Category Archives: News

Congratulations to Our New AFC Leaders

Congratulations to the following CF employees who will represent the Association of Florida Colleges CF Chapter for 2020-2021. President: Kim Sellers, Learning Lab School President-Elect: Marjorie McGee, Student Life Vice President: Amanda Camp, Financial Aid  Secretary: Shana Miller, Academics Affairs Treasurer: Cara Bennett, Information Technology Immediate Past President: Ron Kielty, Information Technology  Ocala Campus Representative: Jessica

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Spin Class Starts July 6

CF Health and Wellness is happy to announce that when the college re-opens on July 6, the SPIN program will resume classes on the same day.  Classes will be held in the gym on the schedule below and follow these guidelines:             Monday and Wednesday                    noon-12:45 p.m.             Tuesday and Thursday         

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Reminder to Contact Plant Operations

For security and efficiency, select college buildings are currently not open to the public; however, you are welcome to return to campus and these closed buildings to pick up files, check mail and work in the office. If you enter one of the buildings that has been designated as closed, please contact Tommy Morelock at

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Connection Magazine, Summer Issue

The summer issue of Connection magazine is now available. When we return to campus, pick up a copy at the Communications Center in the Ewers Century Center; email the Communications Center at CFinfo@cf.edu; or view Connection online here. Read about CF’s Distance Learning before and since COVID-19, how our faculty members include many hands-on learning opportunities

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Working from Home: Food For Thought Week of May 18

Keep hanging in there! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Five Essential Skills to Lead Through Disruption (Inc.) –The Indistractable Model: 4 Steps to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life (Woven) –The HyFlex option for Instruction if Campuses Open This Fall (Insider Higher Ed–full video and article available) Have an

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Rave Alert, May 19

CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Tuesday, May 19, between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m. 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, click on Go to RAVE,

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Working from Home: Food For Thought Week of May 11

Keep hanging in there! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Which Zoom person are you? –Boost Your Productivity By Asking this Before Each Meeting and Every Email (Fast Company) –Five Myths about Remote Teaching (Chronicle of Higher Education) –You Are Stronger Than Your Quarantine Fatigue (New York Times) Have an interesting article

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Summer Hours

The District Board of Trustees approved a reduced summer work hour schedule as a benefit for college employees.  Beginning Monday, May 11, and ending on Friday, July 31, the college will be on a reduced summer work schedule of Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and off on Fridays.  Exceptions to this schedule occur when CF employees

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Working from Home: Food For Thought, Week of May 4

Here we go; it’s May! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Game of Bones (YouTube) –The ‘Visiting Year’ Community College as an Alternative to a Gap Year (Confessions from a Community College Dean, Inside Higher Ed) –COVID-19 and the Academic Parent (Chronicle of Higher Education) –Why Deep Work Matters in a Distracted World

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Giving Tuesday, May 5

Please support the CF Foundation’s Patriot Fund on May 5, Giving Tuesday, to help College of Central Florida students in their most critical time of  need. This fund provides immediate assistance for expenses outside of the classroom such as rent, utilities and food so students may stay in school and complete their studies. To give

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Marion County COVID-19 Business Survey

CF has been working with others in the community to help document the economic impact of COVID-19. Below you will find a link to a survey. Please share with any business owners or anyone who works in the local “gig” economy. This survey is conducted by the Ocala/ Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership in partnership

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Wi-Fi in the CF Parking Lots

In an abundance of caution, we are no longer offering open labs for our students that have technology and internet challenges. Instead we are offering Wifi in parking areas at the Ocala Campus, Citrus Campus and Levy Campus. We have also purchased 25 laptops that we are making available to students who do not have

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Bookstore Information for Students

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the bookstore is closed to in-store shopping.  We remain open for online business and ready to serve students through the app and on the web. For students online delivery is available with free shipping.  Many questions and concerns can be answered below by visiting specific links that are shown.  Our email box

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