Category Archives: News

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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May’s President’s Update

May 30, 2019 Good morning, team, We welcomed members of the Lockheed Martin leadership team to our District Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday, where they recognized our partnership with a plaque commemorating the STEMcon event held in March. The event welcomed middle school students to campus for demonstrations and hands-on activities in Science, Technology, Engineering

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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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