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President Shugart Shares the Power of Listening at East...

By Shalini Sealey, Business Office Specialist and Co-chair, East Campus CSA At its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 22, 2014, the East Campus Career Staff Association (CSA) welcomed  a special guest speaker, Valencia College President Dr. Sandy Shugart. The roundtable discussion focused on the “Listening” chapter of Dr. Shugart’s book, “Leadership in the Crucible of […]

Meet the 2014 West Campus Career Staff Association

Please welcome West Campus Career Staff Association (CSA) leaders (pictured above from left to right) Frances Middleton, secretary and treasurer for West Campus and collegewide, Ozella Knox, chair and training, and Michelle Rodriguez, chair elect. The goals of the CSA are to address employee concerns, provide staff development and community outreach opportunities and to raise awareness about […]

West Campus Career Staff Association Celebrates...

By Ozella Knox, Training Support Specialist On Wednesday, February 19, 2014, West Campus Career Staff Association celebrated Presidents Day with Valencia’s own presidents, Dr. Sandy Shugart, president, Valencia College, and Dr. Falecia Williams, president, West Campus. Dr. Shugart updated the career staff on a broad range of topics including budgets, retirement incentives, new construction at […]

East Campus Career Staff Association: Providing...

The Career Staff Association held a successful meeting On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, from 1 – 2 p.m. with guest speaker, Stacey Johnson, East and Winter Park Campus president. Her topic, “Leadership Lessons Learned Along the Way,” included valuable lessons such as mentoring, furthering your individual education and self-reflection. Dr. Johnson ended the discussion with […]

Lake Nona Campus Forms Career Staff Association

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola & Lake Nona Campuses The Lake Nona Campus is pleased to announce the official formation of the Lake Nona Campus Career Staff Association. With the help of Amy Bosley, vice president, organizational development and human resources, an informative “kick-off” meeting was organized, nominations for officers were submitted and […]

Career Staff Association: Networking for Professional...

  From left to right: Adrian Aleem, chair; Amanda Russell, secretary and Shalini Sealey, co-chair Wouldn’t it be great if there was a place where you could go to share your insights and ideas and get answers to questions that would enhance your workplace experience and perhaps even accelerate your career path? Well, there is! […]

Thank You, Career Service Staff!

A message from Falecia Williams, West Campus President We hope that Career Service Staff members enjoyed the ice cream social held on Thursday, October 17, 2013, at the West Campus. The event was a time for campus administrators and supervisors to wish career staffers a “Happy New Year” and show their appreciation  for the support, […]

West Campus Career Staff Association Announcements —...

The West Campus Career Staff Association (CSA) is proud to announce our new members! Michelle Rodriguez, accounts receivable specialist, will be our new secretary after Michal Ewing, institutional research support specialist, retires at the end of this year. Please also join us in welcoming Frances Middleton, our new treasurer. Both are great additions to the […]

HR Topics: Documenting Hours Worked for Career Service Em...

By John Kobe As a supervisor of overtime eligible (non-exempt) career service employees, one of your critical responsibilities is accurately recording the hours worked for those employees. But why is this really so important? A historical perspective: During the Great Depression, part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s recovery strategy was to encourage new job creation, […]

Winter Park Campus Elects New CSA Officers

The new officers of the Career Staff Association (CSA) at Winter Park are Grenka Fletcher, Chair; Aaron Bergeson, Chair-Elect; Karen Kelley, Treasurer; and Peggy Johnson, Secretary. The CSA is a college-wide organization that provides a platform for career service staff members to engage in career development opportunities, community outreach projects, and a variety of other […]