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Rachel Allen Named Coach Clifford’s Social Justice Game C...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Congratulations to Rachel Allen, director, Peace and Justice Institute, for being recognized by the Orlando Magic for her work in the area of social justice. The recognition — known as Coach Clifford’s Social Justice Game Changer — is given to those engaged in outstanding efforts in their community to bring about social change. […]

What We Are Reading: Healing the Heart of Democracy

Book: Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit Author: Parker J. Palmer Reviewer: Rachel Allen, director, Peace and Justice Institute In this brief video, Rachel Allen, director, Peace and Justice Institute, tells us about the book she is currently reading: “Healing the Heart of Democracy: The […]

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, […]

Congratulations to the 2017 John and Suanne Roueche...

Congratulations to Valencia’s six outstanding 2017 John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award recipients. The John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards are open to League for Innovation in the Community College alliance member institutions to celebrate outstanding contributions in improving student learning and leadership by community college faculty and staff. This year’s recipients are: East Campus: – Rachel […]

Peace and Justice Spring 2014 Review — Newsletter Now Ava...

Get the latest updates and accomplishments of the Peace and Justice Initiative (PJI) by reading the spring 2014 newsletter. The semester started with an intriguing Conversation on Justice, a week-long collegewide event in partnership with 32 community organizations that included workshops, panel discussions, speakers and a social justice film series. Resident artist and teacher, Iron […]

Valencia Peace and Justice Initiative Awarded Grant

A message from Paul Chapman, Professor of Humanities and Peace Studies I am happy to announce that the Public Education for Peacebuilding Support (PEPS) have awarded Valencia’s Peace and Justice Initiative a grant through the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in conjunction with the Institute for International Education (IIE) for the fall 2013 semester. […]

The Peace and Justice Initiative – Spring 2013 Review

Get the latest updates and accomplishments of the Peace and Justice Initiative (PJI) by reading the spring 2013 newsletter. The semester started with an intriguing Conversation on Peace with Emmanuel Ande Ivorgba, Nigerian educator and peace builder, who was featured in the film “Project Happiness.” You can read Mr. Ivorgba’s personal reflection of his visit […]

The Peace and Justice Initiative – Fall 2012 Review

Get the latest updates and accomplishments of the Peace and Justice Initiative (PJI) by reading the fall 2012 newsletter. In this edition you will find information about the PJI Advisory Council, an overview of a new course called “Peace, Conflict and the Police” to be offered this spring, and the summary of one peace professor’s […]

November Kudos

Cardiovascular Technology Professor Presents at the TCT International Cardiology Conference Polly Keller, professor of cardiology, was selected by the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals to speak at the annual Transcatheter Therapeutics International (TCT) Cardiology Conference in Miami, Florida last month. This was the second year Polly was asked to speak at the conference, and her […]

The Peace and Justice Initiative – Spring 2012 Review

The Peace and Justice Initiative (PJI) successfully wrapped up its spring semester, which was complete with educational workshops and events, including Conversations on Compassion, a discussion of the award-winning documentary “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” and a café conversation on race. Click on the image to read the full PJI spring newsletter and to […]