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SFSC Partners With TurboVote To Increase Voter Participation
September 2, 2014 – 4:07 pm | No Comment

South Florida State College (SFSC) recently rolled out a new innovative full-service online voter platform called TurboVote, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, which aims to promote civic engagement among SFSC’s students, staff, and faculty.
SFSC is taking …

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 …

AFC Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Donates!
August 27, 2014 – 10:18 am | No Comment
AFC Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Donates!

South Florida State College’s chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) recently accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge as nominated by Hick’s Oil in Avon Park, Fla.
Before getting soaked, Melanie Jackson, professional development officer …

Dr. McLeod Gives Presentation at New Teacher Orientation
August 6, 2014 – 3:48 pm | No Comment
Dr. McLeod Gives Presentation at New Teacher Orientation

Dr. Michael McLeod, dean of academic support at South Florida State College, gave a presentation to over 125 new teachers at the Highlands County School Board New Teacher Orientation at Sebring Middle School on August 6. …

SFSC Participates in United Way Day of Caring
May 21, 2014 – 4:44 pm | No Comment
SFSC Participates in United Way Day of Caring

On May 21, 11 South Florida State College employees volunteered to clean and paint at the Highlands Art League in Sebring as part of United Way of Central Florida’s annual Day of Caring. Helping with …

Shepherd’s Field Project Offers Special-Needs Students College Experience
May 20, 2014 – 3:53 pm | No Comment
Shepherd’s Field Project Offers Special-Needs Students College Experience

Since launching the Shepherd’s Field Agricultural Postsecondary Pilot Project in August 2013, eight special needs students have successfully completed the Landscape and Horticulture Professional College Credit Certificate program and are now working toward earning the …

Foundation Holds 30th Annual Spring Gala and Auction
April 30, 2014 – 2:31 pm | No Comment
Foundation Holds 30th Annual Spring Gala and Auction

The South Florida State College Foundation, Inc. held its 30th Annual Meeting and President’s Gala April 26 at the Hotel Jacaranda. The event drew approximately 160 guests to honor outstanding individuals and raise funds for …

Passion for Global Health Drives SFSC Alumnus
April 25, 2014 – 4:12 pm | No Comment
Passion for Global Health Drives SFSC Alumnus

Ever since he can remember, former South Florida State College (SFSC) student Bobby Palmer has wanted to be a doctor. As a fourth-year medical student at the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) College of Medicine, …