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‘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...

It is Time to be on Fire

It is Time to be on Fire

Giovanna Breda Kubota, Contributing Writer
April 23, 2017
Filed under College News, Top Stories, Valencia News

The Valencia intramural sports and fitness program, Latin Fire brought a new perspective to Valencia´s West Campus. Back in Spring 2015, a group of students decided to spread their passion in dance  by creating the first Salsa and Bachata dance club of Valencia College. By providing free classes,...

Valencia President Sandy Shugart Discusses Immigration

Valencia President Sandy Shugart Discusses Immigration

Isaiah Peters, Contributing Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Valencia News

President of Valencia College Dr. Sandy Shugart held an open discussion to discuss the recent policy changes regarding travel and immigration on Tuesday, April 11, on East Campus. Valencia has over 500 international students who could be directly impacted by the changes. “There has been concern...

Can President Donald Trump Be Trusted? Valencia Students Have Mixed Reviews

Can President Donald Trump Be Trusted? Valencia Students Have Mixed Reviews

Sam Schaffer, Contributing Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Valencia Voice completed a non-scientific survey asking students if they believe the information provided by the Trump administration. Four out of seven students agree that the Trump administration cannot be trusted. Two other students were unable to decide whether the information produced by Trump...

A Woman’s Perspective into a MANufacturing World

A Woman’s Perspective into a MANufacturing World

Rachael HiSmith, Contributing Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under College News, News, Top Stories, Valencia News

As Valencia celebrates its 50th year it is on target to impact the lives of more students than ever. The Valencia Voice explored the courageous paths of three women who decided to explore a career path less traveled. All three ladies have graduated from Valencia’s Advance Manufacturing Center in...

Valencia College Does Earth Day the Right Way

Valencia College Does Earth Day the Right Way

Ashley Garcia, Contributing Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under College News, News, Top Stories, Valencia News

  Earth has been here for approximately 4.5 billion years and despite it being in existence for that long some people are still not aware how to help the environment. On Wednesday, April 6 at 11:30 a.m. -2:00 p.m., Valencia East Campus decided to celebrate Earth Day early this year to help spread...

The Pleasure of Serving: Students Seeking Hospitality Degree at Valencia College

The Pleasure of Serving: Students Seeking Hospitality Degree at Valencia College

Giovanna Breda Kubota, Contributing Writer
April 9, 2017
Filed under College News, News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Thirty-five Associate in Science (A.S.) Degrees are offered each year in Valencia College. Hospitality and Tourism Management is one of the most popular programs for outside of state students. The great tourism economy in Orlando attracts people who are seeking a job opportunity in the field. "It...

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