Author Archives: CFInsider

CF Baseball Ranked No. 1 NJCAA

Congratulations to our CF baseball team who went from preseason unranked to National Junior College Athletic Association No. 1, per the first official NJCAA Baseball Division 1 National Rankings released by the association on March 5. CF is off to one of the hottest starts in all of juco baseball, currently the only NJCAA Division 1 program in

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Movers For Moms Food Drive

The Ocala Campus Student Activities Board is partnering with Two Men and a Truck for “Movers For Moms.” They are collecting nonperishable items to share with the women’s shelter in Marion County. Items may be dropped off in Student Life, Building 11, through May 10. Donations include the following: canned beans dry beans peanut butter

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CF Library Adds 2,500 Electronic Books

More than 1,000 literary classics, 300 books on careers, 600 books from the Bloom’s literary criticism series, 100 sacred texts (including the 50 volume Sacred Books of the East), and 500 other titles in the humanities, social sciences, science, and current events from Facts on File and other publishers have just been added to the

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Florida Blue March Wellness Newsletter

Please find the March Better You Pursuit newsletter link. This month’s wellness newsletter features topics. • Happy lunches for kids. • If your child has food allergies. • Recipe: Fresh fruit with cinnamon dip. Click on the link below and select the Florida Blue Center nearest you to check out the activities calendars for great wellness programs. https://www.floridablue.com/find-a-location Get

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Thank you CF Family

On behalf of the students that we serve, the CF Foundation would like to personally thank the faculty and staff for their amazing spirit in this year’s Family Campaign. We had a record-breaking year with 96 percent participation, raising $28,501. Your gift helps the Foundation grant scholarships, provide emergency help to students, fund innovative projects and

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Fair Use Week, Feb. 25-March 1

Celebrate Fair Use week Feb. 25-March 1 with the CF Library! Visit the Ocala Campus Learning Resources Center on the second floor or at the Citrus Campus in the Dorothea Jerome Building, Room 202 and grab a snack and learn more about fair use and how copyright affects teaching and learning communities. Take our copyright

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ALL IN Celebration Events

Thank you to every one who contributed to this year’s CF Family Campaign! Special Thanks to our co- chairs Debbie Bowe and Jennifer Mazur and all of our committee department representatives for their commitment to being “All In”. CF Family Campaign Supporters are invited to attend the Campaign Wrap Up Celebration at the following locations: Ocala

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2019 Gabor Award Nominations Now Open

The Gabor Awards process begins with your nominations! Each year, CF recognizes three employees who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to our students, college and community. One employee is selected from each of the following categories: Faculty – Counselors, Instructors, Librarians Career Service Administrative/Professional Eligible Gabor Award recipients are full-time employees who have been on the college

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Valentine’s Day Kindness

The Association of Florida Colleges Ocala Chapter invites you to share kindness by gifting a rose to someone. Purchase your rose(s) on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. outside the Patriot Cafe. Rose are $2 each or three roses for $5. Credit and debit cards are accepted. Please pay at the cashier’s

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CF Family Campaign…ALL IN!

Thank you to those who have already given to the CF Family Campaign! With five days remaining we are at 77 percent participation. Debbie Bowe, co-chair for the CF Family Campaign, shares her thoughts on the campaign. “Giving to the CF Family Campaign is a “no brainer” for me because it is my professional “home.” Being

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Patriot Sports Events for the Week

Show your Patriot pride and join us at one of this week’s athletic events! Remember, all CF athletic events are free to CF faculty, staff and students with valid ID or name tag.  Baseball Wednesday, April 17: Lake-Sumter State College 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20: Daytona State College 1 p.m. (Sophomore Day) Softball Thursday, April

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Parking Lot Closure, Feb. 22

The Antique Automobile Club of America car show will take place on the Ocala Campus on Saturday, Feb. 23. Set up will begin later in the day on Friday, Feb. 22. The parking areas from Founders Hall, Ewers Century Center, the Enterprise Center, Criminal Justice and the Library, and Bookstore/Post Office will be closed off for

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AFC Membership Contest

Interested in participating in the must-attend event of the year? Become a member of the Association of Florida Colleges Ocala Chapter and have your name entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the CF Foundation Taste at the Farm event on Saturday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Vintage Farm Campus. Complete your

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Board Report from the Dec. 5, 2018, Meeting of the CF District Board of Trustees

RECOGNITION  Dr. Jim Henningsen provided a staff update and congratulated Sherri Hinkle on her promotion to executive administrative assistant to the president. Crystal Stone has been hired as executive administrative assistant. Dr. Saul Reyes, vice president of Student Affairs, introduced Dr. Alton Austin, director of Enrollment Services/Registrar. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Approved budget priorities for

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February EAP Newsletter

February means candy hearts and Cupid’s arrows, but what if your sweetheart is driving you crazy? Whether you’re single, dating or promising forever, all relationships take work. Your Employee Assistance Program can help guide you through things like: •Improving communication with someone you care about •Reducing major stressors like money or raising kids •Balancing work and family

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