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Hospitality Students Awarded $20,000 from the AHLA...

Friday, September 23, 2022 This year, 10 Valencia College students were selected to receive $2,000 each from the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) Foundation. Valencia College is one of only 10 schools in the nation selected to participate in the 2022-2023 Community College Scholarship program,— a hospitality program created to provide meaningful support to underserved […]

Celebrate With Sweets at the Downtown Campus

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 If you or your colleagues are celebrating a birthday, work anniversary or you’re just plain hungry, join the Downtown Campus Culinary students for a piece of celebration cake on: Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Time: 1:30 p.m. Location: UnionWest, first floor  Additionally, support our Culinary and Confectionary Arts Club during the bake […]

Spotlight on Undergraduate Research — Aiyanna Ferguson

Monday, September 12, 2022 Valencia College has developed an undergraduate research initiative — based on nationally recognized models — that expands opportunities for students to partner meaningfully with faculty members to pursue a specific course of research. As most community colleges only offer undergraduate research as a very small boutique opportunity for a few students, […]

The Student Conduct Committee Is Seeking Members

Monday, September 12, 2022 The Student Conduct team is searching for faculty, staff and students to serve on the Student Conduct Committee as hearing officers for formal hearings for the 2022-2023 academic year. The formal hearings allow students and student organizations the right to be heard by our Valencia College community members in academic dishonesty, […]

Encourage a Student to Apply To Be the 2022 Summer/Fall...

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 The Valencia College Foundation needs your help to identify the Summer/Fall 2022 Valencia College Distinguished Graduate, who will serve as the keynote speaker for our first-ever fall commencement ceremony.  We know from experience that many of our eligible students are too humble to see themselves in this role, so please encourage eligible, […]

More Than 180 Students Celebrated During 2022 Nurse...

Friday, August 5, 2022 On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, more than 180 Valencia College students celebrated the completion of their Associate in Science in nursing during a Pinning Ceremony at Olympia High School — signaling their entry into the healthcare field and commitment to serving others. A total of 169 of these graduates completed the […]

Valencia College Cybersecurity Grad Works for U.S....

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 The Orlando Business Journal (OBJ) recently featured the story of Geovanny Perez, a Valencia College graduate who is now working as a digital forensics analyst for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Geovanny studied cybersecurity and digital forensics at Valencia College’s West Campus and is now assisting in tracking down child […]

DirectConnect Student Amoni Hall Featured on NBC News

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 Valencia College student Amoni Hall, who will be transferring to the University of Central Florida (UCF), was recently featured in an NBC News article. “Amoni Hall will move this summer from one higher education institution to another, a process that can be disruptive, complex, frustrating and fruitless when credits don’t transfer […]

Graduate Miranda Rublaitus Is Now Heading to Yale University

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 While many think college is no longer an option for them after a certain age, Distinguished Graduate finalist and recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Miranda Rublaitus, never gave up her dreams of college, and she is now heading to Yale University at 39. At 18, Miranda could not […]

Despite Heartbreak and Hardships, Valencia Grad...

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Many Valencians have experienced hardships and battles while on their journey to accomplishing their dream of attending college — but few have seen as much heartbreak and loss as Valencia College graduate and Distinguished Graduate finalist, Zachary Onagoruwa. Yet those obstacles shaped Zachary and continue to mold the young man he […]