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Celebrating Educational Advancements — Summer 2022

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 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 […]

Valencia College Recognized During National Conference

Left to right: Lisa Eli, assistant vice president, global and continuing education; Talia Popovski, senior director, international student services; Arun Venkataraman, assistant secretary of commerce for global markets and director general of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service; and Mindi Hertzog, senior international trade specialist Tuesday, June 14, 2022 Congratulations to our International Student Services […]

Brenda Ilojiole Earns NASFAA Professional Credentials

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Congratulations to Brenda Ilojiole, financial aid specialist, who earned all the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) credentials through the NASFAA Professional Credentials program. This program provides a nationally recognized standard in financial aid training and allows individuals to earn recognition for their mastery of content. “There are only 204 […]

Ian O’Toole Publishes Paper on Increasing Student...

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Congratulations to Ian O’Toole, professor computer programming and analysis, for the publication of his paper “Slacking for Success: A Post-COVID-19 Approach for Increasing Student Engagement beyond the Physical Classroom, Using Collaboration Tools with Team-Based and Project-Based Learning.” The paper explores […]

Travis Rodgers to Present Paper at Houston Community...

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Congratulations to Professor of Humanities Travis Rodgers, whose paper — “Enthralled by Evil: When Aesthetic and Moral Values Conflict” — was accepted for presentation at the Houston Community College Philosophy Symposium. The Symposium was held on Saturday, April 2, 2022 “As Patrick […]

Congratulations Sabbatical and Professional Development...

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 We are pleased to announce the 13 Valencia College faculty members who were selected by a group of faculty and deans as 2023-2024 Sabbatical Leave recipients. An additional two Valencia staff members, selected by staff and administrators, were granted Education and Professional Development Leave for the 2022-2023 year. Sabbatical Leave Recipients […]

Celebrating Educational Advancements — Spring 2022

Monday, February 28, 2022 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 […]

Jeff Goltz Recognized for Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

Monday, February 7, 2022 Congratulations to Jeff Goltz, executive dean, School of Public Safety (SPS), for being presented the Polaris Star Award for the Higher Educational Leader of the Year in a ceremony at University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Rosen School of Hospitality on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Each year, United Abolitionists President Tomas Lares, Paving […]

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 […]