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SFSC Receives Appreciation Awards From United Way
April 11, 2014 – 2:14 pm | No Comment

The United Way of Central Florida’s (UWCF) Highlands County division recently celebrated the contributions of their donors and volunteers for the 2013 fundraising campaign at their Annual Meeting on April 4.
South Florida State College (SFSC) …

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 …

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 …

Help Support AFC’s Community Service Project
January 24, 2014 – 10:15 am | No Comment

South Florida State College’s Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) chapter is looking for donations to support Broken Hearts of Florida, an IRS-recognized, nonprofit charity that supports, educates, and connects families affected by congenital heart disease.
Each …

SFSC Foundation Holiday Luncheon Raises Funds for Scholarships
December 12, 2013 – 4:59 pm | No Comment
SFSC Foundation Holiday Luncheon Raises Funds for Scholarships

The SFSC Foundation, Inc. held its annual holiday luncheon Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Hotel Jacaranda in Avon Park. Over 150 supporters attended the luncheon which is a fundraiser for SFSC student scholarships. Attendees were …

AFC Participates in Bell Ringing for the Salvation Army
December 6, 2013 – 4:53 pm | No Comment
AFC Participates in Bell Ringing for the Salvation Army

Joel Boydston, professor of networking technology at SFSC, thanks a shopper as she makes a donation. Every year, AFC members participate as bell ringers to raise money for the Highlands County Salvation Army outside of …

An Attitude of Gratitude
November 25, 2013 – 2:35 pm | No Comment
An Attitude of Gratitude

This is the season when we generally take time to acknowledge the many “things” we have, or perhaps more appropriately, the “gifts” entrusted to us.  In taking the quick thanksgiving inventory, our minds typically move …