Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Plinske, president of Valencia’s Osceola and Lake Nona campuses. She’s a finalist for the Orlando Business Journal’s annual 40 Under 40 awards. The awards recognize the area’s up-and-coming leaders under age 40.
Dr. Plinske earned her doctorate in educational technology from Pepperdine University in 2008. She came to Valencia from McHenry County College in Illinois, where she served as vice president for institutional effectiveness and also as interim president.