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Valencia College

Renamed Valencia College in 2011. With four campuses and two centers in the Orlando area, Valencia College is now the third largest of Florida's 28 community colleges, teaching more than 59,000 students a year. The school opened as Valencia Junior College in 1967. In 1971, it changed its name to Valencia Community College and moved to its first permanent location, the 180-acre West Campus located on South Kirkman Road.
Renamed Valencia College in 2011. With four campuses and two centers in the Orlando area, Valencia College is now the third largest of Florida's 28 community colleges, teaching more than 59,000 students a year. The school opened as Valencia Junior College in 1967. In 1971, it changed its name to Valencia Community College and moved to its first permanent location, the 180-acre West Campus located on South Kirkman Road. « Show less

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  • Florida Forever funds essential for our future: My Word

    Florida Forever funds essential for our future: My Word
    In November, Florida voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 1, Water and Land Conservation, with 75 percent of the vote. The purpose of Amendment 1 is to restore funding for Florida Forever, the country's premier conservation, water-supply protection, and recreation lands-acquisition program. Amendment 1 was forged by Florida citizens as a result of drastic cuts to Florida Forever in 2009 by the Florida Legislature.
  • Orlando Science Center, Florida Hospital to present at STEM Day at the Capitol

    Orlando Science Center, Florida Hospital to present at STEM Day at the Capitol
    Tuesday is STEM Day in Tallahassee. Representatives from 20 science centers, museums and corporations in Florida are going to set up stations inside and outside of the Capitol building to show legislators, educators and students the importance of...

    Williams to build school downtown

    Williams to build school downtown
    Orlando-based Williams Company will construct Orange County Public Schools' $41.3 million downtown-area school for students in pre-school through eighth grade. Baker Barrios and HKS Architects are designing the school, which will be at Parramore...

    Gyro pilot: Son's suicide motivated protest

    Gyro pilot: Son's suicide motivated protest
    The Florida mailman who landed a gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol this week told a newspaper he was motivated by his son's suicide in a wrong-way, double-fatal crash on State Road 408 just west of Orlando in 2012. The son of Tampa Bay area...

    A full week of art events in Orlando, Winter Park and DeLand

    A full week of art events in Orlando, Winter Park and DeLand
    Treat yourself to a veritable buffet of art this week. Learn about the past, experience the nowand get a vision of the future. •If you've never been to DRIP, you may want to gather your friends and attend its Local Art Night on April 23, 8-11 p.m....