Campus Weekly

Congratulations HSE graduates!

Lt. Governor Howie Morales gave words of inspiration to all of the graduates of SFCC’s High School Equivalency program. Congratulations to all the students who completed. Thank you to all of the staff and instructors who bring these students to success!

News and Announcements

Ethyl makes Guinness World Record Book!

Last week Monterey Bay Aquarium sent out a Tweet celebrating the fact that Ethyl, the life-size whale sculpture, now on our campus has made the Guinness World Record Book. Ethyl is now the largest, documented sculpture bringing attention to “educate people about ocean pollution.” The sculpture is on loan to the college through the efforts of Meow Wolf and the Santa Fe Community College Foundation.


SFCC to offer new Certificate in Advanced Dental Assisting Skills beginning Fall 2019

SFCC will begin offering a new Certificate in Advanced Dental Assisting Skills in Fall 2019.

The lectures will be online with a lab on the weekend. Who can attend the 10-credit hour certificate program?
Any dental assistant or other dental auxiliary including dental hygienists, and pre-dental students can enroll. Students applying to this program must be accepted into the Department of Dental Health. At least 1 year experience in dentistry is required for those who have onsite training and no formal college education.

By attending the WIO sessions, the applicant may get information on a free tuition option.

To register, please contact or call 505-428-1258.

Best of Santa Fe - Vote Now!

SFCC has been nominated in Santa Fe Reporter’s Best of Santa Fe this year in multiple categories.

Best Fitness Class
Best Pilates Studio
Best Weightlifting
Best Yoga Studio

Voting is open now through May 31, visit Santa Fe Reporter and support SFCC.

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.

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.

Student Spotlight

Santa Fe Indian School Community Health Worker cohort celebrates graduation

Dual-credit Santa Fe Indian School students celebrate receiving their Community Health Worker Certificate with Brooke Gondara, Ph.D. after SFCC’s graduation.

Photo: Left to right: Kayla Toledo (sophomore), Brooke Gondara, Ph.D. (Cheyenne), Aliya Atencio (senior), Briana Gutierrez (senior) and Irv Yellow (sophomore).

ESL Summer Classes, Orientations May 29

SFCC will offer an intensive 4-week English as a Second Language session June 3 to June 27 to any adult who wants to learn English. New students must attend an orientation session prior to registration.

All of the orientation and registration sessions take place in the Adult Education Office.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 29
5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 29


LANL Foundation Career Pathways Scholarship Deadline is May 31

Previously known as the Regional College / Returning Student (RCRS) Scholarship, Career Pathways will continue to provide $1500 awards for two-year degrees, certifications and trades but now no longer requires applicants to have a gap in formal education. The scholarship is renewable for up to two years and a total of $3,000 with no need to reapply—as long as recipients remain in good academic standing and are making progress towards completion.

As with all LANL Foundation scholarships, students must be a resident of the Northern New Mexico seven-county area that includes Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe or Taos. Funding may be applied to any accredited post-secondary educational institution, in or out of state.

Applications are currently being accepted online. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2019.

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

SFCC and Faculty Reach Collective Bargaining Agreement

Santa Fe Community College and the faculty union, known as SFCC-AAUP (American Association of University Professors), have come to an agreement on collective bargaining. SFCC-AAUP members ratified the contract in a mid-May vote and members of the SFCC Governing Board approved the agreement during a May 22 meeting.

“This is a positive outcome for the college and its labor relations negotiation process,” said Linda Siegle, chair of the SFCC Governing Board. “I’m grateful to the members of the college who dedicated time and effort toward reaching this agreement in good faith. The college looks forward to continuing to serve our students and community with high-quality higher education.”


Career Services at SFCC

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Did you know SFCC Career Services has an online resume creation education module, complete with examples and a template? What Makes A Great Resume 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 resume. Contact Career Services at, 505-428-1406, or in room 204-G for more information.