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Faculty Governance Update — May 2022

Thursday, May 26, 2022 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association I’m afraid I don’t have any deep philosophical messages for you all this month — this is more of an informational announcement and update. I have two announcements that I’d like to bring to your attention: An Open Forum on Legislation I know many […]

Academic Calendar Updated to Align With Summer 2022 Schedule

Thursday, May 26, 2022 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello Valencia faculty! The Academic Calendar has been updated to address a few inconsistencies that did not align with the Summer 2022 term schedule. While several recommendations were given to adjust and improve the calendar, I wanted to highlight key recommendations that you should […]

Faculty Highlight: Kris Merceron Flips the Script to...

Thursday, May 26, 2022 By Jennifer Keefe Kris Merceron, discipline coordinator and professor of both speech and New Student Experience at the Poinciana Campus, wants his students to know he’s a regular person, just like them. He does this by creating an environment that is welcoming. “Lots of students walk through the door frightened, anxious […]

Congrats to Our ROC’in Faculty

Thursday, May, 26, 2022 A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning   Congratulations to our faculty members who completed the Rubric for Online Competencies (ROC) online course peer review during the Spring 2022 semester. Jason Balserait, professor, English, ENC1102 Freshman Composition II Joel Berman, professor, mathematics, MAC2311 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I Wendi Bush, […]

Register for the Summer 2022 PJI Teachers Academy

Thursday, May 26, 2022 The PJI Teachers Academy, a weeklong, intensive program designed for educators by educators and organized by the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI), has opened registration for summer. Dates: Monday, June 27 – Friday, July 1, 2022 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: West Campus, Collaborative Design Center (Building 10, Third Floor) […]

Summer 2022 H2 and TWK No Show Reporting Periods

Thursday, May 26, 2022 A Message From Isis Artze-Vega, College Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs  With the summer 2022 term underway, I would like to provide you with guidance from the federal Department of Education on the academically related activities that represent “attendance” in online courses for the H2 and TWK parts of term. […]

How To Sort Canvas Email Notifications in Outlook

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Now that the Office of Information Technology has completed the migration of employees’ Atlas inboxes into their Outlook inboxes, any messages from Canvas previously sent to your @mail address will now appear in Outlook. If you’re interested in sorting student message notifications received from Canvas, you can set up rules in Outlook […]

Faculty Development Opportunity: Creating Equity-minded C...

Friday, April 29, 2022 A Message from Melissa Pedone and Stanton Reed, Interim Presidents, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Ever wonder how programs and courses are created at Valencia? Are you looking for strategies to develop a more equity-minded curriculum? Explore these topics in this Professional Development (PD) course: INDV 4242 Creating Equity-minded Curricula […]

Faculty Governance Update — April 2022

Thursday, April 28, 2022 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association As we conclude spring 2022, I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the effort faculty have taken over the past academic year. It almost feels trite to say this, but we have had a rough year as educators. I also feel a bit […]

Pay Options for Full-time, Non-temporary Faculty

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 A Message from Carla McKnight, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources If you are an eight- or 10-month, full-time (non-temporary) faculty member, it is time to make changes, if desired, to your payroll frequency for the upcoming academic year. Below is the information you need to know about this annual process: […]