Valencia in the News

Valencia Featured as College Choice for Indian Students Headed To U.S.

Valencia College may be well-known in Florida, but now the college is getting attention in India. This article — about [...]

Jill Biden Writes About Valencia Visit on the White House Blog

Dr. Jill Biden, a community college professor and wife of Vice President Joe Biden, wrote about her recent visit to [...]

Valencia Wins $100,000 Grant From Walmart Foundation

Valencia College has been named one of 15 community colleges across the country to win a $100,000 Walmart PRESS for [...]

Second Lady Jill Biden Visits Valencia

Dr. Jill Biden, the Second Lady of the United States, visited Valencia College’s West Campus on Thursday for a round-table [...]

Cyber League Championship Will Help Train Future ‘Cyber-warriors’

The Orlando Magic may be out of the NBA playoffs, but Orlando’s hosting a different kind of championship on Sunday, [...]

Florida Trend Magazine Highlights Valencia’s Weekend Degree Program

Florida Trend, a business magazine that serves the state of Florida, highlighted Valencia’s “weekend degree” program in its June issue, [...]

Valencia President Cited as a “Change Agent” in U.S. Higher Education

U.S. colleges and universities cannot continue doing things the same way they have for decades, argue Richard Skinner and Emily [...]

Shugart: Focus on Completion is Good, But Learning Should Be a College’s First Priority

Valencia College President Sandy Shugart was quoted in an article in Inside Higher Education about the current focus on students [...]

Valencia Professor Quoted in Inside Higher Ed on Textbook Costs

Across the country, colleges and universities are grappling with a thorny issue: How to reduce the cost of college textbooks, [...]

Students Stage Rally, Debate on Trayvon Martin Case on West Campus

The debate about the Trayvon Martin shooting has stirred up debate on college campuses around the country — and Valencia [...]