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Dan West Retires After 19 Years at SFSC
June 4, 2014 – 2:33 pm | No Comment
Dan West Retires After 19 Years at SFSC

After 19 years of service to South Florida State College, Dan West, professor, auto collision repair and refinishing, retires June 18.
West, who moved to Lake Placid over 39 years ago, will leave behind a legacy …

AFC Holds Canned Food Drive
April 3, 2014 – 3:05 pm | No Comment
AFC Holds Canned Food Drive

The South Florida State College chapter of AFC held a spring food drive and collected over 100 food items for Feeding America Tampa Bay and a local food bank that serves DeSoto County. The food …

SFSC Alumna Finds Passion for Helping Students Through Her Non-Profit
March 28, 2014 – 8:57 am | No Comment
SFSC Alumna Finds Passion for Helping Students Through Her Non-Profit

At just 31 years old, South Florida State College (SFSC) graduate and lifelong DeSoto County resident Ashley Coone is the executive director of the DeSoto County Chamber of Commerce, bringing a fresh perspective to the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

SFCC Hosts Retirement Reception for Effie Keen
December 1, 2010 – 11:10 am | No Comment

SFCC employees are invited to a retirement reception for Effie Keen, director, DeSoto Campus, on Thursday, Dec. 2, 3-5 p.m., at the campus.
A fifth-generation DeSoto County resident, DeSoto High School graduate, and former home economics teacher, Keen …

Effie Keen Retires After 24 Years with SFCC
November 23, 2010 – 8:36 am | No Comment
Effie Keen Retires After 24 Years with SFCC

After 24 years of service to South Florida Community College, Effie Keen, director, DeSoto Campus is retiring in December. Keen began her career at SFCC in 1984, as DeSoto Campus coordinator, when it was located …