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Strategic Planning Update: Next Steps for Institutional P...

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 A Message from Brandon McKelvey, Vice President, Analytics and Planning Building on the ambitious goals of our Strategic Impact Plan, work is underway to map out the way we will achieve those goals and create a blueprint for opportunity and equity. Before spring break, I shared an invitation to join one of four Institutional […]

Engage in the Strategic Planning Process and Join an...

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 A Message from Brandon McKelvey, Vice President, Analytics and Planning Collaboration is an integral part of our strategic planning process. Last month, we concluded our Strategic Planning Idea Gathering Sessions, and as we begin the review of the ideas and suggestions submitted, I invite you to engage in the next steps of the […]

Board of Trustees Selects Fifth College President and...

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Valencia College’s District Board of Trustees selected the College’s fifth president and approved our 2021 strategic impact plan during its two December 2020 meetings. On Friday, December 18, 2020, in a special meeting, the board made history by selecting Kathleen Plinske as our fifth college president, succeeding Sandy Shugart who will retire in […]

Annual Leadership Retreat Reenergizes Deans

 A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses The soothing sounds of the inter-coastal waters of New Smyrna Beach set the tone for the East and Winter Park Campuses’ annual leadership team retreat, which took place on Thursday, June 14 and Friday, June 15, 2018. All of the East and Winter Park […]

2018 Big Meeting Well Received Per Survey Results

Thank you to the 125 faculty and staff members who completed the survey from February’s Big Meeting, where the theme was “Getting a Grip on Change: The Cycle of Institutional Effectiveness.” More than 215 employees attended the meeting, held on Friday, February 2, 2018, on the West Campus in the Special Events Center. Overall feedback from […]

Planning for Next Academic Year

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana The Osceola-Lake Nona-Poinciana Deans Team and I will be meeting early next week to design our work together for the upcoming academic year. Some of the questions that we will consider include: Does our Campus Plan continue to reflect our aspirations for our campuses? Is […]

OIT, Strategic Indicators and Finances Discussed at...

The Executive Council met on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at the School of Public Safety. Highlights included the following: OIT Overview and Direction In an effort to keep cross-functional college partners informed about OIT’s work and developments, Information Technology Vice President and Chief Information Officer John Slot and his colleagues reviewed the current landscape of […]

Employees Connect Valencia’s Impact Plan to Their...

Friday, February 3, 2017, was a fun, collaborative, brainstorming-filled day for the more than 200 employees at Valencia’s Big Meeting. This gathering was described by College President Sandy Shugart as a “high-bandwidth meeting” that brings together employees from all functions across all campuses to brainstorm ideas to accelerate the College’s planning. “We can accomplish in […]

A Special Announcement for Part-Time Faculty

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources In Valencia’s new, strategic Five-Year Impact Plan, part-time faculty engagement is included as an initiative to further student success. This will be accomplished by providing essential support to our part-time faculty members, because we believe that the engagement of part-time faculty is intrinsically […]

Go B.I.G. on West Campus in 2017

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Happy New Year! I trust the spring semester has started well for each of you. As I’ve walked the campus, I’ve observed your contagious hospitality, care and concern for our students, particularly those who are attending college for the first time. Thank you for being mindful of our […]