Tag Archives: Santa Fe College

Law enforcement narrowing down description of suspected kidnapper

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office investigators are searching for a kidnapping suspect they consider dangerous. ASO Spokesman Art Forgey says detectives are working with the victim to get a good description of the man responsible. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/01/FORGEY3.mp3] A Santa Fe College student was taken from campus yesterday, but escaped her kidnapper around …

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SFC President Jackson Sasser outlines goals for spring semester

School is back in session for colleges and universities across the state. And with new professors and textbooks, comes a new message for the faculty and staff.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich spoke with Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser about the college’s recent Spring convocation and his hopes for …

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New semester comes with new nursing program at SFC

Within the next few years, the aging population will draw a higher demand on the nursing profession, but Santa Fe College Nursing Programs Director Lois Ellis says a new program may help draw more nurses to the field. Santa Fe is now offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion …

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Opening a planetary view

Planetarium Awareness Week is giving the community a chance to experience a unique feature at Santa Fe College. WUFT-FM’s Keaton Webb says this week-long tradition will let people relax under the stars. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/PlanetariumWeekWrap.mp3] Planetarium coordinator James Albury says many area residents did not even know Santa Fe has a planetarium.  …

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Santa Fe College hosts concert

Santa Fe College looks to celebrate the holidays. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FMs Jessica Becerra reports, fine arts performers are putting on a holiday concert. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/CHRISTMASWRAP.mp3|titles=CHRISTMASWRAP]

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Younger students consider professional nursing programs earlier

A recent study by the journal Health Affairs shows the projected nursing shortage will not be as harmful as previously expected. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi explains how more students are applying to nursing programs earlier on. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/NursingStudentsWRAP.mp3] News Sources:  Santa Fe College Health Sciences Advisor, Scott Fortner

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Bringing the world to Santa Fe College

The 8th Annual World Humanities Expo at Santa Fe College is winding down today with a key note speaker and student prize presentations. Humanities and Foreign Language Department Chair William Little says the expo aims to shed light on what the humanities are. He says students have been working on …

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Liberty Fest honors area veterans

Santa Fe College hosted an early celebration of our veterans this weekend. WUFT-FM’s Sarah Samuels says this second annual celebration brought family fun and information to a patriotic festival. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/LIBERTYFESTWRAP.mp3] In addition to honoring veterans, Liberty Fest recognized many area students through the Flags for Schools program.  The program, sponsored …

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Veterans to be honored in weekend festival

With Veterans Day coming, this weekend’s All American Liberty Fest will honor those who fought with car shows, live music, activities and more. University of Florida and Santa Fe College Veteran Affairs Spokeswoman Lauren Cook says the event hopes to reconnect veterans to the community. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/Cook2.mp3] She says veterans need …

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