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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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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Homeless teen in awe as offers of aid pour in

    Daniel Lazzatti, the Edgewater High School senior who lives in a shed, could have a bike for every day of the week, a beach house and at least two cars -- if he chose. Nearly 200 people have offered help and money since reading in the Orlando Sentinel...
  • Pamela Woodley: Just Like Mom

    In her mother's absence, Pamela Woodley stepped in. If Georgia Nell Woodley had to miss a meeting of the Callahan Neighborhood Association, her daughter was there for her. Even now. Georgia Nell Woodley died in 2005, and Pam Woodley has long since moved...
  • What's casino mogul's interest in Crist and Florida?

     
    After more unflattering news reports last week about his light schedule, Florida Governor Charlie Crist keeps phoning it in. Today???s schedule shows three phone calls. Yesterday???s showed two phone calls after a 9 a.m. appearance at Valencia Community...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...