AAWCC Summer 2013 Events & Opportunities

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Looking for ways to meet new colleagues, get connected, and strengthen your leadership skills? Valencia’s Chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) is providing several opportunities for you to stay engaged and create connections this summer!

Join your colleagues at these upcoming events hosted by AAWCC:

Path to Leadership Series: Stacey Johnson
(Open to all employees)
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Discover one extraordinary woman’s path to leadership. From Texas to the Olympics, and now Valencia, Stacey Johnson, president of the East and Winter Park Campuses, shares her personal story of growth and development. Learn from her unique narrative as she recounts experiences and lessons learned along her leadership journey. Arrive early to enjoy refreshments and catch up with friends!

Presenter: Stacey Johnson, East and Winter Park Campus President
Date: Thursday, May 23
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: East Campus, 5-112
RSVP: To RSVP for this event, please email AAWCC@valenciacollege.edu no later than May 16.

Reading Circle: “The Art and Spirit of Leadership” art-spirit-leadership-cover-border-200w
(Open to all employees, preview book here)

Read a great book and share your insights! AAWCC reading circles are a casual fun way to share knowledge and make new connections with colleagues around the college. The book will be provided at no cost and sent upon your RSVP.

Date: Tuesday, May 28
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: West Campus, AHS 218
RSVP: To RSVP for participation in this reading circle, please email AAWCC@valenciacollege.edu no later than May 10.

End of Year Social: Painting with a Twist!
(Open to AAWCC members)

Painting with a TwistBring your imagination and learn new skills and techniques for an inspirational painting experience with AAWCC friends! Share in creative camaraderie and recreate a masterpiece in your own special style. You will leave with your very own work of art to take home and hopefully, will be inspired to explore your new talent. Cost is $35 per person. A secure payment link will be sent to you upon your RSVP.

Date: Friday, May 31
Time: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Painting with a Twist (6700 Conroy Windermere Rd, Suite 125, Orlando, FL 32835)
RSVP: To RSVP for this event, please email AAWCC@valenciacollege.edu no later than May 20.
*See information below about how to become an AAWCC member.

Book Scholarship Application Due
(Open to AAWCC members)

Your AAWCC Executive Committee is excited to announce the Valencia Chapter AAWCC Book Scholarship! AAWCC members can apply for this scholarship to help pay for books they have purchased for development courses. Download the scholarship application form and submit the completed form to AAWCC@valenciacollege.edu. Applications must be received no later than May 31.
*See information below about how to become an AAWCC member.


Reading Circle: “Net Smart: How to Thrive Online
(Open to all employees)
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Read a great book and share your insights! “Net Smart: How to Thrive Online” covers five crucial areas of digital literacy: attention, participation, collaboration, critical consumption of information, and network smarts. The author, Howard Rheingold, is a leading authority on the cultural, social and political implications of the Internet, virtual communities, and other forms of new communication media. His latest book, “Net Smart,” is an easy and approachable read that has something to offer for everyone – even the most casual Internet user. If you would like to preview the first chapter, you can read it here.

AAWCC reading circles are a casual, fun way to share knowledge and make new connections with colleagues around the college. The book will be provided at no cost and sent upon your RSVP.

Date: Thursday, June 27
Time: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Winter Park Campus, Room 108
RSVP: To RSVP for participation in this reading circle, please email AAWCC@valenciacollege.edu.

Do you see a members-only opportunity that interests you? Join AAWCC today!
To join the Valencia Chapter of AAWCC, please submit your completed membership application to Sherri Dixon, treasurer, at mail code DTC-1.

The AAWCC is committed to equity and excellence in education and employment for women in community, junior, state, and technical colleges.

1 Comment

  • Shalini said:

    Net smart is a must read for all students . Great book to choose. thanks

    AMWed, 26 Jun 2013 11:43:14 +0000Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:43:14 +0000am13,11:43 am

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