On May 11, 2014, the Orlando Sentinel reported that Valencia’s DirectConnect to UCF program is a national success and has actually helped grow the number of minorities at UCF from 31 to 43 percent over the last decade. The boost is attributed to the easy transfer of credits, alignment of academic programs between participating colleges and the preparation students receive to handle the rigors of university coursework.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 The UCF Connect Centers have reopened at Valencia College’s East, Osceola and West Campuses. Valencia students who plan to attend the University of Central Florida (UCF) after graduation should connect with a UCF success coach as early as possible. While students are still attending Valencia, the success coaches will provide assistance with […]
DirectConnect — the program launched in 2006 by Valencia College and the University of Central (UCF) to guarantee Valencia graduates admission and a smooth transition to UCF — has changed thousands of students’ lives by helping them obtain bachelor’s degrees. Now, DirectConnect, which has expanded to students at six Central Florida state colleges, is playing […]