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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

Top Valencia College Articles

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  • Terry Hummel: Your Turn to Ask a Curator

     
    Here's this week's calendar column by Terry Hummel: By Terry Hummel, Visual Arts Columnist Have you ever asked yourself, “What were they thinking when they put this painting in this museum?” I’m sure we’ve all asked ourselves that...
  • Yow Dance, Valencia Dance Theatre and Dr. Phillips students team for ‘3 in Motion’

     
    A trio of dance organizations bands together tonight for “3 in Motion,” a free production on the first day of ArtsFest, the annual festival of arts and culture run by United Arts of Central Florida. The twist to “3 in Motion”? E...
  • Valencia Character Company presents ‘The Crucible’

     
    Coming to the stage at Valencia Community College: Arthur Miller's “The Crucible.” The Valencia Character Company will present “The Crucible”  Feb. 16-19 and Feb. 23-26 at 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 20 and 27 at 2 p.m., with an additio...
  • Auditions: ‘In the Latter Days’ from Valencia Character Company

     
    Here's an audition notice for the world premiere of “In the Latter Days” from Valencia Character Company. AUDITIONS for the the world premiere of IN THE LATTER DAYS, by Ann Magaha, will be held Monday, February 21, at 7 PM in the Black Box...
  • Guest blogger Freytes: Gutierrez dishonors the truth

     
    Guest writer: Dennis Freytes Freytes has served in the U.S. Army in Commanded Infantry, Special Forces, Airborne, and Other Units (Engineers & Medical). His professional background includes experience in human resources, education and training, logistics....
  • Valencia, Rollins College students team for annual Spring Dance Concert

     
    Dance students from Valencia Community College and Rollins College will combine talents for their annual Spring Dance Concert, with two performances:  8 p.m. March 25 and 26  at Valencia’s East Campus Performing Arts Center. The colleges’...
  • Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is artist couple’s home turf

     
    My colleague Jon Busdeker talked to John and Lynn Whipple about their love of the annual Winter Park art festival. Here's his story, which will be in this week's Calendar section. By Jon Busdeker, Orlando Sentinel Artist John Whipple’s sculpture...
  • What’s in a name? VCC to get a sort-of new one

     
    The Florida Senate today gave tentative approval to a bill (SB 84),  renaming of more community colleges that are switching to state colleges, as they've been allowed to do for several years. Among the four that will be renamed, presuming the Senate votes...
  • Valencia playwright competition winner staged: ‘In the Latter Days’

     
    Here's an early look at this week's theater-page spotlight in the Sentinel's Friday Calendar section: ‘In the Latter Days’ WHAT: The Valencia Character Company will present the first staging of Ann Magaha’s “In the Latter Days,&#...
  • Ralph Nader will be at Valencia promoting his book

     
    Consumer activist and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader will be at Valencia Community College on Thursday promoting his new book The Seventeen Traditions. He'll be speaking from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Valencia's East Campus Performing Arts Center,...
  • Athiests on the offensive

     
    Well, actually, they prefer to be called “non-theists” (atheist has a negative connotation) and the six billboards they have erected around Orlando aren't meant to offend the religious as much as raise awareness for a newly formed coalition of...