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Faculty Governance Update — July 2020

Thursday, July 30, 2020 A Message from Stanton Reed, President, Collegewide Faculty Association As I celebrate a full year of being the Collegewide Faculty Association president, I must reflect. What a year it’s been. For me personally, this experience has been a fantastic, positive experience. I’ve gotten to do so many things I haven’t done before, such as informing […]

Equity Conversations Highlighted at District Board of...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Equity was a main topic of conversation during the Wednesday, June 24, 2020, District Board of Trustees meeting as Collegewide Faculty Association President Stanton Reed presented an emotional and sobering video that he explained captures the feelings of many Valencia faculty and staff as they’d like to discuss equity but fear […]

Reminder: Initial Associate Faculty Certification...

Thursday, June 25, 2020  The deadline for application for initial Associate Faculty Certification is fast approaching, with Friday, July 17, 2020, set as the new application deadline. Initial Certification Requirements The deadline to complete these hours and to submit an application has been extended from Monday, June 15 to Friday, July 17, 2020. Qualification in this program is […]

Faculty Governance Update — June 2020

Thursday, June 25, 2020  A Message from Stanton Reed, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Greetings, faculty. A lot has happened in our country and the Valencia community since my last message to you. We find ourselves in the midst of COVID-19 and deep discovery of the continuing challenges of racial inequality and police brutality. At the moment, this […]

Board of Trustees Approves College’s CARES Act...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Valencia College’s District Board of Trustees approved a plan for distributing at least $13.8 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to eligible students during the board’s Wednesday, May 27, 2020, meeting held via Zoom. The emergency relief funds will provide financial support for eligible students who incurred expenses due to […]

Faculty Governance Update — May 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020  A Message from Stanton Reed, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Greetings, faculty. I’m pleased to announce our 2020-2021 Collegewide Faculty Association officers and campus officers that were announced at Faculty Council’s Thursday, May 14, 2020, meeting: Collegewide Faculty Association President: Patrick Bartee, professor, speech Vice President: Michael Robbins, professor, English Downtown Campus President: Roberta Carew, professor, […]

Learning Council Reflects on the College’s Response to...

Tuesday, May 19, 2020  On Thursday, May 7, 2020, the Learning Council held its first full meeting since our abrupt move to remote learning and work. Given the hectic pace of many of our lives and the uncertainty that characterizes this moment in time, the Zoom-based gathering began with a three-minute grounding, centering exercise, guided by […]

Faculty Governance Update — April 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020  A Message from Stanton Reed, President, Collegewide Faculty Association  Greetings, faculty. First of all, I’d like to say thank you. Thank you to our deans, our faculty, our staff and the amazing Teaching and Learning team as we switched from face-to-face and mixed-mode to fully online courses. Secondly, I’d like to thank […]

District Board of Trustees Learns About Valencia’s...

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 During the first-ever online District Board of Trustees meeting held via Zoom on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, College President Sandy Shugart shared Valencia College’s monumental response to the COVID-19 crisis. Prior to Spring Break, approximately two-thirds of Valencia’s courses (4,276 course sections) were being delivered in a face-to-face or mixed-mode format, he shared. Nearly […]