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Santa Fe College included in ‘low-cost’ degree challenge

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:29 am

Santa Fe College is joining 22 other Florida state colleges in offering Gov. Rick Scott’s $10,000 bachelor’s degree program.

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Honoring King’s legacy, two lauded at downtown event

By on January 21st, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:25 am

On what would have been Martin Luther King’s 84th birthday, people around the nation are celebrating his life, as well as the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. The Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Florida hosted a variety of events today to mark the occasion at the memorial gardens bearing his name in downtown Gainesville.

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Santa Fe College program mentors African American students

By on December 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 19, 2012 at 12:28 pm

The My Brother’s Keeper program at Santa Fe College pairs African American male students with mentors.

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Scott challenges colleges to offer $10,000 degrees

By on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Community and state colleges are asked to create affordable four-year degrees.

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Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo welcomes ‘boo-tiful’ new baby

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 30, 2012 at 4:41 pm

The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo will be altering plans for its annual Boo at the Zoo event to accommodate the birth of a new baby ape.

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Police have no evidence of missing UF student

By on September 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:33 pm

Christian Aguilar, 18, has been missing since Thursday and police have no evidence. The last place police confirmed Aguilar and Pedro Bravo, a student with whom he had an altercation, is at Best Buy at 3 p.m. on Thursday.

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Santa Fe College ranked among best community colleges

By on September 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:44 pm

Santa Fe College recently announced its rank as one of the top 10 community colleges in the nation and more news could be to come, including a $1 million prize.

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Santa Fe College President issues new challenges to faculty

By on August 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:06 pm

Classes officially got underway at the University of Florida and Santa Fe College today.  At SFC more than 18 thousand students are enrolled.   Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with SFC President Jackson Sasser about his challenges for the 2012-2013 [...]

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Celebrating zoo keepers at Santa Fe College

By on July 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm

You may not know it,  but if you like visiting zoos and aquariums, you depend on these people.  We’re talking zoo keepers, who are being recognized this week as part of National Zoo Keeper week.  Many of the people who work [...]

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Watching planets at area college Tuesday

By on June 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Whether you’re a star-gazer or not, you’re sure to hear about what’s called “Venus Transit”, an event where the planet Venus is closest to us, as it moves between the Sun and earth.  This astronimcal event should be in our [...]

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