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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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  • Stetson University takes stand against tobacco

    Stetson University takes stand against tobacco
  • Fourth off-campus robbery near UCF under investigation

    Fourth off-campus robbery near UCF under investigation
    An armed robbery on Sunday night at an apartment complex near the University of Central Florida — the fourth robbery report outside of campus in the past two months — remains under investigation, according to the Orange County Sheriff's...

    Bouts of frank talk key to unlocking Ferguson's roots

    Bouts of frank talk key to unlocking Ferguson's roots
    Peggy McIntosh stood before some 160 collegians and others inside a meeting room at the Winter Park Community Center. The esteemed feminist, lecturer, and anti-racism crusader looked a bit like Aunt Bee, but sounded a lot like Al Sharpton. "We have...

    Winter Park low-income homes get grant for energy-efficiency retrofits

    The Audubon Society and Toyota are awarding $64,000 for energy-efficiency retrofits in more than 130 homes of low-income residents in Winter Park. The grant isn't large for such an initiative, but programs aimed at residential energy conservation usually...

    Ex-OPD chief admits cruising for attractive women during 'milk runs'

    Ex-OPD chief admits cruising for attractive women during 'milk runs'
    The Orlando Police Department's former chief said in a recent deposition that he participated in "milk runs," in which on-duty officers would cruise city streets looking for attractive women. Former Chief Paul Rooney made the statements during a...