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Rick Hitt Part of Inaugural Hall of Fame Class
March 29, 2012 – 11:24 am | No Comment
Rick Hitt Part of Inaugural Hall of Fame Class

Coach Rick Hitt’s career as head baseball coach and athletic director is well known at South Florida Community College and in Avon Park, but recently he was recognized in Gainesville for his contributions as a …

News from Human Resources
March 26, 2012 – 10:53 am | No Comment

New Hires
Michael Garcia-reference assistant, part-time
Nelson Torres-case manager, Florida Farmworker Jobs and Education Program
Transfers
Esperanza Garza-staff assistant I, SFCC DeSoto Campus to office manager, SFCC DeSoto Campus

Dr. Michele Heston Receives Special Certification
March 26, 2012 – 10:43 am | No Comment
Dr. Michele Heston Receives Special Certification

 Dr. Michele Heston, director, South Florida Community College Nursing Education, recently earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after completing a rigorous certification examination administered by the National League for Nursing.
The certification establishes nursing education …

Dawn Pisarski Receives Hero Award
March 26, 2012 – 8:11 am | No Comment
Dawn Pisarski Receives Hero Award

 
(From left) Rachel Nawrocki, director, Samaritan’s Touch Care Center (STCC), and Tim Cook, CEO, Florida Hospital Heartland Division, present South Florida Community College Nursing Instructor Dawn Pisarski with the Samaritan’s Touch Care Center Hero Award …

Graduation Rate: SFCC is Number One in Florida
March 21, 2012 – 1:42 pm | No Comment

Dear Colleagues,
It was a very pleasant surprise!  According to the Chronicle of Higher Education in a recent report, SFCC ranks number one in the state of Florida in at least one important measure of excellence, …

SFCC Student Wins 12 Hours of Sebring Race Tickets
March 9, 2012 – 3:41 pm | No Comment
SFCC Student Wins 12 Hours of Sebring Race Tickets

South Florida Community College student, Irving Cruz (pictured), was the lucky winner of two 12 Hours of Sebring race tickets in the Coca-Cola contest recently held at SFCC. Coca-Cola hosted a contest open to all …

26th Annual Community College Week
March 9, 2012 – 10:15 am | No Comment
26th Annual Community College Week

South Florida Community College (SFCC) kicked off the 26th Annual Community College Week, March 5-8, at the SFCC Highlands Campus. Community College Week is an annual event at SFCC, where teams of SFCC students and …

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 …