Monthly Archives: November 2017

Hour of Code (HTML) Workshop – Dec. 4

Monday, Dec. 4  12:30-1:30 p.m. Ewers Century Center  Room 302 Presented by Amy Osborne, MS MIS Instructor of Computer Information Technology Faculty Fellow – STEM The Hour of Code is a global movement held during Computer Science Education Week (Dec 4-10). This movement reaches tens of millions of students in 180+ countries through a one-hour introduction to

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President’s Update – November 2017

Nov. 29, 2017 Good afternoon, CF Team, Cool weather is in the air and reminds us that the end of the semester is right around the corner. We recognized many of our outstanding students at the Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony Oct. 25. It’s great to see these students succeeding at CF. Chriseanna Mitchell, pictured

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CF Commencement Dec. 15

CF will hold its fall 2017 commencement at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at First Baptist Church of Ocala, 2801 S.E. Maricamp Road. Jack Wilkinson, namesake of the CF Jack Wilkinson Levy Campus, will be honored posthumously with the CF Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award. Ira Holmes, longtime CF faculty member and founder of the CF

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MEGA Monday – Nov. 27 – LGBTQIAPD?

Monday, Nov. 27 12:30-1:45 p.m. Building 8, Room 110 Free Food! LGBTQIAPD? Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Pansexual, Demisexual What does it mean?  Come join the Psychology Club as we host a panel discussion to talk about it.

Debra Vazquez Memorial Poetry Series – Juan Felipe Herrera

The Debra Vazquez Memorial Poetry Series Committee is pleased to announce our 2018 Distinguished Guest as Juan Felipe Herrera. Herrera served as US Poet Laureate from 2015-2017. You will find more information about Herrera at and here Please save the dates, Thursday, Feb. 15, and Friday, Feb. 16 to join us! Thursday, Feb

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Sale at the CF Bookstore

The CF Bookstore is offering an additional 50 percent off in-store clearance items until Monday, Nov. 27. Assorted reading books are just $1 and will make great holiday gifts. Exclusions may apply, and sales are while supplies last. Visit your CF Bookstore for details.

Thanksgiving Service Project at Evangeline Booth

Our Association of Florida Colleges CF chapter will serve dinner to residents of Evangeline Booth Garden Apartments Wednesday, Nov. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Please join us in giving back to the community for this special event.  Our partnership with Evangeline Booth Gardens provides an atmosphere where students, faculty and staff can give back

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CF United Way Auction

The CF United Way Auction is now open!  Please follow this link  to start bidding to raise money to put back into our community.  This year we have some great items up for auction, the auction will stay open for two weeks: Nov. 15 – Dec. 2. Some of the items currently up for auction

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Appleton Store Black Friday Sale

Special Pre-sale for CF employees! Date:  Wednesday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Where:  Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd. CF employees receive 30% off their entire purchase! Can’t make it on Wednesday?  Stop by on Black Friday, Nov. 24. The Appleton Store carries everything from decorative art objects to fun novelty items. 

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Mr. & Ms. CF Scholarship Program

Celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the Mr. & Ms. CF Scholarship Program is an amazing milestone. It is also a time for reflection. The program, operating in some form or another since the 1960s, is long overdue for a “refresh.” This year we are taking some time to evaluate our goals and rebuild a program

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Resources to Help with Coping

There are resources provided by the CF Employee Assistance Program, Resources for Living, that can be helpful during a time of healing. Here is information that might be help in light of the tragic shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. How to cope with community and school violence Helping children cope with a disaster Stages of

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Board Report from the Sept. 27, 2017, meeting of the CF District Board of Trustees

The meeting was held at the Hampton Center in Ocala.  Recognition Saul Reyes, vice president of Student Affairs, joined staff members to introduce student leaders to the board. Johnny Thompson, Admissions and School Relations, presented the 2017-2018 CF Ambassadors. Marjorie McGee, Student Life, presented the 2017-2018 Ocala Campus Student Activities Board leadership.  In Other Business,

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Piano and Voice Recital Nov. 15

The Visual and Performing Arts Department will present a Piano and Vocal Recital Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the Charles R. Dassance Fine Arts Center at the Ocala Campus. This recital will feature piano and vocal performances by students currently enrolled in music courses. They will perform musical selections ranging from popular to

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