Author Archives: CFInsider

Membership has its benefits

Did you know that as a member of the Association of Florida Colleges CF Chapter, you receive discounts to a variety of services? As a member of AFC, you can receive access and discounts to the following rental car organizations: Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise and Hertz. Members also receive discounts to popular theme and entertainment

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August Monthly Webinars

Did you know webinars are presented each month on topics such as communication, stress, self-improvement and more? You can also view webinars anytime online from our webinar library. This month learn more about surviving the college application process, launching your children into adulthood, networking for career development and more. Watch the webinars here.

Speaker Series Features Conservationist and Shark Enthusiast Jim Abernathy, Aug. 12

The Appleton Museum of Art continues the monthly Inspired Speakers Series with Jim Abernathy on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 2 p.m. These monthly presentations feature individuals who not only excel in their fields, but are also an inspiration to others. Abernathy is an award-winning author, photographer, cinematographer and conservationist who pioneered shark encounters without a

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Friday Talks, July 20

Join us at the next CEP Friday Talks on July 20 at 8 a.m. at the CF Hampton Center to learn ways to create a supportive environment that enables your clients to articulate and achieve their goals. Hear from Leda Perez, president/CEO at LPC Partnerships LLC, who will share how to provide the most cutting-edge

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CF is Now on Snapchat

CF has added the popular social media platform Snapchat to its list of ways to engage with students and potential students. According to, Snapchat has more than 300 million monthly active users and 100 million daily active users. Forty-five percent of Snapchat users are aged between 18-24 and a full 77 percent of college students use

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Whale Done Award Passed to David

Sharon Altany passed the Whale Done Award to Sarah David, from the Advising Center because of her incredible help and support that Sarah has given Sharon and others on the AFC executive committee. Sharon shared that Sarah epitomizes PRIDE in every way. The Whale Done award is a traveling trophy which is passed quarterly from

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Florida Blue Wellness July Newsletter

Please find the July Better You Pursuit newsletter link. This month’s wellness newsletter features topics. • Keep Your Brain Healthy. • Exercise Rut? Think Outside the Box. • Recipe: Salmon Cakes. Click on the link below and select the Florida Blue Center nearest you to check out the activities calendars for great wellness programs. Get

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President’s Update, June 2018

June 27, 2018 Dear CF Family: The District Board of Trustees and I would like to say thank you for your efforts in supporting our students and community. I would like to share some highlights of the 2018-2019 operating budget approved today at the District Board of Trustees meeting. The 2018-2019 budget of $39,173,411 is

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FRS Financial Planning Online Workshops

The Florida Retirement System is offering free financial planning workshops for FRS-covered employees via webcast. To register for a workshop call 1-866-446-9377, select option 2 (TRS711) or go to the workshop registration page and after you login, select “Attend a Workshop,” then “A Webinar” under the county drop down box. (Be sure to select “A

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