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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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  • Valencia Charter to change name after objection by Valencia College

     
    In what they called an attempt to be good neighbors, the management company behind Renaissance Charter School at Valencia plans to change their name after Valencia College's attorney expressed displeasure with the school's name and advertising. The...
  • Seminole State freezes tuition for 2012-13

     
    Seminole State College has decided to freeze tuition and fees for the 2012-13 school year. College trustees today approved a $79 million budget that calls for maintaining tuition at $104.38 per credit hour for Florida residents. Students will pay $3,131...
  • “Valencia Charter” name ticks off Valencia College

     
    A new Orange County charter school is ticking off image-conscious Valencia College with its name and branding campaign. The new school, Renaissance Charter School at Valencia, is using the shorthand name “Valencia Charter” on some advertising....
  • Valencia College president gets shining review but no raise

     
    Valencia College President Sandy Shugart got high marks on his annual performance evaluation today. But college trustees did not approve a raise – Shugart said he did not want one, considering the fact that Valencia is having to cut its budget...
  • Jill Biden to participate this morning in Valencia College roundtable discussion

     
    Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will participate in a roundtable discussion at Valencia College this morning that focuses on the nationally-recognized partnership that Valencia has forged with the University of Central Florida to help...
  • Soon-to-be ex-commisioner Robinson to speak at Latino Family Conference in Orlando

     
    Despite his soon-to-be-ex status, Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson will be among the slate of speakers who will appear at the Latino Family Conference on Friday. The conference, which is being held on the east campus of Valencia College,...
  • Latino Family Conference this Friday in Orlando

     
     Gerard Robinson, Florida Education Commissioner and Dr. Barbara Jenkins, Orange County Public Schools Superintendent, will be attending the 2012 Latino Family Conference on Friday, August 3.  Commissioner Robinson will be the keynote speaker during...
  • Valencia College will open Lake Nona campus soon

     
    With classes beginning on Aug. 27,  new students are encouraged to turn in their applications by Aug. 10 so they can finish the enrollment process and receive priority in registering for fall classes at Valencia College.  Those who miss the Aug. 10...
  • Valencia names new president for 2 campuses

     
    Valencia College has named Stacey Johnson, who worked most recently as vice president of academic affairs at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, as the new president of two of Valencia's campuses. Johnson will replace Ruth Prather, who retired recently as...
  • Valencia College president to serve on jobs creation panel at Republican Convention

     
    The president of Valencia College, Sandy Shugart, will serve on a panel focusing on job creation during the Republican National Convention next week. Shugart was picked for the panel, which will feature a number of high-ranking officials from across the...
  • 100 to become U.S. citizens at Valencia College

     
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) Southeast Region Director Kathy Redman will administer the Oath of Allegiance to 100 candidates who will become America’s newest citizens at Valencia College on Friday, August 10, at the...