Category Archives: News

Convocation Winners

Congratulations to the following CF employees who won a prize at the 2019 fall Convocation. If you haven’t redeemed your prize yet, please stop by the Marketing and Public Relations office located in the Ewers Century Center, Room 102. Maureen Anderson John Anene Novella Applewhite Debora Avila Stephanie Baracskay Marissa Brown Linda Bryan Dick Burgoon

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New Patriot Pulse for Students

In an effort to support retention, CF students started receiving the Patriot Pulse, a weekly digest of upcoming events, deadlines, etc., through Canvas on the first day of class. Students will receive a Canvas notification every Monday with the week’s Patriot Pulse; the goal is to increase student awareness of events and provide a platform

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Rave Alert on Tuesday, Aug. 27

CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Tuesday, Aug. 27, between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m., which is between class periods. 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,

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Thank you from Debbie Bowe

Dear Friends and CF Family, Thank you is an understatement for honoring me last Monday at my CF retirement celebration. I am beyond humbled by the amount of time, energy, and love that was focused on me. Thank you. As I told Brittany and Brooke on our way to the Webber Center it is so

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Library Adds New Business Database

CF students, faculty and staff now have access to Mergent Intellect by FTSE Russell, a web-based resource of worldwide business information enabling users to generate insightful business intelligence. Included are data from 280 million private and public U.S. and international businesses, industry news, executive contacts, industry profiles, key business ratios, demographics and consumer lifestyle data,

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Second Quarter PRIDE Results

Patriot PRIDE is alive and well. Did you know that 96% of students surveyed in the second quarter of 2019 agree that CF faculty and staff are living up to our service excellence standards of Professional, Responsive, Informative, Dependable and Engaged? Recognize someone with a WOW! You can recognize your colleagues for providing great service

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Best of the Best: Vote Now

Voting is underway for the Ocala StarBanner’s Best of the Best. Last year, CF and the Appleton Museum of Art were recognized in numerous categories. Please take a few minutes to review the categories and vote. Here’s How 1. Visit and select Best of the Best. 2. Vote! There are six main categories with

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Student Athlete Named First Team All-American

Congratulations to CF Baseball player James Nix on being named National Junior College Athletic Association Baseball First Team All-American! Nix is first Patriot player in 15 years to receive the honor. From walk-on to Major League Baseball draft pick and University of South Carolina signee, James’ Cinderella story continues to inspire. Read more here.

Congratulations to Our New AFC Leaders

Congratulations to the following CF employees who will represent the Association of Florida Colleges CF Chapter for 2019-2020. President: Ron Kielty, Information Technology President-Elect: Victoria Colleli, Access Services Vice President: Cynthia Moody, Business and Technology Secretary: Tina Banner, Marketing and Public Relations Treasurer: Cara Bennett, Information Technology Immediate Past President: Sharon Altany, Conference Services Citrus

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