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Managing Smart: Exploring Employee Development; A...

By Deanne Abrams, Director, Employee Development As someone who has been at Valencia for over nine years, I anticipated a seamless transition into my new role in Employee Development. Sure, there would be loads to learn and a different campus to travel to. Of course there would be a new team of employees to connect with […]

Introducing Deanne Abrams as the Director of Employee Dev...

A Message from Ryan Kane, Assistant Vice President, Organizational Development and Inclusion It’s my honor to welcome Deanne Abrams in her new role as the director of employee development. Deanne began in her role on Monday, September 25, 2017, after transitioning from her former role as assistant director of student development on the East Campus. A […]

World Kindness Day is November 13: Remember the Power of...

Friday, November 13, 2015, is World Kindness Day, billed as “a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying forward and focusing on the good.” Here Deanne Abrams, assistant director of Student Development at Valencia’s East Campus, pays it forward with a reminder about the power of thanks. At each of our campuses, there are teams of people who […]

Leadership Quotes, For Leaders by Leaders

Deanne Abrams, Coordinator, Student Development, East Campus “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position.” —Brian Tracy People are not going to follow someone who they do not trust. When I am working with my team, I attempt to build that trust and believe it […]

2013 East Campus Student Development Award Ceremony

By Deanne Abrams On April 17, students, faculty and staff celebrated the past year’s student-led accomplishments during the annual East Campus Student Development Awards Ceremony. This year’s theme “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” was inspired by the book by Dr. Seuss. Presenters discussed overcoming obstacles, creating one’s own success and embracing the journey. Continuing with […]

Winter Park Campus 2013 Excellence in Learning Awards Cer...

By Sunni Favali-Prevatt and Aaron Bergeson The Winter Park Campus held its annual Excellence in Learning Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 18 and over 50 students, employees, Valencia retirees, friends and family members attended. Each year at this event, students, staff and faculty are recognized for their outstanding contributions in academics, service and leadership. Dr. […]