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Rachel Allen Named Coach Clifford’s Social Justice Game C...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Congratulations to Rachel Allen, director, Peace and Justice Institute, for being recognized by the Orlando Magic for her work in the area of social justice. The recognition — known as Coach Clifford’s Social Justice Game Changer — is given to those engaged in outstanding efforts in their community to bring about social change. […]

Laura D’Alessio Launches STEMpossible Guest Speaker Series

Thursday, January 14, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Inspired by Valencia College’s LifeMap model and motivated to meet her students’ needs for purpose and personal connection, Laura D’Alessio, professor, biology, introduced STEMpossible, a guest speaker series focused on helping students explore and connect with career pathways in science, technology, engineering, medicine […]

Deb Hall Presents on Women in STEM at BEST’s 2021...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Faculty member Deb Hall, professor, electronics engineering technology, and program chair, energy management and controls technology, presented on recruiting and retaining women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at the Building Efficiency for a Sustainable Tomorrow 2021 Annual Institute, a virtual […]

Office of Institutional Evaluation Tapped to Provide...

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Kudos to our Office of Institutional Evaluation for being asked to provide survey design workshops to those who lead Educator Preparation Institutes (EPI) and Initial Teacher Preparation (ITP) programs across the state, spanning a total of 65 colleges and universities across Florida. “When Valencia College’s Educator Preparation Institute successfully completed the continued approval process […]

Miranda Scotti Published in Young Adult Literary Journal

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Miranda Scotti, library assistant, started working at the Winter Park Campus in 2018, after several years of being a stay-at-home mom. A lifelong reader and writer, she felt at home among the stacks of books. Before long, spending her […]

Charles Davis Appointed to National Society of Black...

Thursday, December 10, 2020 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Congratulations to Charles Davis Jr., part-time faculty, math, for being named to the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Process Improvement Special Interest Group Board of Directors for 2020-2021. Charles is an engineer who also teaches engineering and previously served as the West […]

Paul Blankenship Makes It to ‘America’s...

Thursday, December 10, 2020 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Kudos to our very own Paul Blankenship, dean, mathematics, who recently made it to “America’s Funniest Home Videos” for participating in a “Christmas parade gone bad.” The funny moment was captured by Paul’s neighbors and sent to the show, which aired […]

Kristy Pennino Serves as Panel Expert on Graphic Design...

Thursday, December 3, 2020 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Professor of Graphic Design Kristy Pennino was featured in an article posted by Zippia, a career resource site, on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, as a panel expert regarding the job market for recent graduates in the graphic design field. […]

Thank You George Brooks for a Successful Humanities...

Thursday, December 3, 2020 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Kudos to Professor of Humanities George Brooks for a successful online Humanities Speaker Series that consisted of a series of four lectures titled “Pandemics in History and How our Ancestors Dealt with Them”. These series of four Zoom meetings took place between […]

Mark Collins Receives Donald H. Wulff Diversity...

Thursday, December 3, 2020 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Congratulations to Dean of Social Science and Physical Education Mark Collins for receiving the Donald H. Wulff Diversity Fellowship Award. This recognition is provided by the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network. The POD Network envisions that all post-secondary institutions value, support […]