Sandy Shugart

Valencia Finds Innovative Ways to Cut Textbook Costs; Down 38% in 5 Years

Over the past decade, as the cost of college textbooks skyrocketed more than 80 percent, a growing number of students [...]

Valencia College Inducted into the Prestigious League for Innovation

ORLANDO –  Valencia College officials are pleased to announce that the college has been awarded a seat on the board [...]

Gov. Scott Approves $12.1 Million for Poinciana Campus

With the strong leadership of Sen. Darren Soto, Rep. Mike La Rosa and Osceola County, Valencia College secured the final [...]

Manufacturing Community Celebrates Opening of New Training Center

Valencia’s new Advanced Manufacturing Training Center was designed in response to industry needs for high-tech manufacturing workers. Osceola County is [...]

Valencia, Orange County Schools Partner to Create ‘Tech Express’

Valencia College and Orange County Public Schools today announced a unique agreement in Florida that will provide a new college-and-career [...]

Advanced Manufacturing Training Center Opens New Doors for Students, Industry

Valencia’s new Advanced Manufacturing Training Center officially opened its doors today with a grand opening ceremony. Osceola County leaders and industry representatives [...]

Valencia College Featured on NPR’s Radio Program, ‘The Takeaway’

What makes Valencia so special? And how does the college manage to outperform many of its peers? That’s the question [...]

Valencia Officials Join UCF in Celebrating 10 Years of DirectConnect

Dr. Sandy Shugart and presidents of four other state colleges recently joined University of Central Florida officials to celebrate the [...]

Turning Challenges Into Triumphs: One Graduate’s Story

Hampton Hovey marked a happy occasion last week – one that some doubters thought would never come. He graduated from [...]

Valencia College to Hold Tribute for Florida Film Great Ralph Clemente

ORLANDO – Valencia College will celebrate the life of the late Ralph Clemente on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 1 p.m. [...]