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Please Share These Opportunities with Your Students

Friday, February 5, 2021 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Student Government Association president and vice president applications are now open. Students who are enrolled in at least six credit hours at the campus they wish to represent can apply here before Friday, February 19, 2021. Any questions can be sent […]

National 1st Generation Day: Invite Your Students to an...

Friday, November 6, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Date: Monday, November 9, 2020 Time: 1 p.m. Location: Online The coordinators of Career Development invite students to participate in the Second Annual 1st Generation Employer Panel in recognition of National 1st Generation Day. The panel will take place on Monday, November 9, […]

A Student Success Story: Talitha Pollok-Barbosa

Friday, October 30, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses With most faculty and staff working from home, it can be hard to make connections with students and see their achievements close up and in person. I’m happy to share this profile of a success story, a student who […]

Poinciana Campus Plaza Tutors Team Stays Focused on...

The Plaza Tutors team, in pre-pandemic times From left to right: Josue Guedes, Miguel Santiago, Marisela Varela-Russian, Samuel Stadtlander, Rey Maldonado De Leon (also in pre-pandemic times) Friday, October 16, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses During the last several months of online classes, many of our student […]

Trinity Tresner Offers Message of Hope to All Professors

Thursday, September 24, 2020 Normally, it’s instructors who offer coaching and words of support for students, but this time around, the roles reversed, as Valencia College student Trinity Tresner offered a message of hope and encouragement for faculty this fall semester. Watch a video of Trinity, a first-generation student, thanking her professors for the help […]

Advanced Manufacturing Students Install Bike Racks in...

Monday, August 31, 2020 Valencia College Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMTC) students just left their mark on Kissimmee’s history after installing bike racks shaped like horseshoes, a symbol of the city’s cattle ranching past, in the heart of its downtown. The bike racks — six in total — were manufactured by Welding Level 2 students attending the Advanced Manufacturing […]

New: Technology Support for Students

Friday, August 28, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Online Learning Technology Support services are also available for our students this semester. Students can receive assistance with navigating Canvas, OneDrive, Zoom, YouTube and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Support is also provided for video editing (via iMovie […]

Student Development Team Launches Virtual Engagement Plat...

Thursday, August 6, 2020 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Over the summer, Student Development researched application platforms to provide continuous engagement opportunities for all students through programs and activities on social media. Beginning in the fall, Student Development will use Discord, a platform where users can communicate over voice, video […]

From Haiti to Ivy League

Monday, July 27, 2020 On Thursday, March 26, 2020, students across the country waited eagerly for the news of their acceptance into the nation’s Ivy League schools. On the day deemed as “Ivy Day,” one Valencia College Horizon Scholar student was among this group of students. Jessica Brevil, a recent Wekiva High School graduate, waited […]

RN to BSN Program Earns CCNE Accreditation

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 The Valencia College Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) has earned the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation. The accreditation — which is good for five years and became official in May 2020 — is retroactive and applies to the programs’ first cohorts, who […]