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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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  • Valencia College opens ‘College Prep Day’ to high school students

     
    High-school students and their families are invited to Valencia College on Feb. 9 to learn more about applying for financial aid, picking a major and other topics that kids need to know more about as they prepare for college. A light breakfast and lunch...
  • 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...
  • Your guide to choosing a college

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  • 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...
  • 'Central Florida Emerging Artists' at Valencia College

     'Central Florida Emerging Artists' at Valencia College
    If you love to "discover" young artists, then make plans to head to a new exhibit at Valencia's Anita S. Wooten Gallery. Six young Central Florida residents embarking on careers in the visual arts have work on display in the "Central Florida Emerging...
  • Valencia College Theater stages 'Fat Pig'

     Valencia College Theater stages 'Fat Pig'
    Valencia College Theater opens Neil LaBute's comedy "Fat Pig" this Thursday, June 6. The play depicts the budding romance between Tom, an upwardly mobile corporate type, and Helen, a plus-sized librarian. Its "dissection of how societal pressures affect...
  • 23rd Florida Playwrights' Competition seeks scripts

    23rd Florida Playwrights' Competition seeks scripts
    Valencia College Theater is seeking script submissions for its 23rd annual Florida Playwrights' Competition. As it has since 1991, Valencia will produce a full-length original play in the spring of 2014 as part of its regular subscription series....
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    Sponsored Listings   Barry University Miami Shores www.barry.edu Acceptance rate: 58.9 percent Undergraduate enrollment: 4,940 Top majors: Biology, Elementary Education, Nursing, Sports Management Tuition & fees: $28,160 Specific...
  • Trombonist John Allred to perform at Valencia College

    Trombonist John Allred to perform at Valencia College
      Jazz trombonist John Allred, whose career includes work with such jazz greats as Harry Connick Jr., Wycliffe Gordon  and Woody Herman, will perform in a free concert at Valencia College’s Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3....
  • 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...
  • 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...