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Policy Update: Student Code of Conduct

Thursday, January 20, 2022  A Message from Andel Fils Aime, Dean of Students, West Region Valencia College’s student conduct team performed a careful review of College Policy 6Hx28: 8-03: Student Code of Conduct and made updates that better reflect Valencia’s current practices. In addition, with the recent passing of House Bill 233 (HB233), there were several pertinent […]

Fall Grades Due Soon

Thursday, November 18, 2021 A Message from Edwin Sanchez, Assistant Vice President, Admissions, Records and Graduation As a reminder, final grades are due on Monday, December 13, 2021, at 9 a.m. If you are unsure of how to submit your final grades, view this resource. Please remember to pay close attention to the on-screen alerts regarding remaining grades, missing […]

Faculty Contracts for the 2021-2022 Academic Year Coming ...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 A Message from Marian Herington, Director, Employee Records and Services Faculty contracts will be sent by Wednesday, December 1, 2021, to all faculty who are required to sign a contract for the 2021-2022 academic year. This year, the contracts will be sent via DocuSign instead of Qualtrics. Faculty will receive an email […]

Faculty Governance Update — November 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello Valencia Faculty! I always get into a reflective mood at the end of the semester. It starts around Thanksgiving, like clockwork. I appreciate the cyclical nature of education; it invites an opportunity to think about ways to improve, and to really think about […]

Introducing Our Honors Faculty Coordinators

Wednesday, November 17, 2021  The Office of Strategic Learning Initiatives selected three faculty coordinators to work in collaboration with the Seneff Honors College and our campus regions to find opportunities to enhance the services that are provided to faculty and students engaged in the Honors College. Faculty coordinators are an integral part of the redesign of the […]

Faculty Highlight: Kirsten Holt Says Transparency Is the...

Thursday, October 28, 2021 By Jennifer Keefe  East Campus Professor of English Kirsten Holt does a lot of things to make writing relevant to her students, but one of her most successful approaches is simple — she keeps it real. In addition to poetry and creative writing, Kirsten teaches English Composition I and II, classes […]

Get Resources From the Collaborative Institutional...

Thursday, October 28, 2021 A Message from Laura Blasi, Director, Institutional Evaluation Several faculty members recently participated in Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) sessions in which they discussed the ways CITI certification — which typically lasts for three years — can be used in their courses and as part of their careers. Topics covered in CITI courses included: Good Clinical Practice (GCP); […]

Check Out the Upcoming TLA Workshop: Inclusion and Diversity

Thursday, October 28, 2021 Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021 Time: 2 – 4:30 p.m. Location: Online Date: Friday, November 5, 2021 Time: 2 – 4 p.m. Location: Online Join the Teaching/Learning Academy (TLA) workshop, INDV2151 Inclusion and Diversity — facilitated by Hank Van Putten, part-time faculty, New Student Experience, and Shari Koopman, professor, English. Participants will investigate learning opportunities that acknowledge, […]

Encourage a Student to Apply To Be the 2022...

Thursday, October 28, 2021 The Valencia College Foundation needs your help to identify the 2022 Mary S. Collier Distinguished Graduate, who will serve as the keynote speaker for our commencement ceremonies. We know from experience that many of our eligible students are too humble to see themselves in this role, so please encourage eligible, praiseworthy students to […]

Faculty Ombuds Representatives Provide Tips on How to...

Thursday, October 28, 2021 A Message from Ramon Velez-Cruz and Ann Heiny, Faculty Ombuds Representatives Conflict can be unsettling or even scary for many people. It’s not unusual to avoid conflict and just hope it goes away, but rarely is that a strategy for a successful resolution. Often, workplace conflict can be resolved with some “front end” effort on […]