The following people joined the College of Central Florida family or changed positions in April. Let’s give a warm welcome and/or congratulations to: Tarlisa Brown, Admissions and School Relations Specialist; Lory Coffey, International Admissions and Advising Specialist; Robert Frank, Assistant to the XCEL-IT Consortium; Dorothy James, Admissions and Records Technician; Joshua Paugh, First-Year Success Specialist.
At the College of Central Florida, we pride ourselves on community engagement. That is evident in Strategic Priority 2 – Strengthen Collaboration and Partnerships. We measure our engagement in a number of ways, including YOUR leadership on community boards, participation in community events, and more. As we near the end of the academic year, we
The annual CF Retirees and Associates Dinner will be held Thursday, May 11, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Webber Center. The deadline to RSVP is April 28. Save Save
The CF Foundation is offering $7,500 in New Initiative Grants. Two $2,000 grants are available for the 2017-2018 academic term in the following categories: $2,000 to Career Service Employees $2,000 to Administrative/Professional Employees Grants can be used to fund a project or activity that promotes the college’s learning-centered values and vision. A $500 honorarium is
Lunch and Learn with Dr. Judy Manning, crisis prevention specialist, Thursday, April 27, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Building 8, Room 110. Dr. Manning will tell her personal story of devastation and loss. She will give you tips to overcome your own problems and show you how you can help others. This presentation is sponsored by
Business, Technology and Career and Technical Education hosted two panel discussions on “Making Florida a Competitive Destination” April 11. One panel feature state experts: Sarah Arteaga, director of the Regional Economic Information Network of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Jacksonville Branch; Dr. Jerry Parrish, chief economist and director of research of the Florida Chamber
The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, will exhibit “Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil” June 17-Aug. 13. The exhibition, which features engaging photographs and works of popular art, including sculptures, paintings, prints, religious objects, toys, and booklets of poetry, explores how the ancient cultures of
The 29th Annual Employee Service and Recognition Awards will be held Friday, May 5, 2017. Breakfast, 7:30-8:45 a.m., Patriot Café Program and Gabor Awards, 9 a.m., Dassance Fine Arts Center The following employees with service anniversary and retirement dates that fall between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017 will be recognized. If you believe
College of Central Florida Music students will present four free concerts in the Dassance Fine Arts Center at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. Friday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m., the CF Wind Symphony will perform “Story Time.” Doors open at 7 p.m. “The concert will feature musical pieces from dark stories including
BOARD REPORT FROM THE MARCH 29, 2017, MEETING OF THE CF DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES The meeting was held at the Vintage Farm Campus in Ocala. The board members toured the farm prior to the meeting. RECOGNITION The District Board of Trustees recognized faculty member Allan Danuff for his service as advisor to the Kappa
The Office of Professional Development will host back-to-back workshops Monday, April 17, in Building 3, Room 112. 12:30-1 p.m. Dr. Luke MoonOak will teach you how to meditate to relax and unwind. 1-1:30 p.m. Lori Witkowich will guide you through different types of breathing cycles to help relieve stress and focus your mind. Seating is
The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, will exhibit “Con-Text: The Word-Based Images of Tyrus Clutter” June 10-Aug. 6. Marked by exuberant color combinations and embossed textural variations, the images of CF Associate Professor Tyrus Clutter have relied increasingly on text over the past few years. These recent printmaking ventures explore the ways
The College of Central Florida will launch its new Timber Harvesting Equipment Program May 8. The deadline to apply for the program is Friday, April 28. The eight-week noncredit program is designed to increase the number of workforce ready employees for the timber industry in North Central Florida. Beginning May 8, students will participate in
CollegeChoice.net has ranked the College of Central Florida No. 17 on its list of “50 Best Community Colleges for 2016-2017.” The ranking was developed from data from Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program, Payscale and individual community colleges. The site considered several factors including retention and graduation rates, credentials awarded, percentage of nontraditional and minority students,
Supervisor Training is an interactive class that provides new and current supervisors with tools for effective leadership, management, delegation, coaching and feedback. Class will meet Thursdays, April 27 and May 4, 1-4:30 p.m. Class fee is $79. For more information or to register for these courses, contact Bonnie Hays at 352-854-2322, ext. 1855, or email@example.com.
Download the Spring 2017 StartSmart Newsletter. Faculty Fellows will serve as liaisons for StartSmart@CF; their primary role is in making connections between students, campus resources, metamajor content, gateway faculty and advisors to ensure FTIC students are on the right path academically and personally. Additionally, they will use evidence-based practice and research for applications in a
Only 22 Days… Until we walk to help babies at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 29 and the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway, 4255 S.E. 58th Ave. The walk is 6 miles. Sign up to join the CF team at https://www.marchforbabies.org/team/wwwpatriotsforpreemiesorg. T-shirts are available for a $20 donation! Contact Kathy Robbins at ext. 1660.
A series of Mindfulness Workshops will be held Wednesday, April 12, in the Ewers Century Center, Strategic Planning Room. Aromatherapy 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Learn about the health benefits of essential oils. Pranayama 12:30-1:15 p.m. Practice breathing exercises and sequences. Hatha Yoga 1:30-2:15 p.m. Connect breathing to specific poses on the mat. The Anatomy of Yoga
Sick Leave Pool Open Enrollment is going on through April 28 for new members. The sick leave pool is designed to help protect employees from loss of income due to a major illness or injury. Open to full-time employees Employee must have been employed for one continuous year and have accrued sick days attainable in
April 5, 2017 Dear CF Family: It has been a GGRRREAT month for the college! OK, that’s my Tony the Tiger from days gone by. I am pleased to share that at the March 29 CF District Board of Trustees meeting, the board supported adjusting summer hours to 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Employees