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School of Nursing Makes Student Admission and Curriculum ...

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Valencia College’s School of Nursing has recently made changes to the Associate in Science in Nursing (ASN) program. This includes revising the program with an updated application process and new curriculum designed to improve equity, shorten the time to graduation, promote student success from admission to graduation and prepare students for […]

Update on the Associate in Science in Nursing Program

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Effective in fall 2021, the School of Nursing will implement curriculum changes to the Traditional Associate in Science in Nursing (ASN) program including a change in program options, such as a new part-time option for all Traditional programs (daytime and evening/weekend), admission requirements and the application process. “I’m excited that the new curriculum […]

Nursing Students and Faculty Assist With Vaccination Effort

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Valencia College nursing students and faculty are doing their part to help local efforts to get as many Floridians vaccinated as quickly as possible. Between Tuesday, April 20 and Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 42 nursing students and nine faculty members […]

RN to BSN Program Earns CCNE Accreditation

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 The Valencia College Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) has earned the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation. The accreditation — which is good for five years and became official in May 2020 — is retroactive and applies to the programs’ first cohorts, who […]

Student Nurses Volunteer at BrightStart Pediatrics

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Nursing students, faculty and staff volunteered over the holiday season at three BrightStart Pediatrics centers, which provide nursing care and therapy to children from birth to age 7 who require ongoing medical care for special needs. On Tuesday, December 17 – Thursday, December 19, 2019, […]

Valencia College Nursing Students Thanked by VA Medical C...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Valencia College Nursing students were honored to be recognized and thanked on the Orlando VA Medical Center (VAMC) – Lake Nona Facebook page this month. Valencia College has partnered with the Orlando VAMC – Lake Nona for two years, where each semester, Valencia College Nursing students have […]

Nursing Lab Opens for Practice on Osceola Campus

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Thanks to the hard work of many at Osceola Campus, our new nursing arts practice room is open and ready for use. The finished product has six fully operational patient cubicles. This new space has made a positive impact on our nursing students. […]

Nursing Student’s Bedside Manner Recognized by a...

A Dr. Phillips Hospital Intensive Care Unit nurse (left) presents Valencia student nurse Casthia Erazo (right) with a gift from a patient’s family for providing excellent care. A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Just last month, Valencia celebrated 78 nursing students who completed their associate degree in nursing. This milestone allows them to […]

Valencia Nursing Student Association Raises Funds for...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses My deepest gratitude goes to the Valencia Nursing Student Association (VNSA). This incredible and compassionate group of nursing students recently channeled their dedication and creativity into a fundraiser to support breast cancer awareness by selling pink ribbons that were displayed on West Campus. Historically committed to […]

Nursing Department Hosts Reunion to Celebrate...

Caption: Valerie Harris and Kathy White Strickler, classmates from Valencia’s first nursing graduating class in 1973, embrace in a hug as they are reunited. By Rise Sandrowitz, Dean, Nursing As the College celebrates its 50th anniversary, this year has been particularly exciting for the Nursing department. In honor of the College’s anniversary, during National Nurses’ […]