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Virtual Reality at Lake Nona

Students enrolled in Professor of Speech Nicole Marsh’s New Student Experience course had the opportunity to practice their interviewing skills without ever leaving campus. Using the iOS app Virtual Speech, as well as the campus’s Google Cardboard headsets, students were able to participate in mock interviews with technology companies such as Apple, Tesla and Microsoft. The virtual reality […]

YouthBuild Program Constructing Brighter Futures

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses The Osceola Campus is home to Valencia’s YouthBuild program, which provides opportunities for out-of-school youth, aged 16 – 24, to complete their GED, as well as Valencia’s Basic Construction program. In the program, students have the opportunity to put their construction skills into practice […]

West Campus Education Students Participate in Service...

Valencia’s West Campus Education department has adopted Community Partner Schools as priority sites for education and early childhood education majors to complete their 20-hour service- learning program requirement. In partnership with Orange County Public Schools (OCPS), Head Start Early Learning and United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Central Florida, the Education department has identified 11 Title […]

Career Program Advisors Boost Students’ Career Conn...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses  Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Boosting Your Career Connections events on Monday, October 23, Tuesday, October 24 and Wednesday, October 25, 2017. The events, organized by Valencia career program advisors, facilitated panelist discussions that emphasized the importance of volunteerism, positive personal and […]

West Campus Counselors are Here to Help You and Your Stud...

From Left to Right: Front Row: Jennifer Papoula, Fontella Jones and Remy Ansiello Back Row: Tullio Bushrui and Celeste Henry College is a time for personal growth, exploration of academic and social experiences, and newfound independence. But while college can be exciting, it can also be challenging. While stress, pressures and problems are a normal part of college […]

Osceola Campus Grad Highlighted for Summer Research

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Cassius Winchester, a recent Valencia graduate, was showcased for his summer research with the University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Cassius participated in both Project SALSA (Success in Agricultural and Life Sciences through Articulation) as well as our LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation) program. […]

Intensive English Program Immerses Students in American C...

Ask anyone — there is no better way to learn a language than to immerse yourself in the language’s culture. For this reason, the Intensive English Program (IEP), a Continuing Education program on Osceola and West Campuses, is excited about the successful launch of its Living Language Excursions (LLE). The mission of the IEP is […]

Students Invited to Present at 2017 Louis Stokes Midwest...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses As part of our Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridges to Baccalaureate program, an enthusiastic group of nine students and project staff, representing the Central Florida STEM Alliance, traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana, for the fifth annual conference of the Louis Stokes Midwest Center […]

West Campus Drive Generates More Than 700 Pounds of Food...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Thank you to all of the West Campus departments that participated in the recent Hunger Games Pooky’s Pantry Food drive. Through this drive, you donated more than 700 pounds of food, which will provide a full meal to approximately 580 students. The drive, led by […]

Students May Now Apply for the Jack Kent Cooke...

If you know a talented student with a great story who is graduating this academic year, please encourage him or her to apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The scholarship honors excellence by supporting outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer and complete their bachelor’s degrees at the nation’s top […]