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SFSC Welcomes Pamela T. Karlson
April 15, 2013 – 2:55 pm | No Comment
SFSC Welcomes Pamela T. Karlson

Pamela T. Karlson never thought she would return to South Florida State College to represent the District Board of Trustees as an attorney when she received her Associate in Arts degree from SFSC in 1989.
As …

Academic Foundations Gives Students Confidence to Succeed
February 1, 2013 – 10:05 am | No Comment
Academic Foundations Gives Students Confidence to Succeed

When incoming SFSC students need a little extra academic support, the SFSC Academic Foundations department is there to help them reach their college goals.
Formed in 2012, Academic Foundations incorporates developmental reading, writing, and math classes, …

TAG Studio Brings Art to Avon Park
December 7, 2012 – 2:19 pm | No Comment
TAG Studio Brings Art to Avon Park

Wandering through the corridors of the Hotel Jacaranda, visitors might stumble upon a few pleasant surprises in the historical building. One surprise they’ll be happy to find is an art gallery created by The Artist …

Grants Help SFSC Expand its Reach
October 30, 2012 – 1:26 pm | No Comment
Grants Help SFSC Expand its Reach

What would South Florida State College be like without its adult education, Panther Youth Partners, or Student Support Services TRiO programs?
“We would still be a quality educational institution, but there would be a large part …

Leadership Highlands Offers Greater View of Highlands County
August 23, 2012 – 6:29 pm | No Comment
Leadership Highlands Offers Greater View of Highlands County

“To be an effective leader, we must be willing to get to know and understand the people and the community we serve,” said Kris Schmidt, program director, Leadership Highlands. Through the Leadership Highlands program at …

SFCC Gets Healthy with a Little Help from the Wellness Committee
June 8, 2012 – 8:22 am | No Comment
SFCC Gets Healthy with a Little Help from the Wellness Committee

Take a look around the campuses of SFCC and you may notice that some of your fellow employees are getting healthier. Whether it’s because they’ve begun eating better, exercising more, or even quitting tobacco, much …

SFCC Lake Placid Center Offers Convenience While Preserving History
May 2, 2012 – 2:36 pm | No Comment
SFCC Lake Placid Center Offers Convenience While Preserving History

Take a look at the exterior of the South Florida Community College Lake Placid Center and it’s easy to see there’s a story behind it. Built even before the Hotel Jacaranda, the SFCC Lake Placid …

With a Pinch of Salt and a Dash of Heart, SFCC Culinary Arts Students Share Their Love of Food with Others
March 9, 2012 – 8:08 am | No Comment
With a Pinch of Salt and a Dash of Heart, SFCC Culinary Arts Students Share Their Love of Food with Others

In the bustling kitchen of the Hotel Jacaranda restaurant, a culinary student pipes chocolate filling into a tray of empty pastry cups while another student mixes a spicy blend of seasoning that brings tears to …