Monthly Archives: January 2018

USPS Price Changes

The U.S. Postal Service has increased prices as of Jan. 21, 2018. Andrew Lowrey, manager of CF Printing and Postal Services, has provided this chart, which includes the changes. First-class mail postage is now 50 cents. For additional information, contact Lowrey at

We are Reaching Higher!

Thirteen departments have made the 100 percent scroll in the CF Foundation’s Reaching Higher Family Campaign. We are at 50 percent employee participation overall! Access Services Administration and Finance Counseling – Citrus College Skills Lab – Citrus Equine Studies CF Foundation Grants Liberal Arts and Sciences – Dean’s Office Payroll President’s Office Student Affairs –

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New Habits and New You

Explore ways to cultivate positive changes in your daily routine. Attendees will learn the basic principles of cultivating a new habit, practice positive affirmations and much more on Thursday, Feb. 1, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center, Room 101. This event is sponsored by Karve Endowed Chair. For more information call Lori Witkowich

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I Am Yoga Nidra Workshop

Learn and experience “I AM Yoga Nidra,” a sleep based meditation technique that has the power to take you to the innermost, deepest levels of relaxation where your whole body and being is permeated by peace of mind and profound stillness. Workshops take place Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. and Wednesday, March 7, from

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Reserve Your Space Now for CF Preview Night

The College of Central Florida is hosting its 2018 Ocala Campus CF Preview Night on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 5-7 p.m. in the Klein Center, and we would like to invite your department to participate. CF Preview Night is a long-standing event that allows the college to showcase its academic programs and departments, but more

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Tour of World Flutes

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 12:30 p.m. Webber Center Tereasa Payne, flutes/world flutes/woodwinds, has performed her “Tour of World Flutes” concert throughout the country, and has an upcoming performance with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. This free lecture features Payne performing on 16 world flutes while sharing interesting anecdotes about the history and cultural significance of each one.

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CF Library Adds Biology & Agriculture Database

“Biological & Agricultural Index Plus” from EBSCO is another database new to CF Library this year. This periodical database with some full-text should be of interest to faculty and students researching topics in the sciences, agribusiness, and the environment. To get into the database, log into MyCF, select Library on the left sidebar, click on

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MEGA Monday Features Civil Discourse

MEGA Monday topic is “Thinking Critically, Talking Civilly” on Jan. 29 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in Building 8, Room 110. Meet members from the Center for Inquiry of Tampa Bay who will discuss the importance of critical thinking and its connection to civil dialogue. This event is co-sponsored with the Honors Institute. Food will be

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CF Family Campaign

We are Reaching Higher! Thank you to all of you that have given so far to the CF Foundation Family Campaign. We have four weeks left in the campaign and have already reached 38 percent employee participation. Congratulations! These 10 departments have joined the 100 percent scroll! Access Services Administration and Finance Equine Studies CF

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Thibos Named FCSAA Student of the Month

Congratulations to Katelynn Thibos, College of Central Florida, who was selected as the Florida College System Activities Association Forensics Division Student of the Month for December. She was nominated by Professor Jennifer Mazur. Here’s what Mazur shared with us about Katelynn: “Katelynn is a novice to Forensics and took on the challenge of competing in

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Whale Done Award Passed to Warner

Karla Wilson passed the Whale Done Award to Barbara Warner at the Jan. 18 meeting of the Career and Professional Employees Council. The Whale Done award is a traveling trophy which is passed quarterly from the current award holder to another person on campus who has gone above and beyond in service to the college

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Monthly Webinars

Resources for Living has several webinars scheduled for February.  Click here for information about webinars on “Beating the winter Blahs” on Feb. 8, “Overcoming the fear of commitment” on Feb 15, “Parenting in the age of technology” on Feb. 22 and many more. You can also view webinars anytime online from our webinar library. Log in to your

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Honoring Molly Mims Jan. 25

Please join us Thursday, Jan. 25, from noon to 1  p.m. at the CF Bookstore to honor CF Bookstore’s Molly Mims as she celebrates her retirement. Molly has served the CF community for 29 years. Cake and punch will be served.  

Free Self Defense Class for Women

The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Women’s Physical Defense program is designed with the needs and strengths of women in mind. In this 12-hour class, you will discuss practical safety tips, risk reduction strategies & learn specialized defensive techniques – with an opportunity to then utilize those techniques in dynamic simulations. Most importantly, RAD classes are

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Additional Time for Blue Rewards Points

Florida Blue’s Blue Rewards Program officially ended on Dec. 31, 2017. All points collected during 2017 should have already been redeemed. However, Florida Blue is allowing additional time for members who were unable to redeem their points before Dec. 31, 2017. In order for members to redeem their remaining points, please contact Ashley Peirano at

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