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West Campus Family: You’re Invited to Be a Mentor in the...

A Message from Sedrick Brinson, Financial Aid Specialist, Financial Aid Services I’d like to personally invite you to join me in a project that I’m very excited about, Brother 2 Brothers, a student mentoring program with the mission to uplift, restore and transform young men on Valencia’s West Campus through a collaborative culture dedicated to achievement […]

101 Students Celebrated at Nurse Pinning Ceremony

Congratulations to the Valencia students who completed the Nursing Associate in Science Degree. On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 90 traditional students and 11 advanced standing students from summer term 2017 were pinned at a nurse pinning ceremony at Olympia High School. This summer’s ceremony featured the largest graduating class yet — which indicates the success […]

Valencia Film Students Return from...

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses More than 30 Valencia film students just returned from being “on-location” in Ada, Oklahoma, and St. Augustine, Florida, where they participated on the production team of a movie set in the 1800s, called “The Chickasaw Rancher.” The movie tells the remarkable story of Montford T. […]

Graphic Design Students Doodle as a Creative Outlet

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses If you appreciate doodling, then visit the East Campus Graphic Design Open Lab where you’ll see art masterpieces that change on a daily basis. The lab features dry erase boards that allow creativity to manifest all day, every day, throughout each semester. “Sometimes, the board […]

Students Visit France and Belgium on SAGE Trip

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Fifteen students had the opportunity to visit France and Belgium this summer as part of a Study Abroad and Global Experiences (SAGE) trip led by Scott Creamer, professor, political science, at the Osceola Campus. As part of the experience, students completed the three-credit International Politics (INR […]

Volunteers Needed as Social Hosts for International Students

The Community College Initiative Program (CCIP), which is hosted on West Campus through Global and Continuing Education, is seeking volunteers to serve as social hosts for the program’s international student participants. Sponsored by the United States Department of State, the CCIP is a fully funded fellowship-style program in which students from countries all over the world are given […]

New Associate in Science Degree in Residential Property...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, the Valencia District Board of Trustees approved the addition of an Associate in Science degree in residential property management. Pending approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the degree program will be offered at the Osceola Campus […]

July 2017 Kudos

Week of July 16 – 22, 2017 Vice President of Policy and General Counsel Bill Mullowney Earns NACUA Distinguished Service Award Congratulations to Bill Mullowney, vice president, policy and general counsel, for being awarded the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) Distinguished Service Award during the 2017 NACUA Annual Conference, which was held in Chicago Sunday, […]

Criminal Justice Students Train for their Profession in...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses The West Campus Criminal Justice Club is sponsoring a #GetFit Challenge to prepare Criminal Justice students for the physical demands of their field. Criminal Justice Professor Lauren Sykes and Teaching Lab Supervisor Coach Ronald Owens partnered to launch the #GetFit Challenge as a beta test […]

Submit a Workshop for Global Peace Week

Each September, in honor of International Peace Day, the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) proudly hosts Global Peace Week (GPW) — which features a wide array of festivities and events, like guest speakers, film screenings, arts and crafts and musical exhibitions. This year, GPW will be held Monday, September 25 – Friday, September 29, 2017, and […]