Experts & Speakers

Valencia prides itself on a teaching faculty made up of experts in their fields.

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As one of the largest of America's 1,200 community colleges, Valencia is actively engaged with the most critical issues of access, student success and economic development. Many of our administrators are also recognized leaders, helping shape public policy and transform higher education. These individuals, and others, are available to speak to reporters or community groups.

  • Nam Nguyen

    Monday, August 22, 2011

    Asia, Asian art and philosophy Dr. Nam Nguyen has taught philosophy and Asian humanities at the Winter Park Campus for over 10…

  • Jeff Goltz

    Jeff Goltz

    Monday, August 22, 2011

    Criminal justice, police officer training Jeff Goltz is currently director of Valencia College’s Criminal Justice Institute, which provides training for police…

  • Dave Heffernan

    Dave Heffernan

    Friday, August 19, 2011

    Criminal justice, juvenile justice Dave Heffernan is assistant director of Valencia College’s Criminal Justice Institute. Heffernan began his career as an Air Force…

  • Penny Conners

    Penny Conners

    Thursday, August 12, 2010

    Radiology, allied health education Penny Conners has 30 years of experience in the field of health education, with specific expertise in…

  • Steve Cunningham

    Steve Cunningham

    Monday, July 12, 2010

    Teaching English as a Second Language, Teaching in Russia

  • Judi Addelston

    Judi Addelston

    Thursday, March 25, 2010

    Areas of expertise are social, personality and cultural psychology; gender and sexuality; marriage and family issues; and developmental and abnormal psychology.

  • Sanford C. Shugart

    President Sanford "Sandy" Shugart

    Thursday, January 14, 2010

    Higher Education Leadership, Economic Development, The Learning Centered College, Public Policy

  • Linda Speranza

    Linda Speranza

    Monday, January 11, 2010

    Nursing, Health Care, Nursing Education, Health Care Education, Career Development

  • Diane Reed

    Diane Reed

    Monday, January 11, 2010

    Nursing, Nursing Education, Health Care Education, Career Development

  • Suzanne Salapa

    Monday, January 11, 2010

    Dance, Choreography

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