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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 …

From High School Dropout to Top of the Fire Department Ladder
February 28, 2014 – 11:00 am | No Comment
From High School Dropout to Top of the Fire Department Ladder

When Larry Taylor dropped out of school in the 12th grade, he never imagined where life would take him but he found his way to South Florida State College (SFSC). His education at the college …

Red-shouldered Hawk Nest On Campus
February 26, 2014 – 2:54 pm | No Comment
Red-shouldered Hawk Nest On Campus

Cindy Rose, personnel specialist at SFSC and professional nature photographer, captured this photo of a Red-shouldered Hawk nest located on the ledge above the entry stairs to Building I.
According to Rose, the Red-shouldered Hawk is …

AFC Raises Funds for the Center for Great Apes
February 20, 2014 – 1:49 pm | No Comment
AFC Raises Funds for the Center for Great Apes

South Florida State College’s (SFSC) chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) presented a $162.50 check on Wednesday, Feb. 19, to the Center for Great Apes (CGA) to help offset costs for the non-profit …

Employees Participate in the Heartland Regional Science and Engineering Fair
February 19, 2014 – 11:53 am | No Comment
Employees Participate in the Heartland Regional Science and Engineering Fair

South Florida State College recently hosted the Heartland Regional Science and Engineering Fair (HRSEF) on Feb. 19, where approximately 300 high school and middle school students showcased their knowledge in various areas of science.
Helping …

Panther Baseball, Softball in Full Swing
February 17, 2014 – 11:40 am | No Comment
Panther Baseball, Softball in Full Swing

Bill Jarrett opened the Panther baseball game on Saturday by throwing the first pitch to Panther catcher Jorge Flores. The Panthers went on to split a doubleheader with the 10th ranked Santa Fe College Saints, …

SFSC Taps Degree Works to Advise Students
February 11, 2014 – 3:59 pm | No Comment

At the end of February, South Florida State College (SFSC) will implement Degree Works, a comprehensive academic advising, transfer articulation, and degree audit solution that helps students and their advisors successfully negotiate SFSC’s curriculum requirements.
The …

Festival Finds Art in Peace River’s Simple Life
February 10, 2014 – 12:01 pm | No Comment
Festival Finds Art in Peace River’s Simple Life

The annual Rio de la Paz Festival and Art of the River exhibition returned to the SFSC DeSoto Campus on Saturday, Feb. 8. Organized by the DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council, the festival highlighted the …