Orlando Sentinel

Sometimes You’ve Just Gotta Dance: One Valencia Student’s Story

Like many Valencia students, Matthew-Tyler Nelson has a full-time job. He works the night shift at a local hospital to [...]

Valencia College Working to Address Nursing Shortage in Central Florida

The number of vacant nursing jobs in Florida has climbed since 2013, and the state is expected to need an [...]

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 [...]

Orlando Sentinel Focuses on Valencia’s Proposed Poinciana Campus

On Thursday, June 25, the Orlando Sentinel featured a front-page story about Valencia’s plans for a campus in Poinciana. Click [...]

President Obama Visits Valencia to Address Economy, Leveling the Playing Field for Women

President Barack Obama spoke to a lively crowd of 300 students, staff and invited guests at Valencia College’s West Campus [...]

Orlando Sentinel Highlights Valencia’s A.S. Degree Programs

What’s the best-kept secret in higher education? The value of an Associate in Science degree. In Florida, community college graduates [...]

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 [...]

Orlando Sentinel Editorial

Read the opinion piece in today’s Orlando Sentinel. At a White House event this fall, President Obama called community colleges [...]