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Congratulations to the 2022 Innovation of the Year Award ...

Friday, August 12, 2022 Congratulations to Ella Raynor, instructional lab supervisor, and Doug Kern, professor, English, whose professional development course has been selected as Valencia College’s 2022 Innovation of the Year Award winner. Colleges, especially faculty, constantly communicate to students standards and expectations for communication. Given this important, often invisible phenomenon, two writing experts — Doug […]

Nominate a Colleague for the 2022 Innovation of the Year ...

Friday, November 19, 2021 These last few years have been filled with unique situations that have asked for creative solutions. Do you know of a colleague who has created an innovative project that has positively impacted Valencia College? We invite you to submit a nomination for Valencia’s ninth year in the Innovation of the Year Awards. […]

It’s Time to Nominate a Colleague for the League...

Friday, October 1, 2021 In recognition of the long tradition of excellence in community college teaching and leadership, the League for Innovation in the Community College established the League Excellence Awards — formerly the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards — in 2012. These awards are open to League Alliance member institutions to celebrate outstanding contributions and leadership by community college […]

The 2021 Innovation of the Year Goes to …

Left to right: Amanda Saxman, Joel Berman and Richard Weinsier. Not pictured: Steve Francis Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Congratulations to Amanda Saxman, professor, mathematics; Joel Berman, professor, mathematics; Steve Francis, professor, mathematics; and Richard Weinsier, instructional lab supervisor, whose innovation, A Free Open Educational Resource (OER) Based Intermediate Algebra Course MAT 1033C, has been selected for Valencia College’s […]

Innovative Practices at Valencia: View The Innovation of...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021  Innovation is a pillar of excellence at Valencia College. With the shift to remote work, this last year, faculty and staff were pushed to innovate more than ever before. In fact, despite the year of uncertainty, we received four outstanding nominations for the 2021 Innovation of the Year Awards, designed to recognize […]

Seeking Staff Committee Members for Recognition Programs

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Staff members, here’s an opportunity to connect with colleagues and celebrate the great achievements happening at Valencia College. The Employee Development team is seeking three staff committee members for our Education and Professional Development Leave program, as well as two staff alternate committee members for our Innovation of the Year award program. Committee members will […]

Nominate a Colleague for the 2021 Innovation of the Year ...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Do you know of a colleague who has created an innovative project? Valencia College will participate for the eighth year in the Innovation of the Year Awards, and you are invited to submit a nomination. The League for Innovation in the Community College highlights outstanding innovations in community college education through its Innovation […]

The Innovation of the Year Award Winner Is …

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Congratulations to Assistant Vice President of Professional and Continuing Education Carolyn McMorran, whose innovation, Valencia College’s Accelerated Skills Training (AST) programs, was named Valencia’s Innovation of the Year Award winner. These short-term training programs are designed to get students into high-demand, high-wage careers and are designed for students who do not desire […]

Innovative Practices at Valencia, Part 2

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Every year, Valencia College faculty and staff members create new and innovative programs to help support student learning. And this year was no different. In fact, we received nine outstanding nominations for the 2020 Innovation of the Year Awards, designed to recognize faculty, staff and administrators who have created and implemented innovative […]

Innovative Practices at Valencia, Part 1

Tuesday, April 28, 2020  It’s no secret that Valencia College is innovative. In fact, we received nine outstanding nominations for the 2020 Innovation of the Year Awards, designed to recognize faculty, staff and administrators who have created and implemented innovative programs, practices, partnerships, policies and activities that improve our ability to serve students and the community. […]