The college is officially kicking off its five-year strategic plan for 2020-25. The process will identify priorities on how to best serve our students and our community. This process will be highly collaborative and require participation from the SFCC community.
SFCC Continuing Education Open House 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday
Ever wanted to learn a second language? The Spanish course offerings are many but French, German and Italian are also available. Ever wanted to impress your friends with your creations in the kitchen or learn more about how nutrition supports health? Thinking about retirement? Get tips on a wide range of considerations as you prepare for that stage of your life. Find out about these offerings and much more during the Continuing Education open house at Santa Fe Community College, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 5 in the hallway outside the Continuing Education Office, 6401 Richards Avenue.
Instructors will be displaying their work and talking to students about their classes. Students can register for classes, and President Rowley will stop by from 10 to 10:30 am. Refreshments will be served.
The registration deadline is Sept. 4. Registration fees are $25 per person for individual events and $30 for doubles per team. For more information, contact the School of Fitness and Education at 505-428-1751.
If you haven’t been to the Visual Arts Gallery for the DWELL exhibit, you still have one week to catch this five-artist exhibition.
Patricia Pearce, director of SFCC’s Center for Book Art and Printmaking, said, “The five artists in the show address the mysteries of dwelling in connection with sculpture, printmaking, altered book, photography and textile.”
Join us from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center when Jason Rezaian – former prisoner now a Global
Opinions columnist at the Washington Post – offers his thoughts on internal Iranian developments, U.S.-Iran relations. He will also discuss Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison―Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out.
Listen to Tekla Johnson speak about First Born's free services on KSWV podcast
Director Tekla Johnson shares details with Estevan Gonzales on KSWV 99.9 | 810. about how the First Born program helps first-time parents with free statewide home visits, support and more. Listen to the interview.
Continuing Education will offer a trip to Spain in the spring, but the time to register is now.
Info session from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 in Room 416. Please note that prices will increase after Oct. 8. Here are the details:
Trip to Spain
March 7 – 17, 2020
Experience Madrid, Royal Palace, Toledo, Cordoba, Seville, Flamenco Show, Granada, The Alahambra, Valencia, Paella Experience, Barcelona, La Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell.
Included in the price of the trip are:
• 14 Meals: 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners
• Round trip airfare from Albuquerque Intl Airport
• Air taxes and fees
• Hotel transfers
Price until Oct. 8, 2019:
The Santa Fe Reporter is offering a paid internship opportunity. The deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 6.
The internship is run through the Santa Fe Reporter’s nonprofit arm, runs six weeks, pays $500 and, upon successful completion, students have their work published in the Santa Fe Reporter and receive a certificate. Julia Goldberg, an outstanding journalist, runs the program, so students work directly with her. Please note that part of the application requests: Please provide a short (five to eight paragraphs) arts-related writing sample; for example: a book, theater, movie or music review.
To apply for graduation, log-in to MySFCC (student portal) and locate the Petition to Graduate link and follow the prompts for the appropriate graduation term. Students must be fully classified in the major before applying for graduation.
In order to participate in the Commencement Ceremony, your Petition to Graduate must be received in the Registrar’s Office by 5.p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019 with all required signatures.
Fall Fest! Sept. 10
Fall Fest in the Campus Courtyard
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Come celebrate changing seasons, changing colors, changing lives. Fall Fest will include free food, music, resource tables, and a club showcase.
Fall Fest is sponsored by Student Activities, Student Ambassadors, Student Government Association, Freedom Ambassadors, and ENLACE.
Career Services now offers extended Walk In Clinic hours
Work all day? SFCC Evening student? Want to meet with a Career Counselor, but can’t get in earlier?
Career Services has begun adding SPECIAL EXTENDED HOURS to two of the Walk In Clinics in September (Sept. 3 and 17), with more to come in October.
Administrative leave through October 13 for NM celebrations
It’s time to enjoy New Mexico’s unique celebrations! President Becky Rowley is authorizing four hours of administrative leave for full-time ‘regular status’ employees (prorated for those employees working part-time/regular status). Use this time to participate in local community events, such as:
• Aug. 30: Zozobra
• Aug. 31-Sept. 8: Fiesta de Santa Fe
• Sept. 5-15: New Mexico State Fair
• Oct. 5-13: Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Please consult with your supervisor to coordinate your time off. A few rules: you must take the hours between Friday, August 30 and Sunday, October 13, 2019. Administrative leave cannot be accumulated for use outside this time period and cannot be considered as work time for purposes of overtime compensation. Supervisors are reminded to schedule this time off in a way that does not negatively impact services. See Policy 4-35 Leave.
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