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Valencia Hospitality Students Celebrate Mardi Gras and...

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Valencia Hospitality Society Mardi Gras  On Tuesday, March 1, 2022 — in celebration of the first day of Mardi Gras — the Valencia Hospitality Society (VHS) offered free waffle bento boxes on our Downtown Campus. Special thanks to the club […]

Downtown Campus Volunteers Deliver Food in Parramore

Thursday, July 9, 2020 A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses A group of volunteers from the UCF and Valencia College Downtown Campus partnered with several nonprofits and other local officials and entities to distribute groceries and meals to hundreds of residents of the Parramore community. The effort, which took place at […]

2020 Commencement Details for Faculty and Staff

A Message from Joe Richardson, Vice President, Student Affairs Valencia’s Annual Commencement Ceremonies will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2020, at the Addition Financial Arena at the University of Central Florida Orlando Campus (12777 Gemini Blvd North, Orlando). Commencement times are 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Attendance is required for all tenured and tenure-track professors, counselors, librarians, […]

Sandy Shugart Takes the Stage at the Garden Theatre

Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Garden Theatre (160 West Plant St., Winter Garden) Whether you have been at Valencia College a year or 20, it is obvious that College President Sandy Shugart has many talents. Did you know one of those talents is an accomplished musician? On Saturday, January 4, 2020, Sandy […]

Advising Center Hosts Open House

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses On Thursday, September 26, 2019, the Osceola Campus Advising Center held its first Open House event. The festive theme was LIFE (like the board game), and students received a game piece and visited advisors’ offices, which were color-coordinated based on meta-major. Seventy-five students […]

Recognize Your Colleagues in a Meaningful Way

Here’s your chance to publicly recognize a fellow employee who is doing exceptional work and making a difference in the workplace. The featured colleague column in The Juice — your weekly electronic newsletter emailed collegewide each Tuesday — is your chance to provide well-deserved, peer-to-peer recognition in a meaningful way. Consider these few questions: What Valencia Value (learning, people, diversity, access […]

Check Out Lake Nona Campus’ Pop-up Library

Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Lake Nona Campus, Room 148 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Join your neighbors for a community event in conjunction with the Orange County Library System. The Lake Nona Campus will host another Library Pop-up on Saturday, July 27, 2019, […]

Get Ready to Party at the Poinciana Campus

Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019 Time: 5 – 8 p.m.  Location: Poinciana Campus A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses On Thursday, July 18, 2019, from 5 – 8 p.m., Poinciana Campus will host its Third Annual Summer Block Party. As part of ongoing community outreach efforts, the block party is one […]

Lake Nona Campus Hosts Orange County Library Pop-up Event

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses On Saturday, June 15, 2019, the Lake Nona Campus partnered with the Orange County Library System to create a pop-up library event. Nearly 180 Lake Nona children and parents celebrated summer with FREE DAPS, a local group of freestyle rappers and improvisers who use hip-hop to […]

Volunteers Needed for September 11 Memorial Flag Count

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Each year, the Osceola Campus remembers all who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, by displaying flags that represent the country of origin of each of the victims in the courtyard around the clock tower. We need your […]