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Students from Beijing Learn English at Osceola...

The International Village at Osceola Campus hosted a group of 58 Chinese students, ages 12 – 15, from Beijing, Monday, January 25 – Friday, February 5, 2016. The students completed the English as a Second Language (ESL) for Teens program. As part of their visit, the group also participated in an English Winter Camp in Kissimmee and performed traditional […]

Alchemist Seeking Submissions

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses The Alchemist, Osceola Campus’ magazine for literature and the arts, is currently accepting submissions for the 2016 issue. The Alchemist will be accepting submissions through Friday, April 1, 2016, and the editorial board is actively calling for your creative endeavors. The theme for the […]

FAFSA Frenzy a Success

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses The Osceola Campus hosted its annual FAFSA Frenzy on Friday, February 19, 2016. More than 250 students and their families attended to receive assistance in completing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Special thanks to the Financial Learning Ambassadors and our Financial […]

Encourage Students to Apply for the Seneff Honors College

A Message from Cheryl Robinson, Director, Honors Program Do you know of a student looking to get more out of his or her college experience — someone eager to go above and beyond by forging connections with peers and faculty, participating in campus events, volunteering in the community and even traveling abroad? If you do, please […]

SGA Discusses Hot Topics Like the Open Carry Bill with...

On Tuesday, February 2 and Wednesday, February 3, 2016, Valencia College’s Student Government Association (SGA) from each campus joined together for a leadership trip to Tallahassee, where they visited the Capitol Building. Students not only had the opportunity to tour the buildings, but they also met with senators and representatives to discuss issues and bills […]

Joyce Romano, Valencia’s New Vice President of...

Recent changes in developmental education have increased the need to establish a strategic focus on improving college readiness skills of students coming to Valencia College. For this reason, College President Dr. Shugart has named Joyce Romano to serve as Valencia’s first vice president of educational partnerships. This marks a “strategic decision with a twin focus,” stated Dr. Shugart. […]

Sen. Geraldine Thompson Meets with Bridges to Success Stu...

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus We were pleased to welcome Sen. Geraldine Thompson, founder of the Bridges to Success program, to the West Campus on Friday, January 8, 2016, for a roundtable discussion with our Bridges students. “It was a pleasure to welcome Sen. Thompson back to Valencia and to introduce her […]

Valencia’s 21st Annual Film Celebration; Yes, You Can Go...

Date: Thursday, February 11 – Saturday, February 13, 2016 Time: All screenings begin at 7 p.m. Location: East Campus, Performing Arts Center Not many people can say they can check out a movie at their workplace, but as a Valencia employee, that is a reality. And the best part – it’s all a part of […]

Students Violating our Code of Conduct? Issues in a...

Although student learning is fundamental in our work, sometimes complex or confusing situations arise for faculty, staff and students. These incidents lead to the use of established student dispute resolution resources, involving issues such as grade disputes and grievances, administrative complaints, discrimination/harassment complaints and other misconduct. In these types of student dispute cases, there are resources available to […]

Commencement Date Changes to May 8, 2016

Commencement will be held this year on Sunday, May 8, 2016, at the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida. There will be two ceremonies, one at 10 a.m. and one at 2 p.m. Attendance at one of the ceremonies is required for all administrators, tenured and tenure-track professors, counselors, librarians and non-tenure earning faculty […]