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April 2014 Kudos

Keith Houck and Valencia’s Sustainability Successes Recognized by SACUBO Congratulations to Keith Houck, vice president, operations and finance, who received the Distinguished Service Award  from the Southern Association for College and University Business Officers (SACUBO) at its annual meeting earlier this month in San Antonio, Texas. SACUBO was founded in 1928 and represents the colleges […]

Inaugural “Get On Track” Graduates

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola & Lake Nona Campuses Congratulations to the inaugural class of Get On Track Program graduates! Through their successful completion of the Lake Nona Campus Get On Track Program, 15 students demonstrated outstanding co-curricular involvement during the 2013 – 2014 academic year. Program graduates participated in a variety of […]

Osceola Campus Open House – May 1, 2014

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola & Lake Nona Campuses Please help spread the word — the Osceola Campus will hold its annual Open House event on Thursday, May 1, 2014, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Building 4. Please encourage your friends, family, neighbors and acquaintances in the community to attend to learn […]

Accounting Students Learn Lessons at Krispy Kreme

By Nelly Cintron-Lorenzo, Professor, Accounting                         Nelly Cintron-Lorenzo, professor of accounting, and her ACG2071 Managerial Accounting students visited Krispy Kreme at 4080 Millennia Avenue on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, to enhance students’ knowledge, understanding and application of the basic managerial accounting terms used in […]

The Transformation of the West Campus Answer Center

By Jennifer Mezquita, Manager, Student Services, and Marjorie McKillop, Student Services Advisor Have you been to the Student Services Building (SSB) lately? If you visited prior to July 2013, you probably remember the long line of students waiting to see a student services advisor in the Answer Center. At times, particularly in July and August, […]

Student Awards Ceremony at Osceola and Lake Nona

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola & Lake Nona Campuses It’s the time of year when we celebrate with our students in recognition of all they have accomplished! On Monday, April 14, 2014, the Osceola Campus hosted its Student Leadership Awards Ceremony, and on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the Lake Nona Campus hosted its […]

Service Learning Trip to the Hope CommUnity Center

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola & Lake Nona Campuses A group of six students, Professor Mark Guillette, Professor Christie Miller and I had the privilege of participating in a farmworker immersion program Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13, 2014. The service learning trip was organized by the Hope CommUnity Center in Apopka. […]

SAGE April 2014 Update

A message from Jennifer Robertson, Director, Study Abroad and Global Experiences Spring Break 2014 Short-Term Study Abroad During Spring Break 2014, 33 students and six faculty members participated in short-term study abroad programs via Study Abroad and Global Experiences (SAGE). Through multiple disciplines — culinary, health education and humanities — faculty and students explored cultural […]

Wish a Student (or all 7,800 of them) a Happy Graduation

Last year, in the days and weeks leading up to commencement, the marketing and strategic communications department encouraged graduates to share their commencement plans and photos via social media using a hashtag. This year, it will be #ValenciaGrad. The result will be an online bulletin board where everyone’s graduation photos, thoughts and messages will be […]

Internship and Workforce Services/Alumni Relations Host...

On Monday, March 31, 2014, staff from Internship and Workforce Services partnered with Alumni Relations and Valencia’s Career Centers to host the Spring Job Fair at the West Campus Special Events Center. The event drew 32 employers from the hospitality, culinary, nonprofit, music and entertainment, public service and banking industries. Local employers included Hilton, Walt […]