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Black History Month Celebrated Downtown With Business...

Thursday, March 17, 2022 Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses During Black History Month, the Downtown Campus hosted Parramore Speaks, which highlighted Black business and leaders from the Parramore community, on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. Business leaders included Brenda R. March from Parramore Kidz Zone, Natasha Gaye from Parramore’s Main Street […]

Black History Month Celebrated on East Campus

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses As part of the celebration of Black History Month, Dimas Sanchez De Leon, professor, computer programming and analysis, and Eric Wright, part-time faculty, history, secured a $5,000 Florida Humanities Community Projects Grant through their work with the Escuela de Bomba y […]

Black History Month: A Reflection on African Influence...

Friday, February 18, 2022 A Message from Marlene Temes, Interim Dean of Academic Affairs In this month designated to celebrate Black history, I reflect on the African influence in Cuba, my country of origin. It’s estimated that more than 10 million African slaves survived the Middle Passage when brought to the “new world.” Out of […]

VAHA Scholarships Are Now Available for Valencia Students

Monday, February 7, 2022 A Message Carmen Laguer Diaz and Lauren Thomas, Co-chairs of the Valencia African Heritage Association In celebration of Black History Month, the Valencia African Heritage Association (VAHA) proudly announces a new Scholarship Series. Thanks to the Harry J. and E. Mary Hobbs Teaching Chair in Nursing endowment, VAHA has created the 2021-2022 VAHA Presents: […]

Black History Month Will be Celebrated Throughout February

Friday, February 4, 2022 A Message from Melissa Pedone and Stanton Reed, Interim Presidents, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses February is Black History Month. The national celebration was established by Dr. Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) in 1926. At a local and national level, […]

Celebrate Black History Month

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 February is Black History Month. The national celebration was established by Dr. Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH, Inc.) in 1926. At a local and national level, we continue to honor the significant impacts, struggles and triumphs of the larger African American […]

Black History Month Events: African Influences in the Car...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 As part of the celebration of Black History Month, Dimas Sanchez De Leon, professor, computer programming and analysis, secured a $5,000 Florida Humanities Community Projects Grant through his work with the group Escuela de Bomba y Plena Tata Cepeda. Dimas serves as president of the board of directors for the group. […]

Celebrate This Year’s Black History Month With...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 A Message Carmen Laguer Diaz and Lauren Thomas, Co-chairs of the Valencia African Heritage Association  Join the Valencia African Heritage Association (VAHA) in celebrating Black History Month 2022 with this year’s national theme of “Black Health and Wellness.” The national celebration of Black History Month was established by Dr. Carter G. Woodson and the Association for […]

VAHA Seeks Performers for Black Music Month and...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Got talent? If so, the Valencia African Heritage Association wants to hear from you. The group is calling on students, faculty, staff and members of the community to perform during its upcoming Black Music Month and Juneteenth events taking place in June. “This is just a way to show off talent […]

Valencia African Heritage Association Celebrates Black...

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 A Message Carmen Laguer Diaz and Lauren Thomas, Co-chairs of the Valencia African Heritage Association As it has become tradition, the Valencia African Heritage Association (formerly known as the Valencia African Heritage Committee), celebrated Black History Month. Following the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH) annual theme for 2021: […]