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How Are You Supporting the Hispanic Community?

Friday, September 2, 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the history, culture, achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans, is coming soon, Thursday, September 15 – Saturday, October 15, 2022. In an upcoming article, we’d like to showcase how Valencia College employees are supporting our Hispanic community. Do you volunteer for an organization that supports the […]

Downtown Campus Employees Volunteer at Back to School...

Monday, August 8, 2022 Valencia College volunteers from our Downtown Campus participated in the annual “Back to School and Food Distribution” event on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Lake Lorna Doone Park. The event was hosted by the City of Orlando District 5 Commissioner Regina Hill, Orlando Magic, Orlando City Soccer, Jack and Jill of […]

Downtown Campus Hosts Fusion Cooking Contest

Monday, July 18, 2022 The Walt Disney World Center for Culinary Arts and Hospitality at the Downtown Campus recently hosted the 2022 Fusion Cooking Contest, which was presented by FusionFest and Publix on Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Sixteen local chefs competed for one of two $500 prizes by cooking up unique fusion […]

Valencia Students Visit Pulse Memorial Site

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, a group of Valencia students visited the Pulse Memorial to share loving gestures in honor of the 49 people who were senselessly killed six years ago at the Pulse nightclub — including seven Valencia College students. Take a look at the slideshow below and help us remember — as […]

Faculty, Staff and Partners Share Perspectives on the...

Monday, June 6, 2022 By Jennifer Keefe The Downtown Campus opened in the fall 2019 with the mission of creating a “seamless student experience” for students wishing to start their education at Valencia College and continue it at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Now, with several semesters completed, Downtown Campus faculty and staff are beginning to […]

Osceola Prosper Provides Resources and Answers to...

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Valencia College hosted a series of information sessions to answer questions about Osceola Prosper — the newly launched program that provides free college or technical training to Osceola County Class of 2022 high school graduates. More than 370 Osceola County graduating seniors and families attended the sessions on Tuesday, May 3, Thursday, May […]

Submit a Workshop for Global Peace Week

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Each September, in honor of International Peace Day, the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) proudly hosts Global Peace Week (GPW) — featuring a wide array of workshops, festivities, guest speakers, film screenings, arts and crafts, and musical exhibitions. This year, GPW will be held Monday, September 26 – Thursday, September 29, […]

Accelerated Skills Training to Be Offered as Part of...

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 With American Rescue Plan Act funding, the City of Orlando is launching the RISE Employment and Training Program to help connect residents to career opportunities. In partnership with CareerSource Central Florida, the program will give residents who’ve been impacted economically by COVID-19 access to job training and opportunities for assessment, education, training, coaching […]

Serve the Community During the Downtown Day of Service

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Our community matters! So, let’s take care of it. You’re invited to join Downtown Campus employees and students for the Downtown Day of Service to give back to our community on Friday, April 15, 2022. Choose from the following opportunities: Parramore Road Clean Up (outdoor road cleanup) Time: 9 – 11 a.m.  […]

Attend Sanford Speaks: A City of Sanford Event in...

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Date: Thursday, March 24, 2022 Time: 12 – 2 p.m. Location: Zoom Register here. Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Time: 6 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Crooms Academy of Information Technology. 2200 Historic Goldsboro Boulevard Register here. Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022 Time: 6 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Sanford Civic Center. 401 […]