DirectConnect to UCF

Valencia, UCF Receive $1.3M from Helios Education Foundation to Increase Number of Graduates Through Student Stipends and Support

Orlando, FL (June 27, 2023) – Valencia College and the University of Central Florida are embarking on a new strategic [...]

Guide to Student Services and Support

The coronavirus pandemic has forced Valencia College faculty and staff to change the way we operate. Over the past six [...]

Her Friends Suggested She Try Engineering; Now She’s Working on Her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering

Lietsel Richardson is, at the age of 26, working on her doctorate in biomedical engineering. But if it hadn’t been [...]

DirectConnect to UCF Award Recognizes Collaboration Between Institutions

DirectConnect to UCF recently awarded the first Joyce Romano Partnership Excellence Award to an innovative collaboration between Valencia College’s Learning [...]

Sofia Garcia Reyes stand up shot

Displaced by Hurricane Maria: Sofia Garcia Reyes

Sofia Garcia Reyes has been through a lot in the past six months. But she is finally starting to settle [...]

O'Dang Hummus Creator Jesse Wolfe

O’Dang! Valencia Grad Brings Hummus Creations to the Masses

A lot us have gone through the misery of having our wisdom teeth pulled. Some bounce back faster than others. [...]

Valencia Ranks 4th in Nation for Number of Associate Degrees

Orlando, FL – Valencia College ranks fourth in the nation for the number of associate degrees awarded to students, according [...]

Orlando Sentinel Highlights 10 Years of DirectConnect to UCF

In December, The Orlando Sentinel turned its attention to Valencia’s successful 10-year-old partnership with the University of Central Florida, a [...]

Valencia Grad Earns Doctorate, Now Working in Simulation Research

Every morning, Crystal Maraj pulls up to work in the sprawling research park next to the University of Central Florida. [...]

Valencia College y UCF se Unen a TheDream.Us Para Abrirle Puertas a los DREAMers

Orlando, FL – Gracias a un reciente acuerdo sobre fondos privados con TheDream.Us, Valencia College y UCF ofrecerán becas a [...]