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LGBTQ+ Activist to Speak on Lessons from Pulse, 5 Years L...

Friday, October 1, 2021 A Message from Melissa Pedone and Stanton Reed, Interim Presidents, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Time: 1 – 2 p.m. Location: Zoom Brandon Wolf, an activist on issues of LGBTQ+ equality, gun safety and progressive politics, will speak next week, in a virtual event hosted by […]

Emilie Buckley Interviewed in ‘Life After...

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Kudos to Librarian Emilie Buckley who appeared last week in WESH-2’s special on the fifth anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting, “Life After Pulse: Honoring the 49, looking at change throughout Central Florida.” The special honors those lost and explores what’s changed and if the tremendous loss has helped foster a new dialogue […]

Pulse Anniversary and Remembrance Event

Friday, June 11, 2021 A Special Message from Sandy Shugart, Valencia College President This Saturday, June 12, 2021, will mark the five-year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting that rocked our community and took the lives of 49 people and wounded 53 others. Although we were forever changed by this tragic event, our community came […]

Commemorate the Fifth Anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub ...

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Date: Friday, June 11, 2021 Time: 12 p.m.  Location: Student Development YouTube Channel As a commemoration of the tragic events that occurred five years ago at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, taking 49 beautiful souls from our Central Florida Community, the Collegewide Student Development Cultural and Diversity Team will host an annual virtual Pulse […]

Pulse Remembrance: Engaging and Empowering Activities

Thursday, July 2, 2020 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Valencia’s East and Winter Park Region remembered and reflected on the Pulse tragedy by hosting a series of online events from Monday, June 1, 2020, through Friday, June 12, 2020. The East Region Student Development team organized daily communications […]

Downtown Campus Displays Rainbow Lights in Remembrance...

Thursday, June 11, 2020 A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses In remembrance of the Pulse tragedy, Valencia College’s Downtown Campus, in collaboration with the University of Central Florida Downtown Campus, is lighting up the Dr. Phillips Academic Commons building this week in rainbow colors. The lighting also honors the seven Valencia […]

Pulse Remembrance Planned

Thursday, June 4, 2020 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses On Friday, June 12, 2020, four years will have passed since the Pulse tragedy, an event that changed our city, college and world. To honor those lost, the Valencia College East region Student Development team is organizing a series of daily communications […]

West Campus Remembers Victims of Pulse Tragedy

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses  More than 75 faculty, staff and students attended a Pulse memorial event that was hosted by West Campus Student Development on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, on the Student Services Building (SSB) patio. The event featured two posters that were set up for students, faculty and […]

Three Years Later, We Stand Together

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses In 2016, Orlando experienced one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history. Our community in Orlando — and at Valencia College — came together in solidarity. Three years later, the pain and the initial shock of the day are still not far […]

Valencia Campuses Remember Pulse Victims

When Orlando experienced one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history on June 12, 2016, our community came together for memorials and vigils to mourn and remember the 49 lives taken. Now, three years later, Valencia College employees and students will continue to honor the victims through events on East, West, Lake Nona and […]