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New Blue Rewards Program Gives Incentives for Good Health
January 31, 2011 – 4:39 pm | No Comment

South Florida Community College employees have a new opportunity to earn gifts cards to their favorite restaurants and retail stores while improving their physical fitness and mental wellbeing. 
In January, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida launched …

Initiating a Baccalaureate
January 28, 2011 – 11:42 am | No Comment
Initiating a Baccalaureate

Dear Colleagues,
On Wednesday night, Jan. 26, the SFCC District Board of Trustees authorized the submission of a letter of intent to develop the Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Supervision and Management to be offered …

News from Human Resources
January 28, 2011 – 9:37 am | No Comment

New Hires
Suzanne Demers-director, DeSoto Campus
Pamela Jessiman-Career Center specialist, full-time
Renee Smalley-staff assistant II, Corporate and Continuing Education, full-time
Michelle Leidel-instructor, accounting and business, full-time
Marilyn Schnell-Take Stock In Children FLIGHT student advocate, full-time
Olivia Scott-Take Stock In Children FLIGHT mentor coordinator, …

SFCC Welcomes Suzanne Demers
January 27, 2011 – 4:24 pm | No Comment
SFCC Welcomes Suzanne Demers

SFCC welcomed the new director of the SFCC DeSoto Center, Suzanne Demers, with an open house held prior to the Jan. 27 District Board of Trustees Meeting.
Demers previously worked at Florida State College at Jacksonville …

Ed Christy Day at the Ballpark
January 21, 2011 – 4:54 pm | No Comment
Ed Christy Day at the Ballpark

In memory of SFCC business professor and Panther Athletics supporter Ed Christy, the SFCC Athletics Department is hosting “Ed Christy Day at the Ballpark” on Friday, Jan. 28. A special ceremony will be held on …

Wildflower Wayside Shrine Curriculum Workshop
January 14, 2011 – 4:49 pm | No Comment
Wildflower Wayside Shrine Curriculum Workshop

SFCC Museum of Florida Art and Culture (MOFAC) will hold a Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail curriculum workshop for SFCC faculty and Highlands County secondary art and science teachers, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 1:30-4:30 p.m., in Building …

Profile: The Music Never Stops for Doug Andrews
January 14, 2011 – 10:30 am | No Comment
Profile: The Music Never Stops for Doug Andrews

SFCC Cultural Programs dean, Doug Andrews, has always had the music in him. “I was always interested in musical sounds,” he said. “I think it’s just the way I’m wired, and a little bit of …

Maria Sanchez Completes Marathon
January 11, 2011 – 3:51 pm | No Comment
Maria Sanchez Completes Marathon

SFCC’s Maria Sanchez, accountant, revenue and receivables, recently participated in the 2011 Disney Marathon. Sanchez completed the marathon in 5:05:34 and placed 7,213 out of 13,522 overall; 2,630 out of 6,267 in the women’s division; …