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Published by Chipola College, 2018-01-05 13:56:37

Chipola Monthly January 2018

Chipola Monthly January 2018

Chipola Baseball Alumni Weekend is Jan. 26-27
Major league baseball stars and dozens of other former Chipola College players
At last year’s baseball alumni event. (from left: Former assistant coach are expected to return to their alma mater for the 11th Annual Baseball Alumni
Brent Shelton, Tyler Flowers of the Atlanta Braves, Coach Jeff Johnson, Weekend Jan. 26-27, 2018. Parents and families of current and former players are
2016 and 2017 Chipola Homerun Derby Champion Isaiah Gillium and invited to attend.
Nathan Marks, Chipola Baseball Alumni Chairman. The weekend will include live college baseball action, a Homerun Derby, great
food and the chance to rub elbows with the pros.
An Alumni Dinner and Auction is Friday, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m. at the National Guard
Armory.The 2017 National ChampionshipTeam will be recognized along with former
Chipola head coach Jim Duncan of the 1965 Indians. Tickets are $100, with table
sponsorships available for $1,000. Sponsors earn recognition, 8 dinner tickets and 4
HR Derby Field Passes. Other sponsorship opportunities are available.

A full day of activities is set for Saturday, Jan. 27. The Indians will host Wallace-Dothan at 11 a.m. Members of the 2017 Chipola team will be
presented their championship rings in a 2 p.m. ceremony. An MLB Alumni Homerun Derby starts at 2:15 p.m., and for the first time, the event will
feature an Alumni Softball Game. For information, email Jeremy Carrell at or visit

Registration for Spring 2018 classes at
Chipola is available online for current students.
Regular registration opens Jan. 3-4 with classes
beginning Jan. 5. Late registration continues Jan.
8, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Jan. 9, from 8 a.m.
to noon. Applications are available online at www. To apply: (1) complete the Admission
Application or call 718-2311 for assistance; (2)
request a final high school transcript be sent to
Admission and Records Office; and (3) take the
College Placement Test (non-exempt students); call
718-2284 for assistance.
Chipola offers Bachelor’s Degrees, Associate
in Arts Degrees, Associate in Science Degrees
and Workforce Development programs and

SPRINGcertifications. The schedule of classes is available

online at For information, call

Chipola Students Publish Podcast

Chipola students Brendon

Hales (left) and Hayden

White, published a podcast

in the December 2017 issue

of the Journal of Information

Assurance, Security, and

Protection (JIASP). Their

work, “The Future of Reality:

Augmented Reality versus

Virtual Reality,” may be accessed

via Hales and White are enrolled in the Chipola

School of Business and Technology. Both students work actively

with Chipola instructors: Glenda Bethel, Marcus Dabai, Sherry

Klanjac, Paige White and Dr. David Bouvin. For information

about Business and Technology programs, visit

Business/BS%20Courses%20of%20Study.htm, contact Dr. David

Bouvin at 718-2380 or email

JaFsoanrnham Chipola Artist Series Welcomes One-Of-A-Kind Pianist

The Chipola Artist Series welcomes piano extraordinaire Jason Farnham, Thursday, Jan.
18, at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Arts.
In describing Farnham, one writer said, “Take Jerry Lee Lewis, add some Victor Borge,
Beethoven on steroids, garnish with Schroeder from Peanuts, throw it all in a blender, and
what comes out is an unmistakable Jason Farnham show.”
Fans have dubbed him “Schroeder” because of his witty piano comedy antics and the
clever way he interacts with the audience. The show includes contemporary piano, jazz, bossa
nova, blues, stride piano, and classical with a modern twist. Jason is always looking for a way
to take a classic and turn it on its ear, including playing upside down Amadeus-style. Learn
more at
Tickets - $20 for adults and $10 for ages 18 and under, and $5 for Chipola students and
employees - are on sale at the Center Box Office. Call 718-2420 or visit
boxoffice. The remaining Artist Series event is The Young Irelanders, March 13.


The Chipola Criminal Justice Training Center will offer day Both Chipola basketball teams open conference
and evening Law Enforcement Academy and Corrections to Law
Enforcement Cross-over classes beginning in January. play, Jan. 9 at Tallahassee, before returning home to
Evening classes will meet weeknights from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 host Northwest, Saturday, Jan. 13. Women’s home
p.m. beginning Jan. 25. Day classes begin Feb. 2, and will meet games tip-off at 5:30 p.m., with men’s games at 7:30
Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. p.m. Other home games include: Jan. 20, Gulf Coast;
Prior to admission, all candidates must earn a passing score on Jan. 23, Tallahassee; Feb. 3, Pensacola; Feb. 17,
the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) offered at the Northwest (Homecoming) and Feb. 24, Gulf Coast.
Chipola Public Service Building each Tuesday at 8 a.m. Cost of the For the latest, visit
test is $45. Call David Arnette, Assessment Center Manager, at 850-
Applicants must have a standard high school
diploma or its equivalent and must undergo a
medical physical examination, background
check and drug screening. Financial aid is
available based upon need and eligibility.
Contact Steven Stewart, Law
Enforcement Coordinator, at 850-718-2286.

