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101 Students Celebrated at Nurse Pinning Ceremony

Congratulations to the Valencia students who completed the Nursing Associate in Science Degree. On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 90 traditional students and 11 advanced standing students from summer term 2017 were pinned at a nurse pinning ceremony at Olympia High School. This summer’s ceremony featured the largest graduating class yet — which indicates the success […]

Commencement 2017 Celebrates Perseverance and Dedication

By Dani Moritz-Long “We are all different. We come from different places around the world, speak different languages and possess different beliefs and ideas, and, yet, we’re all here under one roof with the same common goal in mind,” Valencia’s 2017 Distinguished Graduate Rula Khalaf said to the commencement audience. “It doesn’t matter where you come […]

February 2017 Kudos

Week of February 26 – March 4, 2017 Standing Ovation for Opera Theatre Workshop Students at Valencia Foundation Board Retreat Dinner East Campus Opera Theatre Workshop students performed a variety of songs from Hamilton, an American Musical, at the Valencia Foundation Board Retreat dinner on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at the Reunion Resort in Kissimmee. […]

Nursing Professor Marci Dial Promotes Civility in...

By Dani Moritz-Long Integrity. Respect. Open-mindedness. Teamwork. Patience. Compassion. Courage. Unity. Support. These are among the words that new nursing students used to describe civility — a word which should guide them as learners and eventual practitioners of nursing — during the Nursing Civility Ceremony on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Throughout the ceremony, the students, […]

77 Students Celebrated at Nurse Pinning Ceremony

Congratulations to Valencia students who completed the Nursing Associate in Science Degree. On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 59 traditional students and 18 advanced standing students from summer term 2016 were pinned at a nurse pinning ceremony at Olympia High School. Valencia is proud of each and every graduate who has exhibited the drive to complete […]

Valencia Hosts Nursing Educator Annual Conference

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus On Friday, June 24, 2016, the nursing division hosted a one-day educational conference, co-sponsored by the Florida Council of Nursing Education Administrators (FCNEA) and the Florida Organization of Associate Degree Nurses (FOADN), who annually sponsor one major nurse educator conference open to all nursing faculty of member colleges. […]

Nursing Students Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Each October, Valencia College Nursing students show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many students participate in run/walk events or support a team in fundraising for a cure to fight against breast cancer. On “Wear It Pink Day,” Friday, October 23, 2015, the students’ class photos were taken at the various course levels in support […]

July 2015 Kudos

Week of June 28 – July 4, 2015 “Let Us Entertain You” Event Raises Scholarships for Nursing Department Students A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Congratulations to Michelle Matis, who was named the 2015 Femmes de Coeur Let Us Entertain You winner! Since 2008, the Valencia College of Nursing has jointly participated in […]

June 2015 Kudos

Week of June 28 – July 4, 2015 Two Nursing Faculty Members Receive Doctoral Degree Congratulations to professors of nursing, Leann Hudson and Shari Wight who received their doctoral degrees in May 2015. Leann received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Duquesne University. The DNP degree is a practice doctorate that utilizes research to evaluate […]

Anita Kovalsky Selected to be Nursing Program Evaluator...

Anita Kovalsky, professor of nursing, has been selected to be a nursing program evaluator by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ACEN, which is in compliance with U.S. Department of Education standards for pre-licensure nursing education, is the entity responsible for the specialized accreditation of nursing education programs, both postsecondary and higher degree, which offer […]