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Online Tech Support is Available for Students

Tuesday, December 1, 2020  Learning Support is providing online technical assistance to ensure students can navigate the online environment successfully. We have a team of caring and talented staff available to help. The following video explains the many ways in which students can receive remote help. Support is also available on weekends and evenings. Students who […]

Student Development Offers Tools for Online Student Engag...

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 The Student Development team has been hard at work developing new, innovative opportunities for online engagement that can be used by faculty and staff to connect with our students during this period of remote learning. Below you will find a list of a few of the online engagement platforms that can […]

Trinity Tresner Offers Message of Hope to All Professors

Thursday, September 24, 2020 Normally, it’s instructors who offer coaching and words of support for students, but this time around, the roles reversed, as Valencia College student Trinity Tresner offered a message of hope and encouragement for faculty this fall semester. Watch a video of Trinity, a first-generation student, thanking her professors for the help […]

Encourage Students to Use Our Distance Tutoring Services

Friday, August 28, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses As you know, the College’s student services have moved online, and that includes our academic tutoring. Now, students can easily access Valencia’s free distance tutoring services online via Zoom using their computers or mobile devices. Our Valencia tutors are […]

Students Get a Glimpse Into Valencia’s Online Courses 2

Tuesday, August 14, 2020 As shared last week, many students may feel apprehensive about a mostly online fall semester. To put students’ minds at ease, we asked a few seasoned online faculty members to create a brief video to introduce themselves to students and give them a glimpse of their online courses. In this way, […]

Students Get a Glimpse Into Valencia’s Online Courses

Monday, August 10, 2020 As you may imagine, students may feel apprehensive about a mostly online fall semester. To put students’ minds at ease, we asked a few seasoned online faculty members to create a brief video to introduce themselves to students and give them a glimpse of their online courses. In this way, we […]

Everything Looks Different Online, Including Disability A...

Thursday, July 30, 2020 A Message from Deborah Larew, Director, Students with Disabilities The Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) has received a lot of questions concerning how accommodations might be different in the online environment compared to the face-to-face environment. Most accommodations will look the same; however, there are a few differences. Accommodations such as additional […]

Teaching Through the Coronavirus, Together: Using...

Thursday, June 25, 2020 A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning and Isis Artze-Vega, Vice President, Academic Affairs  On Monday, May 25, 2020, exactly one month ago, George Floyd died at the age of 46 while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after enduring a police officer’s knee on his neck […]

It Was The Best of Times; And Then There Was COVID-19

Thursday, May 14, 2020 By Bob Gessner, Dean, Science The West Campus Science Division was in full stride during the Spring 2020 term. Many of our full-time and part-time science professors had earned their Digital Professor Certification or Active Learning Certification or were taking Faculty Development courses for these certifications. Our lab science professors had spent years developing lab experiences for […]

Boris Nguyen Shares Experience Transitioning to Teaching...

Thursday, May 14, 2020 By Boris Nguyen, Professor, Mathematics For a classroom instructor at Valencia for the past 22 years, the switch to online education is a source of renewal, optimism and comfort. I am very proud that the institution I serve moved quickly and adapted to protect students and employees from physical harm while maintaining […]