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College Update: Missing Student Miya Marcano Has Been Found

Saturday, October 2, 2021 A Special Message From Kathleen Plinske, Valencia College President I am deeply saddened to share that Valencia College student Miya Marcano‘s death was confirmed today by local law enforcement officials. We offer our deepest condolences to her family. The entire Valencia College community is grieving the loss of one of our […]

Internship and Workforce Services to Host an Internship...

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Internship and Workforce Services (IWS) is hosting a virtual Internship and Part-time Job Fair on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Please help spread the word to our students. Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: Online To participate in this virtual event, students must register in advance by […]

Introducing #VaccinatedValencians Student Incentive Program

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 To encourage Valencia College students to roll up their sleeves to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the College has launched the #VaccinatedValencians Student Incentive Program. For the fall semester, all Valencia students* will be entered in two drawings (Friday, October 1 and Friday, November 12, 2021). If their name is chosen** and […]

Law Enforcement Academy Grads Support Organization That...

Monday, September 13, 2021 When the 30 members of Basic Law Enforcement Class 21-03 graduated from the Valencia College School of Public Safety Criminal Justice Institute (CJI), they had more on their minds than just the rewarding careers that lay ahead for them. They were also thinking about the many fallen and injured first responders and K9s […]

East Campus Academic One Stop Center Open

Thursday, September 2, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses In an effort to support students on their educational journey at Valencia, the East Campus leadership team worked collaboratively to open the first-ever, Academic One Stop Center, on Monday, August 23, 2021. Under the leadership of Regional Dean of […]

East Campus Sum Up! Summer Math Academy a Success

Thursday, August 5, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Graduating seniors from local high schools were invited to participate in the first Sum Up! Summer Math Academy, held on East, West and Downtown Campuses from Wednesday, June 30 – Friday, July 16, 2021. During the three-week program (Wednesdays through Fridays), […]

Valencia Summer Dance Institute Celebrates 19 Years

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses After a COVID hiatus, the 19th annual Valencia Summer Dance Institute (VSDI) four-week program began on Monday, June 21, 2021, and concluded on Thursday, July 15, 2021. This program provided quality dance instruction for rising ninth through 12th-grade students. […]

Spotlight on Undergraduate Research — Eve Vazquez

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 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, […]

Know Prospective Students? Refer Them to These Sessions

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 To help our prospective students discover academic programs and options available at Valencia College, our Transitions Planning team has a variety of virtual, live sessions to help them learn more about the College, our programs and transitioning to college. Valencia College and Financial Aid Virtual Information Session This Valencia College Information Session […]

From Honors to Dream Chasing: A Touching Story of Two...

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Students Isabel Silva and Marco Santos Teles both attended Valencia College East Campus as freshman in 2017 and met in an honors psychology class. Both participated in the same honors events and became close friends. They shared a common […]