Author: Linda Shrieves

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Two Paths, A Shared Dream: Culinary Students Create Gingerbread Version of U.S. Capitol

Molly Donahue and Faith Weber both loved baking as kids, when they worked alongside their mothers to bake cookies and [...]


Osceola County Announces Plan to Extend Osceola Prosper For 2023 Grads

On Dec. 7, 2022, Osceola County officials announced plans to expand the current Osceola Prosper program — the promise of [...]


Valencia College to Hold First December Commencement

Orlando, FL – On Tuesday, Dec. 13, more than 1,100 Valencia College students will receive their associate or bachelor’s degrees [...]


Valencia to Remain Closed Through Sunday Due to Hurricane Ian

Due to the potential impact of Hurricane Ian, all Valencia College campuses will close on Wednesday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Oct. [...]


Valencia College Trustees to Consider Lab Fee Changes for 2022-23

At Valencia College’s Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for May 26, the board will discuss proposed changes in student lab [...]


Bank of America Awards $300K to Valencia College to Retrain Residents Impacted by Pandemic

Valencia College has been awarded $300,000 by Bank of America to train a growing number of Orlando residents who are [...]


Governor Awards $3.7M to Valencia to Train Robotics Technicians

Yesterday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that $3.7 million has been awarded through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to Valencia [...]


Valencia College Selects Dr. Kathleen Plinske as Its 5th President

In a special meeting held today, Valencia College trustees selected Dr. Kathleen Plinske to become the college’s fifth president. Plinske [...]


Valencia College Selects Four Finalists for President

At a special meeting held today, Valencia College trustees voted to confirm four finalists selected by the college’s Presidential Search [...]


Valencia College Selects 7 Candidates to Move Forward in Presidential Search Process

Today, the Valencia College Presidential Search Committee recommended an unranked slate of semi-finalist candidates for president to the college’s District [...]