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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It’s a new semester and a new opportunity to stay healthy. It is also a great time to engage in fitness activities to help with your wellness goals. The spring schedule starts Monday, Jan. 6, through Friday, May 8. Faculty and staff are encouraged to use the end of the day to join the spin
Dear CF Team: As we approach the winter break, I would like to thank all of you for your dedication to our students and the college! The end of the semester is a very special time as we celebrate the accomplishments of our students at fall graduation. The ceremony is today at 5 p.m. at
Stop by the Patriot Cafe´ in the Bryant Student Union for breakfast or lunch Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cliff’s Cafe in the Learning Resources Center is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed on Fridays. Breakfast is in the Patriot Cafe Monday-Thursday until 11 a.m. Try a breakfast
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
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
The Appleton Museum of Art will present the exhibition “Flamenco: From Spain to the U.S.,” Jan. 25-May 24, 2020. Passionate, fiery, sensual, intense, “Flamenco: From Spain to the U.S.” provides an in-depth and multi-dimensional examination of the history and culture of Flamenco dance and music. Exhibition curator Nicolasa Chávez from the Museum of International Folk
The Career and Professional Employee Council is gearing up for 2020 elections and is looking for volunteers to serve as area representatives. If you are interested in serving, contact your local representative by Dec. 13. You will be notified by the chair in January if you are selected. CPEC is focused on improving communication and
Come be part of this exciting way to engage with students, faculty and staff! If you advise a student club, have a great speaker, or have a vision for an event you would like to host as part of MEGA Mondays, here is your chance. Choose the Monday that works for you. The time is
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
Thank you to all the CF employees who donated to the United Way of Marion County and the United Way of Citrus County. Due to your generosity, $11,203.84 was raised in Marion County and $1,200 was raised in Citrus County. Locally, that will provide 557 direct services like counseling, night of shelter and meals to
The CF Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges is looking for volunteers to help sell flowers at the fall graduation ceremony on Friday, Dec. 13. Volunteers are needed before and after the ceremony. Proceeds benefit AFC scholarships, the Thanksgiving dinner provided at Evangeline Booth Garden Apartments and the CF Retiree Dinner. If you have
The Ocala Campus Student Life Department is looking for volunteers to assist with Welcome Stations around the Ocala Campus on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 8 and 9, for one hour between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Locations will be Center Lawn, outside the bookstore in Building 36, and in the lobby of the Ewers Century
Jason Steuber, director of the Appleton Museum of Art, was recently recognized for his book “Arts of Korea: Histories, Challenges, and Perspectives.” Steuber co-authored the book with Allysa B. Peyton while serving at the Harn Museum in Gainesville. They received the ARLIS/NA Southeast Chapter Mary Ellen LoPresti Publication Award in the Scholarly Publication Category.
The CF Foundation has received a $124,000 grant from the Citrus County Hospital Board to fund the purchase of two high-fidelity patient simulators for the Nursing program at the Citrus Campus. In addition, the grant will purchase a cutting-edge Anatomage virtual dissection table for Anatomy and Physiology courses. “The funding demonstrates the Citrus County Hospital
In recognition of CF’s achievement of being named one of the top 150 colleges nationwide, we ask that all CF employees update their email signatures. The new version of the email signature includes the Aspen Prize badge as well as some adjustments to line height and spacing in order to assist with accessibility and readability.
Please share with those in your department. Joe Mazur, vice president of Administration and Finance, will be leaving the college to become the CFO of Seminole State College. His last day will be Wednesday, Nov. 27. Mazur joined CF on Oct. 8, 2012. Please join us to celebrate the new chapter in his career on
It’s the annual Association of Florida Colleges CF chapter annual holiday gift card tree drawing! Enter now for a chance to win a gift card tree valued at $250. Donations for $1 per ticket or $5 for 10 tickets will be accepted until Dec. 5 at noon. The lucky winner will be drawn at CF’s
The CF Patriot Pantry is collecting donations of nonperishable food items to provide to CF students in need for the Thanksgiving and winter breaks. Food will be distributed to students at all locations on Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 11-12. Holiday-themed foods are especially needed. Gift cards or cash to purchase fresh food are also welcomed.
Thank you to all who participated in the Health Fair this year and congratulations to the following employees who won prizes. FitBit Versa-Lite Edition–Tina Banner FitBit charge 2 (courtesy of Florida Blue) – Shena Grant Voya insulated tote – Mary LaPointe $25 Publix Gift Card (courtesy of Custom Benefits) – Sonya Warden $25 Amazon Gift