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Bridges to Success Scholars Attend Circle of Change...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Bridges to Success (BTS) scholars participated in the ninth annual Circle of Change Leadership (COCL) Conference, which was held at California State University, from Friday, November 30 – Sunday, December 2, 2018. Director of BTS Tanisha Carter and Academic Advisor Umu Graham — were in attendance along with five BTS scholars. The […]

Nursing Student’s Bedside Manner Recognized by a...

A Dr. Phillips Hospital Intensive Care Unit nurse (left) presents Valencia student nurse Casthia Erazo (right) with a gift from a patient’s family for providing excellent care. A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Just last month, Valencia celebrated 78 nursing students who completed their associate degree in nursing. This milestone allows them to […]

Melonie Sexton Ties Extra Credit to Helping Our Community

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses This past fall, Psychology Professor Melonie Sexton and her students proved how something small can make a huge difference in the lives of others. While visiting Washington, D.C., last summer, Melonie learned about an organization known as the Little Free Library. “The idea is simple,” Melonie explained. “Put […]

Future Educators Host Children’s Festival on West C...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses A part of Educators Rising @ Valencia West’s (ERVW) core mission is to collaborate with and support our local community. Members and volunteers of ERVW — an organization for students interested in teaching and education — had the chance to do just that at the […]

Enrich Students’ Academic Journey Through...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses In December, Valencia successfully hosted another Undergraduate Research Poster Showcase. During the showcase, 18 students and student groups shared their ongoing research projects with members of the Orlando community. Participating students had the opportunity to network with fellow researchers and interact with faculty members from […]

Be the One Program for Students Launches January 22

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, all degree-seeking students will be automatically enrolled in a new, online prevention education program in Canvas — Be the One. This program will educate students on interpersonal violence, sexual assault, stalking, consent and bystander intervention, as well as Valencia’s policy and various support resources. Be the One, created as part […]

Save the Date – Conversation on Justice

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses The Peace and Justice Institute will host Conversation on Justice workshops from Monday, January 28 through Thursday, January 31, 2019. These workshops will cover many important issues, including gender violence, immigration, economic inequality, food insecurity, race and sexual orientation. Through the power of transformative stories, facilitated […]

Communication Students Engage With TED Talks

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses East Campus Speech students were challenged to engage in TED Talks recently when Professor of Speech Kim Long and Professor of Reading Jane Maguire organized the event for their honors speech classes. Kim’s students spent several weeks in classroom group collaboration and developed a list of TED Talk […]

The Technological Magic Behind the Orlando Magic

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses East Campus technology students recently learned about the role technology plays in the game of basketball. On Friday, December 7, 2018, the Valencia Technology Club visited the Orlando Magic and toured the Amway Center. Students entered the media control room to see how audio […]

Questions about Pre-Majors

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, Executive Vice President and Provost Due to a recent update in Banner, you may hear questions from students about their selected pre-major. I want to provide you with some background information that may be helpful to you in your conversations with students. Over the last few years, Valencia developed 22 […]