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Students Visit New York City’s Financial District

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses For the second year in a row, Professor of Accounting Lisa Gray and Professor of Business Sonia Casablanca accompanied nine students from the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) and Entrepreneurship Clubs and six business students on a visit to New York […]

Students Reflect on African-American Experiences During S...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses “We are not dark; we are the light.” These are the words of Valencia College student Alicia Cooper, who reflected on her experiences as an African-American after she bravely stood before her peers and Valencia faculty to read her heart-felt poem, “Wearing the Same Shades.” […]

Help Our Students Suit Up for the Career Fair

A Message from Michelle Terrell, Director, Work-based Learning The Internship and Workforce Services Office, in partnership with the Alumni Association and the Career Centers, is preparing to host the annual Spring Job Fair on West Campus, Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The job fair will be open to all Valencia […]

Students Enjoy Field Trip to the University of Florida’s...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses A group of Osceola and Poinciana Campus students visited the University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) to learn more about their programs and transfer opportunities. Students visited the Plant Science and Food and Resource Economics programs, toured the main […]

Paralegal and Criminal Justice Students Learn About...

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses On Thursday, January 24, 2019, 50 East Campus students attended a criminal justice presentation by Attorney Monique Haughton Worrell that focused on conviction integrity. As the director of the New Conviction Integrity Unit for the Office of the State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit, […]

Dinner Helps Students Learn Professional Networking and...

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses The East Campus Career Center hosted its Fourth Annual Etiquette Dinner on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Holiday Inn Orlando East by the University of Central Florida. Sponsored by Student Development and the Valencia Alumni Association, this event was hosted for Valencia College […]

Paralegal Class Gains Firsthand Knowledge at Deregathon E...

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses It was mentioned in the February 2019 Campus Concentrate that Florida’s Governor Ron DeSantis was on Valencia College’s East Campus on Thursday, January 31, 2019, to kick off the first Florida Deregathon event, where 23 state professional licensing boards gathered to discuss the future. Professor of […]

The REACH Program Is Ending, Having Accomplished...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Summer 2019 will see the sunset of the beloved and inspiring REACH program. Although the program was originally designed to serve as a supportive learning community for students who placed into three areas of developmental education (reading, English and mathematics), the program inspired […]

Valencia to Host National Quiz Bowl This Week

Twenty-four quiz bowl teams from across the country — from California to Florida — will converge on the West Campus to compete in the National Academic Quiz Tournaments Community College Quiz Bowl Championship. Matches will begin on Friday, March 1, 2019, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. with 12 matches going on simultaneously. The finals will be held […]

Grammar Boot Camps Are Back!

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Beginning in March 2019, Learning Support Services will offer a series of six workshops to help students with the fundamentals of grammar, from parts of speech to comma usage. Faculty in all disciplines can consider recommending the workshops for students who are struggling […]