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If you missed last week’s employee health fair – you can still get a flu shot during the free flu shot clinic Wednesday (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Jemez Rooms). The open enrollment/switch enrollment period for employee benefits is open through November. Contact Alicia Huerta in HR, ext. 1389.
SFCC’s SUN PATH project was one of nine Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) programs in the U.S selected to be included the SkillsCommons Field Guide:The Gallery Edition, which is a collection of innovative and successful workforce development strategies developed by community colleges across the country. The ‘SkillsCommons Field Guide of TAACCCT Innovations: The Gallery Edition” is an interactive field guide designed to provide leaders and practitioners of workforce development programs with brief descriptions and easy-to-use materials that can be adopted and adapted for local purposes and programs.
Photo: Victor Medina, who received health care training as a SUN PATH recipient.
Get this year’s flu shot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wed., Oct. 24 in the Jemez Rooms. The free flu vaccinations will be administered by nurses from Christus St. Vincent with support from SFCC nursing faculty members and students.
Co-sponsored by Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center.
Hear about Bond D for Education on the radio and podcasts, then Vote!
Three upcoming interviews feature SFCC Interim President Cecilia Cervantes, Ph.D. and New Mexico School for the Deaf Superintendent Rosemary Gallegos, Ph.D. discussing the General Obligation Bond D for Education election and the projects it will support on each of their respective campuses:
On Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 1 p.m. on Hutton Broadcasting’s Richard Eeds Show on KTRC 1260 AM | 103.7 FM
On Wednesday, Oct. 24, on KSFR with Tom Trowbridge. Check KSFR for podcast.
On Thursday, Nov. 1 at 9:30 a.m. on KSWV 810 AM
Early voting began Saturday. Election Day is Nov. 6.
Santa Fe Community College‘s annual Halloween Festival takes place Wed., Oct. 31, 3:30-7 p.m. This safe and fun event includes free trick-or-treating, music, games and more. There will also be a haunted house ($3 admission fee) and an escape room ($5 admission fee).
Sponsored by SFCC’s Office of Student Development, Student Activities and Conference Services.
Aamna Nayaar, chair of the President’s Diversity Advisory Committee, thanked the Office of Student Development, the faculty, students and staff who worked on the numerous events for National Hispanic Heritage Month at last Monday’s event featuring singer Miguel Dominguez and Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Folklórico dancing groups. See some of the colorful photos of last week’s event in the link below.
The deadline to withdraw from 16-week credit classes is October 26. Check with Financial Aid first to see how it impacts your eligibility.
Contact Financial Aid, in the Welcome and Advising Center, via email or call 428-1268.
LANL Foundation Scholarship Application Open
Funding is available for the spring 2019 semester. Students may apply online now. The deadline to apply is November 29.
Students may also access the LANL Foundations’ online application portal from the SFCC External Scholarships webpage here.
Petition to Graduate by Nov. 1
Ready to graduate in December? To participate in the Commencement Ceremony Dec. 8, students must have a COMPLETED Petition to Graduate submitted to the Registrar’s Office by Nov. 1. The link to petition to graduate is found at MySFCC:
• Student Tab
• Student Resources
• Petition to Graduate
SFCC students and prospective SFCC students can get assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during SFCC’s Fall 2018 FAFSA Fest, Mon., Oct. 29 through Fri., Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day in Room 202 – the Financial Aid computer lab.
SoundCloud Sound Bites: Madelain MacCauley recently graduated from SFCC with an AA in Criminal Justice. Her advice for students? “I would say that it’s really important to do your work. Do it on time. Make some time maybe before it’s due to get it done, but don’t wait until the last minute because it’s going to be a real headache.”
Dental students support Dental Healthcare Bill
SFCC Dental Department faculty and students visited the Roundhouse recently to support the Dental Therapy need in the State of NM. Read more about the proposed Bill. Learn about Health Action New Mexico Network online.
See more photos of the Oct. 12 event on Facebook. To learn about the SFCC Dental Programs, please contact Aamna Nayyar, Director Dental Department at 505-428-1258.
Rebecca Estrada and Marcos Maez talk about Open House on KSFR
Listen to Rebecca Estrada, Executive Director of the Higher Education Center and Academic Partnerships and Marcos Maez, Director of Student Recruitment and Outreach talk with KSFR 101.1 FM News Director Tom Trowbridge about the Oct. 25 SFCC/HEC Open House on Tuesday, Oct. 23 during KSFR’s Wake-Up Call at 8 a.m. and on the mid-day newsbreak at 12:32 p.m.
Don’t forget to invite your friends and family to stop by the SFCC/HEC Open House in the Campus Center from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25.
Open/Switch Enrollment remains open through November
The open/switch enrollment period for employee benefits remains open through November. Changes may be made through Fri., Nov. 30 with Alicia Huerta in HR, Room 309A.