Author Archives: CF Insider

Become a CF Book Elf

Books will be distributed to a child in the greater CF community through the Early Learning Coalition of Marion County, Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast (Citrus and Levy Counties), and College Park Elementary School as part of the College of Central Florida Literacy Buddies Program. Donate an unwrapped, new, hardcover children’s picture book

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Mock DUI – Oct. 25

PLEASE NOTE!!!!!! On Wednesday, October 25th the Student Activities Board will be hosting their 8th Annual MOCK DUI Event Parking Lots 8 & 9 will be blocked off on Tuesday evening and will remain blocked through 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25th. Faculty – please share with your students so they may plan accordingly!

MEGA Monday – Oct. 23

MEGA Monday Oct 23  12:30-1:45 p.m. Building 8, Room 110 What do tea, movies and pizza have in common with rape prevention?  Sadly, 1 in 5 women will be sexually assaulted in college.  Let’s change that statistic. Presented by Julee McCammon and SAVA Club

Faculty Fellow Workshops

StartSmart Fellow Seminars With Dr. Cynthia Moody, Business Topic: Peer-to-Peer Mentorship For: Students (all academic pathways) 10-11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, Ewers Century Center, Room 206 Have you ever thought about reaching out in a more structured way to support your peers? Learn how to improve student engagement and retention through mentorship. Topic: Faculty-Student Mentorship

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Patriot Cafe Menu Oct. 23-27

Patriot Café hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Breakfast is served all day. Monday, Oct. 23 Spaghetti with Meat Sauce served with Steamed Vegetables and Garlic Bread Soup: Split Pea with Ham and Black Bean Tuesday, Oct. 24 Taco Tuesday! 2 Beef Tacos served with Rice and Beans Soup: Chorizo and Spinach and Tomato Bisque Wednesday, Oct.

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CF Theatre Presentation Oct. 26-29

The College of Central Florida Theatre will present “What We’re Up Against,” a dark comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Oct. 26-29 in the Dassance Fine Arts Center at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. Performances will be held beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 26-28, and 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29. Doors open

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MEGA Monday Oct. 16 – Violence Prevention

Together, we can prevent abuse, protect childhood, and empower survivors. Come join the conversation. Guest Speakers Monica Bryant, Family Violence Prevention Coordinator Marion County Children’s Alliance and Wendy Wilson and Bonnie Tieche The Ocala Sexual Assault Center Monday, Oct. 16 12:30-1:45 p.m. Building 8, Room 110 Did you know? 1 in 4 women and 1

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FRS Workshop Replay Available

Did you miss the Florida Retirement System Workshops on Oct. 4 and/or 5?  The workshops were recorded and have been posted online, as follows. Once you click on the video link, click on the Launch Presentation button to start the video. Using the FRS to Plan for Your Retirement Link to video: https://www.myfrs.com/Workshop.htm#tabs-A Investment Planning

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Mental Health & Well-being Awareness

From: Aetna Resources For LivingSM In recent years, the need for better care of our mental health and wellbeing has become a topic of discussion for communities, government organizations and news sources. We often focus on keeping our bodies healthy. Our mental health is just as important. There are times when life can seem overwhelming.

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Fall Concert – Oct. 13

Come join us Friday, Oct. 13 as the College of Central Florida Music Department presents the Wind Symphony and Patriot Singers combined fall concert.  The concert will be held on the Front Terrace of the Dassance Fine Arts Center and begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Rain date: Saturday, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. For

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Music and the Brain – Oct. 18

CF Visual and Performing Arts Department Masterclass and Lecture Series “Music and the Brain” presented by Dr. Jose Gaudier, Ocala neurosurgeon Wednesday, Oct. 18, 12:30 p.m. Dassance Fine Arts Center, Room 104 The neurological effects of music from a medical perspective will be explored. Free and open to the public. Call 352-873-5810 for more information.

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Take Time to Unwind

October is National Physical Therapy Month and the CF PTA students will be celebrating by offering FREE MASSAGES! Contact Patti Hooker to make an appointment, hookerp@cf.edu or 352-854-2322, ext. 1644. Thursdays at the Hampton Center, Room 109 Oct. 12, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26 1-4:30 p.m.  

MEGA Monday Oct. 9 – Peruvian Art and Music

Peruvian Art & Music Visionary Artwork Demonstration Oct. 9 12:30-1:45 pm Webber Center Free Food! Painters trained at the Usko-Ayar Amazonian School of Painting will demonstrate their painting techniques accompanied by traditional music from the rainforest.  Enjoy the artistic talent and music, along with the Webber Gallery  exhibition of 60 stunning paintings from the Mysteries

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