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Richard Sansone Uses Endowed Chair to Build...

With the help of a 2011/12 Endowed Chair in Learning Leadership, Richard Sansone, professor of Portuguese and English for academic purposes (EAP), traveled to Brazil to conduct a site study in hopes of launching a future summer study abroad program for his students there. Richard visited four universities where he met with faculty, staff and […]

Apply Now for a 2013/14 Endowed Chair

Applications are now being accepted for the 2013/14 Endowed Chairs for Learning Leadership Program. The endowed chair program provides resources to full-time, tenured faculty for the advancement of instruction and learning. This year, the Valencia Foundation is offering 38 endowed chairs, totaling $173,800. Learning Leadership Chairs have been established in two categories. Category I chairs […]

Endowed Chair Helps Professor Teach Students to be ‘Upsta...

In his continuing professional quest to keep conversations about the Holocaust vibrant and integrated in college-level education, Richard Gair, professor of literature and multi-media of the Holocaust, has immersed himself in experiential learning opportunities made possible, in part, through endowed chair awards from the Valencia Foundation. Last year, Richard received the Abe & Tess Wise […]

Nicole Spottke Enhances Students’ Online Writing Center E...

Last year, Nicole Spottke, professor of English, received the Raymer F. Maguire Jr. Endowed Chair in Communications to employ an online writing center professional to gauge the effectiveness of online writing centers. Watch the video below to learn more about this project and the impact on students who used the online writing center technology. Click […]

Congratulations to the 2012-2013 Endowed Chairs for...

Congratulations to the following distinguished professors and scholars, who have been awarded a 2012-2013 Valencia Foundation Endowed Chair for Learning Leadership. Distinguished professors use funds for a proposed learning experience that supports the college’s mission, vision, and values and has a connection to student learning, while distinguished scholars use funds for projects that enhance learning-centered […]

Endowed Chairs Celebrate and Share Innovative Work

On Wednesday, April 11, the 2011-2012 Endowed Chairs for Learning Leadership recipients gathered at the Grand Bohemian hotel in downtown Orlando with members of the Valencia Foundation’s Board of Directors for dinner and a celebration of the faculty’s innovative work. As the endowed chair projects draw to a conclusion, the winners came to share their […]

Apply Now for the Endowed Chairs Program

Applications for the 2012-2013 Endowed Chairs for Learning Leadership program are now being accepted. This program recognizes and promotes academic excellence at the college through honoring outstanding members of Valencia’s teaching faculty. In contrast to endowed chair programs at four-year institutions that aim to attract preeminent researchers, this program recognizes and supports Valencia faculty by […]

Professor Shares Endowed Chair for Learning Leadership Ex...

The sights, sounds, and tastes of both Portugal and Cape Verde were introduced to Valencia on Tuesday, November 8, by Humanities Professor, Richard Sansone. Richard guided a lively audience of students, faculty and staff, through his summer travels to these two beautiful countries – rousing their senses along the way with the delivery of local […]