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Winter Park’s Annual Toy Drive a Success

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses  During December, Winter Park Campus deans, faculty and staff and East Campus deans exemplified Valencia’s vision of serving and supporting the community by partnering with the Winter Park Community Center to assist in the annual Toy Drive to provide gifts for children. Participants selected […]

December 2018 Hellos and Goodbyes

Hello! Claire Brubaker, administration manager, CPE, social media, East Campus Jessica Murphy, student services advisor, East Campus Martha Parada, implementation coordinator, District Office Maureen Williams, managing director, enterprise application services, West Campus Glendisha Rolle, navigator, ODHR Osceola region, Osceola Campus Charles Kocher, Mgr, Ent App Systems & Support, West Campus

Downtown Campus Update: Mayor Dyer Equates Development...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses During his annual state of downtown address on Thursday, December 6, 2018, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer compared the development of UCF Downtown and Valencia College Downtown to the opening of Walt Disney World. It may seem a hyperbolic statement, but Mayor Dyer explained, “In the […]

A Valencian’s Experience in First Continuing Ed...

It was no surprise that Mike Hilliard, simulation coordinator, and Valencia’s resident Santa Claus, attended a November Continuing Education DIY (do-it-yourself) course to build a holiday gift. After all, we do picture Santa in a workshop, right? In this class, eight Valencia faculty and staff received expert instruction from our construction team on how to build […]

Help Our Community This Holiday Season Through...

As Valencia prepares for the winter break, please consider helping stock Pooky’s Pantry at your campus. Pooky’s Pantry specifically benefits Valencia’s students and their families in need and is the perfect way to give back to our community this holiday season. You can donate non-perishable food items by visiting Valencia’s Offices of Student Development. Also, you still have […]

November 2018 Hellos and Goodbyes

Hello! Shawn Le’Tang, academic advisor, West Campus Gregory Montague, functional IS support specialist, West Campus Jesus Ramirez, master security officer, East Campus Amanda Rodriguez-Semidey, functional IS support specialist, West Campus Laurie Staiger, career pathways specialist, District Office James Traola, project manager, facilities, West Campus Adiaak Gavarrete, functional IS support specialist, West Campus Gabrielle Cziria, administrative assistant, […]

Happy Thanksgiving, Valencians

A Message from Organizational Communication This Thanksgiving, as we gather together with family and friends, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to you, our fellow Valencians. Thank you for your readership and engagement with employee newsletters, emails, announcements and The Grove, which are so important to informing our work and strengthening our connections […]

Pasitos a Valencia Hurricane Relief Scholarship...

To raise scholarship funds for students from Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands still affected by the 2017 hurricane season, Valencia is again organizing a community-wide fundraising event, Pasitos a Valencia. The event will take place at the Osceola Campus on Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 6 to 9 p.m. Musical group Los Pleneros […]

Valencia Employees Support Survivors of Domestic Violence

Thank you Valencia employees for your generosity and donations to the Domestic Violence Awareness Month donation drive. Employees donated more than 300 items, such as toothbrushes, deodorant, chapstick and soap, to assist survivors of domestic violence at our local, certified domestic violence centers: Harbor House of Central Florida and Help Now of Osceola. You can […]

Featured Colleague: Danielle Silver Travels the World,...

By Dani Moritz-Long A world-traveler, New Student Orientation Coordinator Danielle Silver has found herself in an array of eye-opening, cultural experiences. From finding herself a minority in a room to not speaking the native language and surrendering her equality in places that deem women inferior to men, she’s been on incredible, life-changing journeys. These experiences […]