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College cuts ribbon, opens applications to CFK Academy charter high school

The College of the Florida Keys celebrated the completion of the building for its new charter high school, CFK Academy, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 18. Dozens of community leaders, partners, and employees and supporters of the College gathered at the footsteps of the school, located in the heart of the Key West Campus, for the event. CFK President Dr. Jonathan Gueverra cut the ribbon alongside College leaders and project collaborators before inviting guests to tour the new school. Additionally, Dr. Gueverra announced the opening of applications for students to enroll in the 2023-24 school year.

CFK President Dr. Gueverra’s Salute to Veterans

The College of the Florida Keys honored veterans as part of its festivities on Community Day on Saturday, November 5 at the Key West Campus. CFK President Dr. Jonathan Gueverra delivered his annual Salute to Veterans, honoring John Parce, a Naval Aviator and a member of the CFK Foundation’s Board of Directors.

CFK announces new Vice President of Advancement

The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) will welcome Stephanie Scuderi as the College’s new Vice President of Advancement and Executive Director of the CFK Foundation on October 3. A member of CFK’s senior leadership team, Scuderi will lead the diverse Advancement division, which includes marketing, enrollment, recruitment, financial aid, information technology, student activities, alumni relations, the aquatics center, and athletics. As the Chief Fundraising Officer, Scuderi will work with the College president and CFK Foundation Board of Directors to develop strategies to cultivate philanthropic support of the College.

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 $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.

CFK to hold job fair

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

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.

CFK promotes Project ACCESS opportunities

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…

CFK recognizes students on President’s List

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…

CFK breaks ground on STEM charter high school

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…

CFK Tugas host Ave Maria University for swim meet

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.