DirectConnect to UCF

Perseverance Pays Off: Valencia Grad Heads to Harvard Medical School

When Cathy Gutierrez was a senior in high school, she never dreamed that she might one day be heading to [...]

Orlando Sentinel Focuses Spotlight on DirectConnect to UCF, Valencia

Cathy Gutierrez is one of Valencia’s many success stories. The 22-year-old, who graduated from the University of Central Florida in [...]

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 [...]

Valencia Partners with Seminole State, Lake-Sumter Colleges to Win $1.5 Million STEM Grant

ORLANDO – Valencia College, Seminole State College and Lake-Sumter State College have been awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant from [...]

Higher Education Writer Touts Valencia’s DirectConnect to UCF

Jeff Selingo, an editor at The Chronicle of Higher Education, spent more than a year researching the future of higher [...]

It’s Not Too Late to Sign Up for Fall Classes at Valencia College

With classes beginning on Aug. 26, now is the time for new students to apply to Valencia College to be [...]

At the Top of Her Game: Valencia Grad Earns Highest Honors at UCF

When Priscilla Conlon got laid off from her job — as an estimator for a heating-and air-conditioning supplier —  she [...]

Valencia, UCF Team Up to Offer Biomedical Sciences Degree at Osceola Campus

Starting in August, Valencia College and the UCF College of Medicine will offer a combined 2+2 program that will allow [...]

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 [...]

Valencia Trustees Approve 2013-14 Budget, No Tuition Increase

The Valencia College Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $164.8 million budget for the 2013-2014 school year at its June [...]