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Valencia Stands With DACA Students

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive order, which shields young, undocumented immigrants from deportation, was rescinded with a six-month delay. Unless Congress establishes a legislative solution during that six-month window, approximately 800,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children may become eligible for deportation. In a […]

Valencia Visits One of the World’s Most Remote Islands

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses This June, 14 East Campus students, two professors and one dean left Orlando and headed to South America to embark on an adventure of a lifetime. Professor of Information Technology Heith Hennel and Professor of Computer Programming and Analysis Jerry Hensel were co-leaders on the trip, which commenced […]

Dual Enrollment Team Joins East Campus

Left to right: Mildred Medina, Tamar Cassagnol, Christina Rigel A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses East Campus is now home to three new dual enrollment staff members: Assistant Director of Dual Enrollment Tamar Cassagnol, Coordinator of Dual Enrollment Mildred Medina and Academic Advisor Christina Rigel. Located in Building 5 in […]

Students Off to a Great Start

“You’re off to great places, today is your day, your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” — Dr. Seuss The 2017 fall semester got off to a great start as our campuses were bustling with activity, and students returned with backpacks, books and notebooks in hand. For many,  this was their very first […]

Fall 2017 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. With the fall schedule currently underway, please note the following No Show Reporting Periods: Full Term One, First Eight-Week and 10-Week Courses (1, H1, TWJ): Wednesday September 6 – Friday, September 15, 2017 […]

Encourage Your Students to Participate; 50 Years, 50 Give...

Just a post on Instagram could earn your students Valencia swag. As part of the 50 Years, 50 Giveaways campaign, students are invited to join in on some celebratory fun and, to spark engagement, we need your help to encourage students to participate. Perhaps it is as simple as offering extra credit points for proof […]

Welcome to the Poinciana Campus: A Unique NSE Model

As we celebrate the opening of our new Poinciana Campus, we introduce a weekly series that will feature important information about this newest Valencia addition. This week, we’ll take a look at the campus’ unique approach to the New Student Experience. If you visit the new Poinciana Campus, which welcomed its very first students yesterday, […]

Students Design New SAGE Website

By Jerry Hensel, Professor, Computer Programming and Analysis Innovation. Forward thinking. Problem solving. These were the words that described Professor of Computer Programming and Analysis Ray Enger’s capstone class from the Osceola Campus. Ray and his students were tasked to help redesign the SAGE (Study Abroad & Global Experiences) website. They focused on creating an appealing and functional […]

August 2017 Kudos

Week of August 13 – August 19, 2017 12 Valencia Students Awarded UCF Scholarship Every day, Valencia College transforms ordinary lives into extraordinary ones and empowers each employee to reach deep within every student to tap into the potential within. That said, congratulations to the 12 students who were awarded the University of Central Florida (UCF) […]

Students Shake Up Expectations at Health Occupations Conf...

By Marco Manso, 2017 Valencia College Respiratory Care Student Association President “Strap on the vest, have a seat and prepare to have your perspective on breathing shaken up.” That is what I found myself telling countless prospective future healthcare workers, as well as a fair amount of their professors and group leaders. It was my somewhat […]