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Resources to Help with Coping

Distressing world events can affect everyone who lives through them. Even people who experience these events only through the media can have emotional and stress reactions. When unexpected events happen, feeling stressed, anxious or sad is understandable. We thought you might find these resources helpful in light of the wildfires in southern California. Common reactions to

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Map a Personal Path to Health

We are excited to announce that effective Jan. 2, 2018, the College of Central Florida will  start a new wellness platform through Florida Blue named Better You Strides, powered by CafeWell. Please keep in mind, with this new change also comes the termination of our current wellness platform, Blue Rewards, effective Dec. 31, 2017. Map

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Congratulations, Bake Off Winners

Congratulations to our third annual CF Holiday Bake Off Winners. First, second and third place winners all received a certificate; first place winners will receive $110 and bragging rights. Cakes: • First place – Susan Dagg (CF Printing & Postal Services) – Coconut Rum Crème Cake • Second place – Kelly Besser (Student Success) –

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CF Student Film Festival

The Digital Media Club would like to invite you to an evening of student video work. CF students have created a series of imaginative and unique short videos ranging from found footage montages to music videos to scripted scenes to digital animations. Join us to celebrate the immense talent we have here at CF. The Student Film Festival

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Big 60 Picture -Dec. 6

As the college’s 60th anniversary year comes to a close, it’s time to capture a Big 60 under the Bell Tower. Many of you were part of the Big 50, which was captured in 2007.  We have scheduled a photo shoot for Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 12:45 p.m. This is during Stress Busters so that students

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CF Holiday Open House

Eat, drink and be merry as we mingle and jingle. Sample treats prepared by Rosemary & Thyme Catering. Make sure you save room for dessert. Pies, cakes and cookies made by contestants in our third annual Holiday Bake Off will take center stage. Plus reminisce about the College of Central Florida through the years, win

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Shop Smart for the Holidays

What’s on your family’s wish list this holiday season? The Discount Center can help you save big and make those wishes come true. You can: Plan a holiday event for the entire family with discount entertainment tickets Save on gifts including clothes, electronics, toys and more Shop deals for all your holiday travel needs Choose

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Aromatherapy Candle Making Workshop

Make and take your own essential oil candle on Tuesday, Dec. 5, noon to 1 p.m. in Building 3, Room 112. RSVP tp Lori Witkowich at ext. 1782 or Witkowil@cf.edu. The workshop is limited to 15 participants, so RSVP today. Sponsored by Karve Endowed Chair.

Notice Regarding Wellness Program

Required Notice: Employers offering wellness programs that collect employee medical information are required to provide a notice to employees informing them what medical information will be collected, how it will be used, who will receive it, and what will be done to keep it confidential. The College of Central Florida’s wellness program notice follows. The

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Pranayama Workshop

Mark your calendar for a Pranayama workshop Wednesday, Dec. 6, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center, Room 101. Explore ways to use your breath to connect to the present moment Learn Pranayama. Practice different methods of breathing. Understand how easy it can be to incorporate daily. For more information call Lori Witkowich, 352-873-5800, ext. 1782. Sponsored

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Sale at the CF Bookstore

The CF Bookstore is offering an additional 50 percent off in-store clearance items until Monday, Nov. 27. Assorted reading books are just $1 and will make great holiday gifts. Exclusions may apply, and sales are while supplies last. Visit your CF Bookstore for details.

Thanksgiving Service Project at Evangeline Booth

Our Association of Florida Colleges CF chapter will serve dinner to residents of Evangeline Booth Garden Apartments Wednesday, Nov. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Please join us in giving back to the community for this special event.  Our partnership with Evangeline Booth Gardens provides an atmosphere where students, faculty and staff can give back

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Patriot Cafe Menu, Nov. 20-24

Patriot Café hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Breakfast is served all day. Monday, Nov. 20 Baked Potato Bar:  Baked Potato served with Toppings and Served with Soup and a Dinner Roll Soup: Potato Cheddar and Chicken and Wild Rice Tuesday, Nov. 21 Taco Tuesday! 2 Beef Tacos served with Rice and Beans Soup: Beef Chili and Tomato

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Resources to Help with Coping

There are resources provided by the CF Employee Assistance Program, Resources for Living, that can be helpful during a time of healing. Here is information that might be help in light of the tragic shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. How to cope with community and school violence Helping children cope with a disaster Stages of

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Board Report from the Sept. 27, 2017, meeting of the CF District Board of Trustees

The meeting was held at the Hampton Center in Ocala.  Recognition Saul Reyes, vice president of Student Affairs, joined staff members to introduce student leaders to the board. Johnny Thompson, Admissions and School Relations, presented the 2017-2018 CF Ambassadors. Marjorie McGee, Student Life, presented the 2017-2018 Ocala Campus Student Activities Board leadership.  In Other Business,

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