Author Archives: CFInsider

Working from Home: Food For Thought Week of May 18

Keep hanging in there! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Five Essential Skills to Lead Through Disruption (Inc.) –The Indistractable Model: 4 Steps to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life (Woven) –The HyFlex option for Instruction if Campuses Open This Fall (Insider Higher Ed–full video and article available) Have an

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Rave Alert, May 19

CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Tuesday, May 19, between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are enrolled automatically and may receive messages via text, phone and email. To update your preferences, login to the MyCF portal, click on Go to RAVE,

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Working from Home: Food For Thought Week of May 11

Keep hanging in there! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Which Zoom person are you? –Boost Your Productivity By Asking this Before Each Meeting and Every Email (Fast Company) –Five Myths about Remote Teaching (Chronicle of Higher Education) –You Are Stronger Than Your Quarantine Fatigue (New York Times) Have an interesting article

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Summer Hours

The District Board of Trustees approved a reduced summer work hour schedule as a benefit for college employees.  Beginning Monday, May 11, and ending on Friday, July 31, the college will be on a reduced summer work schedule of Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and off on Fridays.  Exceptions to this schedule occur when CF employees

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Working from Home: Food For Thought, Week of May 4

Here we go; it’s May! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Game of Bones (YouTube) –The ‘Visiting Year’ Community College as an Alternative to a Gap Year (Confessions from a Community College Dean, Inside Higher Ed) –COVID-19 and the Academic Parent (Chronicle of Higher Education) –Why Deep Work Matters in a Distracted World

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Giving Tuesday, May 5

Please support the CF Foundation’s Patriot Fund on May 5, Giving Tuesday, to help College of Central Florida students in their most critical time of  need. This fund provides immediate assistance for expenses outside of the classroom such as rent, utilities and food so students may stay in school and complete their studies. To give

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Marion County COVID-19 Business Survey

CF has been working with others in the community to help document the economic impact of COVID-19. Below you will find a link to a survey. Please share with any business owners or anyone who works in the local “gig” economy. This survey is conducted by the Ocala/ Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership in partnership

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On-Demand Medicare Videos Available

Due to the cancellation of Spring Medicare Workshops as a result of COVID-19, Valery Insurance has created some quick videos that may help employees at or nearing retirement with Medicare questions. The following videos are currently available: Video 1:  Four Parts of Medicare Video 2:  How/When to Sign Up Video 3:  Four Options When You

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Tivity Health Support

Tivity Health is reaching out to address questions surrounding the coronavirus and the Fitness Your Way® program. We understand this is a stressful time, and they can assure you that they are monitoring the situation closely and determining the best possible options to help members take care of their health and remain active while staying

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Wi-Fi in the CF Parking Lots

In an abundance of caution, we are no longer offering open labs for our students that have technology and internet challenges. Instead we are offering Wifi in parking areas at the Ocala Campus, Citrus Campus and Levy Campus. We have also purchased 25 laptops that we are making available to students who do not have

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Bookstore Information for Students

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the bookstore is closed to in-store shopping.  We remain open for online business and ready to serve students through the app and on the web. For students online delivery is available with free shipping.  Many questions and concerns can be answered below by visiting specific links that are shown.  Our email box

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