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Apply for Fall 2022 SEED Cohorts

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 Please note: the fall 2022 Valencia SEED program has been postponed until spring 2023.  Applications for the upcoming fall 2022 Valencia SEED program cohorts are currently being accepted. SEED, an acronym for Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity, is an international project founded 30 years ago by Dr. Peggy McIntosh of Wellesley College. SEED utilizes a cohort-based, […]

College Update: Campus Provosts, Vice President of...

Thursday, June 16, 2022 A Special Message from Kathleen Plinske, College President  I hope that you are having a wonderful summer and have enjoyed a few Fabulous Fridays! In this message, I welcome our Campus Provosts and Vice President of Student Affairs, share an update on our search for a Vice President for Equity Strategy […]

Virtual Engagements for Vice President, Equity Strategy...

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 As shared earlier this month, finalist interviews and open forums were scheduled for this week on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6, 2022, for the vice president for equity strategy and partnerships. Although we extended an invitation to four finalists, who initially all accepted, three of the four candidates have […]

Save the Date: Meet the Finalists for Vice President,...

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Mark your calendar and plan to attend virtual engagements to meet our finalists for the vice president for equity partnerships and strategy position. On Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6, 2022, we invite you to join us to learn more about the candidates and their work experience. Please save the […]

Attend Sanford Speaks: A City of Sanford Event in...

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Date: Thursday, March 24, 2022 Time: 12 – 2 p.m. Location: Zoom Register here. Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Time: 6 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Crooms Academy of Information Technology. 2200 Historic Goldsboro Boulevard Register here. Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022 Time: 6 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Sanford Civic Center. 401 […]

The Search for Our New Vice President for Equity...

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 A  Message from Carla McKnight, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources In fall 2020, former Valencia College President Sandy Shugart commissioned a design team to develop a plan for Leadership of Equity and Opportunity work. The Leadership for Equity and Opportunity Infrastructure Design work team developed a set of well-researched options, along […]

NASFAA and NACAC Release Report on Increasing Equity in ...

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) and the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) joined forces in a grant-funded project to understand and dismantle impediments to racial equity in college admission and financial aid processes. The paper recommends a series of actions for admission and financial aid […]

We Want Your Feedback on the Equity-minded Practice Series

Thursday, January 27, 2022 By Carmen Laguer Diaz, Visiting Professor, Anthropology; Christopher Guido, Instructional Designer, Faculty Development; Doug Kern, Professor, English; Sally Leslie, Campus Director, Faculty and Instructional Development; Ella Raynor, Instructional Lab Supervisor; and Mark Rivera, Visiting Professor, English Since its inception in fall 2020, Faculty Development’s Equity-minded Practice (EMP) Series has grown its selection of courses, and new […]

Apply for Spring 2022 SEED Cohorts

Thursday, October 28, 2021 Applications for the upcoming Spring 2022 Valencia SEED program cohorts are currently being accepted. SEED, an acronym for Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity, is an international project founded more than 30 years ago by Dr. Peggy McIntosh of Wellesley College. SEED utilizes a cohort-based, seminar model with the intention of creating gender-fair, multiculturally equitable, and […]

Equity-minded Curriculum and Pedagogy Conversation Sessions

Thursday, September 30, 2021 Opportunity and equity is the central focus of the 2030 Strategic Impact Plan and the lens through which the College will examine its success in all areas. In October 2020, former Valencia College President Sandy Shugart commissioned equity initiatives in four key areas to evaluate our current processes and develop recommendations for equity-minded practices. […]