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Architectural Students “Pin-Up” for...

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus On Monday, April 18 and Tuesday, April 19, 2016, a rich tradition continued for Valencia’s Associate in Arts architecture students: the 2016 University of Central Florida (UCF) Bachelor of Design in Architecture Pin-Up. The Pin-Up is an academic event allowing students to “pin-up,” or present, their coursework from Valencia […]

Transitions Hosts Memorial Middle School AVID Students...

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Valencia’s Transitions Planning team hosted Memorial Middle School AVID students for a half-day college preparatory experience at West Campus on Friday, April 22, 2016. AVID, or Advancement Via Individual Determination, is dedicated to closing the achievement gap by preparing all students for college and post-secondary opportunities. Aligning the […]

Commencement 2016; A Celebration of Graduates …...

“It’s never too late!” “She believed she could, so she did.” These statements are examples of what two of the more than 1,500 students declared on their decked-out graduation caps at the Mother’s Day 47th Annual Valencia College Commencement at the University of Central Florida CFE Arena on Sunday, May 8, 2016. This year, due to […]

Valencia Foundation Seeks 2016–17 Scholarship Committee V...

The Valencia Foundation is in search of Valencia faculty and staff who would like to volunteer to review scholarship applications and select qualifying and deserving students for 2016-17 scholarships. Committee members will be asked to review student applications and review individual donor and scholarship requirements to select the best-fit candidate to receive a financial aid award. […]

Inmates Graduate from Valencia Continuing Education Program

On Friday, April 8, 2016, Valencia’s Continuing Education team, in partnership with Orange County Corrections (OCC), graduated its first class of inmates who received basic construction training inside the jail. Implementing re-entry programs at correctional facilities has been a challenge for decades. By partnering together, Valencia and OCC have been able to revitalize the re-entry program […]

Open House Event Draws Hundreds

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Approximately 500 members of the community visited the Osceola Campus on Thursday, May 5, 2016, for Valencia College’s Open House. In addition to our traditional showcase of programs, we offered assistance for students interested in applying for admission to Valencia, completing the Free […]

Earth Day Celebrations Focus on Awareness of...

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses Emerging consciousness and channeling human energy toward awareness of various environmental issues was the focus for Earth Day celebrations on East and Winter Park Campuses. At the East Campus celebration on Thursday, April 14, 2016, hosted by Student Development and the Valencia Earth Studies Association […]

East Campus Seneff Honors Students on the Move

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses The East Campus Seneff Honors College Resource Center moved to the Rotunda area of the first floor of Building 4. The new location, directly in front of the Academic Success Center, is open to all current honors students and includes desks, computers and comfortable […]

IT Students Participate in a HACK-A-THON

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses In a “first-of-its-kind event,” sponsored by the international financial and advisory services company Deloitte, 22 East Campus IT students competed in five teams as part of a “Hack-a-Thon” challenge. The East Campus Tech Club organized the full-day event on Friday, March 25, 2016, aimed […]

Phi Theta Kappa Member Elected as International President

Andrew Porter, a student on Valencia’s East Campus since March 2015, triumphed over 11 candidates to win the coveted position of the 2016-2017 international president of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society on Saturday, April 9, 2016, in Washington, D.C. The international president’s duties include presiding at the Annual Convention and Honors Institute, making annual convention […]