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For MacNeill, Chemistry Plus Compassion For People Equals Pharmacy
December 10, 2013 – 2:49 pm | No Comment
For MacNeill, Chemistry Plus Compassion For People Equals Pharmacy

A dual enrollment and liberal arts education helped South Florida State College (SFSC) alumnus Mark MacNeill, class of ’02, develop the skills he needed to tackle just about anything. His fast-paced job at Walgreens in …

Ashley Rivera Teaches From Experience
October 23, 2013 – 2:53 pm | No Comment
Ashley Rivera Teaches From Experience

In high school, Ashley Rivera watched as his grades nose-dived and his confidence in school tanked. In the ninth grade, he dropped out of high school and never returned. At that time, Rivera did not …

Alumnus Stimulates Highlands County Tourism: John Scherlacher
October 3, 2013 – 4:55 pm | No Comment
Alumnus Stimulates Highlands County Tourism: John Scherlacher

Almost 30 years ago, South Florida State College (SFSC) made an impact on 18-year-old New Jersey native John Scherlacher. Combining his experience in the marketing industry with a passion to serve the population, Scherlacher has …

SFSC Welcomes Pamela T. Karlson
April 15, 2013 – 2:55 pm | No Comment
SFSC Welcomes Pamela T. Karlson

Pamela T. Karlson never thought she would return to South Florida State College to represent the District Board of Trustees as an attorney when she received her Associate in Arts degree from SFSC in 1989.
As …

SFCC Gets Healthy with a Little Help from the Wellness Committee
June 8, 2012 – 8:22 am | No Comment
SFCC Gets Healthy with a Little Help from the Wellness Committee

Take a look around the campuses of SFCC and you may notice that some of your fellow employees are getting healthier. Whether it’s because they’ve begun eating better, exercising more, or even quitting tobacco, much …

SFCC Lake Placid Center Offers Convenience While Preserving History
May 2, 2012 – 2:36 pm | No Comment
SFCC Lake Placid Center Offers Convenience While Preserving History

Take a look at the exterior of the South Florida Community College Lake Placid Center and it’s easy to see there’s a story behind it. Built even before the Hotel Jacaranda, the SFCC Lake Placid …

Profile: SFCC Automotive Programs Prepare Students for Professional Service
February 6, 2012 – 8:33 pm | No Comment
Profile: SFCC Automotive Programs Prepare Students for Professional Service

To some, a vehicle is just a means of transportation; to others, a vehicle is a representation of their personality and how they see themselves. But no matter how we consider them personally, it takes …

Profile: After Retirement, Dr. Chris McConnell Discovers a New Career
February 1, 2011 – 2:46 pm | No Comment
Profile: After Retirement, Dr. Chris McConnell Discovers a New Career

South Florida Community College (SFCC) anatomy and physiology instructor, Dr. Chris McConnell, never even considered being a teacher. “Both of my parents were teachers, but it never crossed my mind,” he said.
 In 2000, Dr. McConnell …