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Communications Center Hosts Murder Mystery Experience

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses In collaboration with the Tutoring Center and Hands-On Learning in the Math Center, the West Campus Communications Center hosted an inaugural interdisciplinary experience, the CSI Mystery: Hughes Murder Case. The event, which took place from Monday, September 24 – Friday, September 28, 2018, challenged students […]

Students Network via Twitter During Global Peace Week

The way students learn today is completely different than how students learned five, 10 and 20 years ago. As social media platforms continue to grow and integrate into our everyday lives, we have to find ways to evolve in this uncharted territory. This is particularly true for English Professor Robin Simmons who has worked Twitter into […]

Resham Shirsat Inspires Student’s Passion for Susta...

By Dani Moritz-Long Taking a special interest in our students often leads to enhanced student success, but it can also translate to a big win for our community. Take Mia Cabotaje, for example, an honors student whose relationship with Director of Education for Sustainability Resham Shirsat led to a series of eye-opening opportunities that have benefited both […]

Come Join the Fun; Meta-Major Mystery Event

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018 Time: 12 – 2 p.m. Location: Osceola Campus, Building 2, Atrium On Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 12 – 2 p.m., the Career Center and Internship and Workforce Services will host an event to help students discover their meta-majors and understand the […]

Get Ready to Mango — Valencia’s New Library Search ...

A Message from Regina Seguin, Librarian This semester, the library has unveiled a new search interface, called Mango. Mango is part of a legislative mandate that requires all 40 of Florida’s public colleges and universities to use the same library discovery and search interface. While the look of Mango is different than the previous library interface, the […]

You’re Invited to West Campus’ Global Peace Week

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Once again, Valencia College’s Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) will host Global Peace Week celebrations and events on West Campus, beginning on Monday, September 24 and continuing through Thursday, September 27, 2018. This year on West Campus, we will host a variety of workshops, which will be facilitated by […]

Encourage Students to Attend Valencia’s Skillshops

Eating healthy, saving money, choosing a career, prioritizing time, dealing with stress, facing depression and surviving sexual violence — these are just a few of the topics of Valencia’s Skillshops, which are designed to help our students with real-life solutions to common student issues. The one- to two-hour Skillshops, taught by experts, counselors, advisors and […]

Change is in the Air for Learning Support on East Campus

Starting fall 2018, the East Campus Academic Success Center (ASC) will be undergoing a name change. The new name will be the Learning Support Center (LSC), which is now consistent with the naming convention used to refer to tutorial services on other campuses throughout the College. The name change also signals the expansion of learning […]

Fall 2018 No-Show Reporting Periods

A Message from Edwin Sanchez Velez, Director, Records/Graduation Each semester, professors must report those students who do not show up to their classes, as mandated by Valencia policy Academic Progress, Course Attendance and Grades, and Withdrawals (6Hx28:4-07) and federal financial aid regulations. Withdrawal students must be reported at this time as you will not be able to do […]

JCPenney Hosts Suit-Up Event for Valencia Students

Share the news! JCPenney at the Florida Mall invites all Valencia students to a Suit-Up Event on Sunday, September 9, 2018, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The event, which was created in partnership with the Valencia College Career Centers, offers students, with a valid Valencia I.D., 40 percent off select men’s and women’s career dress […]