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East Campus to Close for an Emergency Response Exercise

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

West Campus Security Services Makes Supervisory Changes...

A Message from Art King, Assistant Director, Security As part of West Campus Security Services’ ongoing commitment to ensuring the safety of all students, faculty and staff, we have recently promoted several security staff members in order to better ensure campus safety. As such, it’s my pleasure to congratulate the following staff members on their recent […]

Prepare for a Busy 2017 Hurricane Season

Although Thursday, June 1, 2017, marked the official start of the hurricane season, the 2017 season got an early start with the first named storm, Tropical Storm Arlene, in April. Not only did we have a premature start, forecasters also predict an above-average number of named storms this year. Are you ready for the 2017 hurricane season? There’s […]

Behavior Assessment Team Supports Campus Safety

Faculty, staff and student safety is always a priority at Valencia, and the College will continue to work hard to ensure a safe environment across all campuses and offices. As part of the College’s Emergency Response Plan, Valencia’s Behavioral Assessment Team (BAT) was formed in 2011-12. The team follows protocols to review threatening behavior, assess potential issues and […]

Meet Your Osceola and Lake Nona Campus Security Supervisors

Left to right: Misty Ellis Peaslee, Marisa Zuniga, Mike Bischoff and Nathan Hicks Even though you may see them working around campus every day, you may not often have the opportunity to stop and say hello (or thank you) to the Osceola and Lake Nona Campus Security teams, who work hard each and every day […]

Meet Your East and Winter Park Campus Security Supervisors

Left to right: Jon DiBiase, Ken Olsen and Rene Rivera A Message from Rob Pigman, Assistant Director, Security Even though the East and Winter Park Campus Security teams patrol the campuses every day, you may not often have the opportunity to stop and chat, and really get to know them. So it’s my honor to introduce […]

Meet Your West Campus Security Supervisors

A Message from Art King, Assistant Director, Security As the West Campus Security team patrols the campus every day, you may see them often but seldom have the opportunity to get to know them. So, here’s your chance. It’s my honor to introduce the team that supervises and works hard every day to ensure your […]

Drive Safe and Arrive Alive: An Important Safety Message...

A Message from Mike Favorit, Managing Director, Safety and Security The fall semester is in full swing and everyone is busy getting from point A to point B — whether they’re rushing to class or their next meeting. But no meeting or class is worth your life, so it’s important to drive safely and arrive […]

Valencia’s Annual Security Report for 2016; Reporting...

A Message from Nathan Hicks, 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 […]

West Campus Security Gets New Rides

A Message from Art King, Assistant Director, Campus Security You may have noticed that West Campus security personnel have recently upgraded their rides. No, they aren’t driving around in Lamborghinis — but they are sporting new 2015 Yamaha Personal Security Vehicles. These new vehicles are not only branded with a new design scheme developed by […]