Valencia College News
Browse past news stories for Valencia College in Orlando, FL.
- Outgoing Kissimmee Police Chief lands job at Valencia College - Orlando Sentinel
posted on July 11, 2016 at 02:09:27 pm
A day after Kissimmee Police Chief Lee Massie steps down from the department next month, he will start his new post at Valencia College. Massie will get be paid $95,000 annua ...
- 7. Valencia College - Glens Falls Post-Star
posted on July 8, 2016 at 05:33:18 am
College costs: Where will you get the lowest return on a big investment? Is the risk of struggling to pay off huge student loans worth the reward? The subject was rec ...
- 8 Valencia College students killed at Pulse honored during vigil - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
posted on June 22, 2016 at 07:00:52 pm
ORLANDO (FOX 13) - A candlelit unity walkway, lined with framed photos of the Pulse nightclub massacre victims, was the centerpiece of a special vigil held by Valencia College's ...
- Valencia College Mourns 7 Students Killed In Orlando Nightclub Shooting - NPR
posted on June 16, 2016 at 10:14:29 am
Seven of the 49 victims of the Orlando shooting were students at Valencia College. Steve Inskeep talks to Joseph Torres, the president of the student government asso ...
- Orlando United Vigil at Valencia College East Campus: Photo Gallery - KnightNews.com
posted on June 16, 2016 at 03:52:23 am
The Valencia College community gathered together to pay respects to the 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub shootings on Wednesday, June 15th at the Performing Arts Center ...
- Who Is Cory James Connell? The Valencia College Graduate Hoped To Become A Firefighter - Romper
posted on June 15, 2016 at 09:14:30 pm
On Sunday, June 12, a gunman opened fire on the patrons of Pulse, a popular LGBT Orlando nightclub. 49 victims were killed, and another 53 were injured. Among those lost was Cory James Connell, who was celebrating his 21s ...
- Valencia College finds seven of its students among Orlando dead - Inside Higher Ed
posted on June 15, 2016 at 07:06:59 am
On Tuesday, as the 49 victims were identified and their family members notified, Valencia College shared horrific news: seven of its students were among those killed. The college said that with “great respect to the victims' families and friends, who ...Valencia College Mourns 7 Of Its Students Killed In ...
- Seven Valencia College Students Among the Victims in Pulse Shootings - Valencia News
posted on June 14, 2016 at 03:26:27 pm
Joyce Romano, Valencia College's vice president for student affairs, shared this message with Valencia students, faculty and staff on Tuesday, June 14. Working with information from federal and local authorities, Valencia has i ...
- Valencia College stages 2 Graham Farrow plays - Orlando Sentinel
posted on June 7, 2016 at 05:03:08 pm
Valencia College stages "Rattlesnakes" and "Talk About the Passion" by British playwright Graham Farrow. WHAT: Valencia College Theater will open on Friday ...
- Valencia College breaks ground on new campus - Orlando Business Journal (blog)
posted on May 19, 2016 at 04:14:34 pm
The Ledger"High schools in Poinciana have among the lowest college-going rates in the county," said Kathleen Plinske, president of Valencia's Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana campuses. "This is not because of lack of talent, but simply because of lack of access.Valencia C ...
- Valencia College plans groundbreaking ceremony for Poinciana campus - Orlando Sentinel
posted on May 17, 2016 at 01:50:53 pm
The 65,000-square-foot facility will hold about 2,500 degree-seeking students and 1,000 others who want job training, according to the college. For Poinciana students, ...
- Valencia College to Host Panel on Foster Kids - Orlando Advacate (blog)
posted on April 26, 2016 at 07:15:39 am
And from 1 to 3 p.m., there will be a panel discussion featuring representatives from: the Faine House of Orlando; Community Based Care of Central Florida; Va ...
- Valencia College Presents Annual Spring Dance Concert This Weekend - Broadway World
posted on March 25, 2016 at 04:33:39 am
Valencia College will hold its Annual Spring Dance Concert today and tomorrow, March 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. in Valencia's East Campus Performing Arts Center. The concert, which h ...
- Gov. Rick Scott OKs money for new Valencia College campus - Orlando Business Journal (blog)
posted on March 16, 2016 at 02:48:18 pm
Looks like Valencia College's request for state money to help build its new campus in Poinciana made it passed Gov. Rick Scott's veto pen. The list of spending requests Scott plans to veto f ...
- Osceola OKs land transfer for new Valencia College campus - Orlando Business Journal (blog)
posted on March 14, 2016 at 02:35:44 pm
County commissioners last week approved the transfer of real property to the district board of trustees of Valencia College. The property is located within Mac Overstreet Regional ...
- Civil liberties groups support students in Valencia College lawsuit over transvaginal ultrasounds - Orlando Weekly (blog)
posted on February 25, 2016 at 12:29:08 pm
Several civil liberties groups have filed friend-of-the-court briefs supporting three female sonography students who are appealing a federal district judge's decision to dismis ...
- Corporate giving to Orlando Science Center, Bok Tower Gardens, Valencia College - Orlando Sentinel
posted on February 4, 2016 at 04:24:11 pm
Grant recipients included the Orlando Science Center, Orange and Seminole County Public Education Foundations, Valencia College, United Arts of Central Florida, the Orl ...
- Valencia College joins partnership to launch School of Public Safety - Osceola News-Gazette
posted on December 19, 2014 at 05:13:57 pm
The School of Public Safety will combine Valencia College's current education and training programs for law-enforcement officers, corrections officers and firefighters, with p ...
- Valencia College approves new public safety school - Orlando Sentinel
posted on December 18, 2014 at 03:51:41 pm
Orlando Business JournalThese trainings will all be part of the new School of Public School that Valencia College officials approved this week. The new school is replacing what was previously known as the Criminal Jus ...
December 01, 2017
Learn about trending community college topics this week such as San Francisco's move toward free tuition at community colleges and the rise in hunger and homelessness among community college students across the country.
December 01, 2017
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?
December 01, 2017
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.