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Learning Council Applies Equity Lens and Identifies...

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 During the March Learning Council meeting, members collaborated to apply and enhance their current racial equity knowledge and ability by assessing a Valencia policy using anti-racist criteria. They also supported the institutional planning process (in particular, the learning plan) by identifying strengths and opportunities in key features of our student success […]

Faculty Governance Update — March 2021

Thursday, March 25, 2021 A Message from Patrick Bartee, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello, my Valencia family. First, I am so excited to see another day, week and month. Wow! As I look how well we are moving along as a college family, it warms my heart. Valencia has really learned to adapt to the present climate, […]

Union Activity Update: March 3, 2021

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources Thank you for your ongoing efforts to support students as we operate in a mostly online learning environment and continue to prioritize the health and safety of our Valencia College community and the continuity of our students’ learning. While we […]

District Board of Trustees Learns About Roadmap for...

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 College President Sandy Shugart shared Valencia College’s Roadmap for Reopening plan to move to Phase 3 operations in the Summer 2021 term, during the Wednesday, February 24, 2021, District Board of Trustees meeting. Our plan is based on two priorities — the health and safety of our employees and students and ensuring the continuity […]

Teaching On Campus? Remember to Report Any Student Illness

Thursday, February 25, 2021 As we enter into the second half of our Spring 2021 term, please remember to continue to follow our illness reporting protocols for yourself and your students. Faculty and staff members who are currently teaching or working on-site during Phase 2 operations have an important role in ensuring Valencia College’s protocols for illness […]

Faculty Governance Update — February 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 A Message from Patrick Bartee, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello my Valencia family. First, I am so excited to see another day, week and month. My presidency has proven to be different and so will my messages. As we leave this month of February, Black History has been on display, and I have […]

Learning Council Puts Its Equity Lens to Work

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 The Learning Council convened on Thursday, February 4, 2021, to continue the group’s capacity building in advancing racial equity; apply members’ current racial equity knowledge and ability in several ways, including institutional plan ideation; and engage with updates on the Council’s commissioned work. The group began the meeting by congratulating Executive […]

Faculty Governance Update — January 2021

Thursday, January 28, 2021 A Message from Stanton Reed, Past President, Collegewide Faculty Association It has been quite a journey being your representative in our governance structure in this moment. We’ve read books together. We’ve faced the COVID-19 challenge together in our homes, which became our place of work, living, and family space. We’ve shared our understanding […]

Board of Trustees Selects Fifth College President and...

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Valencia College’s District Board of Trustees selected the College’s fifth president and approved our 2021 strategic impact plan during its two December 2020 meetings. On Friday, December 18, 2020, in a special meeting, the board made history by selecting Kathleen Plinske as our fifth college president, succeeding Sandy Shugart who will retire in […]