Seneff Honors College

Against All Odds, She Excelled – and Continues to Set an Example for Others in Foster Care

No one really expected Hartley Villagra to go to college – let alone excel in college. In her immigrant family, [...]

To NASA and Beyond: Valencia Grad Has Set His Sights on the Stars

Michael Gutensohn is, at the moment, living in an RV parked in the side yard of a home. But don’t [...]

Valencia College Honors Student Wins Prestigious Cooke Scholarship

Charlene Singh thinks doctors are today’s superheroes. And she is doing everything in her  power to become one. Starting at [...]

Success Story: Exceptional Grad Builds on Help From Foundation

In two action-packed years at Valencia College, international student Success Ekpenyong has made a name for himself as someone who [...]

One Grad’s Incredible Journey from Underachiever to AI Researcher

Would someone please pinch Steven Forsyth? He’s living out the first half of an incredible dream – working in Washington, [...]

Education Transforms Life of ‘Non-Traditional’ Student

We recently learned of Angela Murphy’s Valencia story at the Seneff Honors College Evening of Distinction. In 2012 – in [...]

Valencia Graduate, Venezuelan Activist Named Fulbright Scholar

Kenther Ramos was 16 years old and a university freshman when he attracted the attention of the Venezuelan government. Kenther, [...]

Valencia Student Excels as She Reaches for the American Dream

Carolina Palacio arrived in the United States full of hope. It didn’t take long for those immigrant dreams to be [...]

Grateful for Opportunity, One Student Gives Back With Service

ORLANDO — After attending five high schools – in Florida, Guyana and Washington state – Stephanie Sookhram knew that her [...]

Valencia Grad Overcomes Hardship, Transfers to Amherst College

ORLANDO — For more than three years, Al Williams has worn a medallion around his neck – to serve as [...]