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Local Doctor Speaks About Research-Based Careers

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses Undergraduate research was a recent topic of interest as the East Campus Student Research Community hosted guest speaker Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Phillip Wood on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Phillip spoke about research studies and research-based careers while also sharing stories about his work […]

Lake Nona and Osceola Faculty Attend STEMtech

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Several faculty from the Lake Nona Campus (Nichole Segarra, professor, mathematics; Laura Sessions, professor, chemistry; and LaVonda Walker, professor, New Student Experience) and the Osceola Campus (Samira Chater, professor, Spanish; Tammy Gitto, professor, humanities; Al Groccia, professor, mathematics; and Jenna Settles, librarian) attended […]

The True Meaning of Service Learning in our Community

Service Learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities. Professor of Psychology Tony Philcox, who recently implemented a service learning program at the Coalition for the Homeless for his developmental psychology class, shares his experience below. […]

Internship and Workforce Services Helps Students Plan...

A Message from Kerry Fleming, Coordinator, Internship and Workforce Services The Internship and Workforce Services Office, along with Professors of New Student Experience (NSE) Carla McKnight and Dina El Musa, hosted an Employer Internship Panel for NSE Students on Monday, October 10, 2016, at the East Campus. The purpose of the panel was to discuss what […]

NBC Today’s Al Roker and Food Network’s Chef...

Valencia was in for a real treat this morning when NBC Today’s Al Roker and Food Network’s Chef Sunny Anderson gave culinary student Sasha Sincic the surprise of her life. Thanks to her sister’s nomination, Sasha joined the famous duo for a chance to cook one of her favorite culinary delights on live TV — […]

From 14 Employees to a Fortune 500: The Technology Club...

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses The Technology Club continues its forward-thinking engagement with local and international professional organizations. The club hosted a Tech Talk with Cognizant, a Fortune 500 company, on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, and another with Cognitive Performance Group (CPG), a small Avalon Park based company, on […]

New Pre-Professional Health Student Graduation...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Do you know a pre-professional health student interested in professional development? If you do, he or she may be the perfect fit for the new pre-professional health student graduate distinction on West Campus. By joining the program, students will participate in a variety of experiences […]

Students Celebrate Constitution Day

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses The Winter Park Student Government Association (SGA) celebrated Constitution Day, which took place on Thursday, September 15, 2016, and raised constitutional awareness by conducting a Constitution quiz and Bill of Rights matching game. Winners were recognized with headsets to accompany virtual reality phone apps, such […]

Encourage Students to Apply for the Seneff Honors College

A Message from Cheryl Robinson, Director, Honors Program Do you know of a student looking to get more out of his or her college experience — someone eager to go above and beyond by forging connections with peers and faculty, participating in campus events, volunteering in the community and even traveling abroad? If you do, please […]

Students Visit Local Nursing Home, Earn Service Learning ...

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses  Students in Val Woldman’s, professor, humanities, introduction to humanities class visited the Gardens at DePugh Nursing Center in March 2014 to interview residents about their musical memories. Using smartphones, tablets and laptops, students compiled playlists of songs from the 1920s, 30s and 40s and […]