Valencia in the News



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 [...]


This Takes the Cake: Valencia Chef Named Nation’s Top Culinary Educator

When life gives you lemons, most folks make lemonade. Chef Jenn Denlinger is more likely to make lemon curd. Or [...]


Valencia College’s Financial Literacy Program Nationally Recognized

Valencia College’s Financial Learning Ambassadors program has been recognized as one of the best programs for helping students avoid student [...]


Disney Announces New Education Benefit For Employees; Valencia College to Offer New Program

The Walt Disney Company recently launched a new education benefit program called Disney Aspire.  The comprehensive program will enable more than 80,000 [...]


Valencia Joins UCF in Downtown Campus Groundbreaking

ORLANDO, May 11, 2017 – Children from the Parramore community helped Central Florida leaders sink shovels into the dirt Thursday [...]


Valencia College President Named Winner of 2017 McGraw Prize

Orlando, FL — Valencia College’s president, Sandy Shugart, has been named one of three winners of the 2017 Harold W. McGraw, [...]


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 [...]


Sometimes You’ve Just Gotta Dance: One Valencia Student’s Story

Like many Valencia students, Matthew-Tyler Nelson has a full-time job. He works the night shift at a local hospital to [...]


Culinary Student Wins a Whopping Surprise, a Visit from the Today Show

Valencia culinary student Sasha Sincic has always loved brussels sprouts. But, to get family members to share her passion for [...]