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Mark Logas Receives the Lake-Sumter State College...

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Political Science Professor Mark Logas has been selected as the recipient of the Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC) Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award. This award honors LSSC alumni who make a difference in the local community, and they must be a current or former LSSC student, faculty or staff member whose […]

Allan Maxwell’s Work Selected for the 2019...

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Congratulations to Allan Maxwell, part-time faculty, art, for having the above work of art selected to be included in the 2019 International Juried Exhibition Online Gallery and Catalog. There were over 2,200 art submissions from around the world, and only 45 images were selected. This art […]

Security Officer Competes to Win First Place in Regional...

Congratulations to our very own Gerald Pride, security officer at the District Office and West Campus, who won first place in several categories during the Family and Friends Regional Barbecue Cook Off in Fort Pierce, Florida. On Saturday, October 26, 2019, Gerald and his team — Mr. Taste So Good — competed against 11 other […]

Kathleen O’Neal Published in Peace Research Journal

Congratulations to Professor of Speech Kathleen O’Neal, whose article — written with University of Central Florida Associate Professor Sally Hastings — was published in the October issue of “Peace & Change — A Journal for Peace Research.” The article explores the potential for using improv to reduce conflict and promote more harmonious interpersonal interactions. Theatrical […]

Teresa Nater Acts in Haunting Tale

Teresa Nater, center, appears in “Good Old-Fashioned Redneck Country Happy Halloween” at Mimi’s Community Theater. Kudos to Professor of English Teresa Nater who returned to Mimi’s Community Theater — the location of her summer 2019 Focus on the Workplace experience — to act in the production of “Good Old-Fashioned Redneck Country Happy Halloween.” The intimate, 95-seat theater, located in Montverde, was […]

Osceola Campus Physics Professor Publishes Paper

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Osceola Campus Professor of Physics Jay Pérez and four co-authors recently published a paper, titled “Stitching an asymmetric texture with T13 × Z5 family symmetry” in Physical Review D. Jay provided this summary of the work: The Standard Model of particle physics has now […]

Valencia Ranked No. 12 in U.S. by Cyber Power Rankings

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Valencia College has been named No. 12 in the country among colleges and universities, No. 6 in the eastern region and No. 7 in the National Centers of Academic Excellence Cyber Power Rankings — a testament to the skills of our students, who competed against students […]

Liz Suarez Receives Coaching Designations

Congratulations to Liz Suarez, director, organizational development and human resources, Osceola Region, for earning two coaching designations that will inform her work supporting Valencia College employees. She recently earned the designation of Certified Professional Coach (CPC), as well as the designation Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (ELI-MP) from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC). This rich, intense […]

Celebrating Educational Advancements — Fall 2019

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 a one-time, lump-sum payment, […]

Valencia’s Ultrasound Technician Program Ranked...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Congratulations to our School of Allied Health team. Valencia College’s ultrasound technician program was ranked first in Florida for 2019-2020 by The ranking was established after evaluating all of the ultrasound technician programs across the state for admissions rate, graduation rate, full-time retention rate, enrollment […]