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You’re Invited to the 2020 PJI Spring Faculty and Staff R...

Date: Friday, February 21 through Saturday, February 22, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Location: Venue on the Lake (641 S. Maitland Ave., Maitland) Registration is now open for the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) Spring Faculty and Staff Retreat, which will be held on Friday, February 21 through Saturday, February 22, 2020. Nationally acclaimed speaker and […]

Conversation on Justice Events — 2020

Join Valencia College’s Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) for Conversation on Justice on Monday, January 27 – Thursday, January 30, 2020. Covering today’s hot-button issues ranging from #MeToo and gun violence to immigration, economic inequality, sexual orientation, the environment and racial inequity — each event, through the power of transformative stories, facilitated dialogue, award-winning films, […]

Valencia Celebrates 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Monday, January 20, 2020, marks the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Valencia will celebrate across various campuses. While the College will be closed on that day, we invite you to join the Valencia African Heritage Committee in the celebration of his life […]

Expanding Educational Pathways: The Parramore Education...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses To spur investment in Parramore’s education infrastructure, local educational institutions and community partners created a collaborative initiative comprised of multiple cross-sector institutions spanning the cradle to career educational ecosystem serving Parramore’s families — the Parramore Education and Innovation District (PEID). This initiative goal is to […]

PJI’s Spring Issue of the JOURNAL is Now Available

The spring issue of the JOURNAL — the Peace and Justice Institute’s (PJI) publication — is now available. Take a look inside the PJI Academy for Teachers and how the program has influenced the professional practices of the participants. Read about where feminism is today, as well as an interview with Reign Hervey, a black […]

Thank You, Teach-In 2019 Participants

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Last month, more than 20 West Campus faculty and staff participated in Teach-In 2019 at various elementary, middle and high schools in the Central Florida area. Bob Gessner, dean, science and chairperson of the 2016-21 West Campus Valencia Impact Plan’s “College Access” goal, sends a […]

Accepting Proposals for Spring Arts Week

The School of Arts and Entertainment is sponsoring Spring Arts Week from Monday, March 2 – Friday, March 6, 2020, and encourages you to participate in this collegewide event. The purpose of Spring Arts Week is to celebrate the creative community across Valencia College and to use the arts to create connection between the many campuses. […]

Valencia Partners with Covenant House to Address Needs...

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Valencia College will partner with Covenant House to address the specialized needs of unaccompanied youth through an expansion of successful community services programming in Osceola County — a project made possible through a $150,000 Walt Disney World Resort grant awarded to the Covenant House. […]

Thank You Valencians for Your Pooky’s Pantry Donations

Thank you Valencia College employees, students and guests who donated to the Pooky’s Pantry Food Drive that was held in our Campus Stores in October. Overall, our Campus Stores collected more than 400 items for the pantry, which specifically benefits Valencia students in need. Way to go! The winner of the $100 Fandango gift card was Darlene […]

2019 Holiday Donation Drives

For many, this is a wonderful time of year, filled with laughter, gifts and food. But for some, this time of year can be a hardship. To help make this holiday season joyous for all, we invite you to participate in one of the holiday donation drives below. District Office Pooky’s Pantry Donation Drive Dates: […]