Public Policy Issues

Valencia College to Study Ways to Contain Rising Costs of College

As families grapple with the increasing cost of college – while watching their family incomes remain flat – Valencia College [...]

Valencia College to Conduct Emergency Training Exercise

Orlando – About 200 Central Florida first responders and emergency personnel will practice a full-scale emergency preparedness exercise on Valencia [...]

Valencia’s Experiment with Big Data Featured in NPR Report

Valencia College is on the cutting edge of a new experiment in higher education — using “big data” or predictive [...]

Valencia Receives $15,000 Donation to Expand College Access in Osceola

Orlando – The Valencia College Foundation has received a $15,000 contribution from the AT&T Foundation to bolster the college’s efforts [...]

Valencia Finds Innovative Ways to Cut Textbook Costs; Down 38% in 5 Years

Over the past decade, as the cost of college textbooks skyrocketed more than 80 percent, a growing number of students [...]

Valencia College Inducted into the Prestigious League for Innovation

ORLANDO –  Valencia College officials are pleased to announce that the college has been awarded a seat on the board [...]

Let’s Get Electric! Valencia to Host Electric Car Event on Sept. 10

Orlando, FL – Drivers of electric cars – and more than 100 folks who are interested in electric cars – [...]

Valencia Panel Discussion: How Can Our Community Help Foster Youth?

Orlando, FL – Across the nation, communities are beginning to recognize the challenges that foster children face as they “age [...]

Valencia, Orange County Schools Partner to Create ‘Tech Express’

Valencia College and Orange County Public Schools today announced a unique agreement in Florida that will provide a new college-and-career [...]

Students: What You Should Know About the Zika Virus

On Feb. 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a public health issue of international concern, [...]