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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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  • 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...
  • Teachers, administrators question fairness of new evaluation system

     
    In case you missed it…. At a hearing yesterday afternoon (and into the evening), teachers, administrators and union reps shared with the Florida Department of Education their doubts and fears about the state's new teacher evaluation system. The...
  • Tension grows between Valencia College’s president and trustee chairwoman

     
    It's hard not to notice the tension growing between Valencia College President Sandy Shugart and the chairwoman of the college's board of trustees, Bertica Cabrera Morris. At the last board meeting in February, both raised their voices during what...
  • 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...
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  • Eat healthfully on food-stamp budget? It can be done

    Eat healthfully on food-stamp budget? It can be done
    The poorest Americans would nearly starve if it weren't for fast-food dollar menus and other cheap, highly processed foods, such as mashed potatoes in a box. We've heard this so many times that we accept as fact the idea that obesity and diabetes are...
  • Homeless man sues Valencia, Full Sail for free education

    Homeless man sues Valencia, Full Sail for free education
    James Ross lives in a tent in the woods. He bathes with a jug of water, washes laundry in public restrooms when he has to and walks 10 miles a day or more to work, shop, eat and run errands. He has no formal legal education. Yet he's taking on two...
  • Global Peace Film Festival marks 10 years in Orlando

    Global Peace Film Festival marks 10 years in Orlando
    Peace may be as fragile and elusive as the dove that symbolizes it, but Orlando's Global Peace Film Festival has proven to be made of hardier stock. The festival, which opens Tuesday, Sept. 18, is marking its 10th year of film, art and discussions of the...
  • Siplin v Thompson Senate race could be a war

    Siplin v Thompson Senate race could be a war
    June 28, 2012 TALLAHASSEE – One of the closest watched political contests this summer is a fight over a newly drawn minority Florida Senate seat that encompasses much of the political turf of term-limited Orlando Sen. Gary Siplin. Democratic...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around Orlando this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do  around Orlando this week
    EVENTS WINGIN’ IT FESTIVAL: with chicken wing competitions and live music: 1-11 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; Winter Haven Airport Terminal, 2073 W. Highway 92, Winter Haven; free; 863-585-6849. STRATES FUN FAIR: with midway games and...
  • Force of King legacy strong in these youths

    Force of King legacy strong in these youths
    "An individual has not started living," the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once declared, "until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity." I can't say whether any of the 59 Orange...
  • Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season full of music

     Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season full of music
    Variety is the watchword for the Garden Theatre's 2013-14 theater season. The plays on tap range from old faithfuls such as "Nunsense" to a world premiere based on "Alice in Wonderland" to big Broadway-style musicals "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" and...