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This Week in 2016: Celebrating the Poinciana Campus Groun...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses On Thursday, May 19, 2016, we celebrated the groundbreaking of the Poinciana Campus. We were filled with hope about what the campus would mean for the community, particularly with respect to access to higher education. Historically, Osceola County has had one of the lowest […]

Celebrating the Poinciana Campus

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses On Monday, December 11, 2017, local community leaders gathered with students, faculty and staff to celebrate the opening of the Poinciana Campus. While the Dedication Ceremony had originally been scheduled for Friday, September 15, it was postponed due to Hurricane Irma. Nevertheless, the rescheduled […]

Poinciana Campus Dedication Celebrates Access and Transfo...

By Dani Moritz-Long With the Poinciana Campus’ inaugural semester nearly complete, the Valencia and Poinciana community came together for a special dedication ceremony on Monday, December 11, 2017, to celebrate the campus’ contributions to transforming the Poinciana Community. The event kicked off with a video featuring the students whose lives have changed thanks to newfound […]

You’re Invited to the Poinciana Dedication Ceremony

Date: Monday, December 11, 2017 Time: 9 – 11 a.m. Location: Poinciana Campus (3255 Pleasant Hill Road, Kissimmee 34746) Since Hurricane Irma postponed our Poinciana Campus dedication, it’s time to stop and celebrate the grand opening of this campus — which is already changing lives — on Monday, December 11, 2017, from 9 – 11 […]

Welcome to the Poinciana Campus: Jorge Alberto...

As we celebrate the opening of our new Poinciana Campus, we introduce a weekly series that will feature important information about this newest Valencia addition. This week, we’re featuring Poinciana Campus Psychology Professor Jorge Alberto Valladares, who transferred from Osceola Campus to serve the Poinciana community. By Dani Moritz-Long When Psychology Professor Jorge Alberto Valladares stands before […]

Welcome to the Poinciana Campus: Mary McGowan on her...

As we celebrate the opening of our new Poinciana Campus, we introduce a weekly series that will feature important information about this newest Valencia addition. This week, we’re featuring Poinciana Campus Director of Student Services Mary McGowan, who transferred from Osceola Campus to serve the Poinciana community. By Dani Moritz-Long Once a high school drop-out […]

Welcome to the Poinciana Campus: Michael Robbins on...

As we celebrate the opening of our new Poinciana Campus, we introduce a weekly series that will feature important information about this newest Valencia addition. This week, we’re featuring English Professor Michael Robbins, who transferred from Osceola Campus to serve the Poinciana community. By Dani Moritz-Long The idea of college can be scary – especially, […]

Campus Dedication Celebrations

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses The Poinciana Campus Dedication, which had been scheduled for Friday, September 15, 2017, was postponed due to the storm. We will reschedule the campus dedication for later this year. The Lake Nona Campus will celebrate the five-year anniversary of its campus dedication on Wednesday, […]

Start of Fall Term Brings New Beginnings

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Thanks for helping to make the start of the fall term such a success! It is clear that our students feel welcomed and engaged. The atrium at the Poinciana Campus was buzzing by 6:30 a.m. on the first day of classes. Students were […]

Welcome to the Poinciana Campus: A Unique NSE Model

As we celebrate the opening of our new Poinciana Campus, we introduce a weekly series that will feature important information about this newest Valencia addition. This week, we’ll take a look at the campus’ unique approach to the New Student Experience. If you visit the new Poinciana Campus, which welcomed its very first students yesterday, […]