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Panel Discusses STEM Career Path

Left to right, Top: Mary Sullivan, Donna Mathews; Bottom: Isaac Alvarado and Dan Domikaitis Thursday, May 6, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses The Valencia College Math Club hosted a virtual “Launch Your STEM Path” career panel on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, and 91 students were in attendance. This event […]

Laura D’Alessio Launches STEMpossible Guest Speaker Series

Thursday, January 14, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Inspired by Valencia College’s LifeMap model and motivated to meet her students’ needs for purpose and personal connection, Laura D’Alessio, professor, biology, introduced STEMpossible, a guest speaker series focused on helping students explore and connect with career pathways in science, technology, engineering, medicine […]

Summer STEM Institute Prepares Incoming Students and...

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 A Message from Kassy Holmes, Project Director, ENGAGE STEM Building fruit-operated batteries, designing a contraption to launch and protect a fragile water balloon, collaborating on a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) project to advance one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and connecting with like-minded peers; did you know that it’s […]

Two Valencia Seniors’ Project Published in...

Thursday, June 11, 2020 A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Two Valencia College students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in electrical and computer engineering technology had their senior project paper published in the “Journal of Innovative Ideas in Engineering and Technology. Rodolfo de Curtis Escobar and Poposky Cherichel developed a functional […]

Students and Faculty Member Receive Women in Cyber...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Seven Valencia College students and one faculty member were awarded scholarship funds to attend the Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Conference this year. Originally slated to be held in Denver, Colorado, the face-to-face event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Valencia students and faculty […]

EMCT Program Attracts Students with Smart Barbie Grand Hotel

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Long gone are the days of sun-loving Malibu Barbie. Today’s Barbie is going to college and learning about building automation systems (BAS) controls. That’s the message Valencia College shared with hundreds of middle-schoolers who attended a career expo on Friday, February 28, 2020, at Orange Technical […]

Central Florida STEM Alliance Featured in Education Publi...

Left to right: Laura Blasi, Polk State College’s John Fynn, Kassy Holmes and Eda Davis-Lowe Valencia College staff members were recently featured in two education publications for their positive, impactful work surrounding underrepresented minorities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). A recent issue of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a magazine focusing on […]

Summer STEM Institute Sparks Interest in STEM Majors and ...

For 43 incoming first-year Valencia College students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), the College hosted the Summer STEM Institute (SSI) from Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26, 2019, on the East, Osceola and West Campuses. Now in its sixth year, SSI offers an opportunity to explore STEM degrees and career fields, […]

Engineering, Computer Programming and Technology...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Valencia College’s Engineering, Computer Programming and Technology (ECPT) division plays a crucial role in introducing local middle school students to Valencia College and our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs. Their outreach efforts, in partnership with College Transitions, has been instrumental in encouraging prospective […]

October 2018 Kudos

Week of October 14 – 20  Valencia Represented on Transition Team for Orange County Mayor Elect Jerry Demings Left to right: Vice President of Public Affairs and Marketing Jay Galbraith and Orange County Mayor Elect Jerry Demings Vice President of Public Affairs and Marketing Jay Galbraith was recently selected to represent Valencia College on Orange County Mayor […]