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A Tribute to Falecia Williams

Thursday, July 9, 2020 By John Scolaro, Professor, Humanities, and Senior Teaching Fellow Falecia Williams has been the president of Valencia College’s West Campus since 2011. And then, she was also appointed as the president of Valencia College’s Downtown Campus, which opened in August 2019. Her stellar career at Valencia College began in 1998, which […]

You’re Invited to Falecia Williams’ Farewell Celebr...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Date: Thursday, July 9, 2020 Time: 4 – 5:30 p.m. Location: Zoom, Password: 283489 Please join us in saying farewell to Falecia Williams, president, West and Downtown Campuses. The Zoom event, which will be held, Thursday, July 9, 2020, will feature remarks from current and former colleagues representing each phase of Falecia’s work at Valencia […]

College Update – Saying Farewell

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 A Special Message from Sandy Shugart, Valencia College President Today, I write with bittersweet news. Falecia Williams, campus president, West and Downtown Campuses, has been selected as the next president of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) in Maryland, near Washington, D.C. It is truly one of the great community colleges in […]

A Message to My Valencia College Family

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses It is with a measure of joy and sadness that I announce I will conclude my work at Valencia College later this summer. After deep reflection on my life’s work and calling, I have accepted the college presidency at Prince George’s […]

Orlando Magazine Recognizes Valencia Leaders

Congratulations to Valencia College President Sandy Shugart for once again being named one of the 50 most powerful people in Orlando by Orlando Magazine. He was selected as one of the most powerful people in the education category. Also, kudos to West and Downtown Campus President Falecia Williams for being named one of 15 powerful people to […]

July 2018 Kudos

Week of July 22 – 28 , 2018 John DiDonna Earns Seminole County Artist of the Year Award Kudos to John DiDonna, professor of theater and program chair/artistic director of Valencia College Theater, for being named Seminole County’s artist of the year by county commissioners. In an Orlando Sentinel article, John said, “This was a surprise […]

Two Valencia Leaders Named Among Orlando’s 50 Most...

Congratulations to Valencia College President Sandy Shugart and West and Downtown Campus President Falecia Williams for being named by Orlando Magazine as two of the 50 most powerful people in Orlando. The magazine’s annual list focuses on the government officials, educators, performers and others who are shaping our community. To read about this honor, including a feature […]

Orlando Business Journal Highlights Valencia

Valencia made headlines twice in the Friday, May 5, 2017, issue of the Orlando Business Journal. The cover story, “10 People You Should Know at UCF Downtown, Creative Village,” introduces the community leaders who are connected with the new University of Central Florida-Valencia Downtown Campus, including our own Falecia Williams, president, West and Downtown Campuses. To […]

May 2017 Kudos

Week of May 14 – 20, 2017 Three Valencia Leaders Named Aspen Presidential Fellows Congratulations to Kathleen Plinske, president, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses, and Kim Sepich, vice president, student affairs, who have completed the inaugural Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence. Kathleen and Kim were two of only 40 selected into this […]

February 2016 Kudos

Week of February 28 – March 5, 2016 Paul Rooney Recognized for Standing Up for Victims in Our Community Left to right: Lui Damiani, executive director at the Victim Service Center of Central Florida, and Paul Rooney The Victim Service Center of Central Florida (VSC) recognized Paul Rooney, assistant vice president, operations, at its Men’s Violence […]