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FAFSA Frenzy Is Here for Students and Parents

Thursday, October 29, 2020 FAFSA Presentations Dates: Every Tuesday, through November 10, 2020 Time: 6 – 7 p.m. Location: Online  FAFSA Help Sessions Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays, through November 12, 2020 (excluding Wednesday, November 11 as the College will be closed for Veterans Day) Time: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Location: Online Do you find that some […]

Changes to Financial Aid Effective This Summer

A Message from Daniel Barkowitz, Assistant Vice President, Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs Students attending Valencia this summer can take advantage of recent expansions in financial aid to allow access to scholarship and grant programs as they register for classes. New this summer, the federal government has authorized year-round Pell Grants. This means that as […]

Board of Trustees Approves Negotiations with Firm to...

The expansion of the School of Public Safety is coming soon. On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at the District Board of Trustees meeting on Winter Park Campus, trustees approved the move to begin negotiations with C.T. Hsu and Associates, the top-ranked firm out of four that replied to a Request for Qualifications, to develop a master […]

Featured Colleague – Ilia Cordero

By Chara Young There are many things that Ilia loves about her job and one of them is the opportunity to help students along their path to academic achievement. As the coordinator of financial aid services at the Osceola Campus, Ilia has the chance to do just that; help students with what can be a […]

Valencia’s Financial Aid Default Decreases

In a time when many colleges are experiencing increasing default rates on student loans, Valencia is at the helm of an upturn in a lagging economy. In 2009, Valencia’s Cohort Default Rate was 18.8% and decreased to 17.4% in 2010 – and this is no small feat considering student loan debt in the country is […]

Osceola Open House an Outstanding Success

A message from Dr. Kathleen Plinske, Campus President, Osceola and Lake Nona Even the torrential rain couldn’t dampen the excitement that our future students feel about the Osceola Campus. More than 585 people attended the Osceola Campus Open House on Thursday, May 2, including 249 potential new students. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about […]

Top 10 Things to Know to Better Serve Students

Prepared by the Student Affairs Department Students can face many hurdles when they begin their college careers and may not even know what questions to ask. We all want to respond to students in need. This article is designed to help Valencia faculty and staff find the right answers at just the right time! Florida […]

Organization Matters – Student Affairs

Before students attend their first day of class at Valencia, they get to know the college through our top-notch student affairs team. The vice president for student affairs, Dr. Joyce Romano, and her team are responsible for ensuring that all processes, systems, and one-on-one support necessary for a student to enroll and register are in […]