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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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  • Season Preview 2014: Where to see dance in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Where to see dance in Orlando
    CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY DANCE The company holds performances at the John & Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando; Trinity Preparatory School, 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park; and The Center for Contemporary Dance, 3580 Aloma...
  • Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater

    Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater
    THE ABBEY The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com. Monday Night Cabaret Series REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
  • Peabody Auditorium

    Peabody Auditorium
    The auditorium, at 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach, programs theater, dance, classical and other music, comedy and more. Details: 386-671-3460 or PeabodyDaytona.com. See other listings for programming in non-theater genres. MAMMA MIA!: Nov. 6....
  • Season Preview 2014: Art events in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Art events in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens The museum is at 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $4...
  • 08/28: Progressions

    Kurt Alter, shareholder at Moore Stephens Lovelace, was appointed to the board of directors of the Foundation for Seminole State College. Carol Traynor was promoted to director of public relations and Darla Sharpe was promoted to director, strategic...
  • Valencia College 2014-15 art season

    Valencia College 2014-15 art season
    Here's a look at the artists coming to Valencia College during the 2014-15 season. The Anita S. Wooten Gallery is on the college's East Campus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and admission is free. For...
  • Where to find food trucks in and near Orlando Aug 24-30

     Where to find food trucks in and near Orlando Aug 24-30
    The Food Truck Bazaar Titusville: 5-8 p.m, Monday, Aug. 25; Sand Point Park, 101 N. Washington Ave., Titusville; TheFoodTruckBazaar.com The Food Truck Bazaar Lake Nona: 5-8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28; Valencia College, 12350 Narcoosee Road, Orlando (no...
  • Junior League helps students transition from foster care

    The Junior League of the Palm Beaches' Pink Palm Brigade recently helped make the transition from the foster care system to college life easier for five local college-bound students. The five recipients included two students from the western...
  • American dream thriving in boomtown -- Williston, N.D.

    This summer marks five years since the "Great Recession" officially ended. For millions of Americans, it probably does not seem possible that our economy has grown for that long. After all, by historical standards, the current recovery is anemic, if not...
  • Valencia College opens 'Small Works'

     Valencia College opens 'Small Works'
    WHAT: Art doesn't have to be big to be impressive. Valencia College's Anita S. Wooten Gallery proves that on Friday, Aug. 15, when it opens "Curator's Choice: Small Works by Central Florida Artists." Works in the exhibition will include paintings,...
  • Valencia College trustees pick donated site for Poinciana campus

    Valencia College trustees pick donated site for Poinciana campus
    Valencia College trustees on Wednesday picked a donated piece of property on Pleasant Hill Road as the location of a new campus in Poinciana. Trustees also urged college administrators to find a way to fast-track the project. Valencia does not yet...
  • Top romance writers slated to attend Lake's Reading Romance Expo

    Top romance writers slated to attend Lake's Reading Romance Expo
    MOUNT DORA — If you haven't read a romance lately, you have no idea how much the love stories have changed. That is the one message writers of contemporary, erotic, historical, inspirational, paranormal, suspense or young-adult romance novels want...