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Pasitos a Valencia Hurricane Relief Scholarship...

To raise scholarship funds for students from Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands still affected by the 2017 hurricane season, Valencia is again organizing a community-wide fundraising event, Pasitos a Valencia. The event will take place at the Osceola Campus on Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 6 to 9 p.m. Musical group Los Pleneros […]

Valencia Nursing Student Association Raises Funds for...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses My deepest gratitude goes to the Valencia Nursing Student Association (VNSA). This incredible and compassionate group of nursing students recently channeled their dedication and creativity into a fundraiser to support breast cancer awareness by selling pink ribbons that were displayed on West Campus. Historically committed to […]

The Writing Center — Here to Help Students Succeed

Professors who would like students to have expert consultation on their writing assignments are encouraged to make students aware of the West Campus Writing Center. Located in Building 5, Room 155, the West Campus Writing Center offers 25-minute appointments with professional consultants who have experience in all areas of communication. Students can engage in intensive […]

Internship Applications for Spring 2019 Now Being Accepted

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Please encourage your students to check out their options for internships; the deadline is Friday, November 30, 2018. Students looking for additional information can visit the Internships and Workforce Services website.

Activities Around East Campus

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses  Geode cakes, beer brewing, Barbie bungee jumping and cyber security — there’s always something interesting and educational happening on our campuses, and this semester is no exception. Read below for some of the highlights. Learning Support Luncheon East Campus Learning Support staff enjoyed a […]

Promoting Work-based Learning Outside of the Classroom

Education is important, but, as professionals, we know that attaining degrees is only part of the equation. It’s also imperative that students gain real-life experience. That’s why Internship and Workforce Services offers two job fairs each year, one of which was held Thursday, October 4, 2018, on West Campus. This event attracted 175 students and […]

Displaced by Maria: The Cruz Family

With Hurricane Michael and the Florida Panhandle on our minds, we know too well how a storm can so quickly cause havoc and uproot lives. Just a little over a year ago, on Thursday, September 20, 2017, it was a similar story in Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria devastated islands like Puerto Rico, causing many to […]

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 […]

Eight Valencia Students Recognized by Siemens, Aspen Inst...

At a ceremony held at the District Office on Thursday, October 4, 2018, eight Valencia students, all studying in the College’s Network Engineering Technology program, were recognized by the Aspen Institute and the Siemens Foundation’s Siemens Technical Scholars program. Click here to read more on the Valencia news site.

International Students Share Their Perspectives During...

By VISA Club Members “Boarding.” That is how Valencia Intercultural Student Association (VISA Club) members started their presentation during Global Peace Week 2018. Their destination? The World. Yonitha Berryhill, coordinator, international students, and one of the club advisors shared, “When I first saw the call for proposal for Global Peace Week, I immediately thought about […]