Author Archives: CFInsider

AFC Webinar Series

The Association of Florida Colleges offers members professional development events and programs that include activities which allow participants to focus on concerns related to the Florida College System.  A concentration of relevant experiences coupled with the expertise and innovation of peers throughout the state distinguishes the professional development offerings of the AFC.  If you have

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CF Experts LIVE Wednesdays at Noon

Want to learn more about what CF offers our students? Join us for our new live online program every Wednesday at noon on the CF Facebook page. These sessions will feature CF experts who talk about academic programs as well as resources that potential or current students might not be aware of. July 15: Starting

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COVID Sanitizing Requests

As we enter another month with many offices closed on campus, we have refined the process for requesting cleaning of your office if it is in one of the buildings that has been designated as closed. To have your office cleaned and sanitized, please submit a Custodial Services Request. The form is located at Inside.cf.edu

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Congratulations to Our New AFC Leaders

Congratulations to the following CF employees who will represent the Association of Florida Colleges CF Chapter for 2020-2021. President: Kim Sellers, Learning Lab School President-Elect: Marjorie McGee, Student Life Vice President: Amanda Camp, Financial Aid  Secretary: Shana Miller, Academics Affairs Treasurer: Cara Bennett, Information Technology Immediate Past President: Ron Kielty, Information Technology  Ocala Campus Representative: Jessica

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Spin Class Starts July 6

CF Health and Wellness is happy to announce that when the college re-opens on July 6, the SPIN program will resume classes on the same day.  Classes will be held in the gym on the schedule below and follow these guidelines:             Monday and Wednesday                    noon-12:45 p.m.             Tuesday and Thursday         

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Reminder to Contact Plant Operations

For security and efficiency, select college buildings are currently not open to the public; however, you are welcome to return to campus and these closed buildings to pick up files, check mail and work in the office. If you enter one of the buildings that has been designated as closed, please contact Tommy Morelock at

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Connection Magazine, Summer Issue

The summer issue of Connection magazine is now available. When we return to campus, pick up a copy at the Communications Center in the Ewers Century Center; email the Communications Center at CFinfo@cf.edu; or view Connection online here. Read about CF’s Distance Learning before and since COVID-19, how our faculty members include many hands-on learning opportunities

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Working from Home: Food For Thought Week of May 18

Keep hanging in there! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Five Essential Skills to Lead Through Disruption (Inc.) –The Indistractable Model: 4 Steps to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life (Woven) –The HyFlex option for Instruction if Campuses Open This Fall (Insider Higher Ed–full video and article available) Have an

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Rave Alert, May 19

CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Tuesday, May 19, between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are enrolled automatically and may receive messages via text, phone and email. To update your preferences, login to the MyCF portal, click on Go to RAVE,

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Working from Home: Food For Thought Week of May 11

Keep hanging in there! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Which Zoom person are you? –Boost Your Productivity By Asking this Before Each Meeting and Every Email (Fast Company) –Five Myths about Remote Teaching (Chronicle of Higher Education) –You Are Stronger Than Your Quarantine Fatigue (New York Times) Have an interesting article

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Summer Hours

The District Board of Trustees approved a reduced summer work hour schedule as a benefit for college employees.  Beginning Monday, May 11, and ending on Friday, July 31, the college will be on a reduced summer work schedule of Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and off on Fridays.  Exceptions to this schedule occur when CF employees

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Working from Home: Food For Thought, Week of May 4

Here we go; it’s May! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Game of Bones (YouTube) –The ‘Visiting Year’ Community College as an Alternative to a Gap Year (Confessions from a Community College Dean, Inside Higher Ed) –COVID-19 and the Academic Parent (Chronicle of Higher Education) –Why Deep Work Matters in a Distracted World

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Giving Tuesday, May 5

Please support the CF Foundation’s Patriot Fund on May 5, Giving Tuesday, to help College of Central Florida students in their most critical time of  need. This fund provides immediate assistance for expenses outside of the classroom such as rent, utilities and food so students may stay in school and complete their studies. To give

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