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Read the May 2017 Wellness Newsletter

“Pursuit” is a monthly wellness newsletter from Florida Blue Health. In the May 2017 issue: Sun Safety, Improve Your Sleep Habits, and Healthy Recipe of the Month: Grilled Avocado Stuffed with Corn and Black Bean Salsa. Download the May 2017 Issue of Florida Blue Pursuit.

Shop Talk Luncheon May 15

A Shop Talk Cancer Awareness event will be held Monday, May 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center. “Wellness for Cancer Prevention and Survival” will feature three guest panelists: Hayley Creasey, RN, Oncology and General Surgery Service Line Director for Ocala Health; Christal Churchill, personal training and group exercise director,

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Employee Recognition and Gabor Awards Recap

The College of Central Florida honored its 28th Annual Gabor Award winners during its annual employee recognition program, Friday, May 5. From left: Dr. Tammi Viviano-Broderick, dean for E-Learning and Learning Resources, has served CF for 12 years and was honored in the administrative/professional category. Liz Minnerly, professor and librarian, has served the college for

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Register Now for Fall 2017 Music Lessons

Registration is open for fall 2017 music lessons. The CF Community School of the Arts offers private and group music lessons to young people interested in making music an important part of their lives. Taught by college faculty members who hold advanced degrees and have accomplished performing and teaching careers, lessons are primarily available for

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Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin May 11

A new round of tobacco cessation classes will start Tuesday, May 11, courtesy of Suwannee River Area Health Education Center (AHEC). The classes will be held from May 11th to June 15th at Marion Technical College (formally Community Technical and Adult Education (CTAE)) on Tuesday nights from 5:30 to 7 p.m. To register call 866-341-2730.

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President’s Update

Dear CF Family: Tuesday morning, members of our leadership team had the honor of accepting a proclamation by the Marion County Board of County Commissioners in recognition of the college’s 60th anniversary. Recognitions such as this serve as a reminder of our immeasurable impact in our community. We truly make a difference. Thanks to all

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Healthy Skin Matters Webinar May 17

Healthy skin is your first line of defense: learn ways to keep it healthy! When: May 17. English Chat from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. May 17. Spanish Chat from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. This online chat is FREE and you can easily join from your computer or mobile device, follow the links above

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Get a New Employee Head-Shot Taken May 2

Has it been a while since you’ve updated your photo on the employee directory? Or maybe your photo is missing from the directory? Take a look. Does your hairstyle scream 1995? Or maybe you’ve lost a few pounds? If so, it’s time for a new head-shot! Come to the Ewers Century Center, Strategic Planning Room

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Prezi Software Training

Prezi is a visual storytelling software alternative to traditional slide presentations. Prezi presentations feature a map like, schematic overview that let the user pan between topics, zoom in on details, and pull back to reveal context. This freedom of movement transforms static presentations into engaging presentations that tell a story. Join Melissa Alling as she

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You’re the Best!

Congratulations, Phi Theta Kappa and advisor Allan Danuff! The chapter won the Florida College System 2017 Chancellor’s Student Service Award. All PTK chapters in the state were invited to submit a short video highlighting their civic involvement in the community, and CF was named the winner. Four students were named to the 2017 All-Florida Academic

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Welcome New Employees – April 2017

The following people joined the College of Central Florida family or changed positions in April. Let’s give a warm welcome and/or congratulations to: Tarlisa Brown, Admissions and School Relations Specialist; Lory Coffey, International Admissions and Advising Specialist; Robert Frank, Assistant to the XCEL-IT Consortium; Dorothy James, Admissions and Records Technician; Joshua Paugh, First-Year Success Specialist.

Lunch and Learn April 27

Lunch and Learn with Dr. Judy Manning, crisis prevention specialist, Thursday, April 27, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Building 8, Room 110. Dr. Manning will tell her personal story of devastation and loss. She will give you tips to overcome your own problems and show you how you can help others. This presentation is sponsored by

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Tourism Panel a Success

Business, Technology and Career and Technical Education hosted two panel discussions on “Making Florida a Competitive Destination” April 11. One panel feature state experts: Sarah Arteaga, director of the Regional Economic Information Network of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Jacksonville Branch; Dr. Jerry Parrish, chief economist and director of research of the Florida Chamber

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