Category Archives: News

Valentine’s Day Kindness

The Association of Florida Colleges Ocala Chapter invites you to share kindness by gifting a rose to someone. Purchase your rose(s) on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. outside the Patriot Cafe. Rose are $2 each or three roses for $5. Credit and debit cards are accepted. Please pay at the cashier’s

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CF Family Campaign…ALL IN!

Thank you to those who have already given to the CF Family Campaign! With five days remaining we are at 77 percent participation. Debbie Bowe, co-chair for the CF Family Campaign, shares her thoughts on the campaign. “Giving to the CF Family Campaign is a “no brainer” for me because it is my professional “home.” Being

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Patriot Sports Events for the Week

Show your Patriot pride and join us at one of this week’s athletic events! Remember, all CF athletic events are free to CF faculty, staff and students with valid ID or name tag.  Baseball Wednesday, April 17: Lake-Sumter State College 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20: Daytona State College 1 p.m. (Sophomore Day) Softball Thursday, April

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Parking Lot Closure, Feb. 22

The Antique Automobile Club of America car show will take place on the Ocala Campus on Saturday, Feb. 23. Set up will begin later in the day on Friday, Feb. 22. The parking areas from Founders Hall, Ewers Century Center, the Enterprise Center, Criminal Justice and the Library, and Bookstore/Post Office will be closed off for

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AFC Membership Contest

Interested in participating in the must-attend event of the year? Become a member of the Association of Florida Colleges Ocala Chapter and have your name entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the CF Foundation Taste at the Farm event on Saturday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Vintage Farm Campus. Complete your

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Campus USA Recently Named Partner of CF

CF’s Board of Trustees recently approved an agreement with Campus USA that will provide $250,000 paid out over the next five years to the CF Foundation. In addition to the financial support, this new partnership will provide volunteer support and program support for various programs around campus. “This new partnership will provide funds for scholarships

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January President’s Update

Jan. 25, 2019 Dear CF Team: Welcome to spring semester. New semester, new board members, new strategic plan. At our District Board of Trustees meeting last Wednesday, we welcomed two new board members and welcomed back Bobby Durrance and Bill Edgar, who have been reappointed. The appointments were made by Rick Scott during his final

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CF Needs Your Help for Basketball Tournament

CF is hosting the Florida College System Activity Association/National Junior College Athletics Association State Basketball Tournament Wednesday-Saturday, March 6-9. We are looking for more than 100 volunteers to assist. Volunteer time is just over two hours for each role. Work the Doors in the Gymnasium Wednesday through Friday noon- 2 p.m., 2-4:30 p.m., 4:30-7 p.m. or 7-9

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Is Your Department All In?

Join us in giving back to CF! Congratulations to the 23 departments that have joined the 100 percent scroll! ALL IN! We are ALL IN in our half-way point through the campaign and are at 57 percent employee participation. Thank you to all employees who have given so far.  President’s Staff Vice President Office of

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Rave Alert On Tuesday, Jan. 22

CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 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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CF Students Need You

Students on the Ocala Campus are interested in starting a College Republicans Club and a Young Politicians Club (nonpartisan). They have the students but they need you! Each group is looking for a club advisor. If you are interested in this and want to find out more, contact Mikel James at or ext. 1903. 

Parking Lot Closure, Jan. 16

Attention Faculty and Staff. Parking Lot 8 (Between Buildings 7, 8 and 11) will be blocked off on Wednesday, Jan. 16, for the Welcome Back and Club Rush Event. The lot will re-open around 2:30 p.m. the same day. Please share with your students so that they are prepared to make alternative parking arrangements. Thank you!

Are you ALL IN?

Each year, the CF Family Campaign encourages us to pause and take notice of the impact of private support on our college. Some of us give to support student scholarships. Others give to help enhance our classrooms and the quality of our programs. Or we give to support efforts that cannot financed for with state

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