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Data Analytics Team Members Recognized by the U.S....

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Members of Valencia College’s data analytics team, Diana Pienaar, director, CFEED, and Brandon McKelvey, vice president, analytics and planning, were recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for taking part in a webinar hosted by the department titled Predictive Analytics to Improve Student Outcomes. “Your unique approach to data collection from […]

Valencia Librarians to Present at Virtual Conference

Thursday, October 1, 2020 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses East Campus Librarian Courtney Moore and Winter Park Campus Emerging Technology Librarian Adam Johnson will be two of the representatives of the collegewide librarian team presenting at the 2020 Florida Association of College & Research Libraries Virtual (FACRL) Conference on Friday, October 16, 2020. The […]

Winter Park Campus Library Team Members Complete...

Thursday, October 1, 2020 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Hoping to support our work to create and curate instructional materials, Winter Park Emerging Technology Librarian Adam Johnson and Winter Park Emerging Technology Library Specialist Annie Rogers recently completed the intensive Creative Commons Certification Program. This 10-week, 60-hour course explores issues of […]

Celebrating Educational Advancements — Fall 2020

Monday, September 21, 2020 Valencia’s recognition program is robust — spanning from career anniversary celebrations 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 employees […]

Jerrid Kalakay Appointed to the 2021 Ashoka U Exchange...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Congratulations to Professor of Business Jerrid Kalakay for being appointed to the prestigious Ashoka U Exchange 2021 – Agenda Council. The Ashoka U Exchange is the world’s largest gathering of social innovators in higher education. Each year the Exchange brings together hundreds of faculty, staff, […]

Kudos for a Smooth Start to Fall

Friday, August 28, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses The fall semester is officially underway. My sincere thanks to our campus teams for supporting students’ continuity of learning, whether online or on campus. You have done an absolutely wonderful job of making sure that students have the opportunity […]

Valencia Alumnus Achieves Local Fame as ASL Interpreter

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Alumnus Jonathan Sanchez — who works as an interpreter relations manager for Kissimmee-based ASL Services — has become quite the local celebrity for his role as an ASL interpreter during Orange County Government news conferences. Jonathan earned his Associate in Arts at Valencia College before continuing his education at Gallaudet University. “Since March 2020, Orange County […]

Osceola’s Science Dean Participates in SACNAS Webinar

Friday, August 21, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Osceola Campus Dean of Science Anitza San Miguel was a speaker during a recent “Insights to Success” webinar for the local chapter of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Anitza spoke on the topic of […]

Chef Jenn Named National Chef Educator of the Year

Friday, August 7, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Jennifer Denlinger, professor, culinary management, continues to receive accolades in her field, as she was recently awarded a 2020 National Chef Educator of the Year Award by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). Her win comes on the heels of […]

Celebrating Victor Rivera Rodríguez

Friday, August 7, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Victor Rivera Rodríguez is a familiar face at the Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses. He started as a part-time maintenance technician at the Osceola Campus in January 2016 and transitioned to a full-time role in March 2016. In 2018, […]