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West Campus Roadway Construction to Start in May

  Starting on May 6,  construction crews will begin work on the West Campus perimeter road, updating the roadway with [...]


Beth Smith and Michael Sasso Elected Chair and Vice Chair of Valencia College Board of Trustees

At its August 10 meeting, the Valencia College District Board of Trustees elected Beth Smith, vice president of government and [...]


Valencia Bachelor’s Degree in Business Adds New Concentrations to Prepare Students for the Workforce

Valencia College’s Bachelor of Applied Science in business and organizational leadership (BASBOL) program will offer two new concentrations in fall [...]


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’s West Campus Selected to Serve as COVID-Vaccination Center

UPDATE: Although the large FEMA-operated, COVID vaccination site on West Campus has closed, the Florida Division of Emergency Management is [...]


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 [...]


Valencia College President Sandy Shugart Announces Retirement

Sandy Shugart, president of Valencia College, announced today that he will retire from the college in June 2021. Shugart, who [...]


Metallica Partners with Valencia College to Provide Short-Term Job Training in Construction Trades

Valencia College has been selected as one of 15 colleges in the country to receive a $100,000 grant from the [...]