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Faculty Certifications Earned in 2021-2022

Thursday, August 25, 2022 A Message from Dori Haggerty and Sally Leslie, Directors, Faculty and Instructional Development During the 2021 – 2022 academic year, faculty members earned 518 certifications within one or more of the faculty development programs, including Associate Faculty, Active Learning, Digital Professor, LifeMap, Study Abroad Program Leader and Peace and Justice Practitioner. Congratulations on achieving this important milestone. To […]

TLA Announces Learning Outcomes-based Practice Course

Thursday, August 25, 2022 The Teaching/Learning Academy (TLA), a community of practice, supports new professors, counselors and librarians as they develop Individualized Learning Plans, a fundamental phase of the tenure process, designed to assist tenure candidates in expanding and improving their professional practices and students’ learning. The goal of the TLA is to help tenure-track faculty members develop […]

Course Testing for Fall 2022

Thursday, August 25, 2022 A Message from Erica Reese, Director, Testing and Assessment To continue supporting our students and faculty, we want to share some important reminders from the Testing Center. Testing Centers will continue to support the following types of testing: Placement testing associated with the “front door” and graduation. Accommodated testing for students with testing accommodations approved […]

Faculty Governance Update — August 2022

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 A Message from Doreen Watson, President, Collegewide Faculty Association What a fantastic Welcome Back week of celebrating our past, present and future goals and achievements! On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, I had the honor to speak to and meet most of our new faculty. I must say, we have a phenomenal […]

Best Wishes for the Fall Term & Important Reminders

A Message from Isis Artze-Vega, Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs After last week’s lineup of orientations, Academic Assembly, Campus Welcome Back Bashes, Academic Year Kick Off and division meetings, I’m feeling energized by your excitement and steadfast commitment to our students, one another, and our community. I’m writing to share my best wishes for a […]

In Case You Missed It: The June Faculty Insight

Thursday, July 28, 2022 A Message from the Office of Organizational Communication  Since we sent your last Faculty Insight on Thursday, June 30, 2022, we’ve received reports that not all faculty members received the issue in their inbox. The June issue included some important articles including: An announcement of our newly tenured professors; A Faculty […]

Individual Freedom and Educational Discrimination: New...

Thursday, July 28, 2022 A Message from Isis Artze-Vega, Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs and Michael Robbins, Outgoing President, Collegewide Faculty Association State legislation known as House Bill 7 — in effect since Friday, July 1, 2022 — amends two Florida non-discrimination laws applicable to Valencia College. The legislature’s stated purpose in adopting this […]

Faculty Governance Update — July 2022

Thursday, July 28, 2022 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association This will be my last update as the Valencia College Faculty Association president. My term is ending, and it has been an engaging year (to put it mildly). Over the past year, Valencia has experienced multiple changes: in our leadership, in our governance and […]

Easy Printing With PaperCut Print Management Software

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 In August 2022, Valencia College will expand its printing capabilities by implementing PaperCut into the employee multi-functional device (MFD) fleet — the devices that scan, copy and print — in employee areas. PaperCut is currently used as the collegewide student printing manager and will enable more robust features for our students, […]

Meet Your New Faculty Association President, Doreen Watson

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 By Jennifer Keefe When Doreen Watson looks at today’s Valencia College student body, she sees herself. Now, that might be because Doreen is a proud Valencia graduate, but there are also some other reasons. Like many of our students, Doreen’s story starts with a journey from somewhere else. In her case, […]