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Update on Organizational Structure and Campus President S...

Friday, February 26, 2021 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Last month in my Provost Update, I asked for feedback on our organizational structure and the timing of our campus president searches. I’m so thankful that many of you participated in the Town Halls or shared your input personally with […]

Take Advantage of Professional and Continuing Education...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Turn over a new leaf in your professional profile with these fall online courses from Professional and Continuing Education. The Art of Interviewing Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020 Time: 1 – 5 p.m. Location: Online Cost: $299 This course will help leaders and hiring managers refine skills and learn techniques needed […]

Continuing Education Offers Online Courses to Power-Up...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Now is the best time to build up your professional profile with certifications and skills that set you apart from the pack. To see what Valencia College’s Continuing Education program has to offer, view upcoming courses below: Basic Business Writing Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Time: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Location: […]

Pilot Leadership Development Program Available to...

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 As we continue to work in our new remote environment, now is the time to start thinking about and investing in development. That’s why the Organizational Design and Development team is in the process of developing a new virtual leadership development program focusing on Valencia’s emerging leaders — those who are […]

LinkedIn Learning Is Coming to Valencia

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 We are very pleased to announce LinkedIn Learning as our new online, on-demand professional development resource available to employees. This learning tool will replace Skillsoft, our current course content provider. “Partnering with LinkedIn Learning is a strong commitment to provide e-learning opportunities for employees as part of our Employee Development program,” […]

Help Your Team Members Develop as Leaders in New Pilot Pr...

Thursday, June 18, 2020 As you continue working to develop your goals and your team’s goals for 2020-2021 in the new remote environment, now is the time to start thinking about and investing in development. The Organizational Design and Development team is creating a new virtual leadership development program focusing on Valencia’s emerging leaders — those […]

College Update – Saying Farewell

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 A Special Message from Sandy Shugart, Valencia College President Today, I write with bittersweet news. Falecia Williams, campus president, West and Downtown Campuses, has been selected as the next president of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) in Maryland, near Washington, D.C. It is truly one of the great community colleges in […]

Annual Leadership Retreat Held in ‘The Hills’

Learning in the 21st century was the focus for the East Campus Leadership Team Annual Retreat, recently held at The Mission Inn, Howey-in-the Hills, Wednesday, June 7 through Friday, June 9, 2017. Stacey Johnson, president of East and Winter Park Campuses, invited campus leaders to gather and reflect on our successes, failures and how we move […]

How Kim Sepich’s Own Undergraduate Experience...

By Dani Moritz-Long With so many of our students recently graduated, many of us have been reflecting on our academic experiences and the joy we felt when we celebrated our own college graduation(s). Vice President of Student Affairs Kim Sepich is among those who have been reminiscing — something she says is actually integral to […]

Visuals Drive Value: How Valencia’s Financial...

By Dani Moritz-Long Not everyone is aptly suited for numbers (or at least they don’t think they are). Some of us associate statistics, budget sheets and equations with the onset of a migraine headache. Thus, leading in a financial role can prove a significant challenge as a part of leading is engaging people in your […]