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Are You Ready for the 2020 Hurricane Season?

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Monday, June 1, 2020, marked the start of hurricane season. Hurricanes not only affect coastal communities, but can also have significant impact hundreds of miles inland. It only takes one to change your life and your community. As hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria remind us, it is not just major hurricanes […]

Update on the West Campus Incident

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Yesterday, Wednesday, October 23, 2019, the West Campus was shut down in response to a report of a potential active shooter threat. Valencia College’s Campus Safety and Security team and our Orlando Police Department (OPD) partners reacted swiftly to address the report. Upon receiving information […]

Tropical Storm Erika and Valencia Alerts

With Florida in the possible path of Tropical Storm Erika, we’d like to take this moment to remind you about how Valencia will contact you in case of an emergency, college closure, etc. Valencia security will closely monitor the weather situation, and should a serious situation arise, will strive to provide a timely warning. In the […]

East Campus Alert Update, July 15

Earlier this morning, a suspicious package was discovered under a parked car on East Campus by a member of the library staff. The staff member alerted security and campus administration who responded quickly to bring law enforcement in to address the concern. Buildings 1a, 1b, 2, and the performing arts center were evacuated and everyone […]

Tropical Storm Chantal Weather Update

Tropical Storm Chantal Weather Update, July 10 Although Tropical Storm Chantal is still hundreds of miles away, we are monitoring the storm’s progress. We will be preparing all campuses on Friday, July 12, to minimize problems that may arise from her impact. Campuses have already begun prepping for this year’s hurricane season during the past […]

Osceola and Lake Nona Tornado Assembly Areas

A message from Dr. Kathleen Plinske, Campus President, Osceola and Lake Nona The first week of March is National Severe Storm Preparedness Week. In an effort to prepare for severe weather at the Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses, we have installed Tornado Assembly Area signs in every classroom. The signs indicate if the classroom itself […]

Tropical Storm Isaac and Valencia Alerts

With the path of Tropical Storm Isaac threatening Florida, you may be wondering if the storm will affect work and classes at Valencia. College officials will monitor the weather situation closely and will notify you about the status of Monday’s work schedule and classes via email, updates on Valencia’s website and, in the event of […]

Preparing for Your Safety this Hurricane Season

While the first of June normally begins Florida’s hurricane season, we have already had two named storms, making this a good time to review our hurricane procedures in preparation. The National Hurricane Center warns that some part of Florida is typically threatened by a hurricane or tropical storm each year and provides information about severe […]

Stay Connected with Valencia Alerts

Keep yourself and your staff connected and informed at all times with Valencia Alerts. Valencia College uses Valencia Alerts to immediately contact employees during a major crisis or emergency. Valencia Alerts delivers important emergency alerts, notifications and updates to you on all of your devices: • Email account (school, personal, other) • Cellphone (via SMS) […]