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New Academic Year, New Opportunities
September 2, 2014 – 2:34 pm | No Comment
New Academic Year, New Opportunities

Another academic year has started!  It is always exciting to see the fall term begin as classes are in full swing and our enrollment is trending positive.  We truly have much to celebrate.
The year ahead …

Summertime and a Look Forward
June 26, 2014 – 3:06 pm | No Comment

Summer is here.  Step outside on any given day and you’re reminded we are definitely in the Sunshine State.  It’s wonderful to see and feel the summer sunshine.
For me, the summer season is filled with …

Commencement
May 12, 2014 – 10:41 am | No Comment
Commencement

This is the season in which we take time to celebrate academic achievement through recognition events, including student awards and the ultimate celebration – Commencement.  All employees and members of the community join in sending …

Spring Comes to SFSC
April 23, 2014 – 12:25 pm | No Comment

Spring is an exciting time of year, no matter where you live.  It brings a refreshing atmosphere, new hope, and a lively spirit of renewal.  I don’t know that I can explain it — it’s …

Excellence
February 28, 2014 – 3:50 pm | No Comment
Excellence

It is the essence of what we do (or should do) every day.  It shows in many ways.  Excellence is one of South Florida State College’s seven core values, the key guiding principles that define …

The Year in Review
January 21, 2014 – 11:57 am | No Comment
The Year in Review

This is the time of year when institutions commonly produce and distribute a document called the annual report.  These reports tend to contain massive amounts of information that, while generally informative, takes time to examine.  …

Resolutions
January 7, 2014 – 2:48 pm | No Comment
Resolutions

The New Year is here.  As an institution, in this coming year we will examine the concept of excellence.  What makes an excellent institution?  What makes us believe we are an excellent institution?  Excellence happens …

An Attitude of Gratitude
November 25, 2013 – 2:35 pm | No Comment
An Attitude of Gratitude

This is the season when we generally take time to acknowledge the many “things” we have, or perhaps more appropriately, the “gifts” entrusted to us.  In taking the quick thanksgiving inventory, our minds typically move …