CF students, staff and faculty are being offered a special ticket price for the Luke Bryan Farm Tour event on Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Whitehurst Cattle Company, 9817 Country Road 346 in Archer. Parking opens at 2 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the show begins at 6 p.m. Discounted tickets are $25
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Attention all Florida Blue members, there will be some updates to your Florida Blue pharmacy networks for the 2019 plan year. To help lower costs and save you money, we’re changing our pharmacy network in the new benefit year. Starting Jan. 1, 2019, your network pharmacy will feature Walgreens. You’ll find Walgreens has lower prices
Attention, CF faculty members. The Perkins Professional Development Institute is accepting online applications to reimburse Career and Technical Education teachers for the cost of industry certifications in the programs that they teach with no cost to the teacher or the school system for these reimbursements. Our goal is to have as many CTE teachers certified
September is Suicide Prevention Month. Read more about understanding suicide. We can all help prevent suicide. Knowing the myths about suicide can help. Read more about three steps you can take that could help save a life.
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. Learn more about the resources available during a natural disaster.
The annual CF/College Park Elementary School Read-In is Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 7:45-8:45 a.m. at College Park Elementary School, located at 1330 S.W. 33rd Ave. in Ocala. The college is looking for 55 volunteers so that every classroom can be covered at the school. To participate, contact Kelly Besser at email@example.com or ext. 1386. Add
Choose which professional development workshop Horticulture or Mail Merging to attend on Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Learning Resources Center, Room 112 or 117D. Horticulture: How to get your trees and plants ready for fall and winter? This workshop will cover trimming your Crepe Myrtles and other helpful hints from our resident expert, Bob Dumond.
CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Monday, Sept. 10, between 10:45 and 11 a.m., which is between second and third class periods. Students, faculty and staff are enrolled automatically and may receive messages via text, phone and email. To update your preferences, login
The CF Volleyball team is set to host two home games this week in the Patriot Gym. The Lady Patriots team will welcome Florida State College at Jacksonville on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. and St. Petersburg College on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. Be sure to come out and cheer on the
The Library’s online catalog/discovery tool has a new look and functionality. There are minor changes that will be discussed in library instruction and report on periodically. Action may be required by you if you have linked to articles, eBooks, streaming video, or databases in Canvas or other course material without using persistent links or permalinks.
In this month’s Resources for Living newsletter, read more about Talking about Suicide, Preparing for an Emergency, Public Speaking, and more. http://www.promoinfotools.com/Communications/Newsletters/Mbr/2018/Sep18/Sep18_MonthlyBulletin_web.html
Come learn techniques and strategies to focus your attention on your breath at this Just Breathe Workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m., in Instructional Center, Building 9, Room 101. Practice different types of breathing exercises that will help to calm your central nervous system one breath at a time. For more information, contact Lori Witkowich
Join the next professional development workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from noon-1 p.m. in the Learning Resources Center, Room 112. This workshop is designed to help faculty and staff learn how to handle disruptive and/or distressed students. A variety of topics will be covered. Prevent disruptions, including those caused by students with disabilities. Identify the
Congratulations to KT Kim, science faculty, who is the latest to earn the 6,000-mile blanket from the SPIN program. KT is the 18th current or retired employee to earn a blanket. There have been 57 participants in the SPIN program that have earned 1,000-mile jackets and 146 who have earned the 100-mile T-shirts. The SPIN program
Patriot Family, The start of fall semester is an exciting time, not only for new and returning students, but for each of us as faculty and staff. As you know, college life introduces new environments, new experiences and new people, but also creates new challenges inside and outside the classroom. I want to reinforce our
Celebrate yoga month on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Instructional Center, Building 9, Room 101. Explore mountain pose series. It has been around for hundreds of years. This standing sequence stimulates all of the major muscle groups through forward bends, backward bends, side bends, twists and more. The slow, steady, repetitive, and
You are invited to the next Yoga Workshop: Journey from Half Sun Salutation (Ardha Surya Namaskar) to Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskar) on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Instructional Center, Building 9, Room 101. This flow practice effectively loosens both the front and back of the body, especially the hamstrings and low back.
Dear CF Family, I’m pleased to announce that the College of Central Florida will participate in the 2018 Marion County Heart Walk — held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Baseline Trailhead — to support the American Heart Association. Please get involved by signing up for the walk and generating enthusiasm for
CF and the Suicide Prevention Project will host Clayton Raithel and his “Comedy as Therapy” special event on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 12:30-1:30 p.m., in the Dassance Fine Arts Center. This is a free event. Comedy is often seen as a defense mechanism that is used to avoid our problems. Writer, performer, and comedian Clayton
CF and the Suicide Prevention Project will host National Slam Poetry Champion Neil Hilborn in a special event on Monday, Sept. 17, from 6-7 p.m. Join us in the Dassance Fine Arts Center for this free event to hear some of his poems that often detail personal experiences and battles with mental illness. Also in