Author Archives: CFInsider

Florida Blue July Wellness Newsletter

Please find the July Better You Pursuit newsletter link. This month’s wellness newsletter features topics. • Hurricane season countdown. • Water is vital to your well-being, • Recipe: watermelon Gazpacho Click on the link below and select the Florida Blue Center nearest you to check out the activities calendars for great wellness programs. https://www.floridablue.com/find-a-location Get even more great

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Three Ways to Increase Your Energy-Naturally

If you’ve browsed the shelves at a health-food store, you’ve probably seen the super vitamins, grape seed extract and other tablets and tonics that promise renewed zest and energy. Some medical experts urge caution when using these products. As an alternative, consider these tips to feel revitalized: 1. Eat healthy, nutrient-dense foods. With time at

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New Faces, New Roles in June

CF welcomes these new employees or those who have transitioned to a new role. Maribel Cardona, Graphic Design and Website Coordinator, Appleton Museum of Art Joanne Diaz, Instructional Designer, E-Learning Victoria Pfeiffer, Groundskeeper, Facilities Chase Piper, Trades Specialist, Facilities

Florida Blue June Wellness Newsletter

Please find the June Better You Pursuit newsletter link. This month’s wellness newsletter features topics. • Focus on men’s health. • Keep July 4th celebration fun and safe. • Recipe: grilled chicken vegetable kabobs. Click on the link below and select the Florida Blue Center nearest you to check out the activities calendars for great wellness programs. https://www.floridablue.com/find-a-location

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Student Athlete Named First Team All-American

Congratulations to CF Baseball player James Nix on being named National Junior College Athletic Association Baseball First Team All-American! Nix is first Patriot player in 15 years to receive the honor. From walk-on to Major League Baseball draft pick and University of South Carolina signee, James’ Cinderella story continues to inspire. Read more here.

Congratulations to Our New AFC Leaders

Congratulations to the following CF employees who will represent the Association of Florida Colleges CF Chapter for 2019-2020. President: Ron Kielty, Information Technology President-Elect: Victoria Colleli, Access Services Vice President: Cynthia Moody, Business and Technology Secretary: Tina Banner, Marketing and Public Relations Treasurer: Cara Bennett, Information Technology Immediate Past President: Sharon Altany, Conference Services Citrus

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May’s President’s Update

May 30, 2019 Good morning, team, We welcomed members of the Lockheed Martin leadership team to our District Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday, where they recognized our partnership with a plaque commemorating the STEMcon event held in March. The event welcomed middle school students to campus for demonstrations and hands-on activities in Science, Technology, Engineering

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New Faces, New Roles in May

CF welcomes these new employees or those who have transitioned to a new role. Alicia Harrison, Student Services Specialist, Enrollment Services Citrus Campus Nancy Keefer, Instructional Designer/Compliance Specialist E-Learning Mike Wutzler, Accountant III, Financial Operations Novella Applewhite, First Year Success Specialist, Student Success

Spring Semester Spin Class Results

Indoor cycling (SPIN) classes have wrapped up for the spring semester with the following notable accomplishments. Congratulations to the faculty, staff, retirees, alumni and college volunteers who completed the 400-mile challenge: Kathy Balboni, Retiree Tina Banner, Marketing Stephanie Baracskay, Foundation Carol Blakeman, Faculty-Nursing Debbie Bowe, Advisement/Student Success Mary Cipolla, Business Dr. Sandra Davis, Faculty-Business and

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Ask CF Chatbot Now Available

CF has recently partnered with FATV’s award-winning GetAnswers service and now provides an “Ask CF” function on the Financial Aid page of the CF website.  “Ask CF” is an artificially intelligent chatbot available to answer financial aid questions 24/7/365. It quickly answers questions using a combination of short text-based answers, engaging videos and links to

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Rave Alert on Thursday, May 16

CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Thursday, May 16, between noon and 12:30 p.m., which is between second and third class periods. Students, faculty and staff are enrolled automatically and may receive messages via text, phone and email. To update your preferences, login

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First Quarter PRIDE Results

Congratulations, everyone! We achieved a record high 95% student satisfaction rating on the Rate-Us-Now survey for the first quarter of 2019. Once again, CF employees are hitting it out of the ball park with service.  Check out the first quarter results report Recognize someone with a WOW! WOW! Card Form (Online submission of form must be

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Florida Blue May Wellness Newsletter

Please find the May Better You Pursuit newsletter link. This month’s wellness newsletter features topics. • Having a healthy pregnancy. • Breaking the silence surrounding mental health. • Recipe: vegetable chicken enchiladas. Click on the link below and select the Florida Blue Center nearest you to check out the activities calendars for great wellness programs. https://www.floridablue.com/find-a-location Get

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Community Engagement Survey

At the College of Central Florida, we measure our engagement in a number of ways, including YOUR leadership on community boards, participation in community activities, and more. We are asking you to share your community involvement for this fiscal year (July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019) as a board member or volunteer with organizations

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