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Canvas Update — Zoom and Ways to Engage Students in Canvas

A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning As we’re transitioning to online learning, we have some new Canvas resources to assist you. Zoom and Canvas are Now Integrated and Available to all Students and Employees Valencia College now has a contract with Zoom, an easy cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, […]

Graphic and Interactive Design Students Recognized in...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Four Valencia College Associate in Science graphic and interactive design students have some new accolades to add to their resumes after winning a combined six American Advertising Awards in the student category. 2020 Orlando American Advertising Award winners from Valencia College are: Mirna Pierre: She received […]

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 […]

Clinical Medical Assistant Program Celebrates Cohort Comp...

Our Clinical Medical Assisting (CMA) program cohort held its end-of-course celebration on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The Jobs Partnership of Florida, our community partner, also attended to support the six students who completed their 12-week soft skills program offered by LifeWorks. On the day of the celebration, Sandra Conley, instructor, medical programs, demonstrated our new CAE Juno high-tech […]

Student Network During Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurial ...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses On Thursday, October 24, 2019, our Career and Technical Education (CTE) division held its first Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurial Symposium. The symposium’s purpose was to provide students interested in entrepreneurship with learning opportunities and to offer students time to network with community entrepreneurs. More than […]

Make Plans for Psychology Movie Night Next Week

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Time: 4 – 6:30 p.m. Location: Osceola Campus, Auditorium (Building 1, Room 100).­ A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses The Psychology department at Osceola Campus, in conjunction with UCF Connect – Valencia Osceola, the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) and the Valencia Counseling Center, is hosting Psychology […]

Students Enjoy ‘Donuts With the Dean’

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Donuts were going fast on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, when East and Winter Park Campus Dean of Students Joe Sarrubbo hosted “Donuts with the Dean” in the atrium of Building 3. Students participated in this meet-and-greet session and were able to make connections with […]

Our Counselors Are Ready to Serve

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses As a new school year begins, please remember that Valencia College’s counselors provide emotional and academic support services to empower students to succeed at the College. Our region’s counselors do this via short-term, solution-focused personal, academic and career counseling; faculty consultation; crisis intervention; […]

Students Combine Studying Abroad With Service Learning

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Last month, 16 Valencia students, led by Professor of Reading Liz Earle and Professor of Student Life Skills Christy Cheney, participated in an international service-learning study abroad trip in Italy. In Sicily, students learned about the difficulties faced by immigrants who are seeking to […]

Valencia College’s National Society of Black...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses In March 2019, Charles Davis Jr., part-time faculty, engineering and math, along with nine members of Valencia College’s National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), attended the 45th Annual NSBE Conference in Detroit, Michigan. The conference is designed to enhance participants’ knowledge to enable them to master academia, explore […]