Actor and Comedian Steve Martin’s “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” a more silly than serious comedy, will be presented at the College of Central Florida Dassance Fine Arts Center, 3001 S.W. College Road, June 30-July 2. The production is a collaboration of CF Visual and Performing Arts and (F)Actor Theatre, Ocala’s newest theater endeavor, founded
The Appleton Museum of Art will celebrate all things Brazil in combination with the upcoming exhibition “Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil,” opening June 17 and closing Aug. 13. The exhibition, which features engaging photographs and works of popular art, including sculptures, paintings, prints, religious objects, toys, and
Dr. Jennifer Fryns, dean of Arts and Education, was selected to attend the 2017 Chancellor’s Leadership Seminar in May.Hosted by Madeline Pumariega, Chancellor of the Florida College System, and her staff, the three-day program is designed for individuals at the colleges pursuing advancement to senior-level positions within the system. Sessions focused on leadership, resource management,
“Pursuit” is a monthly wellness newsletter from Florida Blue Health. In the June 2017 issue: Men’s Health: Staying Vital at Every Age, Taking the Steps to Become Active and Healthy Recipe of the Month: Just Peachy Green Smoothie. Download the June 2017 Issue of Florida Blue Pursuit.
Join us for our last Association of Florida Colleges chapter meeting of the fiscal year Wednesday, June 7, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center, Strategic Planning Room. The Levy Center will meet at the same time in the Community Room and Citrus in the Citrus Learning and Conference Center, Room 105. Come with your
The college will unveil its newly renovated, state-of-the-art Hampton Center dental clinic and laboratory at a ribbon cutting with the Ocala/Marion Chamber and Economic Partnership Thursday, May 25, at 11:30 a.m. The community is invited to tour the clinic at 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, and learn about updates to CF’s Dental Assisting program
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has reappointed Joyce Brancato to the College of Central Florida District Board of Trustees. She will represent Levy County for a term beginning May 12, 2017, and ending May 31, 2018. Brancato, 57, of Inglis, is an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Maryland University College. She recently retired as
The college has awarded its 2017-2018 Community Arts Partner award to Hospice of Marion County. The Community Arts Partner program allows local arts organizations to hold performances and other events in the Charles R. Dassance Fine Arts Center or the Appleton Museum of Art for a free or reduced rate. Hospice will host a dramatic
BOARD REPORT FROM THE APRIL 26, 2017, MEETING OF THE CF DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES The meeting was held at the Citrus Learning and Conference Center in Lecanto. Recognition The District Board of Trustees recognized faculty member Allan Danuff and four students from the All-Florida Academic Team. Each year, Phi Theta Kappa recognizes the most
Looking to get fit? Use these great discounts to kick-start your journey to better health! These local discounts are offered as a part of our partnership with Measure Up Marion, if you have any questions about the discounts, please contact the facility directly. Cross Fit Living Buy one month* get the second month half off!
The college has implemented summer operating hours. The college is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and closed on Fridays May 8 through Aug. 4. Several CF departments have extended hours to better server students through the summer. The Bryant Student Union, Student Affairs, Admissions, Academic Advising, Cashier, Financial Aid and
“Pursuit” is a monthly wellness newsletter from Florida Blue Health. In the May 2017 issue: Sun Safety, Improve Your Sleep Habits, and Healthy Recipe of the Month: Grilled Avocado Stuffed with Corn and Black Bean Salsa. Download the May 2017 Issue of Florida Blue Pursuit.
A Shop Talk Cancer Awareness event will be held Monday, May 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center. “Wellness for Cancer Prevention and Survival” will feature three guest panelists: Hayley Creasey, RN, Oncology and General Surgery Service Line Director for Ocala Health; Christal Churchill, personal training and group exercise director,
The College of Central Florida honored its 28th Annual Gabor Award winners during its annual employee recognition program, Friday, May 5. From left: Dr. Tammi Viviano-Broderick, dean for E-Learning and Learning Resources, has served CF for 12 years and was honored in the administrative/professional category. Liz Minnerly, professor and librarian, has served the college for
Registration is open for fall 2017 music lessons. The CF Community School of the Arts offers private and group music lessons to young people interested in making music an important part of their lives. Taught by college faculty members who hold advanced degrees and have accomplished performing and teaching careers, lessons are primarily available for
A new round of tobacco cessation classes will start Tuesday, May 11, courtesy of Suwannee River Area Health Education Center (AHEC). The classes will be held from May 11th to June 15th at Marion Technical College (formally Community Technical and Adult Education (CTAE)) on Tuesday nights from 5:30 to 7 p.m. To register call 866-341-2730.
Join us for a tour of the Vintage Farm Campus, our newest CF location. Tour the 103-acre farm where we will expand our Agribusiness and Equine Studies programs. Thursday, May 18, 9 to 11 a.m. Vintage Farm, 4020 S.E. Third Ave., Ocala Please work with your supervisor to coordinate your visit during work hours. Carpooling
Dear CF Family: Tuesday morning, members of our leadership team had the honor of accepting a proclamation by the Marion County Board of County Commissioners in recognition of the college’s 60th anniversary. Recognitions such as this serve as a reminder of our immeasurable impact in our community. We truly make a difference. Thanks to all
Healthy skin is your first line of defense: learn ways to keep it healthy! When: May 17. English Chat from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. May 17. Spanish Chat from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. This online chat is FREE and you can easily join from your computer or mobile device, follow the links above
The Visual Artists’ Society celebrates its 20th Summer Spotlight exhibition at the College of Central Florida Webber Gallery, 3001 S.W. College Road, May 18-June 23. The opening reception and awards ceremony for Summer Spotlight XX is Thursday, May 18, from 4-6 p.m. The exhibit and reception for the judged and juried show are free. “This