Valencia grad

He’s a survivor: Valencia grad persevered to earn his degree while battling cancer

Fernando Perez was just two classes away from graduating at Valencia College with his associate’s degree in December 2015 when [...]

Chef Camilo Velasco, chef de cuisine at 1921, and #valenciagrad

Kitchen Reverential: Valencia Grad Learns His Trade from the Masters

Camilo Velasco may be one of Florida’s hot young chefs, but he did not learn to cook at his mother’s [...]

Her Friends Suggested She Try Engineering; Now She’s Working on Her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering

Lietsel Richardson is, at the age of 26, working on her doctorate in biomedical engineering. But if it hadn’t been [...]

In a War-Weary World, Valencia Grad Documents the Need for Peace

Sue Thompson wants to change the world – with her photographs. Trained as a fine artist, she has created sculptures, [...]

Making of a President: Valencia Grad’s Career as Bush Impersonator

By Linda Shrieves He’s got the same hair, the same squinty-eyed look, the same crooked grin and that unmistakable laugh. [...]

Sound Grad Finds Success in L.A. Recording Scene

From playing functions, to near-nightly shows downtown, to marathon sets at Disney Springs, Valencia sound technology grad Palmer Reed, 26, [...]

From Alaska to Antarctica, One Valencia Grad Studies Sea Life

Julie Avery has a life that many science geeks would envy. She’s a research assistant professor with joint appointments at [...]