Author Archives: CF Insider

Information About Passwords

We’ve been getting a lot of calls from people confused by the forced password reset on MyCF.   Here are the answers to the most common questions. Your MyCF (the web based portal) password works on MyCF only.  Changing it does not change the password on any other system. If the new MyCF password, you created,

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Holiday Train Exhibit Returns Dec. 16-30

The Webber Gallery and the Ocala Model Railroaders’ Historic Preservation Society present the 22nd annual exhibit “Trains at the Holidays” Dec. 16-30.  The exhibit features modular train layouts and railroad memorabilia. Many of the layouts are inspired by historic Ocala landmarks, such as the Six-Gun Territory. The exhibition will open Saturday, Dec. 16, with a

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Fashion Collides with Folk Art at Appleton in “Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art”

The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, will present “Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art,” Feb. 3-April 29, 2018. Fashion has always found inspiration in unpredictable sources: art, life, history — there are no boundaries. In this spirit, “Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art” explores the relationship between inspiration and creation. Thirteen established

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CF Nursing Students at the Appleton Museum

Blending the fine arts with the art of nursing through visual thinking strategies, VTS, has been proven to increase observation skills, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills among nursing students. Use of the visual arts is very effective in improving the students’ most valued skills and is a powerful and invigorating teaching tool. Who   

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Hour of Code (HTML) Workshop – Dec. 4

Monday, Dec. 4  12:30-1:30 p.m. Ewers Century Center  Room 302 Presented by Amy Osborne, MS MIS Instructor of Computer Information Technology Faculty Fellow – STEM The Hour of Code is a global movement held during Computer Science Education Week (Dec 4-10). This movement reaches tens of millions of students in 180+ countries through a one-hour introduction to

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President’s Update – November 2017

Nov. 29, 2017 Good afternoon, CF Team, Cool weather is in the air and reminds us that the end of the semester is right around the corner. We recognized many of our outstanding students at the Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony Oct. 25. It’s great to see these students succeeding at CF. Chriseanna Mitchell, pictured

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CF Commencement Dec. 15

CF will hold its fall 2017 commencement at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at First Baptist Church of Ocala, 2801 S.E. Maricamp Road. Jack Wilkinson, namesake of the CF Jack Wilkinson Levy Campus, will be honored posthumously with the CF Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award. Ira Holmes, longtime CF faculty member and founder of the CF

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MEGA Monday – Nov. 27 – LGBTQIAPD?

Monday, Nov. 27 12:30-1:45 p.m. Building 8, Room 110 Free Food! LGBTQIAPD? Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Pansexual, Demisexual What does it mean?  Come join the Psychology Club as we host a panel discussion to talk about it.

Debra Vazquez Memorial Poetry Series – Juan Felipe Herrera

The Debra Vazquez Memorial Poetry Series Committee is pleased to announce our 2018 Distinguished Guest as Juan Felipe Herrera. Herrera served as US Poet Laureate from 2015-2017. You will find more information about Herrera at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Felipe_Herrera and here https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/juan-felipe-herrera. Please save the dates, Thursday, Feb. 15, and Friday, Feb. 16 to join us! Thursday, Feb

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CF United Way Auction

The CF United Way Auction is now open!  Please follow this link  to start bidding to raise money to put back into our community.  This year we have some great items up for auction, the auction will stay open for two weeks: Nov. 15 – Dec. 2. Some of the items currently up for auction

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Appleton Store Black Friday Sale

Special Pre-sale for CF employees! Date:  Wednesday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Where:  Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd. CF employees receive 30% off their entire purchase! Can’t make it on Wednesday?  Stop by on Black Friday, Nov. 24. The Appleton Store carries everything from decorative art objects to fun novelty items. 

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Mr. & Ms. CF Scholarship Program

Celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the Mr. & Ms. CF Scholarship Program is an amazing milestone. It is also a time for reflection. The program, operating in some form or another since the 1960s, is long overdue for a “refresh.” This year we are taking some time to evaluate our goals and rebuild a program

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Patriot Cafe Menu Nov 13-17

Patriot Café hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Breakfast is served all day. Monday, Nov. 13 Grilled Chicken served with Rice Pilaf, Steamed Vegetables and a Dinner Roll Soups: Chicken and Wild Rice and Broccoli Cheddar Tuesday, Nov. 14 Taco Tuesday! 2 Beef Tacos served with Rice and Beans Soups: Coconut Curry Chicken and Carrot Ginger Wednesday,

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Criminal Justice Club Holiday Food Drive

Fifty families at College Park Elementary will not have enough to eat this holiday season. A donation of $5 will help fill a box with food (along with candy canes and hot chocolate for the children) or a $20 donation will completely fill one box.  Also, donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items can

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