Campus Weekly

News and Announcements

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.


Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, June 20

This year’s Chaîne des Rôtisseurs dinner is from 5:30 to 9:30, Thursday, June 20 in the Jemez Rooms.

Enjoy a uniquely crafted gourmet celebration while you support education and inspiring Santa Fe’s culinary community. Proceeds benefit Cooking with Kids and Santa Fe Community College Foundation’s Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Culinary Arts Endowed Scholarship.

Tickets for are available for purchase now. For more information contact the SFCC Foundation, 505-428-1175 or visit the Facebook event.

ATC Groundbreaking, June 26

Please join us for the groundbreaking of our new Automotive Technology Center 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 26 The ceremony will be across the road, east of the Trades & Advanced Technology Center. Follow the signs to the site.

SFCC thanks the Automotive Technologies Advisory Committee, the New Mexico Legislature, our generous donors and the Santa Fe Community for their support in building the Automotive Technologies Program and Center. Refreshments courtesy of SFCC Foundation.

Save the Date: Reception for Dr. Cervantes, June 25

Please join us as we thank Cecilia Cervantes, Ph.D., for her leadership as Interim President, 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 25 in the Main Courtyard.

SFCC appreciates Dr. Cervantes for the nearly two years she dedicated to enriching our campus community in so many ways – through her deep commitment to students, faculty and staff, and through the positive changes she initiated to further our mission.

Please RSVP by June 19 to Hosted by SFCC Governing Board and SFCC Foundation.

Massai Beading Class, July 9

SFCC’s Continuing Education Department will offer a Maasai beading class presented by International Folk Artist Phoebe Lasoi from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 9.

During the workshop, Lasoi will present a short talk on the important role of beading in Maasai culture, followed by a beading workshop in which participants will make a beaded leather medallion that may be attached to a necklace (provided for purchase) or worn as is. Cost for the class is $49.00 plus a materials fee of $15.00. To participate or for more information, please contact the Santa Fe Continuing Education Department 505-428-1676.


Volunteer for Pancakes on the Plaza

SFCC is supporting this year’s Pancakes on the Plaza July 4. If you’re interested in volunteering, please visit the volunteer site for info and to sign up. The deadline to sign up is July 1, sign up early to get a shot at the most popular shifts.

Student Spotlight

EPA Graduation, June 21 at Northern New Mexico College

SFCC and Northern New Mexico College invite you to join us as we celebrate the EPA Environmental Technician Training Graduation on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 10 a.m. in the Center for the Arts at Northern New Mexico College, 921 Paseo De Onate Street, Espanola. A short reception with light refreshments will follow.

This collaboration between SFCC, Northern New Mexico College and the Environmental Protection Agency offers free training to New Mexico residents. Graduates of the program will receive federal and state recognized certifications such as: Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), 40 hour; CPR and first aid; fork lift operator, and OSHA Construction Standards, 30 hour.

Please RSVP to 505-428-1676 or email

Dean's List Spring 2019

Congratulations to the SFCC students on the Dean’s List who maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the spring 2019 semester.


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.

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, Aamna Nayyar, 505-428-1258 or or visit

Employee Announcements

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

Starting this week, the college will offer to employees a “meet-up” for current and “newbie” trail runners in front of the William C. Fitness Education Center at 7 a.m. every Tuesday. 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 und questions in regards to the Walking Group should go to Ute Jannsen-Kerr.

Joe Long's photography exhibition opened with festive reception

The exhibition, “My Photographic Life: Photographs by Joe Long,” opened on June 13 with a festive reception. The exhibit will run through July 11 at the Visual Arts Gallery. The 93-year-old photographer shared work that spanned 70 years. He reflects, “My involvement with SFCC now totals twenty years as a photography student, lab monitor, tutor and as a teacher for 11 years.” He is currently co-teaching a class in Night Photography through Continuing Education with his son Michael Long, who also teaches painting through Continuing Education.

See photos from the reception and read more about the exhibition.

Career Services: Successful Interviewing

Did you know SFCC Career Services has an online Successful Interviewing education module, complete with suggestions on how to answer those tough questions that stump many people? It is free inside our Your New Job off-campus job postings job database? Go to to register and access this module, as well as postings for many full-time, part-time, and summer jobs and internships. You can also receive in-person and online feedback about your interviewing questions. Contact Career Services at, 505-428-1406, or in room 204-G for more information.