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Endowed Chair Applications Now Available; Apply by April 12

A Message from Samuel Dunham, Coordinator, Employee Development and Inclusion Whether you’re looking to build an entirely new program or enhance your curriculum with new activities, an Endowed Chair may be your solution. The Endowed Chair program provides resources needed for advancement of instruction at Valencia, and tenured-faculty members are encouraged to apply. For examples of […]

First-Ever Endowed Chair Speed Dating and Happy Hour a Su...

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, the West Campus Collaborative Design Center was transformed into a reception hall for Valencia’s first Endowed Chair Speed Dating and Happy Hour. The event drew professors and former Endowed Chair recipients who enjoyed a fun-filled and enlightened evening as colleagues discussed the Endowed Chair process over hors d’oeuvre and wine. […]

Congratulations to the 2016 – 2017 Endowed Chair Recipien...

Congratulations to the 29 tenured faculty members who have been awarded a 2016 – 2017 Valencia Foundation Endowed Chair for Learning Leadership. The Endowed Chairs for Learning Leadership program has been established to recognize and promote academic excellence at Valencia College. Category I Award Recipients In Category I, half of the award amount is designated […]

West Campus Student Awarded First Place for Research...

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Valencia student Israel Castillo received first place for his poster, “Photoelectric Effect Experiment,” at the Central Florida STEM Alliance Summit 2016, which took place on Friday, March 25, 2016. Israel worked on the project he presented as a part of Professor of Physics Irina Struganova’s PHY2048H Physics with Calculus […]

Apply Now for Valencia Foundation Endowed Chairs for...

A message from, Leda Pacheco, Assistant Director, Employee Development and Inclusion Applications are currently being accepted for the 2016-2017 Valencia Foundation Endowed Chairs for Learning Leadership through Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The program provides resources needed for advancement of instruction at Valencia, and tenured-faculty members are encouraged to apply. This year, the Valencia Foundation is offering 40 chairs, totaling $208,500. For […]

West Campus Faculty Awarded Endowed Chairs for Learning L...

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus We are pleased to announce the following distinguished professors and scholars from West Campus who have been awarded a 2015 – 2016 Valencia Foundation Endowed Chair for Learning Leadership: Category I Robin Poole, professor, dental hygiene – Chesley G. Magruder Foundation Chair in Allied Health – $4,300 Irina […]

East Campus Faculty Awarded Endowed Chair for Learning Le...

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses We are pleased to announce the following distinguished professors and scholars from East Campus who have been awarded a 2015 – 2016 Valencia Foundation Endowed Chair for Learning Leadership: Category I Jocelyn Morales, counselor – University Club of Orlando Chair in Humanities $5,300 Diane Dalrymple, librarian – […]

Endowed Chair in Communications Helps Internationalize Cu...

Valencia education students teach elementary school pupils in Spain via Skype. By Sarah Melanson, Professor, English for Academic Purposes During summer 2015, Valencia Education students are designing lesson plans to help children in a Spanish elementary school prepare for their English exams. Some students are also teaching a portion of their lesson plan via Skype […]

Congratulations to the 2015 – 2016 Endowed Chair Re...

Congratulations to the 31 tenured faculty members who have been awarded a 2015-2016 Valencia Foundation Endowed Chair for Learning Leadership. The Endowed Chairs for Learning Leadership program has been established to recognize and promote academic excellence at Valencia College. Category I Award Recipients In Category I, half of the award amount is designated as a […]

Students Travel to New York City to Learn Business

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses Twelve business students from the Osceola Campus had an extraordinary experience in April when they traveled to New York City to learn about free enterprise. Students visited the headquarters of several Fortune 500 companies, including Goldman Sachs and the Bank of NY Mellon, as […]