Category Archives: News

What CPEC Does For You

The Career and Professional Employees Council (CPEC) functions as a representative council for the Career and Professional employees at CF whose purpose shall be to advise the President on matters of College improvement. Membership is automatic to any full-time or permanent part-time career and professional employees of any CF Campus.  Goals include:  1. to improve communication

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IT Department Security Badges

Due to the increasing risk of identity theft, it is very important to identify who should be working on information technology systems. Therefore, the CF Information Technology Department is making some security changes. One of the most visible is that all Information Technology Staff will be wearing their CF ID badge. We ask that all

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RAVE Alert Today

CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Monday, Sept. 10, between 10:45 and 11 a.m., which is between second and third class periods. Students, faculty and staff are enrolled automatically and may receive messages via text, phone and email. To update your preferences, login

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Library Online Catalog Changes

The Library’s online catalog/discovery tool has a new look and functionality. There are minor changes that will be discussed in library instruction and report on periodically. Action may be required by you if you have linked to articles, eBooks, streaming video, or databases in Canvas or other course material without using persistent links or permalinks.

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A Safety Message from the President

Patriot Family, The start of fall semester is an exciting time, not only for new and returning students, but for each of us as faculty and staff. As you know, college life introduces new environments, new experiences and new people, but also creates new challenges inside and outside the classroom. I want to reinforce our

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Thank You from AFC

Thank you to all CF employees who donated school supplies to College Park Elementary School. CF’s Association of Florida Colleges Chapter was able to donate more than 700 school supply items, estimated to be valued between $1,500 and $2,000. The CF chapter has 282 members and has been doing the school supply drive annually as

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Shop Talk Focus on Breast Cancer Awareness, Oct. 3

A Shop Talk Cancer Awareness event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 3, 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. Medical Director Ravi Sandrapaty, MD, radiation oncologist at 21st Century Oncology,  Rama Balaraman, MD, medical oncologist/hematologist at Florida Cancer Affiliates/Ocala Oncology

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias Available for Students

Are your students researching social issues and current events? Do they require background information on their topic before searching databases for academic journal articles? If so, please check out the Oxford Research Encyclopedias database that we have trial access to through Oct. 15. Modules included in the trial include Linguistics, International Studies, Environmental Science, Climate

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Student Events on Campus

We all play a role in retaining students at CF. Research shows the more students get involved, the more likely they are to graduate on time. Here is your opportunity to inform the students you come in contact with on college events. Insider, CF’s employee blog, now features a new menu tab titled Campus Happenings. This is

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