Category Archives: News

Ask CF Chatbot Now Available

CF has recently partnered with FATV’s award-winning GetAnswers service and now provides an “Ask CF” function on the Financial Aid page of the CF website.  “Ask CF” is an artificially intelligent chatbot available to answer financial aid questions 24/7/365. It quickly answers questions using a combination of short text-based answers, engaging videos and links to

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Rave Alert on Thursday, May 16

CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Thursday, May 16, between noon and 12:30 p.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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First Quarter PRIDE Results

Congratulations, everyone! We achieved a record high 95% student satisfaction rating on the Rate-Us-Now survey for the first quarter of 2019. Once again, CF employees are hitting it out of the ball park with service.  Check out the first quarter results report Recognize someone with a WOW! WOW! Card Form (Online submission of form must be

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Community Engagement Survey

At the College of Central Florida, we measure our engagement in a number of ways, including YOUR leadership on community boards, participation in community activities, and more. We are asking you to share your community involvement for this fiscal year (July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019) as a board member or volunteer with organizations

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April President’s Update

April 24, 2019 Good morning, team, We are just days away from the end of the semester and we have much to celebrate! I had an opportunity to share some of our successes at the American Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention in Orlando last week. Dr. Jillian Ramsammy, vice president of Institutional Effectiveness and

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Congratulations and Appreciation

At the Association of Florida Colleges and Career and Professional Employees Council Appreciation Breakfast, Jesse DelPrado from Advising passed the Whale Done Award to Cheryl Metz from Admissions and Records. Jesse shared how Cheryl helps to resolve critical issues with students that would otherwise delay their enrollment at the college. With the recent implementation of

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CF Baseball Ranked No. 1 NJCAA

Congratulations to our CF baseball team who went from preseason unranked to National Junior College Athletic Association No. 1, per the first official NJCAA Baseball Division 1 National Rankings released by the association on March 5. CF is off to one of the hottest starts in all of juco baseball, currently the only NJCAA Division 1 program in

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Movers For Moms Food Drive

The Ocala Campus Student Activities Board is partnering with Two Men and a Truck for “Movers For Moms.” They are collecting nonperishable items to share with the women’s shelter in Marion County. Items may be dropped off in Student Life, Building 11, through May 10. Donations include the following: canned beans dry beans peanut butter

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CF Library Adds 2,500 Electronic Books

More than 1,000 literary classics, 300 books on careers, 600 books from the Bloom’s literary criticism series, 100 sacred texts (including the 50 volume Sacred Books of the East), and 500 other titles in the humanities, social sciences, science, and current events from Facts on File and other publishers have just been added to the

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Thank you CF Family

On behalf of the students that we serve, the CF Foundation would like to personally thank the faculty and staff for their amazing spirit in this year’s Family Campaign. We had a record-breaking year with 96 percent participation, raising $28,501. Your gift helps the Foundation grant scholarships, provide emergency help to students, fund innovative projects and

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Fair Use Week, Feb. 25-March 1

Celebrate Fair Use week Feb. 25-March 1 with the CF Library! Visit the Ocala Campus Learning Resources Center on the second floor or at the Citrus Campus in the Dorothea Jerome Building, Room 202 and grab a snack and learn more about fair use and how copyright affects teaching and learning communities. Take our copyright

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ALL IN Celebration Events

Thank you to every one who contributed to this year’s CF Family Campaign! Special Thanks to our co- chairs Debbie Bowe and Jennifer Mazur and all of our committee department representatives for their commitment to being “All In”. CF Family Campaign Supporters are invited to attend the Campaign Wrap Up Celebration at the following locations: Ocala

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2019 Gabor Award Nominations Now Open

The Gabor Awards process begins with your nominations! Each year, CF recognizes three employees who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to our students, college and community. One employee is selected from each of the following categories: Faculty – Counselors, Instructors, Librarians Career Service Administrative/Professional Eligible Gabor Award recipients are full-time employees who have been on the college

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