News from Chipola College

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR CHIPOLA EMT PROGRAM

MARIANNA—Application deadline for Chipola’s Spring 2021 combined Fire Fighter/EMT program is Dec. 3.

Applications should be emailed to Tina Maloy at maloyt@chipola.edu or Samantha Skipper at skippers@chipola.edu.  The EMT program is accredited by the Florida Division of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.

A link to the application is available at: https://www.chipola.edu/media/chipola/academics/academic-departments/health-sciences/emt/EMTApplicationspring2021.pdf

For information, contact Samantha Skipper at skippers@chipola.edu or phone 850-718-2316.


JACKSON CORRECTIONAL TO HOST DEC. 3 JOB FAIR AT CHIPOLA

MARIANNA—The Jackson Correctional Institution will host a one-day hiring event for Correctional Officers and Trainees, Thursday, Dec. 3, from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. in the Chipola College Public Service Building.

Interested applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, be at least 18 years old, have no felony convictions, eligible to own/possess a firearm, have a valid driver’s license, and hold a high school diploma or GED.

Applicants should also bring the following documents: driver’s license, social security card, birth certificate, high school diploma or equivalent, and a military dd-214. Applicants will take the CJBAT on the same day.

New hires have the potential to earn an annual salary of $33.5K, receive on the job paid training, earn tuition-free college (6 hours/semester) and receive single/family health insurance coverage.

For more information or for those unable to attend, contact Morgan Daniels at 850-718-2212.


APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR CHIPOLA CNA PROGRAM

MARIANNA—Application deadline for Chipola’s Spring 2021 Certified Nursing Assistant program is Jan. 15.

Applications should be emailed to Samantha Skipper at skippers@chipola.edu or Annamarie Johnson at johnsona@chipola.edu.  The CNA Program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.

A link to the application is available at:
https://www.chipola.edu/media/chipola/academics/academic-departments/health-sciences/cna/CNA-Application-Revised-10142020.pdf

For information, contact Samantha Skipper at skippers@chipola.edu or phone 850-718-2316.


CHIPOLA BSU OFFICERS

The Chipola College Black Student Union (BSU) recently elected officers for the 2020-21 school year. Pictured from left, are: (top) Christopher Brockington, President; Shalonda Walton Vice-President; Kendra Caldwell, Secretary; Demontray Edwards, Treasurer; Andrew Sherman Historian; and Shanekia Walton, Chaplain. BSU is open to all Chipola students. The mission is to promote educational, social, political, and cultural awareness. BSU is a service organization that offers opportunities to network with various student and community groups.


CHIPOLA BUILDING PROGRAM JOINS PARK PROJECT

Students in the Chipola College Building Construction Technology program are building picnic tables for the Marianna Pocket Park project. The project will be featured on Today’s Homeowner, a national home improvement show starring Marianna native Danny Lipford.  Lumber for the park was donated by Rex Lumber.  The show will be filmed in Marianna, Dec. 4-10.


CHIPOLA COLLEGE SPRING 2021 REGISTRATION

MARIANNA—Registration for the Spring 2021 Semester at Chipola College is currently in session. Registration will continue until the college closes for the Holidays on Dec. 18.

New and returning student registration will open again Jan. 4-5, with late registration through Jan. 8. Spring classes begin Jan. 7.

Students also may register by phone or email, or online if they are eligible. To register online, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours, have a declared major, and have at least a 2.0 GPA. Students will not be eligible to register if they have outstanding parking tickets or admission holds. Online registration is not available for dual-enrollment, early admit, remedial, clock-hour or State Employee Fee Waivers.

The college will move to virtual classes beginning Nov. 30 with limited access to admissions, testing, business and advising offices. Students desiring to register face to face should make an appointment with an advisor. Advisors include: Karen Hall, hallk@chipola.edu, 850-718-2424; Ken Kallies, kalliesk@chipola.edu, 850-718-2437; Leigh Whittington, whittingtonl@chipola.edu, 850-718-2290; Kristi Mosley, mosleyk@chipola.edu, 850-718-2417 and Ashley Harvey, harveya@chipola.edu, 850-718-2417.
Chipola offers Bachelor’s Degrees, Associate in Arts Degrees, Associate in Science Degrees and Workforce Development programs and certifications.

The schedule of classes is available online at www.chipola.edu. For information, contact: Admissions, admissions@chipola.edu, 850-718-2211 718-2211;  Business, businessoffice@chipola.edu, 850-718-2220; Financial Aid, financialaid@chipola.edu, 850-718-2366; or Testing, testingcenter@chipola.edu, 850-718-2284.