A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses
Please welcome four new tenure-track faculty to East Campus.
Ciara Hensley, Emerging Technology Librarian
Ciara joined the Valencia family in August 2017 as an adjunct librarian. Prior to joining us as the full-time tenured emerging technology librarian, she worked on the Osceola and West Campuses. Ciara graduated from Florida State University (FSU) with a master’s degree in library and information studies, a bachelor’s degree in information, communication and technology, and has worked as a reference associate and graduate assistant at FSU.
Lilly Miller, Professor, Sign Language
Lilly’s career at Valencia began nine years ago when she started as an adjunct professor of sign language and interpretation. She has worn many hats at Valencia: internship mentor/interpreter coordinator, curriculum developer, interim coordinator and and full-time professor of sign language interpreting. She received her bachelor’s degree in sign language interpretation (SLI) from the University of South Florida and holds a master’s degree in SLI from the University of North Florida.
Teaching courses in cinematography and film editing and production, Paul has been with Valencia since 2016. He received his bachelor’s degree in both creative writing and film and a master’s degree from the College of Motion Picture, Television and Recording Arts at FSU. He was a course director for two years at Full Sail University and worked for 17 years in Los Angeles as a cinematographer. Over the years, Paul has shot numerous feature films, along with documentaries, television and commercials.
Osama Moussa, Professor, Physics
Osama began his journey with physics at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in applied physics with a minor in math. He received his master’s degree in physics and became intrigued with quantum mechanics. Osama attended the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Canada, and earned his Ph.D. in physics. He began working at Valencia as an adjunct professor in 2016 and teaches a variety of physics courses.