updates.

¡Palabra!: Undocumented Immigrants

Undocumented immigrants are foreign nationals who entered the United States without authorization or entered legally but remained in the United States without authorization. However, undocumented youth and students usually have no role in the decision to come to this country. They are usually brought to this country by relatives, and for many, they have spent many more years in the United States than in their country of origin. Many undocumented students are honor students, athletes, student leaders, and aspiring professionals. But because of their immigration status, the majority are unable to access higher education and even if they do, they are not legally able to obtain employment upon graduation. See the definition Spanish.

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