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5 Ways to Avoid Visual Triggers of Migraine and Headache...

Tuesday, July 14, 2020  A Message From Ella Raynor, Instructional Lab Supervisor, and Kat Mogensen, Instructional Lab Assistant, of the Lake Nona Campus Writing Center Did you know that approximately 12% of people in the U.S. suffer from migraines? Migraine is a neurological disease characterized by severe head pain along with a myriad of other […]

We Want to Know; What’s Positive About Your Quarantine?

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 As we head into summer, have you found that isolation in your home in recent months has led to some positive outcomes, like exploring new hobbies or activities? Are you exercising more? Did you discover a new interest or deepen your knowledge of an old one? Are you finding yourself on […]

Celebrating Working From Home With Photos From Valencia C...

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Recently, we asked you to send your work-from-home photos. Some of you shared your “lunchroom” (patio dining never looked better), while some of you shared your ingenuity (one Valencian used his laptop as a projector to teach math concepts). Quite a few of you shared pictures of little ones working alongside […]

Valencia Employees Volunteer to Make Masks to Fight...

Tanya Mahan has sewn 50 masks to donate to essential employees. Tuesday, April 14, 2020 When a fellow board member from the Maker Effect Foundation reached out to her to cut material to make face masks and help fight COVID-19 in Orlando, Jessica King, director, HRIS and analytics, did not hesitate. Over the course of two weeks, Jessica […]

OIT Tips for Improving Internet Connectivity

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Many of us quickly switched from working in an office environment to working from home. Some of us are even enjoying this change. However, our newfound work environments are not without pitfalls, particularly when it comes to technology, and connectivity and internet speed issues have popped up in certain areas. To […]

Managing Smart: Uplifting Employees

By Nancy Hatch Woodward If you wait until a major event, such as a massive layoff or reorganization, to build trust among your employees, you’ve already lost half the battle. Building trust for managers is a regular occurrence. The good news is it’s the little things that count the most.  “The truth is employees don’t […]

Help Share Retirement Benefits Information

Within the next month, the Annual Retirement Benefits Guides will be delivered college-wide to all full-time employees. Flyers will also be delivered to all part-time and adjunct employees. As a supervisor, your support in ensuring the guides and flyers are received by your employees is greatly appreciated. Distribution of this information is a federal requirement. […]

Keep Watch for the 2013 Annual Retirement Benefits Guide

Planning for your financial future should be as important as any other life milestone. While on life’s journey, there are several steps you can take along the way to help prepare for a financially secure future. Within the next month, the Annual Retirement Benefits Guide, depicting this year’s theme, Fresh Start, will be delivered campus-wide […]

The Grove and The Juice – What’s the difference?

If you’ve been wondering about the difference between The Grove and The Juice, we’ve got answers for you! Below you will find the first tutorial, demonstrating what each tool is and how it can be used to keep you informed.       The Grove is our communication hub, a repository for employee news, information […]

The Leadership Academy Takes Flight

On Tuesday, October 11, the new cohort of Valencia’s prestigious Leadership Academy gathered for the first of eleven workshops and began building their leadership team. From professors and administrative assistants, to web developers and security officers, this year’s academy is comprised of 17 Valencia employees from a variety of departments, campuses, and backgrounds. “I was […]