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Winter Park News – August 2013

Tidings from Winter Park Campus Winter Park Campus hosted the July meeting of the Winter Park Community Partners Group, facilitated by Barbara Chandler, director of the Heritage Museum. Representatives attended from the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida, the Gardens at DePugh Nursing Home, the Welbourne Day Nursery and Rollins College. The group […]

Assemblage of Memory – A Service Learning Project

By Val Woldman In March, 28 of my humanities students visited the Gardens at DePugh Nursing Center in Winter Park and began the first step in a month-long collaborative art project. The students interviewed 10 residents about their favorite memories. As a result of those interviews, students chose one or two images that emerged from […]

Featured Colleague – Lisa Keeton

By Aaron Bergeson As the coordinator of the math support center on Winter Park Campus, Lisa Keeton oversees math tutoring for the campus; and additionally, she teaches developmental math courses for the college. Lisa’s role at Valencia is not much different from her previous position at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida where […]

CCSSE Work Yields Payoff in Data and Planning

A message from Dr. Stacey Johnson, President of the East and Winter Park Campuses As part of Valencia’s ongoing work with the Center for Community College Student Engagement, I will be honored to accompany an East Campus Team to San Antonio, Texas, on April 7 -9 for a High Performance Impact Conference. Team members include […]

Winter Park Faculty Senate Updates – March 2013

News from Damion Hammock, President of the Winter Park Faculty Senate The Winter Park faculty senate consists of two elected positions, president and vice president. The faculty members who hold these positions serve as the voice of the Winter Park faculty and work with campus administration to collaborate on matters pertaining to faculty. We also bring […]

News from East Campus Security – February 2013

Safety and Security Committee Did you know that the East and Winter Park Campuses have a Safety and Security committee? This diverse committee is involved in crucial conversations to help maintain the safety and security of the college environment. If you need to contact a member of the East Campus security team, call 407-582-2000 or […]

Winter Park Campus Elects New CSA Officers

The new officers of the Career Staff Association (CSA) at Winter Park are Grenka Fletcher, Chair; Aaron Bergeson, Chair-Elect; Karen Kelley, Treasurer; and Peggy Johnson, Secretary. The CSA is a college-wide organization that provides a platform for career service staff members to engage in career development opportunities, community outreach projects, and a variety of other […]

Listening Tour Presentations Posted Online

Dr. Stacey Johnson, president of the East and Winter Park Campuses, completed her Listening Tour last fall and made presentations to faculty and staff on December 14 to both Winter Park and East Campuses. The purpose of the Listening Tour was to mine the collective wisdom of the campuses and to help form the underpinnings […]

Winter Park Helps Make Holidays Brighter for Students at...

By Aaron Bergeson This time of year sometimes presents a dichotomous sentiment in the academic atmosphere. On the one hand, the students and faculty are in final exam mode. Sometimes tunnel vision is at optimal levels as the student blocks everything out to study, cram, and stay up all night in preparation for judgment day. […]

Pumpkin Carving Contest Brings Together Students,...

Nearly 120 students participated as judges for the Winter Park Campus Career Staff Association (CSA) pumpkin carving contest on Wednesday, October 31. Students chose their favorite creation from eight spooky masterpieces carved by employees, which included pumpkins inspired by “Sesame Street” and “The Hunger Games.” “The competition was fierce,” said Carol D’Avella, administrative assistant for […]