The Office of Professional Development will offer a workshop “The Art of Small Talk,” Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Building 3, Room 112. Learn conversation builders, recognize conversation stoppers and increase your comfort level in social situations. Seating is limited to 25. Reserve via email to OPD@cf.edu or call Steve Hill at ext.
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All College of Central Florida campuses and centers will be closed for winter break Wednesday, Dec. 21, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. Postal Services will be open Dec. 21-23, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Ocala Campus Bookstore will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 21-23 and Dec. 27-30. The Citrus Campus
Sabal Trail Transmission presented $50,000 to the CF Foundation to establish a student scholarship fund, and Del Webb Stone Creek presented $2,000 to the Visual and Performing Arts Department to support the college’s instrumental music program. “We realize that all too often students do not graduate because of financial hardships, so scholarships are critical in
A ceramics workshop will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. in Building 3, Room 105 of its Citrus Campus. The workshop, led by Alexis Ellis of Downstairs Art in Crystal River, is free to the first 10 participants who register with Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is just one of the many
XCEL-IT and the Talent Center are hosting a Hire-a-Grad Job Fair Monday, Dec. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center. The fair is open to all CF degree, certificate and technical graduates. Professional attire is required. For more information, call 352-873-5855 or email email@example.com.
Measure Up Marion and the Heart of Florida Health Center offer these health tips for the holiday season.
“Pursuit” is a monthly wellness newsletter from Florida Blue Health. In the December issue: Tips for a Safe Holiday Season, My Success Story, Fresh and Healthy Recipe of the Month: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apple and Cranberries. Read the November 2016 Issue of Florida Blue Pursuit.
The College of Central Florida Foundation’s 19th Annual Dinner Theatre production, “A Trip Down Memory Lane: A Musical Revue,” is set for Feb. 8-12, 2017. Performances will be held in the Webber Center at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. Evening performances, Wednesday through Sunday, begin with dinner at 5:45 p.m. Matinee performances,
The college will hold its fall 2016 commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 16, at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Ocala, 2801 S.E. Maricamp Road. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam will deliver the commencement address. The Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Ron and Phyllis Ewers, and the Distinguished Alumni Award will be
The CF Alumni Association invites all fall 2016 graduates to Grad Bash Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 3-5 p.m. in the University Center Lobby. Graduates will enjoy food and fun and will have an opportunity to decorate their mortar boards. For more information, contact Diana Ryon at ext. 1726.
Do you want to get more involved with students? Join the Office of Student Life Jan. 9-10 at Information Stations on the Ocala Campus. We are asking for one hour of your time to staff the table and greet students! Stations will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Center Lawn and outside
Eat, drink and be merry as we mingle and jingle Thursday, Dec. 8, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Klein Center. All full- and part-time employees are invited to sample ham, broccoli casserole, tortellini skewers, fruit, veggies, chips and dip prepared by Rosemary and Thyme. Same room for dessert! Pies, cakes and cookies made my contestants
A 12-hour Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) program will be held Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 6-7, from 6:30-9 .m. in the Ewers Century Center, Room 107. Women of all ages and fitness levels have successfully participated in this program that teaches you practical safety tips and risk reduction strategies, and give you the chance to practice
The CF Jazz Band will perform Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dassance Fine Arts Center. The concert, directed by Associate Professor of Music John Ash, will include “a whole lot of swing” and other jazz favorites. This is one of the college’s most popular concerts. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for
International Education Week at Citrus Campus is going on through Nov. 23. Play the International Flag Contest & Trivia Game at the Citrus Library, C2-202. Free and Open to the Public… Participants can enter for the chance to win a prize! Just follow the steps below: Pick a flag from the Library’s display. Find the
Please join us as we remember Gaye Selig Friday, Nov. 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Building 19. We will start with a tree dedication outside of Building 19. A reception will follow in Building 16, Health Sciences Simulation Center.
The meeting was held at the Ocala Campus. Recognition The District Board of Trustees recognized student leaders. Dr. Lisa Smith, director of Student Support Services, introduced Brandon Stone-Gordon, who started his CF career in the SSS Summer Bridge program. Stone-Gordon was inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Oct. 26 and is pursuing a career
The College of Central Florida Community School of the Arts will offer group vocal lessons for students ages 10-14 Jan. 24-Feb. 27, 2017, and March 20-April 24. Read more at CF.edu/news.
An interview with Dr. Ron Cooper is included in “Stray Dogs: Interviews with Working Class Writers,” from Down & Out Books, which was released in October. This book is a companion to the anthology “Stray Dogs: Writing from the Other America” (2014), which included an excerpt from Cooper’s Novel “Purple Jesus.” The Student Activities Board
The CF Wind Symphony and Patriot Singers will perform Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dassance Fine Arts Center. Admission to the concert is free; doors open at 7 p.m. The Wind Symphony will perform “Songs of the Wild West” featuring a variety of famous and favorite hits from screen and stage. John