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 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

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 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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Employee Appreciation Breakfast April 27

The Association of Florida Colleges CF Chapter and the Career and Professional Employee Council invite everyone to attend the annual Employee Appreciation Breakfast Thursday, April 27, from 8:30-10 a.m., in the Klein Conference Center. Breakfast will be served by President’s Staff, the Whale Done Award will be passed on, employee education awards will be given

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Noncredit Customer Service Workshop April 27

The Customer Service workshop will include topics such as non-verbal behaviors, working with customers who are upset and more. Class will meet Thursday, April 27, 8 a.m.-noon. Class fee is $49. For more information or to register for these courses, contact Bonnie Hays at 352-854-2322, ext. 1855, or

Trustees Approve Summer Hours

The CF District Board of Trustees unanimously supported adjusting summer hours to 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, at their March 29 meeting. Summer hours go into effect the week of May 8. The college will be closed Fridays through Aug. 4. Enjoy this extra time with family and friends!

Professional Development Opportunities April 3

“Ebooks at the Learning Resource Center,” presented by Susan Bradshaw, will be offered from 12:30-1 p.m. in Building 3, Room 112. Learn about where to find EBooks and how to cite them. “APA and MLA: What are the similarities, differences?” presented by Liz Minnerly, will be offered from 1-1:30 p.m. in Building 3, Room 112.

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FRS Planning Workshops April 5-6

The Florida Retirement System is offering free financial planning workshops for your FRS-covered employees via webcast. April 5, 10 a.m. to noon: Using the FRS to plan for retirement April 5, 1-3 p.m.: Spanish version of Using the FRS to plan for retirement April 6, 10 a.m. to noon: Nearing retirement in the FRS April

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