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Welcome West Campus Tenure-track Faculty

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Welcome to our new tenure-track faculty on the West and Downtown Campuses. Rose Thome Casterline, Professor, Art, West and Downtown Campuses Rose is an artist-educator who has been teaching drawing, design, painting and life drawing at Valencia College and Rollins College since 2001. She now […]

Welcome Erin Ohlsen, Valencia Foundation Director of...

A Message from Angela Mendolaro, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Valencia Foundation Please join me in welcoming Erin Ohlsen to the Valencia Foundation team. Erin officially joined Valencia College on Monday, February 25, 2019, as the director of alumni engagement and annual giving for the Valencia Foundation. An experienced director of philanthropy, Erin’s experience is vast and includes […]

Welcome Isis Artze-Vega, Vice President of Academic Affairs

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, Executive Vice President and Provost Isis Artze-Vega, Ed.D., Valencia College’s new vice president of academic affairs, comes to us from Florida International University (FIU), where she served as the first assistant vice president for teaching and learning. This role entailed oversight of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching, including […]

Welcome Marie Vasquez-Brooks, Dean of the School of...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses It’s my pleasure to officially announce that we have selected the dean of Valencia’s School of Allied Health. Please join me in welcoming and congratulating Marie Vasquez-Brooks, who began her role in September 2018. Selected in part for her proven ability to champion change and […]

Welcome New West Campus Tenure-Track Faculty

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Our West Campus family is growing. Join me in welcoming our new tenure-track faculty. Jenice Armstead, Professor, Business Jenice Armstead is a self-published author, small business owner and professor with more than 20 years of professional experience in the public and private sector. She has an extensive […]

Meet Our Tenure-Track Faculty

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses Please welcome four new tenure-track faculty to East Campus. Ciara Hensley, Emerging Technology Librarian Ciara joined the Valencia family in August 2017 as an adjunct librarian. Prior to joining us as the full-time tenured emerging technology librarian, she worked on the Osceola and West […]

Welcome Andy Sorrow, New Managing Director, Grounds

A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President Please join me in welcoming Andy Sorrow, our new managing director, college grounds, who will develop and oversee all campus grounds, landscaping and horticultural operations. A native Floridian, Andy has lived or worked in virtually every major metropolitan area in Florida and has a wide range of experience — […]

Meet Our New Full-time Faculty

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, Executive Vice President and Provost and President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses We’re welcoming a number of wildly talented full-time faculty to the Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses this fall. They are either new to Valencia, or new to their position. Over the next several weeks, I’ll share […]

Meet Our New Full-time Faculty

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses We’re welcoming a number of wildly talented full-time faculty to the Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses this fall.  They are either new to Valencia, or new to their position. Over the next several weeks, I’ll share their biographies as a preview of […]

Molly McIntire Named Dean of Academic Affairs for the...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses I’m excited to announce that Molly McIntire, dean of behavioral and social sciences on West Campus, has accepted the position of dean of academic affairs for the West and Downtown Campuses. She’s been a member of the Valencia team for 15 years and brings a strong […]