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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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  • Central Florida fields contenders on 3 shows

    Central Florida fields contenders on 3 shows
    Central Florida viewers who like to root for local contenders in reality contests have reasons to rejoice this week. You may see hopefuls on three national programs: ***Orlando-based singer Carly Jo Jackson performs on the latest edition of "America's...
  • Now you can compare how most colleges spent the money they brought in — at least through part of 2008

     
    The respected Delta Project on Postsecondary Costs, Productivity and Accountability is making available a database that allows anyone to compare how colleges spend the money they receive through tuition, gifts and public subsidies. College spending in...
  • One bride’s challenge: finding a modest wedding gown

     
    June is traditionally the month for weddings . . .  and speaking of June and tradition and weddings, I was fascinated to learn about a traditional Orthodox Chassidish Jewish wedding held in Lake Mary on June 20. The bride was Angela Hillis...
  • Bride-to-be grabs the dress of her dreams

     
    Cara Constantine is a radiant bride-to-be.  This morning she found her dream wedding dress. T he style, the color, the embellishment, the fit — all are perfect. Not a single stitch will have to be altered — provided Cara remains the same...
  • Eat for Haiti, teachers rock for school, golf for kids

     
    Time for this month's look at local ways to have some fun while supporting good causes. Below is a sampling of the releases that have come my way. As always, you are free to add notices about any other events below. And as a reminder, our primary source...
  • Orlando airport board appointments draw protest

     
    Gov. Charlie Crist's latest two appointments to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Board have stirred a diversity tempest in Orlando because the moves leave the airports board without a woman or black board member for the first time in more than 20...
  • Seminole names Teacher of Year

     
    A high school social studies teacher  has been named Seminole County public schools' Teacher of the Year. Bradford Barsalou, who teaches at Crooms Academy of Information Technology in Sanford, was named top teacher during ceremonies Thursday evening. Th....
  • Longtime Orlando Sentinel art critic Philip Bishop passes away

     
    Since 1993, Philip Bishop wrote hundreds of art reviews about local and national exhibitions at Central Florida art museums and galleries for the Orlando Sentinel. He died Monday at his Orlando home with family and friends by his side. He was 58. Bishop...
  • Columbia College celebrates 35 years in Orlando

     
    Columbia College is celebrating 35 years in Orlando from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at its campus at 2600 Technology Drive, Suite 100. The private, Missouri-based college has about 25,000 students at campuses across the country and online. The Orlando branch...
  • ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ at Garden Theatre

     
    Here's a story I wrote for Thursday's Orlando Sentinel: The revived Garden Theatre reaches another milestone Friday night when it opens its first self-produced show, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s kid-friendly musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor...
  • Valencia Community College to debut new classroom building in southeast Orange County

     
    Valencia Community College is hosting an open house at its newest location — a stand-alone building on the Lake Nona High School campus – on Tuesday. Tours of the building and the opportunity to chat with faculty and staff will be...