TRiO Celebration Jan. 23 at Chipola Game

Chipola College Student Support Services students and their families are
cordially invited to attend the 2018 Annual TRiO Celebration, Saturday, Jan 23, at
the Chipola vs. TCC Basketball games. SSS students, parents, siblings, spouses and
children are invited.
The event begins at 5 p.m. at the Johnson Center. Students and families will
receive program information and meet the TRio Staff. Families will receive free
admission to the Women’s and Men’s Basketball games and a $5 concession stand
voucher for each immediate family member.
Students are asked to make reservations for the number of family members
attending, by calling Kristie Mosely at 718-2417.

Automotive Instructor begins Season 4 of Tech Garage 1 NewYear’sDay-CollegeClosed
1-2 On-Line Registration Open
Chipola Automotive instructor John Gardner has 2 FacultyReturns-Spring
signed on for season 4 of the television show, “Tech 3 NewStudentTesting
Garage,” presented by and airing on 3-4 Spring Registration 8a.- 4p.
Discovery’s Velocity Channel. 5 ClassesBegin-Spring
Tech Garage is a how-to show focusing on 5 LateReg.-Drop/Add&Emp.FeeWaiver8a.-3p.
theory, operation and diagnostics of vehicle systems. 5 ACTReg.deadlineforFeb.Exam
The series has aired since January 2015. Season 4 7 AuditionsforSpringMusicalProductionof
will air at 7:30 a.m. CST on Sundays starting Jan. 7. Disney’sTheLittleMermaid,CFA,2p.
The show also is available on the web. Episodes are 8 LateReg.-Drop/Add&Emp.FeeWaiver8a.-4p.
filmed at Chipola College. 8 AuditionsforSpringMusicalProductionof
Chipola’s Gardner is no stranger to the camera. Disney’sTheLittleMermaid,CFA,6p.
Since 2013, he and fellow automotive instructor 9 LateReg.endsatNoon
Chase Vlieg, have been making training videos on the national level for industry 9 Drop/Add&EmployeeFeeWaiver8a.-6p.
and education. Gardner says, “As an instructor, it is my goal to make educational 10 Drop/Add & Employee Fee Waiver 8a.- 4p.
material available to instructors as a classroom resource. Masters Entertainment 11 Drop/Add & Employee Fee Waiver - 8a.- Noon
Group is producing the show from Jan 2015 through 2020 so that instructor and 13 CC Basketball vs. Northwest Florida State,
schools can access the 22 minute programs free of charge. Women-5:30p.,Men7:30p.,HealthCenter
Gardner says, “I want to thank the college, our advisory committee and industry 15 ML King Holiday - College Closed
representatives for supporting me in this project. I am lucky to have so many 17 TRiO Society Meeting, Cafe, 1:30 p.
colleagues who have helped me. ” Gardner said industry support is critical to the 18 Artist Series Event: Jason Farnham, CFA, 7 p.
success of Chipola’s Automotive program. 18 Art Gallery Opening, CFA, 6 p.
Follow the show on: , https:// 19 Deadline for Athletic Eligibility Roster for Spring and 20 CC Basketball vs. Gulf Coast State, Women-5:30 p.,
The Geo Group Foundation recently 22 Night Student Social, Cafeteria 7p.
made a $17,000 contribution to the Chipola 23 CC Basketball vs. Tallahassee, Women-5:30 p.,
College Foundation. Pictured from left, Men7:30p.,HealthCenter
are: Julie Fuqua, Chipola Foundation 24-27 FCSAA Winter Music Symp.– Jacksonville, FL
Director; Jeff Thomas, Warden of GEO
Graceville Correctional Facility; and Brent
Jarzen, Human Resources Manager, GEO
Graceville. Funds will be used to establish
the GEO Graceville Correctional Facility
Scholarship that will be awarded at Chipola
in the Fall 2018 semester. Scholarship
applicants who are Criminal Justice or Corrections majors and immediate family members
of current GEO Graceville employees will be given first consideration for funding.
Scholarship applications will be available in March 2018 in the Chipola Foundation office.

TeacherWorkshop set at Chipola ART ON DISPLAY
The Chipola College Future Educators Club will host its eleventh Annual
Teacher Workshop, Saturday, Feb. 17, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Teachers Original works by Chipola College art instructors
and students interested in a career in education are invited to attend. Melissa Arrant and Mandy Yourick go on display in
the Center for the Arts Gallery beginning Jan. 18. A
The Keynote Speaker will beTammy Jerkins, the 2018 FloridaTeacher of “Meet the Artist” reception will be held at 6 p.m. in the
theYear. gallery. The opening will coincide with the Artist Series
Chipola Teacher Education students with the assistance of the education faculty, staff, and performance of pianist Jason Farnham.
education graduates will present the free workshop. The day will include sessions for elementary, Arrant and Yourick are adjunct art instructors at
middle, and high school teachers in Math, Science, Reading, English, ESOL and ESE. Students will Chipola. The show will be open March 4. Gallery hours
present hands-on activities that can be used in the classroom along with samples for teachers to use are Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
in their own classrooms. There will also be drawings for door prizes. and Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon.
with the first session at 8:30 a.m.
To ensure that sufficient materials are available, please RSVP to FEC Sponsor Casey Dowgul at or phone 850-718-2449.

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