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CFK to hold Dual Enrollment & Early College virtual info event

The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) will hold a virtual event for Monroe County high school students and their parents/ guardians to learn more about its Dual Enrollment and Early College opportunities on Wednesday, October 27 at 5:30 p.m. Through both programs, high school students can simultaneously earn college and high school credits at no cost to the student. The programs provide a head start to college for students while potentially saving families thousands of dollars. At the virtual events, CFK will discuss the benefits of each program, requirements to participate, and the application process.

CFK graduates law enforcement academy in Upper Keys

The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) celebrated the graduation of Basic Law Enforcement (BLE) Academy #78 on October 8 at the College’s Upper Keys Center in Key Largo. Fourteen cadets successfully completed the 770-hour training program. Upon passing the state certification exam, each will be eligible to become a Florida Law Enforcement Officer.

College to hold virtual info session on Construction Apprenticeships

The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) invites prospective students to learn about its Apprenticeships in Construction Technologies at a virtual information session on Tuesday, October 12 at 5:30 p.m. CFK is offering Plumbing and HVAC programs in Key West and the Upper Keys this upcoming spring semester, which begins January 7.

CFK’s Constitution Day event to look at levels of responsibility in government

The College of the Florida Keys’ invites the community to celebrate the birthday of the United States Government at its annual Constitution Day event on Thursday, September 16 at 11:00 a.m. via Zoom. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, thus laying the foundation of our government, rights, and freedoms.

Key West VFW Post 3911 supports CFK scholarship for veterans, service members, dependents

The Southernmost Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) donated $1,000 to The College of the Florida Keys Foundation on August 10 to support the VFW Post 3911 Ed Moran Memorial Scholarship. Established in 2015, this scholarship pays tribute to the late VFW Post Commander.

College cuts ribbon on new Upper Keys Center in Key Largo

The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) celebrated the grand opening of its new Upper Keys Center in Key Largo today. More than 100 community leaders, elected officials, and partners, employees, and supporters of the College gathered for a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony to launch the opening the highly anticipated new center, prominently positioned on the Overseas Highway.

College presents new Upper Keys Center open houses and enrollment special

The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) invites the public and prospective students to Open House events at its new Upper Keys Center at 106040 Overseas Highway in Key Largo on Wednesday, August 11 and Thursday, August 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. Visitors will be able to tour the new 38,000-square foot center and learn about the expanded academic and workforce training opportunities now available.

Hemingway Look-Alikes Give Scholarships to CFK Students

The “Papas” of the Hemingway Look-Alike Society (HLAS) kicked-off the festivities of the famous Hemingway Look-Alike Contest by presenting $20,000 in scholarships to students attending The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) on the stage of Sloppy Joe’s on July 22. “Papa” Fred Johnson and “Papa” Stephen Terry awarded five scholarships for literary talent and eight scholarships to nursing students. He also presented the Kermit “Shine” Forbes Scholarship, named for Hemingway’s boxing sparring partner, to a CFK-bound Key West High School graduate.

CFK to hold “Fast Track to Fall” personal assistance, incentives for new students

$100 Kick-Starter Scholarships; Application fees waived The College of the Florida Keys will hold “Fast Track to Fall” events the last week of July to help prospective students quickly get on a pathway toward their academic and career training goals this fall semester. There will be an in-person event at the Key West Campus on Wednesday, July 28 at 5:30 p.m. as well as personal virtual sessions throughout the day, Monday, July 26 through Thursday, July 29.

CFK closed July 6 due to Tropical Storm Elsa

Due to potential impacts of Tropical Storm Elsa, The College of the Florida Keys’ Key West Campus and Centers are closed Tuesday, July 6. Students are asked to log into Canvas for individual class information. Employees will work from home.