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Winner of the Inaugural Joyce Romano Partnership...

Joyce Romano (center) presents the University of Central Florida (UCF) Joyce Romano Partnership Excellence Award to UCF’s Angie Smith (left), who represents the winning partnership of Valencia College’s Learning Support Division and UCF’s Transfer and Transition Services. Also pictured is Claire Brady, vice president, enrollment and student affairs at Lake-Sumter State College. On Friday, April […]

Seeking Nominations for the New Joyce Romano Partnership...

The University of Central Florida has a new award named after recent retiree Joyce Romano, former vice president, educational partnerships, and we need your help to make it a success. The inaugural Joyce Romano Partnership Excellence Award recognizes an individual, institution, team or community member that exudes the spirit of collaboration and partnership in leading and […]

Save the Date: Path to Leadership with Joyce Romano

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Time: 2 – 4 p.m. Location: West Campus, Special Events Center You are invited to attend an Association of Valencia Women presentation on Path to Leadership, featuring Joyce Romano, vice president, educational partnerships, on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, as Joyce details her pathway to leadership. In her 27 years at Valencia, Joyce has worked to improve the educational pathway for […]

Three Valencia Leaders Contribute to New Book on...

Left to right: Sonya Joseph, Kathleen Plinske and Joyce Romano The recently published book, “Building Transfer Student Pathways For College and Career Success,” includes insights from three Valencia leaders. Co-edited by Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs Sonya Joseph and Mark Allen Poisel, the book outlines theories and practices as they pertain to promoting college completion and […]

Recognizing Up: How to Commend Your Boss for a Job Well Done

Expressing your appreciation through recognition not only boosts trust and teamwork, but it shows how much you value the contributions of every teammate,” according to O.C. Tanner, a human resources company that designs and implements employee recognition programs. It’s also the number one motivator for employees to do great work. We often think of recognition […]

Joyce Romano, Valencia’s New Vice President of...

Recent changes in developmental education have increased the need to establish a strategic focus on improving college readiness skills of students coming to Valencia College. For this reason, College President Dr. Shugart has named Joyce Romano to serve as Valencia’s first vice president of educational partnerships. This marks a “strategic decision with a twin focus,” stated Dr. Shugart. […]

What We Are Reading: Epic Measures

Book: Epic Measures Author: Jeremy N. Smith Reviewed by: Joyce Romano, Vice President, Student Affairs In early September 2015, I participated in a Gates Foundation meeting, held in Seattle, to consider how to leverage insights on student success across higher education, so that each institution does not have to “reinvent the wheel” and also to make […]

Valencia Leaders Share Insights on Becoming an...

For this final installment in the series based on a five-step action plan outlined in the Talent Management magazine article “Are You an Inspirational Leader?” Joyce Romano, vice president student affairs, shares her insights on inspirational leadership and creating opportunities for growth. Step Five. Work at it. Don’t wait for inspiration or passion to find […]

Valencia Recognized for Accelerating Latino Student Success

Valencia was recently selected as the 2012 Example of Excelencia honoree at the associate level for our work to accelerate Latino student success in higher education through the DirectConnect program. Examples of Excelencia is a data-driven initiative that recognizes programs and departments with evidence of effectiveness in accelerating Latino student success at the associate, baccalaureate, […]