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Penguin Awareness Day Celebrated on East Campus

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses East Campus’ Pooky’s Pantry joined others internationally by celebrating Penguin Awareness Day on Monday, January 20, 2020. Although the true focus of Penguin Awareness Day is to educate people on how penguins thrive in the wild and how climate change is affecting them, […]

Valencia Helps 10-year-old’s Dreams Come True

The Make-A-Wish foundation granted a Central Florida boy his very special wish to be a robot-superhero for a day, and Valencia College was there to help make his dream a reality. Gaige, 10, and dressed in full robot gear, started his day last Thursday, February 27, 2020, at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, where he […]

2020 Commencement Details for Faculty and Staff

A Message from Joe Richardson, Vice President, Student Affairs Valencia’s Annual Commencement Ceremonies will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2020, at the Addition Financial Arena at the University of Central Florida Orlando Campus (12777 Gemini Blvd North, Orlando). Commencement times are 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Attendance is required for all tenured and tenure-track professors, counselors, librarians, […]

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. […]