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Department of Labor Workplace Posters Accessible in Work...

A message from Michelle Sever, Director, Human Resources Policy and Compliance As a Valencia College employee, you (and applicants) have certain protections under federal and state laws, in addition to College policy. As such, Valencia is required to post certain federal and state labor law notices. Current labor law and workplace posters are located on each […]

Policy Update: Employee, Dependent and Program...

In this Policy Update series, you’ll receive information about recently updated, repealed or approved policies to ensure you are kept abreast of key policy changes. We are excited to provide you with relevant and timely policy information to assist you in your role and your team’s contributions to the College. By Michelle Sever, Director, Human Resources Policy and […]

When Must Romantic Relationships be Reported?

The District Board of Trustees recently approved modifications to Valencia’s Ethical Conduct and Performance Policy to clarify that the policy prohibits romantic or sexual relationships between supervisors and their supervised employees and faculty members and their students during the time that the supervisor or faculty member has direct supervision or any influence on the staff member’s or student’s academic […]

Policy Update: Ethical Conduct and Performance —...

In this Policy Update series, you’ll receive information about recently updated, repealed or approved policies to ensure you are kept abreast of key policy changes. We are excited to provide you with relevant and timely policy information to assist you in your role and your team’s contributions to the College. By Michelle Sever, Director, Human Resources Policy and […]

Engaging with College Policies in the New Year

By Michelle Sever, Director, HR Policy and Compliance This year, many of you may have made resolutions for a better you. Perhaps it was to exercise more, drink more water, spend less or appreciate moments before they turn into memories. Even if you have carved out your goals for 2018, consider committing to developing your leadership […]

Process Update: Handling FERPA Requests from Federal,...

A Message from Linda Herlocker, Assistant Vice President, Admissions and Records It is well understood that we shouldn’t release Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) protected information to parents or friends or even potential employers of our students. But what about those with official titles who come bearing some kind of a signed Release of […]

Policy Update: Admissions and Non-motorized Vehicles

In this Policy Update series, you’ll receive information about recently updated, repealed or approved policies to ensure you are kept abreast of key policy changes. We are excited to provide you with relevant and timely policy information to assist you in your role and your team’s contributions to the College. By Michelle Sever, Director, Human Resources Policy and […]

Bicycles and Other Non-Motorized Vehicles Now Permitted...

Our students and employees have a new way to travel on campus — non-motorized vehicles. That’s right. Bicycles, skateboards, scooters, roller blades and any other means of wheeled travel, excluding hoverboards, may now be used outdoors on any campus or at any other facility operated by Valencia College, unless otherwise posted. As non-polluting forms of […]

Meet Your Policy and General Counsel Team

Left to right: Courtney James, Bill Mullowney, Solange Fernandez Del Pino and Leslie Golden One Valencia team you might be hesitant to work with is the Policy and General Counsel team. Thanks to Hollywood exaggerations and preconceived notions about lawyers, it wouldn’t be unusual for you to think of the team as uptight, perhaps even […]

Building Awareness for Corporate Compliance and Ethics

By Cynthia Santiago-Guzman, Director, Compliance and Audit This year, Valencia College is joining hundreds of other organizations in celebrating National Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week. Taking place from Sunday, November 5, through Saturday, November 11, 2017, this week aims to increase awareness of compliance and risk-related topics. In recognition of this week, take some time over the […]