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College Update — June 2016

A special message from Sandy Shugart, Valencia College President Yesterday, June 22, 2016, Valencia’s District Board of Trustees approved the budget for the upcoming year. This budget proposal was developed over many months with input from across the College and, like budgets in years past, it is anchored in our commitments to student learning and […]

June 2016 Procurement News

2015-16 Purchase Order Close Out A message from Rhonda Ulmer, Managing Director, Procurement The cut-off date for the issuance of new purchase orders in preparation of the year-end close out was Wednesday, June 8, 2016. As stated in the recent communications from Loren Bender, vice president, business operations and finance, all outstanding items on purchase orders must be received […]

Poinciana Campus Details Revealed at Board of Trustees Me...

With the Poinciana Campus groundbreaking now behind us, excitement about the opportunities this campus will create for the more than 53,000 residents of Poinciana and the 80,000 residents in the greater Poinciana area continues to grow. At the Wednesday, May 25, 2016, District Board of Trustees meeting at the Osceola Campus, Kathleen Plinske, president, Osceola, Lake Nona […]

Fiscal Year-End Closing Guidelines and Timeline for June...

A message from Loren Bender, Vice President, Business Operations and Finance As we approach the end of fiscal year 2015-16, Financial Services would like to assist you in best utilizing your remaining funds. Although financial processes cannot stop because of fiscal year end, the required cut-off dates are necessary to accurately record financial transactions in […]

Higher One ATMs Will be Removed from Campuses

As of Wednesday, May 4, 2016, Higher One ATMs will no longer be available on Valencia campuses. However, the Central Florida Credit Union ATMs located on campuses will remain. As part of the new Federal Financial Aid Cash Management Title IV regulations, third-party refund management providers, such as Higher One, must offer students with account […]

Welcome Bill Haus, Assistant Director, Budget and Analysis

A message from Sue Fagan, Director, Budget and Analysis Welcome Bill Haus, who joined Valencia as assistant director, budget and analysis on Monday, March 28, 2016. Prior to joining Valencia, Bill spent 28 years in a variety of roles in finance, budgeting, financial system design and development, investment analysis, investment management, contract negotiation, investment banking and as […]

Valencia’s Financial Transformation Revealed at...

The College is going through a financial transformation, shared Loren Bender, vice president, business operations and finance, and Oscar Cristancho, assistant vice president, budgets and analysis, at the Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at West Campus. The goals of the transformation are: Full Understanding – To assist budget managers, so they have a full and […]

Osceola Campus Selected to Receive Title V Funding

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses I am delighted to share that the Osceola Campus’ proposal for a Title V grant has been funded! Our grant proposal requested $2.625 million over five years to develop and build a strategic infrastructure to support unduplicated, accelerated pathways to increase student access. Grant […]

The Resource Development Office is Available to Help You...

A message from Kristeen Christian, Assistant Vice President, Resource Development Valencia’s Resource Development Office (RDO) is your point of contact for grants and all external funding that support the many innovative initiatives contributing to student success and our learning community. The RDO team will help you explore grant ideas through facilitated conversations, identify funding opportunities and manage grants […]

13 Things to Know When Managing Staff Paid by Grant Funds

By Kristeen Christian, Assistant Vice President, Resource Development                       Managing grant staff can be complicated. As a manager, you are responsible for compliance with the funding source and College guidelines. By working closely with the resource development team, you can be sure that all aspects of the grant, including the management of staff paid by grant funds, […]