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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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  • AK-47 attack latest crime to jar St. Cloud

    AK-47 attack latest crime to jar St. Cloud
    ST. CLOUD — The AK-47 attack in one of Osceola County's oldest neighborhoods last month is the latest crime jarring the tranquil image of the century-old community known as "Soldier City," where Civil War veterans settled in the early 1900s. In...
  • Gov. Scott appoints 2 new Valencia College trustees

     
    Gov. Rick Scott just announced two new appointments to Valencia College's board of trustees — Guillermo “Bill” Hansen and Fernando J. Perez. Here's what the governor's office said about the new trustees: Hansen, 54, of Kissimmee, has...
  • Valencia College is tops in nation

     
    Valencia College in Orlando walked off with first place when results of a first-ever assessment of the nation's about 1,200 community colleges were announced Monday. The college earned immeasurable prestige – plus a $600,000 check - for winning...
  • Valencia College: Cabrera Morris hasta el 2015

     
    Florida Governor Rick Scott has reappointed Bertica Cabrera Morris to the district board of trustees at Valencia College. Cabrera Morris is currently the vice chairman of Valencia’s board of trustees and has been a board member since 2005, according...
  • Shoot! Colt is coming to Osceola

     
    Gov. Rick Scott announced today that Colt’s Manufacturing Co. LLC — the fabled manufacturer of the Colt .45 and an array of other guns — will open a regional headquarters and product manufacturing center next year. The announcement...
  • Webster draws heat for speaking at private town hall

     
    WASHINGTON — Democrats are crying foul over a private town hall meeting that U.S. Rep. Dan Webster held Monday with Tea Party activists in Orlando, criticizing the rookie Republican for not taking time to meet with the general public instead. &#...
  • Valencia College instructor is Florida Professor of the Year

     
    James May, a professor at Valencia College who teaches students how to speak English, has been chosen as the Florida 2011 Professor of the Year by two well-recognized education organizations. He was honored yesterday at a reception in Washington D.C. by...
  • A&H Maitland gala, Evening in the Grove, is Sunday, Oct. 16

     
    Evening in the Grove, the annual benefit for the Art & History Museums-Maitland, is this Sunday, Oct. 16. Community leader Dick Batchelor will host the citrus-themed gala, which honors U.S. Congressman John Mica. “An inspirational community leader,...
  • Valencia Community College Appoints New Dean of Nursing

     
    Valencia Community College has named Dr. Paula Pritchard its new dean of nursing. Pritchard, an Altamonte Springs resident, replaced outgoing dean Dr. Louise Pitts this spring. She's taking the helm at Valcenia's 41-year-old nursing program after...
  • Church news: congregation honors Bishop Morris and his wife

     
    Members of El Bethel Temple of Jesus International will celebrate the ministry of Senior Bishop Cliff C. Morris Jr. and First Lady Angela Morris on Friday, July 15, at 7:30 p.m., 3000 Bruton Blvd., Orlando. During the program, parishioners, members, and...
  • Valencia breaks ground next week on new campus in Lake Nona

     
    Valencia Community College will break ground next week on the first building of its new campus in Lake Nona’s “medical city.” When it opens next year, the three-story, 83,000 square-foot building will house classrooms, science labs and...