The “Papas” of the Hemingway Look-Alike Society (HLAS) kicked-off the festivities of the famous Hemingway Look-Alike Contest by presenting $21,000 in scholarships to students attending The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) on the stage of Sloppy Joe’s on July 21. “Papa” Stephen Terry awarded six scholarships for literary talent and six scholarships to nursing students. They also presented the Kermit “Shine” Forbes Scholarship, named for Hemingway’s boxing sparring partner, to two CFK-bound Key West High School graduates. Throughout the year, the “Papas” and “Mamas” collect donations and fundraise at various events held during the Hemingway Days celebration to support the group’s ongoing philanthropic commitment to CFK students.
The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) invites the community to join students and alumni seeking employment at their annual Job Fair on Tuesday, April 19 from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. in the courtyard of the Key West Campus. Thursday, April 21 from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Upper Keys Center.
CFK offers free Rapid Credential programs The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) is offering Rapid Credential programs at no cost to students starting in the spring semester. The opportunities are part of a state-wide initiative to help individuals, particularly those negatively impacted by the pandemic, quickly train for a career.
KEY WEST, FL, February 10, 2022—The College of the Florida Keys invites prospective students and their parents to learn more about its Project ACCESS program at a virtual information session on Wednesday, February 23 at 5:30 p.m. Project ACCESS is an…
The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) recognized high-achieving students who made the President’s List at events at the Key West Campus and Upper Keys Center on February 3. CFK President Dr. Jonathan Gueverra hosted the students along with their family…
The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) celebrated the groundbreaking of its new STEM charter high school, the CFK Academy, with a ceremony on Tuesday, February 8. The 7,000 square-foot building, being constructed by Ajax Building Company, will be located…
The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) welcomed swimmers from Ave Maria University (AMU) for a meet on Saturday, January 15 at the College’s pool on the Key West Campus. Five swimmers on the CFK men’s and women’s swim teams competed with 20 swimmers from AMU.
Anthony Margiotta, a Marine Engineering, Management, and Seamanship (MEMS) instructor at The College of the Florida Keys (CFK), has been named a 2021 Educator of the Year by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Foundation. The award honors an extraordinary marine service technology instructor teaching in a high school, post-secondary school, or corporation in the United States.
The College of the Florida Keys held its sixty-third Commencement Exercises for the fall class of 2021 on Tuesday, December 14 in the Tennessee Williams Theatre on the Key West Campus. Thirty-three graduates donned new blue and orange graduation attire to receive their diplomas.
Friends, employees, and board members of The College of the Florida Keys brought dozens of new toys for local children to CFK’s annual Caribbean Holiday Party on December 9, hosted by CFK President Dr. Jonathan Gueverra and his wife Josephine. The toys were then donated to Samuel’s House, a Keys-based non-profit organization that offers housing and supportive services for homeless women and intact families.