Fashion Collides with Folk Art at Appleton in “Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art”

The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, will present “Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art,” Feb. 3-April 29, 2018. Fashion has always found inspiration in unpredictable sources: art, life, history — there are no boundaries. In this spirit, “Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art” explores the relationship between inspiration and creation. Thirteen established

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CF Nursing Students at the Appleton Museum

Blending the fine arts with the art of nursing through visual thinking strategies, VTS, has been proven to increase observation skills, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills among nursing students. Use of the visual arts is very effective in improving the students’ most valued skills and is a powerful and invigorating teaching tool. Who   

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Shop Smart for the Holidays

What’s on your family’s wish list this holiday season? The Discount Center can help you save big and make those wishes come true. You can: Plan a holiday event for the entire family with discount entertainment tickets Save on gifts including clothes, electronics, toys and more Shop deals for all your holiday travel needs Choose

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Aromatherapy Candle Making Workshop

Make and take your own essential oil candle on Tuesday, Dec. 5, noon to 1 p.m. in Building 3, Room 112. RSVP tp Lori Witkowich at ext. 1782 or Witkowil@cf.edu. The workshop is limited to 15 participants, so RSVP today. Sponsored by Karve Endowed Chair.

Notice Regarding Wellness Program

Required Notice: Employers offering wellness programs that collect employee medical information are required to provide a notice to employees informing them what medical information will be collected, how it will be used, who will receive it, and what will be done to keep it confidential. The College of Central Florida’s wellness program notice follows. The

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Pranayama Workshop

Mark your calendar for a Pranayama workshop Wednesday, Dec. 6, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center, Room 101. Explore ways to use your breath to connect to the present moment Learn Pranayama. Practice different methods of breathing. Understand how easy it can be to incorporate daily. For more information call Lori Witkowich, 352-873-5800, ext. 1782. Sponsored

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Hour of Code (HTML) Workshop – Dec. 4

Monday, Dec. 4  12:30-1:30 p.m. Ewers Century Center  Room 302 Presented by Amy Osborne, MS MIS Instructor of Computer Information Technology Faculty Fellow – STEM The Hour of Code is a global movement held during Computer Science Education Week (Dec 4-10). This movement reaches tens of millions of students in 180+ countries through a one-hour introduction to

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President’s Update – November 2017

Nov. 29, 2017 Good afternoon, CF Team, Cool weather is in the air and reminds us that the end of the semester is right around the corner. We recognized many of our outstanding students at the Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony Oct. 25. It’s great to see these students succeeding at CF. Chriseanna Mitchell, pictured

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CF Commencement Dec. 15

CF will hold its fall 2017 commencement at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at First Baptist Church of Ocala, 2801 S.E. Maricamp Road. Jack Wilkinson, namesake of the CF Jack Wilkinson Levy Campus, will be honored posthumously with the CF Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award. Ira Holmes, longtime CF faculty member and founder of the CF

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MEGA Monday – Nov. 27 – LGBTQIAPD?

Monday, Nov. 27 12:30-1:45 p.m. Building 8, Room 110 Free Food! LGBTQIAPD? Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Pansexual, Demisexual What does it mean?  Come join the Psychology Club as we host a panel discussion to talk about it.

Debra Vazquez Memorial Poetry Series – Juan Felipe Herrera

The Debra Vazquez Memorial Poetry Series Committee is pleased to announce our 2018 Distinguished Guest as Juan Felipe Herrera. Herrera served as US Poet Laureate from 2015-2017. You will find more information about Herrera at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Felipe_Herrera and here https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/juan-felipe-herrera. Please save the dates, Thursday, Feb. 15, and Friday, Feb. 16 to join us! Thursday, Feb

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Sale at the CF Bookstore

The CF Bookstore is offering an additional 50 percent off in-store clearance items until Monday, Nov. 27. Assorted reading books are just $1 and will make great holiday gifts. Exclusions may apply, and sales are while supplies last. Visit your CF Bookstore for details.

Thanksgiving Service Project at Evangeline Booth

Our Association of Florida Colleges CF chapter will serve dinner to residents of Evangeline Booth Garden Apartments Wednesday, Nov. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Please join us in giving back to the community for this special event.  Our partnership with Evangeline Booth Gardens provides an atmosphere where students, faculty and staff can give back

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CF United Way Auction

The CF United Way Auction is now open!  Please follow this link  to start bidding to raise money to put back into our community.  This year we have some great items up for auction, the auction will stay open for two weeks: Nov. 15 – Dec. 2. Some of the items currently up for auction

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Appleton Store Black Friday Sale

Special Pre-sale for CF employees! Date:  Wednesday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Where:  Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd. CF employees receive 30% off their entire purchase! Can’t make it on Wednesday?  Stop by on Black Friday, Nov. 24. The Appleton Store carries everything from decorative art objects to fun novelty items. 

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