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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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  • Brandon Coates: Slain deputy's wife calls husband a 'true hero'

    Brandon Coates: Slain deputy's wife calls husband a 'true hero'
    As a deputy, Virginia Coates knew the risks her husband faced each day he put on his uniform. And as a deputy's wife, the moment came this week that she prayed would never come: Her husband of just over a year was killed during a traffic stop in a...
  • 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...
  • Bicyclist killed by motorist remembered for living life at full throttle

    Bicyclist killed by motorist remembered for living life at full throttle
    Harry Nickell was riding his bicycle Sunday morning on the shoulder of U.S. Highway 27 near the Lakeridge Winery when a car traveling in the same direction wandered off the road and slammed into him from behind. In a blink, Lake County's unofficial...
  • Latino Family Conference this Friday in Orlando

     
     Gerard Robinson, Florida Education Commissioner and Dr. Barbara Jenkins, Orange County Public Schools Superintendent, will be attending the 2012 Latino Family Conference on Friday, August 3.  Commissioner Robinson will be the keynote speaker during...
  • Valencia College will open Lake Nona campus soon

     
    With classes beginning on Aug. 27,  new students are encouraged to turn in their applications by Aug. 10 so they can finish the enrollment process and receive priority in registering for fall classes at Valencia College.  Those who miss the Aug. 10...
  • Valencia names new president for 2 campuses

     
    Valencia College has named Stacey Johnson, who worked most recently as vice president of academic affairs at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, as the new president of two of Valencia's campuses. Johnson will replace Ruth Prather, who retired recently as...
  • Valencia College president to serve on jobs creation panel at Republican Convention

     
    The president of Valencia College, Sandy Shugart, will serve on a panel focusing on job creation during the Republican National Convention next week. Shugart was picked for the panel, which will feature a number of high-ranking officials from across the...
  • 100 to become U.S. citizens at Valencia College

     
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) Southeast Region Director Kathy Redman will administer the Oath of Allegiance to 100 candidates who will become America’s newest citizens at Valencia College on Friday, August 10, at the...
  • University of Florida President … Steve Spurrier?

     
    The University of Florida has begun the process of searching for a replacement to President Bernie Machen, who has announced he will retire when his successor has been named. A committee appointed to conduct the search is accepting nominations, and they...
  • Viva Osceola: County’s Latino party coming next week

     
    The yearly Latino festival known as Viva Osceola is taking place next week, bringing its usual mix of Latin music, dance and family entertainment on Hispanic Heritage Month to a county with a large Hispanic population. More than 115,000 Latinos call...
  • More than 100 colleges to attend event at Valencia tomorrow

     
    If you're interested in checking out colleges, more than 100 of them will be at Valencia Community College tomorrow for its College Night 2010 event. You can go and chat with admissions representatives from schools all over the country. You can also get...
  • Valencia Character Company presents ‘Carousel’

     
    I admit I always get a little thrill up my spine when I hear “You'll Never Walk Alone.” Here's a chance to hear it, in the show it was written for: The Valencia Character Company will kick off its 2010-11 theater season with the classic,...