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EdTech Says Josh Murdock Is Worth a Follow

Thursday, July 1, 2021  A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses  Congratulations Josh Murdock, part-time faculty, computer programming and analysis, for being named to EdTech’s “2021 Dean’s List of 30 Higher Ed IT Influencers Worth a Follow.” Those names are considered the savviest higher education IT leaders, bloggers, podcasters and social […]

IT Manager of Instructional Design Services Josh Murdock...

Think Lego bricks are exclusively children’s toys? If you ask IT Manager of Instructional Design Services Josh Murdock, a self-described AFOL (adult fan of Lego), you’d be wrong. In a video interview with Metro Center Outlook, he details his childhood and adult experiences with Lego, asking the question, “Why can’t you play?” In fact, he says, […]

April 2014 Kudos

Keith Houck and Valencia’s Sustainability Successes Recognized by SACUBO Congratulations to Keith Houck, vice president, operations and finance, who received the Distinguished Service Award  from the Southern Association for College and University Business Officers (SACUBO) at its annual meeting earlier this month in San Antonio, Texas. SACUBO was founded in 1928 and represents the colleges […]

February 2014 Kudos

Week of February 23rd – March 1st, 2014 Wins Best in Category at Sunshine Blog Awards Congratulations to Josh Murdock, instructional designer, whose blog,, was named Best Educational Blog on Education/Parenting for 2013 at the FLBlogCon Forum on January 11, 2014. FLBlogCon is a blogger and social media conference that convenes the state’s […]

Josh Murdock Test-Drives Google Glass

Josh Murdock, instructional designer with OIT, was recently interviewed by Tom Johnson with Fox 35 News for a segment about Google’s latest, wearable technology – Google Glass. Through a partnership with TriNet of Central Florida, Josh was given the opportunity to be one of only 8,000 Google Glass Explorers in the United States. The partnership […]

First One: Valencia Team Leaders Share Their Stories

Josh Murdock, instructional designer with OIT, and Team Leader of Techies and Geeks, shares in this video one of his memorable firsts – becoming a dad. The First One campaign only has a few weeks left to raise $100,000 in scholarships for first generation students. The best part is that the $100,000 raised by August […]

Social Media in the Classroom: Valencia Professors...

On January 17, 2013, Fox 35 news ran a segment featuring Valencia Professors Amanda Kern and Josh Murdock on how they are using social media in the classroom. You can watch the segment below. If you are interested in learning how you can use social media to enhance student learning, check out the following faculty […]

June Kudos!

Week of July 25th-29th Spanish Professor Translates International Documentary Trailer on Huntington’s Disease Ana J. Caldero Figueroa, Spanish professor on the West Campus, helped translate a documentary trailer for the international film, “The Faces of Huntington’s Disease: I am No Longer a Faceless Face.” The film was created by, an organization founded to increase […]