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Stressed? Check Out These Employee Development Workshops

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 It may come as no surprise that the American Psychological Association (APA) is reporting that many Americans are currently experiencing increased stress in 2020. Without deliberate attention to the stress levels and stressors we are experiencing, the APA suggests that “the negative mental health effects of of the pandemic could be “serious and […]

FRS Workshops Offer Tips for Retirement and Investment Pl...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 When it comes to retirement, the Florida Retirement System (FRS) can help you prepare. FRS will hold the following online workshops: Using the FRS to Plan for Retirement Date: Monday, October 5, 2020 Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Protecting Yourself and Loved Ones Date: Monday, October 5, 2020 Time: 1 – […]

Relax Away Your Stress With a Guided Meditation

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Dates: Every Tuesday and Thursday Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: Zoom Feeling stressed? Less focused than you’d like to be? Join a mid-day guided meditation on Tuesdays and Thursdays this fall. Hosted by Human Resources Specialist Karen Han, this class will consist of 30 minutes of guided meditation for self-care. This session is aimed […]

Want to Quit Smoking? Check Out These Resources

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Although our campuses officially went smoke free eight years ago, we know that breaking the habit can be a challenge for many. If you quit smoking now, according to Tobacco Free Florida: In two weeks to three months, your risk of heart attack begins to drop and lung function begins to improve. […]

Your Flu Shot; More Important Now Than Ever

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 A Message from Tom Keller, Director of Total Rewards With flu season fast approaching amid the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the time to take preventative measures by getting a flu shot (as long as your doctor agrees the flu shot is right for you). While there are many different flu viruses, flu […]

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Colorado State University – Global Campus Offers Valencia Employees and Students a 10% Discount Valencia has signed an articulation agreement with Colorado State University – Global Campus (CSU-Global), a 100% online university. As a result of this agreement, all Valencia employees and students receive a 10% tuition discount until they graduate. As the country’s first […]

Enter the Real Appeal Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win a...

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 It’s well-known that the pandemic has affected many people’s physical and mental health, but Valencia College and UnitedHealthcare (UHC) want to turn that around with Real Appeal, a free, online weight loss and healthy lifestyle program for employees, their spouses and dependents who are enrolled in one of UHC medical plans. […]

And the Summer Wellness Challenge Winners Are …

Thursday, August 13, 2020 A Message from Ronald Owens, Teaching Lab Supervisor, Physical Education Twenty-four of our Valencia College family members are healthier today as a result of participating in the Summer Wellness Challenge. The challenge ran during the summer term and consisted of six teams made up of four members each. Participants earned points […]

5 Ways to Avoid Visual Triggers of Migraine and Headache...

Tuesday, July 14, 2020  A Message From Ella Raynor, Instructional Lab Supervisor, and Kat Mogensen, Instructional Lab Assistant, of the Lake Nona Campus Writing Center Did you know that approximately 12% of people in the U.S. suffer from migraines? Migraine is a neurological disease characterized by severe head pain along with a myriad of other […]

Your Technology and Your Health

Thursday, July 9, 2020 A Message from Ronald Owens, Teaching Lab Supervisor, Physical Education Your body is an electrical system that works in a relationship with the electromagnetic spectrum. It is capable of phenomenal things and at the same time it is intricate and fragile. In order for the human body to function optimally, it […]