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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 5K to raise money for scholarships for criminal justice, firefighter students

     
    The Valencia College Alumni Association will host a 5K race later this month to raise money for scholarships for criminal justice, firefighter and EMS students. The race will be held Saturday, March 31 on Valencia’s West Campus, located at 1800 S....
  • Undocumented students begin cross-country trek

     
    A group of undocumented students and their supporters began a cross country walking journey from San Francisco to Washington D.C. Saturday to advocate for the passage of the Dream Act....
  • Rollins College team to debate Stand Your Ground law with Cambridge Union Society

     
    Rollins College’s high-ranking debate team will hold a debate Tuesday night on Florida’s Stand Your Ground law, which has drawn national attention since the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin in February. Rollins students will face...
  • Lake-Sumter Community College selected to compete for prestigious Aspen Prize

     
    Fourteen Florida colleges have been selected to compete among 120 schools nationwide for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence — more than any other state in the country, according to the Florida Department of Education. The 120 colleges,...
  • 3 California schools compete for national community college prize

     
    Three California schools made the first cut for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence for the second consecutive time and will now compete for a share of $1 million in award money, officials announced Monday....
  • Valencia to open honors college, offer full scholarships

     
    Valencia College plans to open an honors college in the fall and is offering full-tuition scholarships to those who apply by May 1 and get accepted. July 20 is the regular deadline to apply for the newly-created James M. and Dayle L. Seneff Honors College...
  • Valencia College administrators to relocate to larger office building

     
    Valencia College administrators plan to vacate their headquarters in downtown Orlando and move into a larger building near the Valencia campus off Kirkman Road within the next year. The college outgrew the four-story, historic building at the corner of...
  • Valencia College installs electric car charging stations

     
    Valencia College is installing five electric vehicle charging stations at its campus on Kirkman Road — adding to the growing number of charging stations in the Orlando area. Today, about 300 public charging stations are located within 70 miles of...
  • Former Oak Ridge QB Baylin Trujillo to transfer to Webber International

     
    Baylin Trujillo, a 2010 graduate of Orlando Oak Ridge who was a preferred walk-on at USF as a quarterback two years ago, has decided to transfer to Webber International for the upcoming season. Trujillo threw for 1,543 yards and 13 TDs during his senior...