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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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  • ‘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...
  • Orlando well-represented at American Culinary Federation Competition April 24-26

     
    A team of students from Valencia Community College in Orlando will compete in the American Culinary Federation's Southeast Region Student Team Championship in Birmingham, AL, April 24-26, 2010, against seven other state teams. They will prepare a...
  • Philip Elston Bishop: Professor, critic shared love of art

    When Philip Bishop took his kids on vacation, he might lecture them about the different types of columns, art deco architecture or artwork they'd see along the way. Afterward, there would be a test. "My brother and I grew up assuming that wherever you...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Florida’s Blood Centers needs to clean house

    The fate of Florida's Blood Centers President and CEO Anne Chinoda could be decided this week when the center's board of directors is scheduled to meet to potentially discuss a separation package for her. It's clear Chinoda's exit is one step that...
  • St. Cloud dealer answers call for trucks for Haiti

    An earlier version of this column contained the incorrect number of trucks donated by Roger Penske. President Bill Clinton made a plea for Haiti last month in front of the world's richest and most well-connected business and political minds gathered in...
  • Politicians frantic to create jobs

    One day after President Barack Obama pledged in his State of the Union address that creating jobs would be his No. 1 focus, he used both of Florida's coasts Thursday to try to back up that promise. On the west coast, Obama appeared in Tampa to announce...