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Report a Tip and Find Emergency Contacts in the Valencia...

Over the past two weeks, we’ve introduced you to the new Valencia College Safety mobile app, designed to provide an additional layer of security for our employees, students and visitors. This final week in the series, we’ll explore the app’s remaining features: Emergency Contacts If you’d like to call Security but can’t remember the phone number, […]

A West Campus Security Update

A Message from Art King, Assistant Director, Security I know security is often an area of concern in today’s society, but I can assure you that your safety and security on the West Campus is a priority. Security provides campus-wide patrols 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in marked vehicles and security carts and […]

Call for Help or Request a Virtual Escort with New...

Late night at work and have a long walk to your car? Enhance your safety during that walk with the new Valencia College Safety mobile app, which was released last week for all Valencia employees, students and visitors. This app provides many features that can help improve your safety while at Valencia. Over the next two weeks, […]

Valencia Security Launches Safety App for Employees and S...

In an effort to provide greater security for our employees, students and visitors on our campuses, the Valencia Security department announces a new mobile app, Valencia College Safety. The software behind the app has been used by more than 80 colleges and universities across the nation including the University of Florida, Florida State University, Bethune-Cookman University and […]

Composite Sketch Released of East Campus Incident Suspect

As mentioned yesterday, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at approximately 8:06 p.m., there was an incident that occurred on Valencia’s East Campus in Building 8. An unknown male entered a women’s restroom and attempted to sexually batter a female student. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating and continues to search for the suspect, whose composite […]

Details on East Campus Incident

A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at approximately 8:06 p.m., there was an incident that occurred on Valencia’s East Campus in Building 8. An unknown male entered a women’s restroom and attempted to sexually batter a female student. Following a brief struggle, the suspect fled. Employees who were […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: What is a...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources It seems like we are constantly hearing about active threats in the news — at concerts, in businesses, on bicycle paths and many other everyday locations, including colleges. While we hope this never happens at Valencia, we must always be prepared, be on alert and […]

Valencia Employees Learn Disaster Response Skills

Congratulations to the 16 Valencia employees who have completed the necessary training to join Valencia’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). This program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact Valencia and trains them in basic disaster response skills. CERT volunteers are trained to respond safely, responsibly and effectively to emergency situations, […]

Valencia’s Annual Security Report for 2017; Reporting...

A Message from Gil Santiago, Security Field Supervisor  The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies. The Valencia College Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning […]

Participants Needed for VIPER Exercise

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses, and Rob Pigman, Assistant Director, Security, East Campus On Friday, August 4, 2017, the East Campus security team will host VIPER 2.0 (Valencia Interoperable Partners Emergency Response), a joint training exercise with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Orange County Fire Rescue on East […]