June 27, 2018 Dear CF Family: The District Board of Trustees and I would like to say thank you for your efforts in supporting our students and community. I would like to share some highlights of the 2018-2019 operating budget approved today at the District Board of Trustees meeting. The 2018-2019 budget of $39,173,411 is
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June 7, 2018 Good morning, CF Team, Congratulations to our 2018 Gabor Award winners and all CF team members who were honored at the Employee Recognition program May 4. Each year, the Gabor Awards are presented by the CF Foundation to three employees for outstanding contributions to our college, community and students. This year, Dr.
April 20, 2018 Good morning, CF Team, We are down to the home stretch. This is my favorite time of year as we have so much to celebrate. On May 4, we will honor our students in two graduation ceremonies at First Baptist Church of Ocala. The 3 p.m. ceremony will celebrate our bachelor’s degree,
Feb. 27, 2018 Good morning, CF Team, As we get caught up in the whirlwind of everyday responsibilities, I am thankful for students like those above from the African-American Student Union. The students researched Ella Fitzgerald, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Angela Davis, Fred Hampton, Jesse Owens, Alice Walker and Khalid Abdul Muhammad, and each Monday
Jan. 30, 2018 Good afternoon, CF Team, It looks a bit chilly based on the picture above. I am so thankful for the students and employees who braved the cold weather for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Day in the Park. It was a great event and a great turnout of the
Sept. 28, 2017 Good afternoon, CF Team, What a month it has been. Tragedies have struck Houston, Puerto Rico and Mexico, and we have dealt with our own Hurricane Irma. The old saying is “When the times get tough, the tough get going,” and that was demonstrated here at the college. Special thanks to CF
June 28, 2017 Dear CF Family: The District Board of Trustees and I would like to say thank you for your efforts supporting our students, community, performance funding measures, enrollment, fundraising and college efficiency. We had a lot of successes this past year and your efforts are greatly appreciated! I am pleased to share that
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
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
Dear CF Family: Can you believe it is March already? Can you believe the weather feels like May? With the high temperatures, I am having a hard time knowing what season we are enjoying. As I reflect on all that is happened over the past month, I am reminded of the words of Dr. Martin
Jan. 31, 2017 Good afternoon, CF Team, Can you believe it is almost February. 2017 is going to be a banner year and we started out strong as the Ocala/Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership helped the college welcome donors, legislators and the community to a ribbon cutting for the new Health Sciences Simulation Center
Dec. 15, 2016 Good afternoon CF Family, As the semester winds down, we have much to celebrate! First, a big thank you to all of the faculty teaching our students this semester. Think of all of that learning that has taken place with the thousands of students enrolled at CF! Tonight we will recognize our
Oct. 20, 2016 Good afternoon, CF Team, We received another accolade this month. OnlineColleges.com ranked CF 10th out of 112 Florida peer institutions for Best Online College. The organization ranked more than 2,500 accredited colleges and universities in the U.S. on a variety of factors, including affordability, student services and the availability of online programs.
Dear CF Family, I’m happy to report that fall enrollment has been climbing ever so slightly and just last week moved into positive territory! As of today, FTE is up 0.2 percent, a welcome sign of good things to come. In addition, thanks to everyone who worked so hard to improve our fall to fall