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Details on the Recent East Campus Incident

A Message from Mike Favorit, Managing Director, Safety and Security As many of you may be aware, on Friday, August 31, 2018, one of our students was arrested in connection to a threatening post on Snapchat. This information was subsequently picked up by the news media and ran as a story on the evening news on […]

Composite Sketch Released of East Campus Incident Suspect

As mentioned yesterday, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at approximately 8:06 p.m., there was an incident that occurred on Valencia’s East Campus in Building 8. An unknown male entered a women’s restroom and attempted to sexually batter a female student. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating and continues to search for the suspect, whose composite […]

Details on East Campus Incident

A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at approximately 8:06 p.m., there was an incident that occurred on Valencia’s East Campus in Building 8. An unknown male entered a women’s restroom and attempted to sexually batter a female student. Following a brief struggle, the suspect fled. Employees who were […]

Out With the Old, In With the New: Nano-Market Replaces...

If you’ve been to the District Office break room lately, you may have noticed a change of scenery as the vending machines have been replaced with a new, high-tech nano-market. And, if you’ve been avoiding your cravings for chips for the fear of operating the new machine, don’t fear. Accessing the market’s selection of refreshments […]

We Are Valencia

A Special Message from Sandy Shugart, Valencia College President “Remember who you are and where you come from.” These words have stayed with me for more than 40 years since they were spoken into my life by a teacher, one of the sages in my early development, during a time of serious school unrest when […]

Valencia’s Annual Security Report for 2016; Reporting...

A Message from Nathan Hicks, Security Field Supervisor The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies. The Valencia College Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning […]

Supporting Students in the Wake of Sunday’s Tragedy

A message from Susan Ledlow, Vice President, Academic Affairs and Planning about teaching after the tragedy Like all of you, I was devastated by the senseless murder of 49 people, including seven Valencia students, on Sunday. I’m still trying to make sense of this event — and failing miserably. Yet, even as we all try to […]

Welcome Oscar Cristancho Mercado, Assistant Vice...

Oscar Cristancho Mercado joined Valencia Tuesday, December 1, 2015, as assistant vice president, budgets and analysis. Oscar will report to Loren Bender, vice president of business operations and finance. Oscar will design fiscal year budgets and develop forecasting and analysis tools that will help the College continue its stewardship of financial resources. His first order […]

December 2015 Hellos and Goodbyes

Week of December 20- 26, 2015 Welcome: John Del Carlo, Jr., Custodian, West Campus Andrew Kinsell, Professor, History, East Campus Jorge Loayza, Custodian, West Campus Arvin Nylaan, Professor, Mathematics, West Campus Luisa Ortiz Balza, Professor, Spanish, West Campus Jennifer Spear, Professor, Speech, West Campus Week of December 13 – 19, 2015 Retirement: Janice Swanson, Human […]

The Resource Development Office is Available to Help You...

A message from Kristeen Christian, Assistant Vice President, Resource Development Valencia’s Resource Development Office (RDO) is your point of contact for grants and all external funding that support the many innovative initiatives contributing to student success and our learning community. The RDO team will help you explore grant ideas through facilitated conversations, identify funding opportunities and manage grants […]