The fall semester is here and it’s time to get back into a routine. This is a great opportunity to engage in fitness activities to help with your wellness goals. The fall schedule starts Monday, Aug. 6 through Friday, Dec. 15 and allows faculty and staff to consider using the extra hour at the end
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The College of Central Florida student-athletes showed out in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year, garnering all-conference, all-state and NJCAA All-Academic team honors. Forty three Patriot student-athletes were named to the Mid-Florida All-Academic team (registering a 3.0 GPA or higher), with 29 of those athletes receiving FCSAA All-Academic team honors (3.3 GPA or higher).
Come learn more about the Association of Florida Colleges CF Chapter and the benefits to being a member by visiting the AFC table at the Citrus Campus Adjunct Colloquium on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 5 p.m., in the Citrus Learning and Conference Center or right before Convocation on Thursday, Aug. 16, at 9 a.m. at
Staying healthy starts at the grocery store. Florida Blue invites you to join a free live online chat session on Wednesday, Aug. 15, from noon to 1 p.m. with Alejandra Boker, a registered dietitian and nutritionist at Sanitas Medical Centers. During the call you will learn: • planning your grocery shopping • filling up a healthy
The IT Department is upgrading telephones and new phones should be installed at all locations before the end of fall semester. Cisco is no longer supporting the old phones and it’s time for upgrade. Simple instructions can be found here. https://inside.cf.edu/departments/it/8800.htm If you have additional questions, please call Cara Bennett at ext. 1447.
Join us for Convocation on Thursday, Aug. 16. Breakfast in the Patriot Café starts at 8 a.m. Convocation in the Dassance Fine Arts Center begins at 9:15 a.m. Meet CF’s new team members. Congratulate the Foundation’s New Initiative Awards and Endowed Chair Awards. Receive a college update and more! Professional Development Days are Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 15-17, with sessions for faculty and
Congratulations to our Timber Harvesting Equipment program students Ronnie Henry, Jacob Mercer, Lane Montes, Tommy North and Dalton Philman, who earned their Master Logger Certification, OSHA 10-hour Certification and CPR Certification. Three out of the five have already started a job in the field and two hope to be working in the field soon! This
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
Recognition Sandy Balfour, who was attending her last meeting as a trustee, was recognized for nearly 10 years of service to the board and the college. “It’s time for me to allow someone else to have the privilege and pleasure of serving you,” she said. The Board of Trustees: Approved Student and Mandatory Fees for
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.
CF’s Foundation has received an $11,000 gift from the Florida Society of Registered Nurses Retired Inc. to provide funding for nursing scholarships. The scholarship committee presented a check to the CF Foundation at the end of June at the Citrus Campus in memory of Shirley McElhiney, past president of RNR. “As our state organization comes
CF and the Appleton Museum are the spotlight nonprofits at the City of Ocala Levitt AMP Music Series on Friday, July 20. Opening act Eduardo Fuentes begins at 6 p.m., followed by the CF Salsa Club performing at the 7 p.m. intermission. The headliner is Orchestra Fuego, a Grammy-nominated 12-piece salsa band. The free event
Congratulations to our Surgical Technology graduates who all recently passed their certification exams. Kudos to Uvonda Wilkerson and her team for maintaining high standards.
The CF 2018 volleyball schedule has been released. New head coach Israel Delgado and the Lady Patriots will open up the preseason with a pair of scrimmages against Division II powerhouses Florida Southern College, 2017 Division II National Runner-Ups, and University of Tampa. The Lady Patriots will cap off the preseason with a Red and
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
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
Do you know where to go if you have an emergency? Based on your situation, urgent care could be a better option than the emergency room.
The Marketing and Public Relations team is scheduling workshops in Levy, Citrus and Marion on “What You Do Matters: We Can Help!” Meet members of the team and learn how they can support your efforts in recruiting students, promoting events, and much more. Levy Campus, Wednesday, July 11, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Conference Room 105 Citrus Campus,
CF has added the popular social media platform Snapchat to its list of ways to engage with students and potential students. According to Liasion.edu, 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
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