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East Campus Academic One Stop Center Open

Thursday, September 2, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses In an effort to support students on their educational journey at Valencia, the East Campus leadership team worked collaboratively to open the first-ever, Academic One Stop Center, on Monday, August 23, 2021. Under the leadership of Regional Dean of […]

Participate in the Search for Valencia’s Next Vice...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, Executive Vice President and Provost You’re invited to be a part of the hiring process for our next vice president of academic affairs. Beginning on Monday, November 26, 2018, you will have a chance to hear from three finalists for this important academic leadership position during forums that will be […]

Now Hiring: Vice President of Academic Affairs

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, Executive Vice President and Provost Valencia is now hiring a thoughtful, collaborative and passionate leader to serve as the College’s vice president of academic affairs. Both internal and external applicants are welcome to apply. The vice president of academic affairs provides strategic leadership for the areas of curriculum, assessment, faculty […]

Academic Affairs and Planning Restructures to Enhance...

A message from Susan Ledlow, Vice President, Academic Affairs and Planning In the fall of last year, Dr. Shugart ushered in the Year of Reflection at the 2014 Academic Assembly, acknowledging the energy and collaboration that it takes to implement the kinds of large-scale change and collegewide initiatives that Valencia has undertaken. As we near the end of our […]

Online Courses – Review and Evaluation

A special message from Dr. Sandy Shugart, Valencia College President Dear Valencia Community, Beginning next week, Valencia is launching a thorough review of our online course offerings, and would like to invite you to participate in this process. As you may know, online course offerings continue to rise in higher education throughout the nation, as […]

Featured Colleague – Nick Bekas

By Stephanie McMillen Despite the 14 years that he has worked at Valencia, Nick Bekas, dean of academic affairs for the West Campus, said he still finds it difficult to describe the Valencia culture to outsiders. “Sometimes,” he continued, “it is hard to describe it to ourselves.” But one thing that Nick is sure of […]

Susan Ledlow, Our New VP of Academic Affairs and Planning

After an extensive national search and many months of visits, meetings, and deliberations, Dr. Shugart, president of Valencia, is pleased to announce that Dr. Susan Ledlow will be joining Valencia as the next vice president of academic affairs and planning in mid-August. “Susan’s deep collaborative skills stood out throughout the search process,” said Dr. Shugart. […]

The Final Three: Videos of the VP, Academic Affairs...

If you didn’t have a chance to participate in the open forums and meet the three finalists for the vice president of academic affairs and planning position last week, you can still watch the video recordings. Each of the finalists had an hour and fifteen minutes to speak in an open forum about their experience […]

Behind the Scenes with Rafaela

In planning his remarks for Academic Assembly on the role of purpose in student achievement, Dr. Shugart wanted to feature an alumnus, a student who had been successful based on having a clear sense of purpose and direction, and who was on a path to create significant change in the world. He immediately thought of […]

Classes for Bachelor’s Degree Program in Radiology Set...

Valencia is rolling out a new degree program this fall – one that will give students in the health profession a chance to earn their bachelor’s degree. One of only two bachelor’s degrees offered at Valencia, the Bachelor of Science in Radiological Imaging Science will begin online classes this fall. Students who earn their bachelor’s […]