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Lake Nona Campus Forms Career Staff Association

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola & Lake Nona Campuses The Lake Nona Campus is pleased to announce the official formation of the Lake Nona Campus Career Staff Association. With the help of Amy Bosley, vice president, organizational development and human resources, an informative “kick-off” meeting was organized, nominations for officers were submitted and […]

Career Staff Association: Networking for Professional...

  From left to right: Adrian Aleem, chair; Amanda Russell, secretary and Shalini Sealey, co-chair Wouldn’t it be great if there was a place where you could go to share your insights and ideas and get answers to questions that would enhance your workplace experience and perhaps even accelerate your career path? Well, there is! […]

West Campus Career Staff Association Announcements —...

The West Campus Career Staff Association (CSA) is proud to announce our new members! Michelle Rodriguez, accounts receivable specialist, will be our new secretary after Michal Ewing, institutional research support specialist, retires at the end of this year. Please also join us in welcoming Frances Middleton, our new treasurer. Both are great additions to the […]

About TEDx ValenciaCollegeLive

On June 12, 2013, Valencia faculty, staff and students made their debut on the TED Global stage in Edinburgh, Scotland; well, at least a picture of them did. And on the next day, via time-delayed simulcast, 29 talented presenters and performers were digitally transported from Scotland to Valencia’s East Campus. TEDxValenciaCollegelive was a daylong event, where […]

AAWCC Summer 2013 Events & Opportunities

Looking for ways to meet new colleagues, get connected, and strengthen your leadership skills? Valencia’s Chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) is providing several opportunities for you to stay engaged and create connections this summer! Join your colleagues at these upcoming events hosted by AAWCC: Path to Leadership Series: Stacey […]

April 2013 Kudos

Rock ‘n Roll Benefit Concert Raises Funds to Fight Lou Gehrig’s Disease At their spring Rock ‘n Roll Benefit Concert on April 12, the Rogue Scholars raised $1,200 in honor of the parent of a Phi Theta Kappa officer who recently passed away after a battle with Amyotrophic Later Sclerosis (ALS) – often referred to […]

Peace Ambassador Program Kicks Off with Retreat

By Krystal Pherai and Linnette Bonilla It was Margaret Mead who asserted, “Never doubt that a small group of dedicated people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has,” and the Peace and Justice Initiative’s (PJI) new core group of student volunteers, known as the Peace and Justice Ambassadors, is […]

February 2013 Kudos

Humanities Professor Granted an Exceptionally Rare Opportunity Photo of the Vindolanda Tablets from The British Museum website. Dr. Jeffery Donley, professor of Humanities on the West Campus,  has been granted special permission and access by the British Museum’s Curator of the Romano-British Collection to translate one of the greatest archaeological finds, the Vindolanda Tablets, which […]

Winter Park Campus Elects New CSA Officers

The new officers of the Career Staff Association (CSA) at Winter Park are Grenka Fletcher, Chair; Aaron Bergeson, Chair-Elect; Karen Kelley, Treasurer; and Peggy Johnson, Secretary. The CSA is a college-wide organization that provides a platform for career service staff members to engage in career development opportunities, community outreach projects, and a variety of other […]

Pumpkin Carving Contest Brings Together Students,...

Nearly 120 students participated as judges for the Winter Park Campus Career Staff Association (CSA) pumpkin carving contest on Wednesday, October 31. Students chose their favorite creation from eight spooky masterpieces carved by employees, which included pumpkins inspired by “Sesame Street” and “The Hunger Games.” “The competition was fierce,” said Carol D’Avella, administrative assistant for […]