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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 […]

Bridges to Success Celebrates Women of Distinction at...

Left to Right: Falecia Williams, Luz Reyes, Veraunda Jackson, Barbara Kirby-Bentley, Val Demings, Latria Leak and Gayle Benjamin By Umu Graham, Academic Advisor, Bridges to Success Valencia College’s Bridges to Success (BTS) program held its inaugural Women of Distinction Luncheon on Thursday, March 17, 2016, in celebration of Women’s History Month. The purpose of this event […]

Basic Construction Program at the Osceola Campus

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses You may have seen signs on campus advertising Valencia’s new five-week Basic Construction program. During this full-time program, students learn a variety of basic construction skills that are required for many entry-level positions in the field of building construction and are eligible to earn […]

Emmy Torres Selected as Valencia’s 2016 Distinguished Gra...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses Please join me in congratulating Emmy Torres who was selected as the Valencia Alumni Association’s Mary Smedley Collier Distinguished Graduate for 2016. Emmy is a student at the Osceola Campus, serves as the vice president of the Osceola Student Government Association and as a staff […]

March 2016 Kudos

Week of March 20 – 26, 2016 Respiratory Care Students Finish Strong at the National Sputum Bowl Competition By Kimberlee Harvey, Professor, Respiratory Therapy, and Director of Clinical Education for the Respiratory Care Program Valencia’s Respiratory Care students took second place in the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) National Sputum Bowl Competition in Tampa in November […]

DNA Barcoding, Volcanic Rock and Species Verification,...

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Seven Valencia students from the West Campus Department of Science presented research posters at the Sixth Annual Florida Undergraduate Research Conference on Friday, February 26 – Saturday, February 27, 2016. The conference, hosted at the University of Tampa, is one of the nation’s largest multi-disciplinary research conferences that […]

West Campus Employees Celebrate Orange County Students...

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Five West Campus employees represented Valencia at the Annual Youth Humanitarian Awards banquet, hosted by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and the City of Orlando Mayor’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at EPCOT World Showcase Pavilion. The event recognized 61 Orange County middle and high school […]

East Campus Communications Center Adds New Student...

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses The Academic Success Center on East campus is excited to announce new student services piloted this semester in the Communications Center. During the fall 2015 semester, a team of Communications Center consultants designed a reading tutoring program that meets the growing needs of a diverse student population enrolled in […]