Welcome New Employees – April 2017

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.

Lunch and Learn April 27

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

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Tourism Panel a Success

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

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29th Annual Employee Service and Recognition Awards

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

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Just Breathe – Meditation and Yoga April 17

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

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Appleton to Open ‘Con-Text: The Word-Based Images of Tyrus Clutter’ June 10

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

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CF Levy Campus Launches Timber Program

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

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CF Ranks 17 on National List of Best Community Colleges

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,

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Noncredit Supervisor Training Begins April 27

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 haysb@cf.edu.

StartSmart@CF Faculty Liaisons Announced

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

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March of Dimes Walk April 29

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.

Mindfulness Workshops April 12

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

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