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Bridges to Success Hosts Fall 2021 Bash for Students

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 By Ray Kennard, Academic Advisor, Bridges Following the success of our Spring 2021 Bash, the Bridges to Success (BTS) program decided to make this celebration a semester tradition. Our Fall 2021 Bash was special because it was the first time we had seen all of our students in person since the […]

Humanities Students Display and Share Their Projects

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Students enrolled in Professor of Humanities John Scolaro’s Humanities courses recently participated in a creative project about the 20th and 21st centuries. The project invited students to explore a time period, write a narrative and create and display a visual project at the […]

Business Student Hired at Amazon Web Services

Thursday, December 2, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Student Carla Zumaran attended East Campus and received her Associate in Arts in 2011. She went on to the University of Central Florida and earned a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice in 2015. She then began working in the information […]

Student Shares His Passion for Valencia College’s...

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Valencia College’s Respiratory program student Basel Salameh remembers the day he made the decision to make respiratory therapy his career. “I remember coming out of my anatomy class with my friend and he told me that there was an event […]

Introducing the Valencia Scholarship Series

Monday, November 8, 2021 West Campus Learning Support and the Valencia College Foundation announce the first Annual Spring Scholarship Series. The Spring Scholarship series, coordinated by Amanda Little, coordinator, foundation scholarships, and Melissa Shank, administrative assistant, learning support, is designed to engage students collegewide in scholarship conversations that go beyond simply encouraging them to apply, with […]

Target Selects Valencia Grad to Design Store Products

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Reina Castellanos, a graduate of Valencia College’s graphic design program, never dreamed she’d become one of the faces of a national campaign for Target stores. After posting some of her artwork on her Instagram page, a store’s social media manager discovered Reina’s designs. Today, her artwork can be found on notebooks, coffee cups […]

#VaccinatedValencians Receive a Year’s Tuition,...

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Vaccination against the COVID-19 virus is one of the most effective ways we can protect ourselves and our community, and vaccination statistics show that 19- to 24-year-olds are among the least likely to be vaccinated. To encourage our students to roll up their sleeves and get the shot, Valencia is awarding […]

Laptops Available for Students

Monday, October 18, 2021 For Valencia students who may not have access to a laptop, our Office of Information Technology (OIT) team has continued its laptop program throughout the fall. Windows 10 laptops with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. To apply, students may visit (webpage only accessible to enrolled students) […]

Students May Now Apply for the Jack Kent Cooke...

Monday, October 18, 2021 Now is the time to encourage your students to apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The scholarship provides generous awards to high-performing community college students who transfer to four-year institutions for bachelor’s degrees. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses — including tuition, living […]

Business Classes Shift Real-life Applications Into Gear...

Thursday, October 14, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses  From Se7en Bites to Rejuvenate Your Plate, Valencia College students and graduates are forever making their mark on the world of small business in Central Florida. West Campus Professor of Business Matthew Kenney believes that what students learn in our Associate in Science (A.S.) business […]