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News Roundup: Central Florida Media Covers Downtown Campus

More than 15 members of the Central Florida media participated in hard-hat tours of Valencia College’s new Downtown Campus — in partnership with the University of Central Florida (UCF) — on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. UCF’s Media Relations team partnered with Valencia’s Public Relations department to give local media outlets a chance to tour the new campus […]

Downtown Campus Employees Ramp Up for Upcoming Campus Ope...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Valencia College Downtown Campus faculty and staff have had a busy schedule over the past few weeks as they prepare for the opening of the new campus in fall 2019. On Saturday, February 9, 2019, faculty and staff provided information about the new Downtown Campus, […]

Campus Construction: Get the 411

Downtown Campus Construction Brings Valencia’s Downtown Dreams Closer to Reality It feels like yesterday that Valencia College and the University of Central Florida (UCF) broke ground on our new Downtown Campus — beginning to actualize our commitment to serve the downtown community as part of the community. In actuality, though, it’s been nearly two years […]

Campus Construction: Get the 411

The walls are up on Osceola Campus’ future Careers in Industry and Technology (CIT) building. When it opens in 2020, the CIT building will house the mechatronics program, currently located at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, and become the home-base for the intake of international, language and accelerated skills training students and the YouthBuild program. The CIT […]

A Garden is Blooming on Osceola Campus

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Our Osceola Science Department’s garden is up and blooming again on the west side of Building 4. Same location, new digs. Literally. Groundskeepers dug new beds and put in fresh soil from a local vendor. Students in our construction program built frames for […]

Campus Construction: Get the 411

Remember the Downtown Campus beam we invited you to sign? This month, that beam — which was signed by hundreds of Valencia and University of Central Florida (UCF) faculty and staff, as well as community members — was placed at the top of the Dr. Phillips Academic Commons, the new state-of-the-art learning facility that anchors UCF Downtown […]

Downtown Campus Update: Frequently Asked Questions Now Av...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses In fall 2019 Valencia will open its new Downtown Campus, in partnership with the University of Central Florida (UCF). Construction is well underway, and the countdown has already begun as we are less than 10 months away from opening the doors and welcoming students to […]

District Board of Trustees Tours the Future Downtown Campus

The District Board of Trustees got a firsthand look at the Valencia College Downtown Campus, a shared campus with the University of Central Florida (UCF), during the board’s first meeting of the academic year on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. As part of the meeting, which was hosted at the UCF Center for Emerging Media in downtown, trustees signed […]

Sign the ‘Beam’ at the New Downtown Campus

With the opening of the UCF Downtown and Valencia College Downtown Campus less than a year away, the countdown and celebrations continue. As the topping off and completion of the Dr. Phillips Academic Commons nears, faculty and staff are invited to sign the beam that will complete the structure of the first academic building on […]

Campus Construction: Get the 411

The Valencia College Downtown Campus, a shared campus with the University of Central Florida, will be in the heart of our great city. Check out these latest aerial photos that show just how the campus will fit into Orlando’s skyline and how convenient it will be to Lake Eola, the Amway Center and all of downtown’s […]