Valencia in the News

Social Media-Saavy Professors Bring Their Skills to the Classroom

In case you missed it, Valencia professors Josh Murdock and Amanda Kern were interviewed on WOFL Fox 35 last week [...]

Shugart with Startup America CEO Scott Case at GOP Jobs Panel

President Shugart Makes List of 25 Most Powerful People

Scott Maxwell, political columnist for the Orlando Sentinel, included Valencia’s president, Sandy Shugart, in his end-of-year list of Central Florida’s [...]

Gov. Scott Visits Valencia; Challenges Colleges to Produce $10,000 Degrees

Gov. Rick Scott visited Valencia College’s Lake Nona Campus on Monday, Nov. 26, and issued a challenge to the state’s [...]

Valencia-UCF Architecture Students Help Preserve Iconic Building

Students from Valencia and UCF’s 2+2 architecture program are helping the local architecture community find ways to preserve elements of [...]

DirectConnect at Valencia Wins National Excelencia Award

Valencia College’s DirectConnect to UCF program has been selected by Excelencia in Education, a Washington, D.C.-based organization, as America’s top [...]

Indiana University’s Outstanding Young Alum Award Goes to Valencia Campus President

Kathleen Plinske, president of the Osceola and Lake Nona campuses of Valencia College, is the 2012 recipient of the Indiana [...]

Valencia President To Join in Job Creation Debate at GOP Convention

Valencia College’s president, Dr. Sandy Shugart, will participate in a high-powered panel discussion on jobs creation on Aug. 29 at [...]

100 New U.S. Citizens Sworn in at Valencia College Ceremony

On Aug. 10, Valencia College was proud to serve as host when 100 people were sworn in as U.S. citizens. [...]

Valencia Professor Earns Award for Encouraging Cell Phones in Class

Valencia College Professor James May has been named the winner of a prestigious award for innovative teaching, thanks to his [...]

Osceola Campus President Named a Finalist to Orlando’s 40 Under 40

Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Plinske, president of Valencia’s Osceola and Lake Nona campuses. She’s a finalist for the Orlando Business [...]