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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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  • '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....
  • Teenlink's Florida college guide

    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...
  • 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...
  • Dismissed juror in Casey Anthony trial: 'Appalled at lack of instruction'

    Dismissed juror in Casey Anthony trial: 'Appalled at lack of instruction'
    CLEARWATER — As potential jurors waited outside the courtroom in Pinellas County Tuesday, they talked openly about Casey Anthony, the defendant they expected to see once they entered, according to one of the would-be jurors who was "appalled" that...
  • Trayvon Martin aftermath: Blacks should look deeper at perceived white contempt

    In his column Saturday, Darryl Owens lamented that he has legitimate concerns over the safety and well-being of his 11-year old son who is African-American ("Revisiting The Talk black parents give to keep kids safe"). Owens contends that his son lives...
  • Ereck Plancher trial: Jury selection under way in UCF-Plancher trial

    Ereck Plancher trial: Jury selection under way in UCF-Plancher trial
    The family of Ereck Plancher has dropped its wrongful death lawsuit against the UCF board of trustees, opting to solely continue its legal action against the UCF Athletics Association. Before jury selection began in the Plancher-UCF civil trial Monday...
  • Apopka's Ty Darlington likes Auburn, Florida State, Miami, Nebraska, Oklahoma (in no order)

    Apopka's Ty Darlington likes Auburn, Florida State, Miami, Nebraska, Oklahoma (in no order)
    Ty Darlington said this week he'd like to have a decision about his college of choice wrapped up by the time his senior season starts at Apopka High. The 6-foot-3, 270-pounder who is playing center this season for his father -- head coach Rick...
  • 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...