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Learn About and Provide Feedback on Our New CRM During...

Thursday, November 19, 2020 Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Time: 2:30 – 4 p.m. Location: Zoom Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m. Location: Zoom Date: Friday, December 4, 2020 Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m. Location: Zoom You’re invited to join Vice President of Academic Affairs Isis Artze-Vega, Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management Sonya Joseph, Assistant […]

Teaching for Equity: Course Learning Outcomes Review

Thursday, November 19, 2020 A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning and Isis Artze-Vega, Vice President, Academic Affairs This series has already highlighted the Learning Outcomes Assessment model given its explicit grounding in equity-mindedness. Now that our faculty have begun engaging more deeply in this work, we focus this edition on what they have […]

Campaign Encourages Students to Register for Spring Term

Thursday, November 19, 2020 In an effort to encourage students to register for spring term and provide direct support, Valencia College has been proactively contacting new and returning students. For example, our Student Affairs team is sending targeted emails to the following groups of students: Those who were admitted in fall but did not complete New Student […]

Faculty Governance Update — November 2020

Thursday, November 19, 2020 A Message from Stanton Reed, Past President and Interim President, Collegewide Faculty Association “Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” — Mother Teresa. That quote was one of the mantras for entering into the year of clear vision 2020. No one could have predicted what […]

Canvas Update: The New Rich Content Editor

Thursday, November 19, 2020 A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning Starting in January 2021, you will see a new layout for the rich content editor when designing course content in Canvas. With this new update comes a more intuitive toolbar and menu when adding content onto a page, discussion, assignment, quiz and […]

Online Tutors Are Ready to Help Your Students

Monday, November 16, 2020 Are some of your students struggling with their coursework? Our online tutors are ready to support your students’ needs and provide the same level of assistance virtually as was provided through traditional, face-to-face tutoring. Students may access online tutoring at in multiple topics including math, science, writing and reading, accounting and economics, foreign languages and EAP, […]

We’re Celebrating Our Students’ First 15

Thursday, October 29, 2020 While the pandemic may have delayed our celebration of students who have completed their First 15, we won’t let it stop us. Finishing the first 15 credits is a big deal, as data suggest that the completion of 15 college-level credit hours is a significant milestone on a student’s academic journey […]

TLA Offers Upcoming Courses

Thursday, October 29, 2020 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 to expand and improve their professional practices and students’ learning. The goal of the TLA is to help tenure-track faculty members develop […]

Faculty Governance Update — October 2020

Thursday, October 29, 2020 A Message from Stanton Reed, Past President and Interim President, Collegewide Faculty Association Coming off of last week’s Inclusive Excellence Speaker Series with New York Times Bestselling Author Austin Channing Brown has left me curious and caused me to pause, as she reflected on her experience as a Black woman at predominantly white institutions. Brown’s experiences were […]

FAFSA Frenzy Is Here for Students and Parents

Thursday, October 29, 2020 FAFSA Presentations Dates: Every Tuesday, through November 10, 2020 Time: 6 – 7 p.m. Location: Online  FAFSA Help Sessions Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays, through November 12, 2020 (excluding Wednesday, November 11 as the College will be closed for Veterans Day) Time: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Location: Online Do you find that some […]