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Osceola Campus Honors Pulse Victims with Peace Pole

Osceola Campus Honors Pulse Victims with Peace Pole

Laura Guzman, Contributing Writer
June 13, 2017
Filed under College News, Local News, Orlando Pulse, Osceola Campus, Top Stories, Valencia News

On Monday, June 12, exactly one year after the mass shooting of Pulse Nightclub, Valencia’s Osceola Campus held a remembrance ceremony.  Peace, love and hope were the center of the event. Along with a message about love and diversity from campus president, Dr. Kathleen Plinske, Ayla Polanco, 19...

Valencia College Starts LGBT+ Scholarship

Valencia College Starts LGBT+ Scholarship

Isaiah Peters, Contributing Writer
June 12, 2017
Filed under College News, Orlando Pulse, Top Stories, Valencia News

Nearly a year after the Pulse tragedy, Valencia College commemorated the seven students whose lives were lost. The administration offered seven $500 LGBT Plus Scholarships at the Valencia United Reception on Thursday June 8th at the Special Event Center on West Campus from 6:00-8:00pm. Among the attend...

East Campus Library Dedicates Space for LGBT Resources on Pulse Remembrance Day

East Campus Library Dedicates Space for LGBT Resources on Pulse Remembrance Day

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor and Staff Writer
June 12, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, College News, Local News, National News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Valencia College dedicated a new area of the East Campus library to LGBT resources in honor of the lives lost at Pulse night club one year ago today. Students and faculty gathered in the Building 3 Atrium for the Orlando United Pulse Remembrance, a ceremony commemorating the lives lost and showcasing some ...

Little Lost Dog “Pops” Up

Little Lost Dog “Pops” Up

Ashley Tynes Garcia, Staff Writer
June 11, 2017
Filed under College News, Lifestyle, Local News, Top Stories, Valencia News

A lucky hound was given a second chance at life with a brand new family thanks to supportive Valencia staff member. A small, male dog was found last week near Stonewall Jackson Rd. off of Semoran Blvd. by Claudia Maldonado, 21, a program support specialist from the Valencia College School of Public...

Heroes and Villains Commandeer MegaCon Orlando

Heroes and Villains Commandeer MegaCon Orlando

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor and Staff Writer
May 27, 2017
Filed under College News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Local News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Cosplayers donned their best costumes to show off their hard work and geek out with fans at Megacon Orlando 2017. MegaCon Orlando is described by megaconorlando.com as “the Southeast’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event, attracting over 100,000 fans each year across four big day...

Rompers: The New Summer Look for Men?

Rompers:  The New Summer Look for Men?

Kayla Reyes-Marseil, Contributing Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under College News, Lifestyle, News, Top Stories

A new trend in men’s fashion is taking the summer by storm as male rompers surface. Last week, an article was posted on NY Mag’s website about a Kickstarter campaign that introduced a brand of male rompers called RompHim. The RompHim come in different colors and have special zippers in front...

‘Success’ Leads Valencia East Campus SGA

‘Success’ Leads Valencia East Campus SGA

Isaiah Peters, Contributing Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under College News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Success isn’t just something everyone wishes to achieve. Success is also a student at Valencia College. Success Ekpenyong is Valencia’s Nigerian born SGA East Campus President. Success shares his journey from Lagos, Nigeria to Orlando, Florida and how he became President of SGA. Q: How would...

Groundbreaking for Valencia/UCF Downtown Orlando Campus

Groundbreaking for Valencia/UCF Downtown Orlando Campus

Rachael HiSmith, Contributing Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under College News, Top Stories, Valencia News

On the beautiful sunny morning of Thursday, May 11, 2017, Valencia and UCF hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Downtown Orlando campus. It will be located in the $1 billion Creative Village Development just a short walk from LYNX Central Station, The Orange County Courthouse and a host of downtown...

MILK Drops with a Perfect Splash

MILK Drops with a Perfect Splash

Kayla Reyes-Marseil, Contributing Writer
May 13, 2017
Filed under College News, Music, Valencia News

  After what’s been almost a year since the Chicago producer ICYTWAT first announced his upcoming album, “MILK” finally dropped letting anticipators scratch that long itch.   The 11 track tape features other artists like $ILKMONEY; someone who Twat has worked with numerous times, an...

Valencia Students Collect Supplies to Help Families in Politically-Troubled Venezuela

Valencia Students Collect Supplies to Help Families in Politically-Troubled Venezuela

Catherine Perez, Contributing Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under College News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Imagine waking up every morning not knowing if you will return home at the end of the day, or if you can find medication to treat your diabetes, or diapers to care for your newborn. Venezuelans don´t have to imagine this. They are living it. Since former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez took office...

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