Sandy Shugart

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 [...]

Renowned Poet To Speak at Valencia’s Winter Park Writers Festival

If you think of poetry and immediately think of sonnets about lilies and love, you haven’t heard Brian Turner’s poetry. [...]

Shugart Named One of the Nation’s Most Innovative College Presidents

Washington Monthly magazine has named Valencia College’s president, Dr. Sandy Shugart, one of the nation’s most innovative college presidents. Others [...]

Sen. Soto, Rep. La Rosa Announce $11.9 Million for Poinciana Campus

KISSIMMEE, FL – While crafting Florida’s $79 billion budget for the coming year, state legislative leaders carved out $11.9 million [...]

Valencia Sends More Orange County High School Graduates to College

ORLANDO – On Tuesday, June 9, Valencia College held a ceremony to recognize and celebrate Orange County Take Stock in [...]

Valencia President to Play Benefit Concert in Winter Garden

Orlando, FL – Sandy Shugart, president of Valencia College, and his band will play a benefit concert on Jan. 10 [...]

Shugart: Documentary on College Costs Ignores Obvious Solution

Is college worth the cost? And are there any alternatives to the high-priced system that dominates American higher education? Those [...]

UCF, Valencia Announce Plans for Proposed Downtown Campus

ORLANDO – University of Central Florida officials announced on Tuesday, Sept. 23, that they are planning to create a downtown [...]

Black High Achievers Honored

Valencia’s Black High Achievers Club welcomed 79 new members on Monday, April 21. The club honors African-American students who have [...]

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 [...]