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Help the Alumni Association Identify the 2016...

The Valencia Alumni Association needs your help to identify the 2016 Mary S. Collier Distinguished Graduate, who will receive $2,000 and serve as the keynote speaker at our morning and afternoon commencement ceremonies. We know from experience that many of our eligible students are too humble to see themselves in this role, so please nominate […]

January 2016 Kudos

Week of January 17 – 23, 2016 Shara Lee and Jenny Charriez’s Article on Leadership Development is Published Left to right: Shara Lee and Jenny Charriez Congratulations to Shara Lee, Osceola and Lake Nona Campus director of faculty instructional development, and Jenny Charriez, director of employee development, whose co-written article, “Community College Leadership Development: A […]

We Need Your Help — Volunteer an Hour for a GoBe

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Help our new students learn how to engage in conversations by volunteering an hour of your time to participate in one of our New Student Experience GoBes — also known as GOing BEyond the classroom or GO and BE all that you can be. The New Student […]

Division of Business and Hospitality Partners with...

Participants from the Community Action Division of Orange County Florida for Family, Health and Social Services earned certificates to increase their employability in a partnership with Valencia’s Division of Business and Hospitality. They were joined by Valencia’s Terry Allcorn, Marie Howard and Julie Lux, along with Orange County representatives, at a ceremony held in their […]

Archaeology Day Observed at West Campus

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Archaeology is the study of human behavior and cultures through the analysis of material and physical remains. Carmen Laguer Diaz, adjunct professor of anthropology, teaches students this through what is called experimental archaeology. With hands-on activities, students seek to replicate various tasks performed in ancient times. With […]

Culinary Students Present Gift of Lifesaving AED to West ...

Left to right: Pierre Pilloud, professor of culinary management, and Art King, West Campus and District Office security manager A messsage from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Valencia culinary students prepared a feast fit for royalty at its annual Grand Buffet, held Friday, December 11, 2015, at West Campus. The students also presented the West […]

75 Students Celebrated at Nurse Pinning Ceremony

Congratulations to Valencia students who completed the Nursing Associate in Science Degree. Sixty traditional students and 15 advanced standing students from fall term 2015 were pinned at a nurse pinning ceremony at Olympia High School on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 6 p.m. To view a printed program, click the button below. And if you […]

Bridges to Success Empowerment Symposium Aimed to Help...

On Friday, December 4, 2015, Bridges to Success (BTS) presented the latest installment of its annual symposium, with a slight twist. Where the previous events were geared toward the male and female students separately, this time, the first Empowerment Symposium was held for all 2015-16 cohort students. The event, entitled “AIM – Achieving Individual Motivation” continued on the […]

Congratulations to East Campus 2015 Black Advisory...

Left to right: Keri Siler, professor, mathematics; Michelle Foster, campus dean, academic affairs; Mario Richardson, student services advisor; Danielle Stevens, student; Roger Wilkerson, student; Donna Matthews, professor, mathematics; and Amanda Russell, coordinator, transfer program advisor A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses Nine 2015 Black Advisory Committee (BAC) Incentive Award winners were in the […]

Prosthetics, Artifical Organs and Automotive Parts;...

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses Valencia students learned about the latest trends in 3-D printing recently during a Technology Talk presented by the East Campus Technology Club. Terry Cambrong, education channel manager for Stratasys Southern Region, shared technology benefits from 3-D printing, such as creating prosthetics for children, designing automotive parts […]