The Association's official newsletter, the CURRENT, is filled with informative and interesting articles about the community and state college profession as well as the activities and AFC members, chapters, commissions and other groups. It is distributed four times a year (see Submission Deadlines and Publication Dates below) electronically via the AFC website. Below is the most recent issue.

September 2019 CURRENT - Pre-Conference Issue (PDF)

September 2019 CURRENT - Pre-Conference Issue (online at Issuu)

To view previous issues of CURRENT click here (you must be a member to view past issues) 

Content Submission:

Commissions, Chapters, Regions, and Committees are encouraged to submit regular reports of activities. Articles should not exceed 300 words in length. Make sure your article includes the “five W’s”--Who, What, When, Where and Why. Along with the article/photo, please send a contact name and phone number. The article should be sent as file attachments (Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format) via email to: [email protected]  Please send a contact name and phone number. To ensure publication, articles must be submitted no later than four weeks in advance of the next publication date (see AFC Calendar). AFC reserves the right to edit, alter, and/or condense all items submitted for publication.

Digital photos should be submitted in minimum of 300 DPI resolution, and minimum image size of 4 x 6 inches. Do not insert graphics, wallpaper or images in article submission content – they should accompany the article as separate attachments. Photos downloaded from Web sites (low resolution) are not compatible with printing and cannot be used. Captions should be submitted with digital photos as separate text documents taking care to indicate which caption goes with which digital photo file. AFC reserves the right to reject photos not submitted as outlined above.
Please do not paste or insert photos into documents. They cannot be used in this format.

AFC receives more than 100 articles and press releases prior to each publication. As a result, not all articles submitted can be printed; however, we make every effort to fairly represent all of our colleges and their AFC Chapters. Achievements of individual AFC members receive particular attention.

AFC reserves the right to edit, alter, and/or condense all items submitted for publication.

Submission Deadlines:

To be considered for publication, articles must be submitted by the specified deadline as listed below. Dates are also listed on the AFC Calendar.

Submission Deadline Publication Date Content
February 8, 2019 March 12, 2019 Leadership; Advocacy; Legislative
May 10, 2019 June 11, 2019 Post Legislative Summary; Professional Development
August 23, 2019 September 24, 2019  Membership; Pre-Annual Conference
November 15, 2019 December 13, 2019  Annual Conference Recap


CIRCULATION: Distributed to every AFC member (7,000+) and all 28 community colleges throughout the State of Florida


Full color, digital magazine optimized for computer screens and mobile devices. Art can be created at actual size, 72 dpi, RGB format. No bleeds. Document is prepared in a landscape orientation. Files accepted: JPEG, PNG, PDF

$750 – Full-page (8.5” X 11”): 1024px x 768px - Orientation: Landscape
$375 – Half page (8.5” x 5.5”): 512px x 768px - Orientation: Landscape
$270 – Quarter-page (2.75" x 4.25"): 512px x 384px - Orientation: Landscape


Lucia Fishburne
Communications and Marketing Coordinator
Association of Florida Colleges
[email protected]