Valencia in the News

President Obama Visits Valencia to Address Economy, Leveling the Playing Field for Women

President Barack Obama spoke to a lively crowd of 300 students, staff and invited guests at Valencia College’s West Campus [...]

Orlando Sentinel Highlights Valencia’s A.S. Degree Programs

What’s the best-kept secret in higher education? The value of an Associate in Science degree. In Florida, community college graduates [...]

Valencia Receives Funding from Chevy for Going Green

Valencia College is one of two schools in the nation—and the only community college—to be selected by Chevy for a [...]

National Journal Examines Success of Valencia’s DirectConnect Program

ORLANDO — Shortly after President Barack Obama called on the nation’s higher-education community to help minority students reach their full potential, the [...]

Dissident Says Internet, Technology Are Opening Windows in Cuba

Famed Cuban dissident Yoani Sánchez, whose commentaries on life in modern-day Cuba have made her an Internet sensation, says that [...]

Valencia Professor Named One of Nation’s Top Innovators

Orlando, FL – Dr. James May, who teaches English as a Second Language at Valencia College, has been named one [...]

Audit Finds Valencia College Showed No Preferential Treatment for Foundation Members

Following an extensive review, an internal auditor has found that Valencia College’s process for awarding construction contracts is fair and [...]

Remembering Chauncey Parker: Professor and Witness to History

Chauncey G. Parker III loved English and writing — but he was also a witness to history in his 30s, [...]

Orlando Sentinel: Valencia Named One of Nation’s Top 50 Colleges

The Orlando Sentinel School Zone blog reports on Valencia being named to Washington Monthly’s list of the top 50 community [...]

Valencia College Named to Washington Monthly’s List of Top Community Colleges

Valencia College was named one of the top 50 two-year colleges in the United States, according to Washington Monthly’s 2013 [...]