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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 […]

Make Plans for Psychology Movie Night Next Week

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Time: 4 – 6:30 p.m. Location: Osceola Campus, Auditorium (Building 1, Room 100).­ A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses The Psychology department at Osceola Campus, in conjunction with UCF Connect – Valencia Osceola, the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) and the Valencia Counseling Center, is hosting Psychology […]

50 Downtown Campus Students Interviewed During Marriott...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses The Marriott Orlando Downtown held its first hiring event at the Downtown Campus in UnionWest at Creative Village on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. During this hiring event, the Marriott Orlando Downtown human resources team conducted interviews with more than 50 Valencia College students who were […]

Valencia Ranked No. 12 in U.S. by Cyber Power Rankings

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Valencia College has been named No. 12 in the country among colleges and universities, No. 6 in the eastern region and No. 7 in the National Centers of Academic Excellence Cyber Power Rankings — a testament to the skills of our students, who competed against students […]

Student Development Welcomes Students and Introduces...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses On Tuesday, September 17 and Thursday, September 19, 2019, Student Development hosted its Welcome Back Fair and Club Fair. These programs are designed to not only welcome West Campus students back for the new academic year, but also to introduce them to the resources, faculty […]

Students Asked for Feedback on Housing Preferences

A Message from Loren Bender, Vice President, Business Operations and Finance Valencia College continues to evaluate potential housing solutions for students with the goal of better supporting the specific needs of our students. One key component of this undertaking is to learn about current and future housing preferences. Last week, we emailed all Valencia College students […]

Remind Our Students to Take Advantage of Skillshops

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Skillshops are free workshops — or mini courses — that provide real-life solutions to common student issues. With Skillshops, students can get help with everything from finding financial aid and improving study habits to facing depression and dealing with stress. Encourage your students […]

East and Winter Park Campuses Welcome New Students

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses In an effort to live up to Winter Park’s reputation as the “Love Campus,” faculty and staff took to the halls during the first week of fall classes to spread the love. Eager and anxious students were greeted with warm smiles as faculty and […]

Students Engage in Global Peace Week at Lake Nona Campus

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses From Monday, September 23 – Thursday, September 26, 2019, students at the Lake Nona Campus participated in activities for Global Peace Week. On Monday, Congressman Darren Soto, whose district includes Lake Nona, spoke to a packed room about many topics, including the best and […]