Indigeneous Peoples Day reading, 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 14 in the library
Everyone is welcome to attend the Indigenous Peoples’ Day Reading from 4-6 pm., Monday, Oct. 14 in the SFCC Library.
The event is brought to you by the SFCC Indigenous Peoples’ Club and the SFCC SOW (Spirit of Writing) Art & Justice Collective.
For more information or if you’d like to read, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Bus service on Monday Indigenous People's Day, No 9 p.m. bus
We’ve gotten an update that Santa Fe Trails WILL be running its buses on Indigenous People’s Day to SFCC, but the 9 p.m. departure will not be running.
Here’s the messaging from Santa Fe Trails: INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT – On Monday October 14, Santa Fe Trails, Santa Fe Pick-up and Santa Fe Ride will operate on a Saturday Schedule. Exception: Route 22 to the Santa Fe Community College will operate on its Weekday Schedule on this day. Note: 9 p.m. departure from SFCC will not be running.
Free Flu Vaccine Clinic: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 in Jemez Rooms
Free flu vaccines for ages two and up will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Jemez rooms. This event is sponsored by SFCC Department of Nursing and Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center. This event is open to the public and is free.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org | 505-428-1837
Candidate Forums at the HEC October 16 & 17
The League of Women Voters will be hosting two candidate forums this week at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center:
- City Council
Wednesday, October 16
- School Board
Thursday, October 17
Santa Fe Literary Review reading and reception at 5 p.m. Oct. 17
SFCC will host a free reading and reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 in SFCC’s Visual Arts Gallery to launch the 2019 edition of the Santa Fe Literary Review, SFCC’s in-print annual magazine of arts and letters. The theme is “Raices: Down to the Roots.” Featuring work by local and international writers and artists alike, the SFLR honors the unique ideas, unconventional approaches, and diverse voices of our city, our state, our nation and our world.
Contributing writers will read their work. Contributing artists and authors will sign copies of the Santa Fe Literary Review. The reception will feature a gallery exhibition of featured art from the Santa Fe Literary Review. The reception begins at 5 p.m. and the reading begins at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and refreshments will be served. Venue is wheelchair accessible; American Sign Language interpreters will be provided.
Of note: The new SFLR includes a story short story by award-winning and best-selling author Tommy Orange, recipient of the 2019 PEN/Hemingway Award for his debut novel, There, There. The edition also features an interview with the author.
SF HEC kicks off Bellevue partnership at 10 a.m. Oct. 17 in Campus Center
Santa Fe Higher Education Center announces the partnership with Bellevue University to provide new pathways to higher education for Northern New Mexicans. To celebrate the new partnership Bellevue University’s local Relationship Manager Mark Wood will host a grand opening and information session at 10 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Santa Fe Community College campus, 6401 Richards Avenue.
Students who attend the grand opening event can enter to win one of two $1,000 grants, which can be applied to a degree at Bellevue University. Free refreshments will be served.
Mark Wood works full-time in Santa Fe to support students. Contact him at email@example.com and 505-474-5023.
OIT Maintenance Sunday, October 20
OIT Maintenance Alert
OIT will be performing system patching and maintenance on Sunday, October 20 starting at 7 a.m.
Technology systems will be affected by intermittent outages throughout the day.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact the OIT Service Desk at (505) 428-1222.
Santa Fe HEC presents Free FAFSA Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26
Santa Fe Higher Education Center presents Free FAFSA Rodeo. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. at Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Road (across from Santa Fe High).
The event is an opportunity for Santa Fe high schools to compete to see which school can increase their FAFSA completion numbers the most. The event is in partnership with New Mexico Education Assistance Foundation.
Free food and drinks provided by Dion’s Pizza and Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Students and parents can register for the event at https://www.sfcc.edu/fafsa-rodeo/.
Students will complete the FSA ID, FAFSA, write a scholarship application and apply for two scholarships all in one stop. Call 505-428-1725 for information.
Front Entrance to FEC is reopened
The William C. Witter Fitness Education Center has been undergoing a stucco transformation. Work is almost complete. The front entrance is now open.
We think you’ll love the final results. Thanks to all the Santa Fe voters, who approved this project and others.
Algae Cultivation videos released
Explore SFCC’s Algae Cultivation program with new videos featuring students who were part of SFCC’s Algae Technology Education Consortium (ATEC) pilot program.
SFCC TATC YouTube Video Playlist
When you click on the link, YouTube will begin auto-playing the first video in the playlist. All playlist videos are listed in the upper right corner, where you can navigate to other videos in the list.
2019 Opportunity Santa Fe CWG Grantees Announced
SFCC-led Collaborative Working Group, Campus Connections, was awarded a $5,000 grant to continue its work.
The Campus Connections group proposes to introduce a College Placement Bootcamp hosted at SFCC and the Sante Fe HEC in the summer of 2020 in order to enable more SFPS students to place into college-level classes.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please come by the main hallway Counseling Resource Table Monday October 14 through Thursday October 17.
Esperanza Shelter will be visiting 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, October 14. Someone will be available to talk about their programs and help you learn what you can do to prevent domestic violence. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campus Cupboard has new hours
The Campus Cupboard is open from 2 to 4 p.m. every Monday-Thursday. The Campus Cupboard is located at the bottom of the stairs outside the cafeteria near the Veterans Resource Center. Campus Cupboard is not open when campus is closed. Anyone with an SFCC ID or proof of registration in our Adult Education program may visit the Cupboard once a week.
If you need additional information, please e-mail Ed Worden ot call x1818. Please help get the word out!
Office of Student Development Halloween Extravaganza
The Office of Student Development presents
- 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Office Decorating Contest
- 10:45 to 11:15 a.m.
Kids Campus Parade (Campus Center)
- 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Students and Staff Costume Contest (Campus Center)
- 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
FREE Safe Trick or Treating Event
Smoke and Alcohol-free event. No weapons (real or fake) permitted. Masks permitted during office decorating contest and costume contest only.
A Pilgrimage to New Worlds at the SFCC Planetarium, Nov. 21
A Pilgrimage to New Worlds, 6 to 7 p.m. in SFCC’s Planetarium
Join us on a journey of discovery as we venture out into the Universe to explore distant new worlds, known as Exoplanets!
Find the SFCC Planetarium on Facebook @GetStarryEyedSFCCNM
Reserve tickets here
2019 SFCC Arts and Crafts Fair: Call for Vendors
This year’s SFCC Arts and Crafts Fair will be held Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendor space is still available. For more information, contact Fran Nawrocki, or call 428-1675.
SFCC in the news and podcast
The college has been recently mentioned or featured in the following:
Unhidden Figures NM has the nation’s widest gender gap in STEM bachelor’s degrees, but girls and women here are narrowing
SFCC was featured prominently in the Santa Fe Reporter’s story. SFCC’s Planetarium Director and Astronomy Professor Amanda Truitt and SFCC students Erica Diaz and Uliani Chinana (engineering students in SFCC’s STEM Core program) were featured. Thanks to all of our faculty and staff working to narrow the gender gap in STEM!
Also, check out reporter Katherine Lewin’s podcast REPORTED about this topic. You’ll hear from Amanda Truitt as well as our students in STEM Core.
Santa Fe Reporter image by Anson Stevens-Bollen, an SFCC Media Arts graduate!