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April Is Stress Awareness Month: 10 Tips to Help You Cope

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 April is Stress Awareness Month. Check out these 10 tips for less stress from UnitedHealthcare. 1. Speak nicely to yourself. When you hear negative self-talk rumbling in your head, replace it with an encouraging or kinder thought. Show yourself the same compassion you’d give a good friend. 2. Set yourself in motion. Do anything active — […]

Step Into Spring With a Step Challenge; Fall Challenge...

Thursday, January 14, 2020 By Ron Owens, Teaching Lab Supervisor Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Fall 2020 Step Challenge. It was a tremendous success with a lot of miles covered and a lot of calories burned! In all, 21 teams participated, with five steppers on each team. They showed us how to […]

Enter the Real Appeal Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win a...

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 It’s well-known that the pandemic has affected many people’s physical and mental health, but Valencia College and UnitedHealthcare (UHC) want to turn that around with Real Appeal, a free, online weight loss and healthy lifestyle program for employees, their spouses and dependents who are enrolled in one of UHC medical plans. […]

Counselors Launch Virtual Wellness Summer Series

Friday, May 8, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020 Time: 3 p.m. Location: Zoom Valencia College’s counselors are launching a Virtual Wellness Summer Series with the first session titled “How You Doin?” scheduled via Zoom on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 3 p.m. […]

Being Present for All That Arises: An Essential Tool of M...

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 By Celine Cavalec, Professor, English, and PJI Academic Coordinator COVID-19 has been testing us — asking whether or not we can be present with fear, overwork, upheaval, uncertainty, distractedness, sickness, isolation and loss. I’d love to say that I have met all the challenges of this pandemic with a steady mind […]

Student Services Team Supports American Heart...

Left to right: Brigitte Arredondo, Sam Spoone, J. Morales, Gabrielle Younker, Andrea Villafuerte Narvaez, Born Allah, Johanna Rockwell, Angel Saada, Ian Infante, Andrea Bealler, Lauren Zanders A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses On Friday, February 7, 2020, the East Campus Student Services team wore red in support of the […]

Heart Health Month is Here

The time to take action against cardiovascular disease is now. To that end, February is Heart Health Month and here are tips on how to achieve better health. High blood pressure puts people at risk for many health problems, and it is one of the leading contributors to escalating health care costs. According to a […]

Spring Information Regarding UFIT and the Fitness Center

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses UFIT@Valencia, an intramural sports, fitness and recreational program, has a variety of classes and activities planned for spring 2020. All activities are open and free to all Valencia College students, faculty and staff. Click here to see the spring 2020 schedule. To participate in a […]