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Call for Sustainable Development Artistic Creations for...

Thursday, March 25, 2021 The Center for Global Economic and Environmental Opportunity (GEEO) of the University of Central Florida (UCF) is holding a competition for artistic creations by students on the theme of sustainable development in three categories: poetry, music and digital media. Please alert students to this opportunity. The competition is designed as part of […]

Faculty Governance Update — March 2021

Thursday, March 25, 2021 A Message from Patrick Bartee, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello, my Valencia family. First, I am so excited to see another day, week and month. Wow! As I look how well we are moving along as a college family, it warms my heart. Valencia has really learned to adapt to the present climate, […]

The Creating a Resilient Community Conference; Time For...

Thursday, March 25, 2021 By Rachel Allen, Director, Peace and Justice Institute, and Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning Dates: Tuesday, April 20 ― Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Online. Register here. It has been a trying year for all of us. Understanding the impact of toxic stress on our […]

Faculty Highlight: Ellen Costello Brings Exciting...

By Claudia Zequeira The saying “it takes one to know one” applies perfectly to Ellen Costello, manager, teacher preparation, Educator Prep Institute. Years ago, Ellen was a psychology major who decided being a K-12 teacher was her calling. But making the leap to education, an entirely different profession, was made possible thanks to an educator […]

Endowed Chairs Application Now Open for Tenured,...

Thursday, February 25, 2021 A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning, and Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources  The application is now open for the Endowed Chairs Learning Leadership program, which provides recognition and funding for faculty learning experiences that positively impact student learning. Tenure-track and Annually Appointed Faculty […]

Teaching for Equity: Equity-Mindedness in Valencia’s...

Thursday, February 25, 2021 A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning and Isis Artze-Vega, Vice President, Academic Affairs How does learning-centeredness, a core element of Valencia College culture, relate to the College’s recently reaffirmed commitment to equity? And what are the implications for faculty and teaching? In this communication, we embark on […]

Nominate Valencia Educators for 2021 Faculty Association ...

Thursday, February 25, 2021 The Collegewide Faculty Association announces the opening of the nomination period for the Faculty Association Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Counseling and Librarianship. The purpose of this award is to recognize five faculty members who have demonstrated effective and innovative teaching methods and a continuing commitment to student success through student […]

Teaching On Campus? Remember to Report Any Student Illness

Thursday, February 25, 2021 As we enter into the second half of our Spring 2021 term, please remember to continue to follow our illness reporting protocols for yourself and your students. Faculty and staff members who are currently teaching or working on-site during Phase 2 operations have an important role in ensuring Valencia College’s protocols for illness […]

Faculty Governance Update — February 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 A Message from Patrick Bartee, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello my Valencia family. First, I am so excited to see another day, week and month. My presidency has proven to be different and so will my messages. As we leave this month of February, Black History has been on display, and I have […]

Save the Dates for Destination 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 A Message from Campus Directors of Faculty and Instructional Development Shara Lee, Dori Haggerty and Sally Leslie and Faculty Director of the Teaching/Learning Academy Claudine Bentham Mark your calendars for Destination 2021, which will take place virtually during the first five Friday afternoons of the summer term — May 14, 21, 28, June 4 and June […]