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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 […]

Amazon Offers Employees Paid Tuition at Valencia College

Monday, March 14, 2022 Amazon announced a partnership with 140 colleges and universities — including Valencia College — to provide fully-funded college tuition to their more than 750,000 hourly employees. Amazon’s Career Choice program gives employees eligibility after only 90 days of employment, and it is now providing help with GED and English language proficiency […]

Valencia Offers Free Tax Preparation Help

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Just in time for tax season, Valencia College accounting students and professors will offer free tax preparation help to the public. The volunteer tax preparers will be e-filing electronic returns for free at two Valencia College campuses on select Saturdays in February, March and April. This service is open to the […]

Black Art Matters: Art Exhibit and Donation Drive To Be...

Thursday, February 10, 2022 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Monday, February 28, 2022 Time: 5:30 – 7 p.m. Location: Downtown Campus, Academic Commons, Room 106 Downtown Student Life will present Black Art Matters, a local art exhibit and donation drive. Come network and view art by Black students and […]

In Remembrance: William ‘Bill’ C. Spoone

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 William “Bill” C. Spoone —  a big supporter of education in Central Florida and an influential member of the community, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022. Bill was the first principal of Dr. Phillips High School, where he served for six years. The school named its football stadium, which seats 6,600 […]

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 […]