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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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  • Teacher evaluations: DOE moves to set standards for test-score data (the valued-added or VAM piece)

     
    Florida's new, complicated teacher evaluation system crunches student test-score data (using a so-called value-added model, dubbed VAM) to help determine teacher quality. It is a required part of the 2011 teacher merit pay law passed by the Florida...
  • Rollins students to participate in debate about job exportation with students from Beijing

     
    Rollins College students will face off against a team of students from China in a debate Wednesday about the exportation of manufacturing jobs and its impact on the U.S. economy. Rollins' nationally-ranked debate team will go up against the Beijing...
  • Valencia College opens ‘College Prep Day’ to high school students

     
    High-school students and their families are invited to Valencia College on Feb. 9 to learn more about applying for financial aid, picking a major and other topics that kids need to know more about as they prepare for college. A light breakfast and lunch...
  • Teenlink's Florida college guide

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  • Can free bikes fix college-parking woes?

     
    Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tenn., thinks it's worth a shot, The Tennessean reports: “Students who agree to leave their cars at home get a free bike and save the roughly $250 a year it costs to park on campus.” Nashville also...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida

     
    Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
  • Brevard Community College to become Eastern Florida State College

     
    Trustees at Brevard Community College have chosen a new name for the school, which will start offering bachelor's degrees in late 2013. Trustees picked the name Eastern Florida State College to reflect the school's new mission. Now, the moniker must be...
  • UCF plans to graduate almost 5,000 students Friday and Saturday

     
    More than 4,700 University of Central Florida students are expected to graduate on Friday and Saturday during commencement ceremonies featuring speakers such as former Speaker of the House Dean Cannon and Valencia College President Sandy Shugart. All...
  • Scott: Colleges should offer $10,000 bachelor’s degrees

     
    In case you missed it, Gov. Rick Scott proposed this morning that Florida's state colleges offer 4-year degrees with a $10,000 price tag. Scott made his announcement at St. Petersburg College this morning and is due to discuss his proposals again at...
  • Fern Creek principal wins state leadership award

     
    Patrick Galatowitsch, principal of Fern Creek Elementary in Orange County, is one of three principals in the state to win the 2012 Leonard Miller Principal Leadership Award. The annual award, which comes with a $10,000 prize, honors education leaders...