Campus Weekly


SFCC Celebrates HSE Graduates

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.


News and Announcements

SFCC Awarded $200,000 EPA Job Training Grant

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.

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Register Now for Summer Continuing Education Classes!

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.

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'Algae Industry Magazine' Awards SFCC

The Algae Industry Magazine Readers Poll results are in: This year, the SFCC Biofuels Lab won gold in the “Algae Cultivation Facility” category and bronze in the “Algae Laboratory” category.

Additionally, SFCC’s Training Center Corporation partners won awards: Gold for Apogee Spirulina in the “Algae Microfarm – Small Cultivation Facility” and two silvers for Ecoponex.

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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.

Registration for Global Youth Santa Fe Open through Today

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.

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Vote for SFCC – 'Best of Santa Fe!'

SFCC has been nominated for “Best Fitness Facility” in this year’s Santa Fe Reporter Best of Santa Fe readers’ poll.

Final voting continues through May, so encourage people to vote!

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Student Spotlight

Eye-Opening Experience for TMP Students

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.

Scholarship Application Available Online through this Friday

All students seeking support for endowed SFCC Foundation and institutional scholarships at SFCC must complete an online application by this Friday, May 26. Read more. . .


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Veterans Scholarship Application Open

The scholarship application for City of Santa Fe/SFCC Foundation Veterans Scholarship is available. Applications are due June 7.


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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.

Testing Continues for Radiologic Technology Program, Fall 2017 Applicants

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.


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Applications for Dental Programs Open Now

• 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.


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Employee Announcements

Postings on Campus

The SFCC Governing Board recently approved Policy 8-9: Postings on Campus. Please review the full policy and procedures to make sure that your postings follow college guidelines.

Please note that any postings on campus should only be in approved locations, as specified in the procedures, or they may be removed without notice.

Ping Pong Tournament Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the most recent Ping Pong Tournament held at the Fitness Education Center!

First place: Richard Douglas
Second place: John Slattery
Third place: Pablo Griego

Photo: Richard Douglas, Pablo Griego and John Slattery

Irrigation Repair

Santa Fe Community College will be repairing irrigation lines at the central roundabout (the drop-off area by the flag poles) Monday, April 23 through Monday, April 30. During repairs, the roundabout will not be accessible. Please use other entrances into the main and West Wing parking lots. No parking areas will be affected. Please use caution when walking or driving in the vicinity. Thank you for your patience while we make improvements to campus.