Join the next professional development workshop on Wednesday, July 18, or Aug. 22, from noon-1 p.m. in the Learning Resources Center, Room 112. This workshop is designed to help faculty and staff learn how to handle disruptive and/or distressed students. A variety of topics will be covered. Prevent disruptions, including disruptions caused by students with
The Ocala Royal Dames for Cancer Research awarded a cancer education/prevention grant to CF on Wednesday, May 30. The grant will allow CF to expand its annual ShopTalk cancer workshops to students on campus and provide education to community members about different types of cancer. The Shop Talk program has been an integral and effective
Join us for the Association of Florida Colleges CF Chapter luncheon and installation of officers on Wednesday, June 6 from 12:30-1:30 p.m., in the Webber Center. Meet your 2018-2019 AFC chapter board who will be your representatives for the upcoming year. Check back for an RSVP link. Add to my calendar
You might have noticed that Insider, the official news for CF faculty and staff, is publishing once a week on Mondays, due to the lower volume of requests. We will twice a week publication in the fall.
Would you try to help a stranger crying in a mall? Would you know what to say or do if a friend or relative talked about being suicidal? Do you know if anxiety or depression can be treated or cured? When it comes to answering questions like these concerning mental health, many people are at
Distressing world events can affect everyone who lives through them. Even people who experience these events only through the media can have emotional and stress reactions. When unexpected events happen, feeling stressed, anxious or sad is understandable. Check out these helpful resources.
What does emotional distress look like? Learn information on how to talk to your family and friends about mental health issues and watch this week’s video on depression.
Tivity Health Fitness Your Way will be running a waived enrollment promotion for the month of June! A few highlights are below: • The promotion runs from June 1–30 and the code is FYWSave29 (not case sensitive) • The promotion is available online and over the phone (members and dependents 18 and older must visit
Last week was National Teacher Appreciation Week. CF is proud to be a business partner with College Park Elementary School and celebrated their teachers with an appreciation gift for all the hard work they do with their students.
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Join us for the next AFC Ocala Chapter meeting on Wednesday, May 23, from 12:30-1:30 p.m., in the Bryant Student Union, Room 203. Special presentation by Jessica Kummerle, CF manager of Government Relations who will give a legislative update and share information regarding amendments and constitutional revisions that will be on the November ballot that
Start the conversation today and learn more about mental health resources available. Depression is one of the most prevalent of all mental health challenges. Webinars are available to learn more.
CF employees will be offered a special discounted rate of $100 per session for dependents who attend Camp Patriot Basketball Camp in June or July. Camp is for ages 6-18 and all skill levels. Four sessions will be offered this summer from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 11-14, June 18-21, July 9-12 and July 16-19 in
A Shop Talk Cancer Awareness event will be held Tuesday, May 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center. “Wellness for Cancer Prevention and Survival” will feature two guest panelists. Dr. Alice Rhoton-Vlasak, associate professor, division of reproduction, endocrinology and infertility at the University of Florida College of Medicine, and Dr.
CF’s Teacher Education and the Early Learning Coalition of Marion County present the second annual Fall in Love with Reading Literacy Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at CF’s Learning Lab School. Children’s activities, face painting with Tonya, food trucks, giveaways and story times will be included. For more information, call 352-369-2315,
Join us at the next CEP FridayTalks on May 18 at 8 a.m. at the CF Hampton Center to learn more about the value of internships for students and employers. Hear from CF’s Dr. Rob Wolf, dean of Business, Technology and Career and Technical Education, and Bonnie Hays, coordinator for Business and Technology. RSVP to Danielle@OcalaCEP.com.
Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Gabor Recipients! Dr. Judy Downer, faculty; Bill York, career service and Keith Bracey, administrative/professional were recognized at the 30th Annual Employee Service and Recognition Event on Friday, May 4. The Gabor Employee Recognition Awards recognizes outstanding faculty and staff contributions to our students, college and community. The Gabor Awards has two
The Visual Artists’ Society presents the 21st “Summer Spotlight” exhibition May 24-July 19, at the CF Webber Gallery. “Summer Spotlight XXI” will be judged and juried. The public is invited to the opening reception and awards ceremony on Thursday, May 24, from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit and reception are free. VAS has more than 100 members
Get ready for some fun in the sun as we celebrate you and all your hard work this year! Join us Friday, May 4, for the 30th annual Employee Service and Recognition event beginning with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. in the Patriot Cafe. The program will start at 9 a.m. in the Dassance Fine Arts
Summer is coming and with it is a new opportunity to engage in fitness activities to help with your wellness goals. The summer schedule continues through Thursday, Aug. 9, and allows faculty and staff to consider using the extra hour at the end of the day to join the spin class or take your lunch