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Meet This Year’s President for a Day Winner!

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses For the past three years, in collaboration with the Career Center, we have organized a President for a Day competition, for which students apply to serve as campus president for the day. During that day (which is one of my favorite days of […]

Spotlight on Undergrad Research — Daniela Gonzalez

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, Valencia has become a […]

Osceola Campus’ New Art Gallery Opens with Student...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Please join us for our first Student Art Exhibition at Osceola Campus, which will occur in our new art gallery! The artwork that will be displayed is from our first printmaking class and our drawing students. The Gallery, in Building A (for “Arts”!), […]

Sisters Will Earn Degrees in December

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses On vacation from Guyana in 2015, the Gomes sisters were so intrigued by Valencia College that they took time for a campus tour and investigated our international student program — then when they moved to Central Florida in 2017, they enrolled with us […]

2019-2020 Valencia Intercultural Student Association...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses The Valencia Intercultural Student Association (VISA), which is designed to internationalize the College through student events, recently introduced seven new students as officers for the 2019-2020 academic year. President — Pedro Rodrigues Vice President — Samuel Disamb Secretary — Caroline Louredo Marketing — Victoria El-Hader Treasurer — Jean […]

Spirit Day 2019 a Huge Success at the Downtown Campus

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses The Downtown Campus held its very first Spirit Day on Thursday, October 17, 2019. This annual, collegewide celebration was held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in front of the Communications and Media Building. The event was a huge success bringing 212 students out to […]

Nominate a Student for the 2020 Black Advisory Committee...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources Some of our students face unimaginable challenges every day, like 2019 Black Advisory Committee Incentive Award winner Dominique Orr-Tulloch, who is faced with medical issues. Although she is under constant medical care, she was able to maintain a 3.9 GPA. She refuses to fall victim of her […]

Student Network During Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurial ...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses On Thursday, October 24, 2019, our Career and Technical Education (CTE) division held its first Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurial Symposium. The symposium’s purpose was to provide students interested in entrepreneurship with learning opportunities and to offer students time to network with community entrepreneurs. More than […]

Help Identify the 2020 Distinguished Graduate

The Valencia Foundation needs your help to identify the 2020 Mary S. Collier Distinguished Graduate, who will serve as the keynote speaker for our commencement ceremonies. We know from experience that many of our eligible students are too humble to see themselves in this role, so please encourage eligible, praiseworthy students to apply by providing them with a […]

Spotlight on Undergraduate Research — Madison Granduke

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, Valencia has become a […]