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Board Report from the Sept. 27, 2017, meeting of the CF District Board of Trustees

The meeting was held at the Hampton Center in Ocala.  Recognition Saul Reyes, vice president of Student Affairs, joined staff members to introduce student leaders to the board. Johnny Thompson, Admissions and School Relations, presented the 2017-2018 CF Ambassadors. Marjorie McGee, Student Life, presented the 2017-2018 Ocala Campus Student Activities Board leadership.  In Other Business,

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Piano and Voice Recital Nov. 15

The Visual and Performing Arts Department will present a Piano and Vocal Recital Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the Charles R. Dassance Fine Arts Center at the Ocala Campus. This recital will feature piano and vocal performances by students currently enrolled in music courses. They will perform musical selections ranging from popular to

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Computer Courses Available

CF will offer several computer courses in November and December at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 will meet Wednesdays, Nov. 1, 8 and 15, from 2-5 p.m. The course fee is $129. Learn the fundamentals of spreadsheets. Students should know how to operate a computer in a Windows

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Facing Mortality, Book Reading Nov. 7

Hospice of Marion County, CF’s Community Arts Partner, will host a reading of “Cry, Heart, But Never Break” by Danish author Glenn Ringtved Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2:30-5:30 p.m. in the Webber Center at the Ocala Campus. This book for children (and adults) addresses the issue of mortality with gentleness, tenderness and awareness. “Cry, Heart, But Never

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Support our Student-Athletes

Support our Patriot student-athletes with these events. Saturday, Oct. 21 Volleyball Tri-Match 10 a.m., CF vs. Palm Beach State College Noon, Palm Beach State College vs Pensacola State College 2 p.m., CF vs. Pensacola State College Women’s Basketball scrimmage vs. Southeastern University, 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 Baseball vs. Pasco-Hernando State College, 3 p.m. Tuesday,

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Being Conservative in Higher Education

An educational and critical thinking panel discussion led by CF faculty and students. Learn about bias and differences among conservatives, liberals and independents. Laugh as we overturn stereotypes and learn to respect differences. Professors encouraged to bring their classes. Wednesday, Oct 25, 12:30-1:45 p.m. Citrus Learning and Conference Center College of Central Florida Citrus Campus

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Buy an AFC Polo Shirt

The Association of Florida Colleges CF Chapter is selling navy blue polo shirts with the AFC-CF logo. Shirts are relaxed fit. Preorder by Friday, Nov. 17. Email size and send $25 payment to Amanda Camp, Bryant Student Union, Room 106, For information, call 352-854-2322, ext. 1902. Sizing Information  S M L XL 2XL 3XL Chest 35-37

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Essential Oils class, Nov. 8

Explore ways to use essential oils in your life. Lori Witkowich, E-RYT 200, and Jen Van Fleet from Power Yoga Ocala will offer an Aromatherapy Class for faculty, staff and students Wednesday, Nov. 8, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in room 101 of the Ewers Century Center. Informational. Practical. Understand how aromatherapy relates to our overall well-being For

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Chair Yoga Class, Nov. 15

Explore ways to use your chair as a yoga prop. Lori Witkowich, E-RYT 200, and Julie Jenkins, E-RYT 200, will offer a Chair Yoga Class for faculty, staff and students Wednesday, Nov. 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in room 101 of the Ewers Century Center. Learn basic poses. Practice the sequence. Understand how easy it can be.

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Play Ball!

Cheer on our CF Patriot student-athletes at these events. Thursday, Oct. 12: Volleyball vs. Polk State College, 7 p.m. (conference match that decides No. 1 team) Saturday, Oct. 14: Baseball doubleheader vs Orlando Scorpions, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19: Volleyball vs. Eastern Florida State College, 7 p.m. (conference match) Go, Patriots!

Unsolicited Phone Calls

Members Who Report an Unsolicited Phone Call Some members have recently reported receiving suspicious phone calls that may have displayed “Florida Blue” or “Blue Cross” on the caller ID or where the caller identified that they were calling from Florida Blue or Blue Cross. However, some of these calls don’t seem legitimate. In some cases,

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Nursing Poster Presentation Oct 18

Students from Nursing IV will share the latest nursing research in a poster presentation Wednesday, Oct 18, 1-3 p.m. in the Webber Center at the Ocala Campus. View student posters and ask about their research findings. An interesting variety of topics will be covered as students’ research the topics they are interested in. For information, contact

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College Park Elementary School Read-in Oct. 12

Volunteers are needed for the annual read-in at College Park Elementary School Thursday, Oct. 12, from 8-9 p.m. It takes a pencil to write a story, a book to open minds, and some time to make a difference. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Kelly Besser at or 352-854-2322, ext. 1620.