Tag Archives: Santa Fe College

25th year for “Women of Distinction” at SFC

This year marks 25 years of Santa Fe College honoring a handful of local women for their hard work and contributions in Alachua and Bradford counties. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck shares the stories of women who are being recognized as this year’s “Women of Distinction” and “Woman of Promise.” …

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Primavera Festival has Gainesville blooming with Springtime festivities.

Spring is here and North Central Floridians are getting an opportunity to take advantage of this season of rebirth. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith spoke with Florida’s Eden Executive Director Annie Pais about Primavera, a month-long series of events Pais hopes will put Gainesville on the map. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/PrimaveraQA.mp3] That was Florida’s Eden …

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SFC beefs up security in light of recent crimes

Santa Fe College is stepping up security efforts on its Northwest campus.  In recent weeks SFC experienced an attempted kidnapping and an indecent exposure case on the campus.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz tells about these efforts to create a safer environment for students. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPSantaFeSecurityLR.mp3]

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SFC students happy with security improvements

Santa Fe College is increasing security on its Northwest campus to ensure a safer environment for students. More police are present on campus and surveillance cameras were installed to deter future crime. Santa Fe student Anais Edwards is excited about the new improvements. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/edwards2.mp3] Edwards says students have been getting …

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Alachua County Republican Party: Bradley a solid choice

Republican Winston Bradley is stepping in to the Alachua County Commission seat vacated by Democrat Rodney Long late last year. Alachua County Republican Party Chairman Stafford Jones says this is a positive step forward for the county at large. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Jones3.mp3] Jones says Bradley’s experience in business, the military and the …

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Grocery program helps students in tough times

Santa Fe College is helping students stretch their daily dollar through a weekly grocery handout program.  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz says, for some, this program has helped keep their family afloat. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/DJVOICER.mp3] Photos- Dana Kurtz/WUFT-FM  

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Local Life: Meaghan Gallagher

First in an occasional series of glimpses into the lives of the citizens of North Central Florida. Photos by Wesley Rodriguez Although she’s been confined to a wheelchair the past six years following a car accident, Meaghan Gallagher considers herself lucky. Now 28, she celebrates the day of her accident …

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