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Right Here! Right Now!

We are at the halfway point in the CF Family Campaign and are at 50% employee participation. Thank you to all who have given so far. Would you like to have an engraved brick placed on the Ocala, Citrus or Levy Campus?  If you give $100 or more to the Promise for the Future Fund

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Library Instruction Time

Begin the new semester right by having a librarian come to your classroom for a 10-minute drop-in session so we can tell your students about library resources and services. We want to make sure they know how to find everything they need on campus and online. We can also schedule a longer lesson tailored around

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Parking Lot Closure, Jan. 15

Parking Lot 8 (Between Buildings 7, 8 and 11) will be blocked off on Wednesday, Jan. 15, for the Welcome Back and Club Rush Event. The lot will re-open after 3 p.m. the same day. Please share with your students so that they are prepared to make alternative parking arrangements. Thank you!

CF Students Need You

Are you looking to get more engaged with students? Student Life is looking for club advisors on the Ocala Campus for our Young Politicians Club (nonpartisan) and Gay Straight Alliance Club. They have the students but they need you! If you are interested and want to find out more, contact Marjorie McGee at or

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Extended Hours for Students

In an effort to be responsive to student needs, the Admissions, Advising, Enrollment Services and Financial Aid Departments will adjust their hours to the following during the upcoming semester. OCALA Jan. 2-16 Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., and Friday, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Starting Jan. 21 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  CITRUS Jan. 2-16 Monday

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Fall Semester Spin Class Results

Indoor cycling (SPIN) classes have wrapped up for the fall semester with the following notable accomplishments. Congratulations to the faculty, staff, retirees, alumni and college volunteers who completed the 420-mile challenge: Kathy Balboni, Retiree Stephanie Baracskay, Foundation Karen Bennett, Athletic Volunteer Carol Blakeman, Faculty-Nursing Mary Cipolla, Business Dr. Sandra Davis, Faculty-Business and Technology Miriam Diequez,

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Patriot Pantry Thank You!

It’s because of our caring CF family that you have brought joy and comfort into the lives of our students. This fall semester our CF team passed out more than 280 bags of food, 16 coats and 17 bags of toiletries to students in need on our campuses. Thank you to those of you who

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Impressionist Paintings From Both Sides of the Atlantic Highlighted Through Jan. 5

The Appleton Museum of Art will present the exhibition “Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens,” through Jan. 5, 2020. This extraordinary exhibition, drawn mostly from the collection of the Reading Public Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania, explores the path to Impressionism through the 19th century in France. The show examines the sometimes complex

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New Face, New Roles in November

CF welcomes these new employees or those who have transitioned to a new role. Russell Goldner, Manager, College Wide Safety and Compliance, Facilities Operations Lisa Joranlien, Faculty,  Health Sciences, Physical Therapist Assistant  Chase Piper, Trades Specialist, Electrician, Facilities Mark Sakowski, Manager, Facility Operations