Tag Archives: Santa Fe College

Theatre students from across the Southeast head to SFC for 55th annual conference

More than 1,500 high school junior and senior thespians will begin arriving today at Santa Fe College for the 55th annual Florida Theatre Conference Festival.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy reports, this conference will benefit students and Santa Fe’s fine art’s program. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/santafewrap.mp3] (News source: Santa Fe College Fine Arts …

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Santa Fe Teaching Zoo encourages eco-friendly halloween candy

Officials at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo are encouraging people to make a difference for wildlife this halloween. Halloween candy includes palm oil, often cited as a cause of irreparable environmental damage, but zoo officials say you should look for companies using sustainable palm oil in their candies. The …

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Lis & Lon Williamson open new concert series at Leonardo’s 706 in Gainesville

While Santa Fe College inaugurates its new Fine Arts Hall, across town at the Leonardo’s 706 restaurant there’s another music venue opening.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend brings us up close and personal with Lis Williamson who’s performing there with her husband Lon on Saturday night. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPLizWilliamsonConcertDGT.mp3]

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Sister Hazel returns to SFC to give back

Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall’s inaugural showcase “Light Up the Night” will feature a variety of national and local performers tomorrow. Jose Manuel Carreno and Sarah Lane of American Ballet Theatre, the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra, and Sister Hazel are among the featured acts. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman spoke …

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Chamber orchestra conductor praises new SFC arts hall

Santa Fe College’s brand new Fine Arts Hall is hosting “Light Up The Night” on Saturday to inaugurate the new building. The artistic showcase for the senses will feature Sister Hazel, ballet dancer Sarah Lane, Broadway Director Marion Caffey and Jose Manuel Carreno from the New York American Ballet Theater, among others. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar …

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Things looking up for SFC planetarium

The Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium recently celebrated its 5 year anniversary. As WUFT-FMs Samantha Kerrigan reports, the planetarium is making exciting additions. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/PLANETARIUMWRAP.mp3]

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A look back at labor unions

Millions of Americans will enjoy a three day weekend, thanks to Labor Day on Monday. WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta, spoke with Santa Fe College History Professor Donna Waller, about the history of the labor movement in America, and about the state of the labor union today.  

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Santa Fe College tops graduation ranking list

Santa Fe college ranks first in graduation rates among all 28-state and community colleges. The National Center for Education Statistics says graduation rates are at 56-point-8 percent. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi spoke with Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser about how these rates reflect the Santa Fe community. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SassarQA.mp3]

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