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Charles Davis Chairs Advisory Group for Tech Career...

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Charles Davis, Jr., visiting professor, math, is leading a pilot program to create new pathways to rewarding technical careers for those with associate degrees or other professional certifications. Valencia College is one of six community colleges around the United States […]

Bill Gombash’s and Mandy Mahaffey’s Works Pub...

Thursday, December 2, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Kudos to Bill Gombash, professor, speech, and Mandy Mahaffey, professor, English, whose work was recently published. In the book, “Shocking Cinema of the 70s,” Bill authored the chapter, “Death Wish: A Vigilante’s Journey, An Urban Tragedy.” Additionally, in the book, “Kevin Costner, America’s Teacher,” he contributed to […]

Allan Maxwell’s Black Lives Matter and Pro-Trump...

Thursday, December 2, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Congratulations to Allan Maxwell, part-time faculty, art, whose photos captured during Black Lives Matter and pro-Trump rallies in Orlando from 2019-2020 won the photo award in the 2021 Prix de la Photographie Paris contest. This contest promotes the appreciation of photography, discovers […]

Will Jefferson Speaks as Part of Panel on Homelessness

Back, left to right: Leonard Bass, dean, learning support; Mike Bosley, executive dean, Lake Nona Campus; and Will Jefferson, administrative manager, Peace and Justice Institute Front, left to right: Wendy Givoglu, interim president, East and Winter Park Campuses; Michelle Foster, dean, academic affairs; and Joe Sarrubbo, dean of Students  Thursday, December 2, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East […]

Employees and Students Honored at Dental Hygiene Symposium

Thursday, October 14, 2021  A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Kudos to our Dental Hygiene program employees and students who were recently honored at the 2021 Florida Dental Hygiene Symposium that was held earlier this month at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. Robin Poole, professor, dental hygiene, was recognized for completing her […]

Florida Engineering Society Recognizes Charles Davis and...

Thursday, October 14, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Kudos to Charles Davis Jr., visiting professor, math, for receiving the Florida Engineering Society (FES) Engineering Faculty Member of the Year Award and the FES Award for outstanding service to the Engineering profession for 2020-2021. These awards are given each year to an […]

Kathleen Plinske Recognized by Orlando Magazine

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Congratulations to College President Kathleen Plinske for being named on the list of “Ones to Watch” in Orlando Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful People of 2021. To view the full list of “Ones to Watch,” as well as the 50 Most Powerful People, visit the Orlando Magazine website. In addition, Kathleen was also quoted […]

Celebrating Educational Advancements — Fall 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021 Valencia College’s recognition program is robust — spanning from career anniversary awards to appreciation badges to the Educational Advancement program. In the Educational Advancement program, which celebrates non-instructional employees who have been employed in a full-time position for a minimum of six months and who have earned a degree from a regionally accredited institution, the College awards […]

Eugene Jones Named One of Florida’s Most...

Monday, September 20, 2021 Kudos to Eugene Jones, executive dean, Downtown Campus, who was recognized during the ONYX Magazine’s Men of Honor Awards Ceremony last Thursday, September 16, 2021. The award recognizes men from across Florida who exemplify leadership, achievement, integrity and vision as they transform their communities and professions. At the ceremony, Orange County […]

2020-2021 Faculty Certifications Earned at Valencia College

Thursday, August 26, 2021 A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning During the 2020 – 2021 academic year, faculty members earned 754 certifications within one or more of the faculty development programs, including Associate Faculty, Digital Professor, LifeMap, Active Learning and Peace and Justice Practitioner. From all of us in Faculty Development, to all of you, congratulations on achieving […]