Tag Archives: Santa Fe College

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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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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