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Changes to Financial Aid Effective This Summer

A Message from Daniel Barkowitz, Assistant Vice President, Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs Students attending Valencia this summer can take advantage of recent expansions in financial aid to allow access to scholarship and grant programs as they register for classes. New this summer, the federal government has authorized year-round Pell Grants. This means that as […]

Valencia Celebrates Earth and Arbor Day This Month

With both Earth Day (Sunday, April 22, 2018) and Arbor Day (Friday, April 27, 2018) in April, this month is the perfect time to partake in activities celebrating planet Earth and the ways we can protect and sustain her. As a part of these celebrations, Valencia has hosted and will be hosting a series of […]

April 12 is DNA Day at the Osceola Campus

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018 Time: 11:30 – 2:30 p.m. Location: Osceola Campus, Building 4, Room 105 Please invite your students to celebrate our second DNA Day at the Osceola Campus on Thursday, April 12, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Information […]

Volunteer Work Continues Around East Campus Pond

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, the Valencia Earth Studies Association (VESA) members on East Campus continued work to improve landscaping that was started during the East and Winter Park Campus Learning Day. The pond, located behind Buildings 1 and 2, now features one native black […]

Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Receives Prestigious Awards

It was a night of celebration for members of the Alpha Gamma Omega chapter (AGO) of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) on Saturday, March 3, 2018, when the group accepted two top awards at the PTK Regional Conference Banquet in Tampa. Six chapter officers, along with Amanda Ellis, coordinator, transfer program advisor, and Stacey Johnson, president, […]

Students Participate in Oyster-Bagging Event

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses The East Campus First-30 STEM cohort, a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) meta-major model that offers students a clear direction and path to graduation, traveled to the Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach on Thursday, February 1, 2018. Part of a service-learning project, students […]

Winter Park Campus Celebrates Women’s History Month

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses Winter Park Campus hosted a successful Women’s History Month event called “A Woman’s Place is Everywhere” on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment” was this year’s theme, and the event honored the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination and tenacity […]

Seneff Honors College Application Deadline Approaching

A Message from Cheryl Robinson, Director, Honors Program The deadline for students to apply to the Seneff Honors College is approaching, and we need your help encouraging students to apply. The Honors College is an excellent way for students to get more out of their college experience by forging connections with peers and faculty, participating in campus events, […]

You’re Invited: Apply for or Attend the Second...

A Message from Melonie Sexton, Professor, Psychology Valencia’s Undergraduate Research Advisory Board invites you to apply for and/or attend the Second Annual Valencia College Undergraduate Research Poster Showcase. Last year, more than 65 students, faculty and community members came together to participate in the end-of-semester presentations and award ceremony. We are hoping to increase the […]

Prospective Culinary and Hospitality Students Visit West ...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses More than 160 culinary and hospitality students from five Orange County Public Schools visited West Campus on Thursday, March 1, 2018, for a National Academy Hospitality Symposium to learn about culinary and hospitality careers, with the goal to excite and engage them in pursuing careers […]