Over 100 students successfully completed their High School Equivalency exams in the Adult Education, Academic and Career Education (ACE) program. Nearly 50 students participated in last Wednesday’s ceremony, which included a keynote speech from New Mexico Cabinet Secretary Dr. Barbara Damron. View a photo gallery on Facebook.
The college announced last week that it is one of 14 organizations selected by the Environmental Protection Agency to receive funding to operate environmental job training programs for local unemployed residents.These grants help prepare people for green jobs that reduce environmental contamination and provide more sustainable futures for the communities most affected by solid and hazardous waste contamination.
Summer is almost here, and our Continuing Education Department offers fun, inspiring programs for participants of all ages: kids age 3 and up, tweens, teens and adults. The campus is a perfect place for summer classes, where you can learn something new at an affordable price. Registration is open now; call 505-428-1676.
Professional Development Opportunities Start in June
Food for Life: Lose weight and get healthy in a series of nine, weekly educational cooking classes on a plant based diet. Benefits include prevention of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and other chronic diseases. Taught by Amanda Hatherly, Certified Food for Life instructor. Lunch prepared, provided and eaten in the class. Tuesdays beginning June 13 and going through July 25, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Preregistration is necessary. Funded by the SFCC Foundation.
Fun-day Mondays: Join colleagues in a drop-in noon hour of fun and games, laughter and learning in the courtyard. Who said life was all work and no play? Facilitated by Jeff Hood, Erica Abeyta and Ernest Kavanaugh, June 19 – July 24.
Sign up now. Open to all SFCC faculty and staff members. For more information and to register contact Jeff Hood, ext. 1843.
High school students have through today to submit their applications for Global Youth Santa Fe. The two, five-day summer camps run June 12-16 and June 26-30. Space is limited. For more information and to download the application, please visit: Teamwork in Action Global Youth Santa Fe. For more information contact Director of Teamwork in Action David Markwardt, ext. 1637.
Anne Salzmann, Head of School for The MASTERS Program, recently shared the experience she and her students had witnessing a DWI court session held on campus in a letter to the editor of the Santa Fe New Mexican.
LANL Foundation Scholarship Accepting Applications
LANL Foundation is accepting applications for Regional College/Returning Student Scholarships. These $1,000 awards support nontraditional students pursuing two-year degrees and certifications. Applications may be submitted online by June 19 for July awards.
Those interested in applying to the Radiologic Technology program for fall 2017 can contact program director Mike Frain, ext. 1649, or program clinical coordinator Cheryl Peachey, ext. 1926 for advising. Applicants must take the TEAS V Admissions Test, offered May 26 at the Testing Center.
• Certificate in Dental Assisting
• AAS in Dental Health
• Certificate in Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA)
Details at the Dental Health and Dental Assisting Program page. For more information contact Aamna Nayyar, ext. 1258.
Santa Fe Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Support Group
May 24, 2017
Join the Center for Diversity and Integrated Learning (CDIL) for a Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Support Group the second and fourth Wednesday each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Higher Education Center (HEC), 1950 Siringo Rd. For more information, contact Emily Stern, ext. 1467.
As the official education sponsor for the upcoming Next Generation Water Summit, SFCC will offer three pre-summit water certification courses May 31 to June 2. The City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce, Green Builder Coalition and the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association are hosting the...Read More
SFCC & HEC Closed Due to Weather: Saturday, Feb. 23
Based on the road conditions and forecasts regarding weather in our area, SFCC and the Santa Fe Higher Education Center will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 23. No on or off campus classes or activities will be held, and no labs or other student services will be available. TAX-AIDE at the HEC will not be available.