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Wishing Keith Houck a Happy Retirement

After 11 years with Valencia, Keith Houck, vice president, operations and finance, will retire on Friday, July 31, 2015. His last day at the College will be Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Keith’s time with Valencia has allowed him to connect his passion for education and helping others — Keith also served as an adjunct professor […]

May 2015 Kudos

Week of May 24 – 30, 2015 Falecia Williams Awarded Lifework Leadership Alumni of the Year Award Congratulations to West Campus President Falecia Williams, who was awarded the Lifework Leadership Alumni of the Year Award. Lifework Leadership began more than 20 years ago with a vision to transform the City of Orlando by transforming its emerging leaders. Each […]

July 2014 Kudos

Valencia Professors Among Top Three Finalists for AFC Technology Commission Excellence in Technology Awards Congratulations to Tanya Bizon, professor of English as a Second Language, East Campus, and Neal Phillips, professor of English, West Campus, who have been selected among the top three finalists for the 2014 Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Technology Commission Excellence […]

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 […]

What We Are Reading

Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success By Keith Houck, Vice President of Operations & Finance In the book “Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success” readers are exposed to a six-element framework for approaching both personal and organizational change. The book moves our focus away from relying on will-power alone and helps […]

Valencia Receives STARS Silver Rating for Sustainability ...

Valencia has received a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS), is a new tool that measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. “[STARS] provides a chance to achieve recognition for […]

Featured Learning Day Community Service Project

Keith Houck – A Gift for Teaching Learning Day 2012 is scheduled for Friday, February 10, and the focus, as it was last year, will be on serving our community. This year, however, rather than spending the entire day working on one large service learning project, several Learning Day team leaders have been recruited to […]