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Advising Center Hosts Open House

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses On Thursday, September 26, 2019, the Osceola Campus Advising Center held its first Open House event. The festive theme was LIFE (like the board game), and students received a game piece and visited advisors’ offices, which were color-coordinated based on meta-major. Seventy-five students […]

Nominate a Student for ‘President for a Day’

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses One of my favorite days of the year is when one of our students gets a chance to be president for a day. For the last two years, our Career Center has hosted a competition for students to be selected to shadow me […]

‘Find Your Way’ Helps Osceola Campus...

The Transitions Planning team tabling outside Building 1. A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Almost 60 volunteers from various departments across the Osceola Campus assisted 1,761 students by answering questions, giving directions and providing a warm welcome during the first week of classes. The team that assisted the highest […]

Service Learning Study Abroad Group Learns About Pura Vida

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Ever dream of living and working in a sustainable community in the tropics in summer? Professor of Biology Jamie Prusak, along with Professor of Software Development Lisa Macon, Campus Director, Faculty and Instructional Development Shara Lee, and former staff member Resham Shirsat, made that dream come true for […]

Our Counselors Are Ready to Serve

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses As a new school year begins, please remember that Valencia College’s counselors provide emotional and academic support services to empower students to succeed at the College. Our region’s counselors do this via short-term, solution-focused personal, academic and career counseling; faculty consultation; crisis intervention; […]

Students Return to Campus Next Week; Wear Your Warmest Smile

It’s an exciting time for Valencia College as next week we welcome back students to the classroom and officially open the new Downtown Campus. With all of these great happenings, we hope that you are looking forward to more opportunities to changes students’ lives. No matter your position and regardless of how often you interact […]

Respiratory Care Program Earns National Recognition for...

Left to right: Jamy Chulak, Valencia College program chair and professor, respiratory care; Allen Gustin Jr., Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care president and Loyola University Medical Center professor of anesthesiology; and Kim Harvey, Valencia College clinical coordinator and professor, respiratory care By Jamy Chulak, Program Chair and Professor, Respiratory Care The Valencia College Respiratory Care […]

Students Celebrated During Summer 2019 Nurse Pinning Cere...

On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 68 Valencia College students celebrated completion of their Nursing Associate in Science degree during a Pinning Ceremony at Olympia High School — signaling their entry into the healthcare field and commitment to serving others. A total of 48 of these graduates completed the traditional A.S. track and 20 completed the […]

Play Your Role in Promoting Peace and Justice; Integrate...

With your help, all students at Valencia College can be peace and justice practitioners on our campuses and in their communities. As an educator, you have a unique and profound opportunity to engage students in the work of the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) and nurture an inclusive, caring and respectful environment. Here are some […]

New Scholarship Created for Downtown Campus Culinary...

If you know students enrolled in one of Valencia College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality programs who will be taking classes at the Downtown Campus this fall, encourage them to apply for a Valencia Foundation scholarship. By completing a Valencia Foundation Scholarship application, both new and returning Culinary Arts and Hospitality students will be eligible for the […]