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Summer Work Hours Are Ending Soon

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 It’s no secret that half-day summer work hours rank among Valencia College employees’ favorite Total Rewards. But, as Valencia faculty and staff, we do have a lot to be grateful for and, hopefully, we had a summer filled with memories to keep us energized for the work ahead. Summer work hours began on Sunday, May […]

Summer Work Hours Are Coming Soon!

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Get ready for one of our employees’ favorite Total Rewards — summer work hours! Like summer 2020, Valencia College will not close on Friday afternoons this year. However, four hours of leave with pay will be available each week for full-time employees. Summer work hours will begin the week of Sunday, May […]

Summer Work Hours Begin May 17, 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 As shared in the College Update from Sandy Shugart, Valencia College president, Valencia will not close on Fridays during the summer this year. However, four hours of leave with pay will be available each week for full-time employees. Summer work hours will begin the week of Sunday, May 17, 2020, and will continue […]

Spread the News About Half-day Fridays; Share How You...

Whether you spend them relaxing by the pool, riding Space Mountain or catching up on your laundry mountain (admittedly not as fun), half-day Fridays are a Total Reward worth celebrating. That’s why we’re compiling your photos in a special half-day Friday photo slideshow that we’ll share in The Juice and The Grove, as well as […]

Celebrate Half-day Fridays on Social Media and Spread...

Half-day Fridays are finally here, and that means it’s time to celebrate. Whether you plan to take advantage of Valencia College’s summer schedule by checking off items on your mounting to-do list, spending afternoons at the beach or riding Space Mountain for the 100th time, we hope you enjoy this incredible Total Reward. We also hope […]

Yessssss! Half-day Fridays are Coming Soon

We just returned from spring break, and it’s already time to plan our summer half-day Fridays. What amazing Total Rewards! Let’s begin dreaming of pool-days, relaxing and marking items off our personal to-do lists. This year, summer work hours begin the week of Sunday, May 12, 2019, and will continue until Saturday, July 20, 2019. […]

Celebrate a Summer of Half-Day Fridays on Social Media

It’s hard to believe that this coming Friday, July 13, 2018, marks the end of our favorite summertime total reward of 36-hour work weeks. Without doubt, we’ll miss our Friday-afternoon pool time, rounds of golf and time to tackle those pesky chores. But, instead of mourning our return to 40-hour work weeks, we should celebrate […]

How are You Spending Your Half-Day Fridays?

Jenny Charriez, administrative manager, HRIS projects, and Jessica King, director, HRIS and analytics, joined the SFLE (Short Friday Lunch Experience) team from the Osceola Campus during several half-day Fridays this summer. Veronica Paniccia, student services advisor, dressed up for a themed Student Services celebration. And, Dan Suarez, assistant director, organizational development and human resources, enjoyed a […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: Managing...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources Without doubt, half-day Fridays are one of our employees’ favorite Total Rewards. They serve as the perfect opportunity to get some much-needed rest and relaxation or tackle must-dos easily put off. As a supervisor, however, half-day Fridays also come with added responsibility as you must ensure the College’s […]

Half-day Fridays — Invest in You

A Message from Mary Beth Clifton, Assistant Vice President, Talent Acquisition and Total Rewards Yes, half-day Fridays immediately conjure thoughts of the beach, theme parks and relaxation, but there are other ways to spend those free afternoons. Consider using the time to get things done that seem to move down your to-do list. (And yes, this […]