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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 [...]


Down But Not Out, Valencia Grad Battles Challenges to Earn Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity

As a young girl growing up in Fort Myers, Manvella Pope got her kicks from taking things apart. Cassette players, [...]


Arts Dual Enrollment Student Earns Trip to the Big Apple – and Brings Home a Jimmy Award

If anyone asks Jackson Chase to write an essay about his summer vacation, what a story he can tell. Jackson, [...]


Non-traditional student starts college at 37, now heading to Yale University

While many think college is no longer an option for them after a certain age, Miranda Rublaitus never gave up [...]


Valencia College Celebrates 200,000th Alumnus — and How She Overcame Obstacles in her Path

On May 8, Valencia College celebrated its 200,000th alumnus – and the person who walked across the stage and helped the [...]


Valencia College Unveils New Mascot

Valencia College has unveiled its new mascot – and it’s the Valencia Puma. “We believe it is the perfect mascot [...]


Going for Gold: VC Student Now Training for 2024 Paris Olympics

Florida may be known for producing Olympic swimmers and, now, Olympic speed skaters. But in the next summer Olympics – [...]


Turning Tragedy into Triumph: Distinguished Graduate Chooses a Career Path to Help Others

When Leah Basaria arrived on campus at Valencia College, she took one look around and decided to get her credits [...]


From Cashier to Fire Marshal: VC Grad Blazes a Trail in Fire Prevention

After graduating from high school, Christina Diaz couldn’t envision her future. She’d just gotten married and didn’t have much money [...]


Valencia College to Unveil New Training Facility in Orange County

Orlando — On Nov. 12, Valencia College will officially open the doors of its largest workforce training center – where [...]