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
Monthly Archives: January 2018
THANK YOU to everyone who has already submitted a pledge form or made a one time gift to the 2018 campaign. This year’s goal is to have 100 percent faculty and staff participation. Click here to make a one time gift online or purchase a campaign T-shirt. You can also sign up for payroll deduction,
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
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
The CF Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges is selling carnations for Valentine’s Day. Stems are $2 each and will be delivered on Wednesday, Feb. 14. To purchase carnations for your friends, team members and family members, email details to Amanda Camp at firstname.lastname@example.org. For each carnation, send: Recipient name: Campus, building, room no.:
Attention Faculty and Staff. Parking Lot 8 (Between Buildings 7, 8 and 11) will be blocked off on Wednesday, Jan. 17, for the Welcome Back and Club Rush Event. The lot will re-open around 3 p.m. the same day. Please share with your students so that they are prepared to make alternative parking arrangements. Thank you!
The Webber Gallery presents the “68th Annual Florida Artists Group Exhibition” in Ocala, Jan. 26-March 9. A reception will be held Friday, Jan. 26, from 7-9 p.m. at the Webber Center, 3001 S.W. College Road. The exhibition and reception are free to attend. The Florida Artists Group is a not-for-profit organization of professional visual artists
The College of Central Florida TRIO program will offer workshops to help current and future college students complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The workshops will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 7, March 7 and May 16, in the Citrus Learning and Conference Center, Room 110, at the CF
You have the power to save a life … Hope begins with you! QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to help someone. QPR Suicide
The CF Foundation application forms are now on the intranet for the 2018-2021 Faculty Endowed Chairs – Category 1. The application deadline for the Letter of Intent is due in the Office of Academic Affairs by Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Available Awards Attie G. Branan Memorial – Any discipline Munroe Regional Medical Center – Math/Science Regions Business/Computer Science
The exhibition “Mysteries of the Amazon: Visionary Artwork of Pablo Amaringo and His Students” wraps up this week at the Appleton Museum of Art with a musical performance by Tribe of Love. The exhibition features Peruvian visionary artwork, some of which are considered to be the best examples of Mestizo vegetalista and ayahuasquero shamanism. Exhibiting stunning and
Last year CF celebrated the success of our past 60 years, and this year we look to the future as we dream big for our students and the communities we serve. As the College of Central Florida turns a new chapter, we hope that our faculty and staff will join us in Reaching Higher. Today
CF Library has some new e-resources for 2018. To get into these or any of the other Library databases, first log into MyCF, select Library on the left sidebar, click on the red Search Library button, then click the Databases A-Z tab. PrepSTEP (EBSCO) PrepSTEP tests and instructs students in basic math, English, science, and
The Communications Department presents Erika Meitner reading her poetry Wednesday, Feb. 7, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Building 8, Room 110, at the Ocala Campus. A book signing will follow. Meitner is the author of “Inventory at the All-Night Drugstore” (2003), “Makeshift Instructions for Vigilant Girls” (2011), and “Ideal Cities” (2010), which was a 2009 National Poetry
The Patriot men’s basketball team will open up conference play against conference newcomer Eastern Florida State College on Saturday, Jan. 6, at Patriot Gym. The Titans are the 2017 NJCAA Division I Runner-ups and are currently ranked No. 5 in the nation. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. For information, contact Kristina Bove, ext. 1322.
Amy Osborn will present a workshop on “Encouraging and Adopting a Growth Mindset” 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the Ewers Century Center, Room 206. Teaching and adopting a growth mindset creates motivation and productivity in the worlds of business, education, and sports. In this workshop, we will explore ways to develop a growth mindset
A workshop on “Tech Innovation and the Future” will be offered Wednesday, Feb. 7, 10-11 a.m. in the Ewers Century Center, Room 310, by Amy Osborne, instructor of Computer Technology and Faculty Fellow – STEM. The rapid pace of technology continues to change how we work, live and play. Staying ahead of the curve is
It is time to begin the budget process for fiscal year 2018-2019. Budget workshops will be held this month to instruct all individuals involved in the budget process on the correct procedures for submission of budget requests. Two (2) budget training workshops are scheduled to allow multiple individuals from your area an opportunity to participate.
Mark your calendar for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March and Day in the Park on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. March lineup is at the Ocala Downtown Square beginning at 8 a.m. CF is No. 21 in the lineup. The march begins at 9 a.m. Transportation will be provided from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Complex
The January 2018 Resources for Living newsletter is now available. Explore the possibilities with these articles: Put your personal vision “up in lights.” The benefits of being organized. Ways to unleash your creativity. How did you envision your life as a child? And much more. Access the January 2018 newsletter here. For information about CF