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Nominate Valencia Educators for 2020 Faculty Association ...

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 engagement both inside and […]

Canvas Update — New Analytics and Changes to Quizzes Tool

A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning In the next couple of months, in Canvas, you will find updates to analytics and the Quiz tool. New Analytics New Analytics is currently an optional feature and must be enabled by instructors in each course prior to use. New Analytics will replace the current Canvas […]

Faculty Ombuds Update — January 2020

In fall 2018, Organizational Development and Human Resources introduced a new faculty dispute resolution resource — a faculty ombuds representative — and welcomed your representative, Anna Saintil, professor, student life skills. Anna is trained to provide support, guidance and feedback to faculty who are having difficulty resolving conflicts. For more information on the faculty ombuds […]

Students Identify Their Thinking Process in Jennifer...

By Wendy Jo Moyer Jennifer Tomlinson, faculty, New Student Experience, was seeking a way to make group presentations in her African American Humanities class more robust and to help her students understand that the project is not only about mastering content, but to simultaneously learn about themselves and how to work with others. To meet […]

High Impact Practices Plan Leads to Online Speech...

As part of a High Impact Practices Plan (HIP) on online success for speech courses, Speech Department faculty partnered with Valencia Productions to create engaging learning material for the purpose of improving student outcomes. The team, including professors of speech Suzette Ashton, Edie Gaythwaite, Mayra Holzer, Melissa Johnson, Liza Schellpfeffer and Tina Tan, along with Valencia Productions’ Operations Manager Michael Maguire and Multimedia […]

Faculty Learn About Creating Equity-minded Classrooms at...

As a part of Valencia College’s continued commitment to equity and belonging, more than 125 math professors gleaned tips for creating an equity-minded classroom from keynote speaker James Gray, mathematics faculty at the Community College of Aurora (CCA), Colorado, during the fifth biennial Intersections and Unions Valencia Math Conference held on Saturday, January 4, 2020, […]

Welcome to Our New Faculty Fellows for Online Learning Ex...

A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning The Online Learning Excellence (OLE) team is excited to announce the addition of three faculty members who are joining our team as faculty fellows: Karen Styles, Rick Dexter, and Daniel W. “Chip” Turner. These highly experienced faculty members will work closely with the Online Teaching and Learning team […]

Faculty Governance Update — January 2020

A Message from Stanton Reed, President, Collegewide Faculty Association I hope that fresh beginnings of a new year and a new semester are energizing each of you. I sure am energized and excited about the work ahead of us. I ended 2019 by reading the New York Times Bestseller, “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide” by […]

Now Hiring: Full-time Faculty Positions

Valencia College is currently hiring for multiple full-time faculty positions in a variety of disciplines. We invite you to apply. Full-time faculty positions include:  These positions are open to both internal and external candidates. Apply for these roles by Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at 7 p.m. Internal candidates may apply through the Valencia EDGE by […]

Valencia Foundation Grants Available to Support...

With the generous support of our donors, the Valencia Foundation supports new and existing initiatives at the College to enhance student learning. One way we accomplish this is through the Foundation’s mini-grants program, which is designed to provide financial resources for short-term projects, programs and services. For example, this program has supported: Travel and registration costs for students […]