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Transitions Team Shares Message that “College is Po...

The Transitions Planning Team works in partnership with the school districts of Orange and Osceola Counties and community agencies to connect students to higher education options at Valencia and provide resources and information to facilitate their successful transition to the College. Through outreach and recruitment presentations, signature events, summer academies, information sessions and programs, the […]

Donate Today to the Legacy Class Gift to Support Student ...

Mary Smedley Collier Distinguished Graduate 2015 Rebecca Nash (pictured here) invites Valencia employees, students, friends and family to join her and fellow graduates to reach a goal to beat last year’s $5,000 Legacy Class Gift before Commencement this Saturday, May 9, 2015. Time is short, but the purpose is big! The Legacy Class Gift will […]

Know a High School Dancer? Share this Opportunity to...

For the 15th year, the Valencia College Department of Dance will provide an opportunity for 15 to 20 talented high school dance students to participate in an intensive, four-week summer program, Monday, June 15 – Saturday, July 11, 2015, that includes classes in ballet, modern, jazz, improvisation and repertory during the 2015 Valencia Summer Dance Institute […]

Valencia Offers Incentive for 2015 Orange and Osceola...

Valencia has a gift for 2015 Orange and Osceola county graduates — a $100 voucher to use at any of our campus bookstores if they enroll for classes by Friday, July 10, 2015. Here’s how it works: Recent grads must: Graduate with a standard diploma from an Orange or Osceola county high school in 2015. Apply to […]

It’s Foster Care Awareness Month; Learn How...

May is Foster Care Awareness Care Month. Did you know that more than 200 foster youth are currently enrolled at Valencia? Foster Care to Success (FC2S) is the oldest and largest national nonprofit organization working solely with college-bound youth. The founder of FC2S, Joseph Rivers, affirms, “Every child, no matter the circumstances into which they are […]

Volunteers Needed to Host Central Avenue Students on...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses The students from Central Avenue Elementary School enjoyed their February visit so much that they’ve asked to come back! On Thursday, May 7, 2015. Fifth graders from Central Avenue will visit the Osceola Campus for a day of “mock college.” They will start with […]

Osceola Honors Student Receives Jack Kent Scholarship

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses Congratulations to Faith Culhane, one of two Valencia students selected to receive a Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship this year. Faith has completed the Honors Leadership Track at the Osceola Campus and has served as vice president of the Honors Student Advisory Council, serving an […]

Groups Provide Finals Relief to Alleviate Exam Jitters

It’s finals week and the stress is on for our students. But, our teams on our campuses have some great ways of helping our students beat that stress and alleviate exam jitters. The West Campus Office of Student Development will sponsor the give away of Finals Relief Kits on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, from 2 […]

Phi Theta Kappa Inducts 44 New Members

From left to right: Noor Pirzada, Sarah Tareen, Brittany Miller, Joshua-Caleb Barton, Juliana Vianna and Irelis Roman Mercado A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses The award-winning Alpha Phi Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at the Osceola Campus inducted 44 new members on Friday, April 10, 2015. This year’s […]

Osceola Campus Hosts Career Event for Students...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, the Osceola Campus hosted an event for graphics majors that included an exhibit of student work and the participation of several industry experts. Guest speakers included Shiniko “Niko” Floyd, a former Orlando Sentinel graphic artist and illustrator; Jose Portals, CEO […]