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TADHack Mini-Orlando Hosted at Valencia’s CDC

Valencia College’s Collaborative Design Center (CDC) is no stranger to innovation. After all, it frequently hosts Caffeine Buzz — a first-Friday-of-the-month forum for faculty and staff to explore the intersection between out-of-this-world ideas and real-life innovations. So, perhaps it’s not a surprise that the folks behind TADHack-mini Orlando opted to also use the CDC for their recent […]

Collaborative Design Center Makes Another Sustainable Change

Valencia takes sustainability seriously. From composting in our cafes to introducing smart plugs around the College, we’re always looking for ways to increase our sustainable practices and decrease our carbon footprint. After introducing Valencia College mugs into the Collaborative Design Center (CDC) in May 2017, Katie Tagye, director, organizational design and development, and Rachel Mack, implementation coordinator, decided to make additional sustainability […]

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes at the Collaborative Design Center

Valencia’s Collaborative Design Center (CDC), created to help our employees and local businesses design solutions for cultural change, is experiencing some changes of its own. On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, the senior team approved a proposal for the CDC to move under Organizational Development and Human Resources (OD/HR). Previously, the CDC was part of the […]

Experience the Collaborative Design Process at “Caffeine ...

See things differently. (We’ll begin with the end in mind.) Let’s say you have a challenge you’re facing or a kernel of an idea you want to “pop!” Perhaps you’ve been exploring its “how-to” for some time. Or, you may have something you need to develop from scratch and you’re stumped at where to begin. […]

Collaborative Design Center Available for Valencia...

As we celebrate World Creativity & Innovation Week, you’re encouraged to plug into the creative awesomeness of Valencia’s Collaborative Design Center (CDC), a meeting space where creativity meets functionality. It’s where people go to shape solutions to challenges and opportunities where only innovation will do. Valencia’s CDC is open for use by internal departments — […]