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Higher One ATMs Will be Removed from Campuses

As of Wednesday, May 4, 2016, Higher One ATMs will no longer be available on Valencia campuses. However, the Central Florida Credit Union ATMs located on campuses will remain. As part of the new Federal Financial Aid Cash Management Title IV regulations, third-party refund management providers, such as Higher One, must offer students with account […]

Lake Nona Students Create Magazine, LNC Spotlight

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses This semester, seven students at the Lake Nona Campus launched a Literary Arts Club with the goal of creating their own magazine that publishes student writing. Michael Wheaton, professor of English at the Lake Nona Campus, serves as the club advisor. The Literary […]

SGA Scholarship Night a Success!

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses The Osceola Student Government Association hosted a successful “Scholarship Night” for the community on Thursday, April 7, 2016. Nearly 150 future students and their families came to learn about available scholarships, complete scholarship applications, apply for admission to Valencia College and learn about […]

West Campus Division of Business and Hospitality Honors...

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus On Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 10 students were recognized in front of their families for outstanding achievement in their respective areas of study at our first Distinguished Graduating Student Awards Luncheon. One student was chosen from each business and hospitality program by a faculty member for demonstrating leadership, […]

West Campus Student Awarded First Place for Research...

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Valencia student Israel Castillo received first place for his poster, “Photoelectric Effect Experiment,” at the Central Florida STEM Alliance Summit 2016, which took place on Friday, March 25, 2016. Israel worked on the project he presented as a part of Professor of Physics Irina Struganova’s PHY2048H Physics with Calculus […]

Valencia Culinary Students Test Recipes to Feed Children...

Left to right: Students Zachary Long, David Whalen, Aja Newkirk and Hannah Young (Not pictured: Ashley Burnette) A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Chef Ken Bourgoin, professor, culinary management, provided Valencia culinary students the opportunity to test recipes for food that is sent to countries all over the world to feed the hungry, through the charity Feeding Children Everywhere […]

Carver Middle School Students Learn that College is...

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus West Campus welcomed 45 students from Carver Middle School on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, to learn that “College is Possible” — the message that was shared with the students throughout the day. The middle school students participated in a HUM 2220 (Greek and Roman Humanities) class, taught […]

Spring Job Fair Connects Students and Employers

By Matthew Abalos, Coordinator, Internship and Workforce Services Internship and Workforce Services (IWS) and the Career Services Department (CS) are happy to announce that the 2016 Spring Job Fair was a huge success. We hosted 34 employers and had nearly 320 student attendees on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at the West Campus Special Events Center. Many students […]

Winter Park Campus’ Global Studies Program Welcomes...

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses Global Studies is alive and well on the Winter Park Campus as faculty, staff and students welcomed Valencia’s sister college, Koning Willem I College (KWIC) from the Netherlands, in February 2016. The Seneff Honors College Global Studies Program, based on the Winter Park Campus, teaches […]

Winter Park’s Student Government Loves Pie, Pie and More ...

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses Whipped-cream pies resulted in a $72 donation to the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando organization recently. On Thursday, March 24, 2016, student government members from the Winter Park Campus celebrated National Pie Day by taking pie to their faces. Faculty, staff and students […]