Last year CF celebrated the success of our past 60 years, and this year we look to the future as we dream big for our students and the communities we serve. As the College of Central Florida turns a new chapter, we hope that our faculty and staff will join us in Reaching Higher. Today
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CF Library has some new e-resources for 2018. To get into these or any of the other Library databases, first log into MyCF, select Library on the left sidebar, click on the red Search Library button, then click the Databases A-Z tab. PrepSTEP (EBSCO) PrepSTEP tests and instructs students in basic math, English, science, and
The Communications Department presents Erika Meitner reading her poetry Wednesday, Feb. 7, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Building 8, Room 110, at the Ocala Campus. A book signing will follow. Meitner is the author of “Inventory at the All-Night Drugstore” (2003), “Makeshift Instructions for Vigilant Girls” (2011), and “Ideal Cities” (2010), which was a 2009 National Poetry
The Patriot men’s basketball team will open up conference play against conference newcomer Eastern Florida State College on Saturday, Jan. 6, at Patriot Gym. The Titans are the 2017 NJCAA Division I Runner-ups and are currently ranked No. 5 in the nation. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. For information, contact Kristina Bove, ext. 1322.
Amy Osborn will present a workshop on “Encouraging and Adopting a Growth Mindset” 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the Ewers Century Center, Room 206. Teaching and adopting a growth mindset creates motivation and productivity in the worlds of business, education, and sports. In this workshop, we will explore ways to develop a growth mindset
A workshop on “Tech Innovation and the Future” will be offered Wednesday, Feb. 7, 10-11 a.m. in the Ewers Century Center, Room 310, by Amy Osborne, instructor of Computer Technology and Faculty Fellow – STEM. The rapid pace of technology continues to change how we work, live and play. Staying ahead of the curve is
It is time to begin the budget process for fiscal year 2018-2019. Budget workshops will be held this month to instruct all individuals involved in the budget process on the correct procedures for submission of budget requests. Two (2) budget training workshops are scheduled to allow multiple individuals from your area an opportunity to participate.
Mark your calendar for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March and Day in the Park on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. March lineup is at the Ocala Downtown Square beginning at 8 a.m. CF is No. 21 in the lineup. The march begins at 9 a.m. Transportation will be provided from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Complex
The January 2018 Resources for Living newsletter is now available. Explore the possibilities with these articles: Put your personal vision “up in lights.” The benefits of being organized. Ways to unleash your creativity. How did you envision your life as a child? And much more. Access the January 2018 newsletter here. For information about CF
The Florida Retirement System is offering free financial planning workshops for FRS-covered employees via webcast. The 2018 webcast schedule follows. To register for these workshops call 1-866-446-9377, Option 2, or go to http://tinyurl.com/zrsh8r6 or https://myfrs.ezsoftco.com/ClientApp/NewClientPage.aspx After login, select “Attend a Workshop,” then “A WEBINAR” under the County drop down box, then select the workshop you would like
As a Blue365 member you have access to Fitness Your WayTM by Tivity HealthTM, a great way to get healthy and feel good on your own terms. It offers you the flexibilty to work out at any network fitness location, on your time and on a budget that you can live with. It’s one of the most flexible,
All Library and Learning Support services will continue through the renovation of Building 3 on the Ocala Campus. The Library’s second floor is closed to patrons until at least Spring Break in March, but Library staff will be able to retrieve books, journals, and videos. Library instruction classes will be held in the Learning Resources
As we begin the semester and the year, we would like to remind you of our email signature standards and share a few changes. We have replaced the Aspen Prize Top 150 icon with the College Choice icon, which illustrates our rankings as No. 17 Best Community College and No. 22 Best Online College in
College of Central Florida student-athletes set a few records in the classroom over the fall semester. As a whole, 66 percent of all CF athletes recorded a 3.0 GPA or higher in the fall term, up 4 percent from previous semesters. The average student-athlete averaged a 3.07 GPA. Thirteen student-athletes recorded perfect 4.0 GPAs. The
BOARD REPORT FROM THE DEC. 6, 2017, MEETING OF THE CF DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES The meeting was held at the Ocala Campus in the Founders Hall Board Room. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ■ Approved Write Offs for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. ■ Approved 2017-2018 College Catalog Deletions. ■ Approved the Ocala Aquatics Inc. Lease Agreement
Beginning January 2018, we will be streamlining collegewide broadcasts and moving the comment card process online with a goal of increasing our efficiency. Insider online provides a one-stop location for internal college news events and updates. Collegewide broadcasts will be limited to official college communications. All other communications of collegewide interest will be shared via
Please join us for Association of Florida Colleges Ocala Chapter monthly meeting. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the the Bryant Student Union, Room 203. Guest speaker is Lori Witkowich who will help us with our New Year resolutions. “New Year, New You, New Visions.” Lori is the recipient
Mark your calendars for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March and Day in the Park on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. 8 a.m. – March lineup at the Ocala Downtown Square. CF is No. 21 in the lineup. 9 a.m. – March begins. Transportation will be provided from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Complex parking lot
CF faculty and staff enjoyed catering by Rosemary & Thyme, baked treats from the third annual Holiday Bake Off and a CF anniversary trivia contest at the holiday reception Dec. 7. Did you attend the CF Holiday Reception? View the photos here.
Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Florida Blue members are eligible to use Teladoc. See the attachment and below for more information: 24/7/365 access to U.S. board-certified physicians and pediatricians. Teladoc provides access to a network of U.S. board-certified physicians who can resolve many medical issues via phone or online video consultations. It’s quality healthcare, when and