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New Valencia Virtual Tours and Interactive Maps Now Avail...

Two new software tools, 360-degree virtual tours and interactive maps, are now available to improve the connection to Valencia College for current and prospective students, employees and the community. The New Student Orientation team has already incorporated the software into its pre-orientation interactive presentation for prospective students — interactive maps for Lake Nona, Winter Park and the School of Public […]

June 2015 OIT Tip

New Centralized Model for Acquisition of Hardware and Software Coming in July The Office of Information Technology (OIT), in collaboration with the Procurement, Finance and Budgeting Departments, is debuting a centralized model for the acquisition of all technology/computer hardware and software beginning in July. By implementing this new model for technology hardware and software, we will: […]

East Campus Students Gain Real World IT Knowledge

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses East Campus information technology students learned about IT security and job opportunities recently from industry expert Andy Watson, lead developer at Georgia’s Ionic Security, on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Students hoping to enter the world of technology gained valuable insight, including how start-up IT […]

Biotechnology Program Showcased at STEM Council Meeting

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses Valencia College was proud to host the quarterly General Meeting of the Central Florida STEM Education Council on Friday, May 15, 2015.  Kris Dougherty, professor of biotechnology and biotechnology laboratory sciences program director at the Lake Nona Campus, represented Valencia College on the Educational Programs Panel. […]

May 2015 OIT Tip

Password Changes and Mobile Devices In life, seasons change, people change and for Valencia College employees, their passwords change. Every 180 days (approximately six months), you are prompted to change your computer password — called the Active Directory password — in order to protect your account and allow you access to your email and other day-to-day […]

TEDxValenciaCollegeLive 2015 Truth or Dare — Edutainment...

By Joy S. Jones Under a canopy of stars, TEDxValenciaCollegeLive 2015 “Truth or Dare,” kicked off on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at the Winter Park Campus. A crowd of approximately 150 curiosity seekers and dream achievers gathered to view talks chosen from TED2015, Vancouver, Canada, on the “truth” of various technologies given by: David Eagelman, a neuroscientist […]

Marketing Introduces Two New Software Products

The Marketing team is working with a number of stakeholders, service areas, divisions and departments to develop and introduce two new software solutions that will improve the connection to Valencia College for current and prospective students, employees and the community. Our new interactive map solution will allow users to search for locations on our campuses […]

February 2015 OIT Tip

How to Contact OIT for Assistance Do you know the different ways to contact the Office of Information Technology (OIT) for assistance? This department, which serves faculty, staff and students, is ground zero for the College’s technology operations and is there to help with hardware and software, connectivity issues and any computing questions you may […]

January 2015 OIT Tip

Office 365 Microsoft Office Applications Now Available for Personal Usage Faculty and staff now have access to the Office 365 suite for personal use. This process can be used in lieu of the current software request system. Benefits of Office 365 include: The latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access and Publisher. Installations […]

Classroom Technology Upgrades

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Lake Nona and Osceola Campuses Over the last week while classes were not in session, our wonderful staff in classroom technology services has upgraded the technology equipment in the following classrooms at the Osceola Campus: Upgrades include new projectors and projector screens, new DVD players, smaller technology cabinets and […]