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Pooky’s Pantry Partners With Second Harvest Food...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Just in time for its 10th anniversary this month, Pooky’s Pantry has a new partner — the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida — which will help stock the shelves to support Valencia College students and in need. Now, the Student Development team, which manages Pooky’s Pantry, can view online what Second […]

Valencia Hospitality Society Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses In the spirit of giving back and ensuring Valencia College and University of Central Florida students enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal, the Valencia Hospitality Society (VHS) hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for more than 70 students and employees on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, in […]

Bring Joy to Our Students and Our Community: East Region...

Thursday, December 2, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses In the final month of 2021, let’s examine the year that will pass and think about ways we’ve evolved from what we have experienced and how we have touched lives. Donating to a December holiday food and toy drive […]

‘Tis the Season of Giving — Holiday Donation Drives

Monday, November 29, 2021 The holiday season should be the most wonderful time of the year for all families, regardless of their circumstances. Together, we can give back to our community and help make holiday wishes come true! Valencia College has teamed up with community organizations to donate to local causes during the holiday season. Student Development Drive Student Development […]

Valencians March in Come Out With Pride Parade

Monday, October 18, 2021 Thirty-three Valencia College employees and students from the LGBTQ+ and allies community came together for a day of celebration and fun at the Come Out With Pride Orlando parade at Lake Eola Park last Saturday, October 9, 2021. The Valencia group — organized by the Gay-Straight Alliance in partnership with Student Development through its Culture […]

Eugene Jones Named One of Florida’s Most...

Monday, September 20, 2021 Kudos to Eugene Jones, executive dean, Downtown Campus, who was recognized during the ONYX Magazine’s Men of Honor Awards Ceremony last Thursday, September 16, 2021. The award recognizes men from across Florida who exemplify leadership, achievement, integrity and vision as they transform their communities and professions. At the ceremony, Orange County […]

Law Enforcement Academy Grads Support Organization That...

Monday, September 13, 2021 When the 30 members of Basic Law Enforcement Class 21-03 graduated from the Valencia College School of Public Safety Criminal Justice Institute (CJI), they had more on their minds than just the rewarding careers that lay ahead for them. They were also thinking about the many fallen and injured first responders and K9s […]

Downtown Campus Hosts Students From ELEVATE Orlando and...

Thursday, July 8, 2021  A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses  The Downtown Campus recently partnered with the Parramore Education and Innovation District to host 50 incoming ninth grade students from ELEVATE Orlando and the OCPS Academic Center For Excellence (ACE) K-8 school for a tour of the campus. For most students present, this had been the first […]

Orange and Osceola County Youth Learn Cooking Skills...

These are some of the meals and appetizers that CareerSource Central Florida Summer Youth Program participants are learning to make during their Valencia College Culinary course. Wednesday, July 7, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses The Downtown Campus Culinary program has been busy inspiring Central Florida youth to pursue culinary […]

CareerSource Central Florida and Valencia Team up to...

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 By Max Kuchenreuther, Social Media Manager, Continuing and Professional Education CareerSource Central Florida and Valencia College have teamed up to deliver Summer Youth Programs to youth ages 15-19 years old in Orange and Osceola County. These programs connect teenagers and young adults to opportunities offered by various schools, technical and vocational programs. CareerSource […]