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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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  • Meet Model Call’s new star: Geidy Duenas

     
    It's Wednesday — and y'all know what that means: Time to post a new model portfolio on Model Call. This week's winner is Geidy Duenas, left, who is about to start classes at Valencia Community College in Orlando. A graduate of Freedom High School...
  • Audition: ‘Carousel’ at Valencia Community College East Campus

     
    Here's an audition announcement from Valencia Community College: The theater program at Valencia Community College East Campus will hold auditions for the fall musical production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s CAROUSEL by appointment only on Tuesday, Se...
  • Orlando ranks 18th among best college towns

     
    Tucson, Buffalo and Sacramento, Calif., rank higher than Orlando in the American Institute for Economic Research's annual College Destinations Index. It's a ranking of the best cities and towns to live in if you're a college student. Among mid-sized...
  • @Valencia: Poetry Slam champ Patricia Smith to appear at Valencia Winter Park campus Thursday

     
    Patricia Smith – champion several times at the famous national Poetry Slam –  will read from her works from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, in the student lounge at Valencia Community College's Winter Park campus. The event is free and ope...
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here again, swooping in with a quick one for this late afternoon. - Library book sale time again! Yes, it happens every fall, and I'll put an exclamation point on the end of it every time. I never come away with less than three months worth...
  • Valencia, Seminole State win state approval of new bachelor’s degree programs

     
    The state Board of Education said yes today to Valencia Community College's bid to establish its first-ever bachelor's degree programs. The new programs in certain majors at the Orlando-based college could begin as soon as fall 2011. Meanwhile, Sanford-...
  • Viva Osceola: County’s Latino party coming next week

     
    The yearly Latino festival known as Viva Osceola is taking place next week, bringing its usual mix of Latin music, dance and family entertainment on Hispanic Heritage Month to a county with a large Hispanic population. More than 115,000 Latinos call...
  • More than 100 colleges to attend event at Valencia tomorrow

     
    If you're interested in checking out colleges, more than 100 of them will be at Valencia Community College tomorrow for its College Night 2010 event. You can go and chat with admissions representatives from schools all over the country. You can also get...
  • Valencia Character Company presents ‘Carousel’

     
    I admit I always get a little thrill up my spine when I hear “You'll Never Walk Alone.” Here's a chance to hear it, in the show it was written for: The Valencia Character Company will kick off its 2010-11 theater season with the classic,...
  • Highlights from Orlando Theater Blog

     
    Here are some highlights from the posts at last week's Orlando Theater Blog: ‘Pump Boys and Dinettes' comes to Winter Park Playhouse Spooky puppets, dance and storytelling in ‘Phantasmagoria' Rodgers & Hammerstein's ‘Carousel' coming...
  • DOE’s last workshop on “effective” teachers and leaders slated for Orlando tomorrow

     
    The last DOE-sponsored workshop on “effective” teachers and principals is to be in Orlando tomorrow afternoon. The series of “What's working” workshops kicked off last month and aim to showcase the latest thinking about how to...