Valencia College mentor programs helping push graduation rate in African Americans

Valencia College mentor programs helping push graduation rate in African Americans

By Yolanda Marks , ymarks@valenciavoice.com
April 24, 2014
Filed under News

Images and Regal are two groups on Valencia Campus that strive to shape the outlook of students and project their great features. The two clubs are actually mentorship groups that encourage and recruit students coming from high school that are accepted in the Bridges Program to be apart of the mentorship,... Read more »

Habitat for Humanity building a home for single-mother Valencia student

Habitat for Humanity building a home for single-mother Valencia student

By Yolanda Marks, ymarks@valenciavoice.com
April 15, 2014
Filed under College News, Local News, News

With the high level of poverty on the rise, many people are struggling to keep a job, let alone a roof over their heads. Luckily, there are companies like Chatter Buzz Media and organizations like Habitat for Humanity of Greater... Read more »

One Blood’s relationship with West Campus surpasses Big Red Bus

One Blood’s relationship with West Campus surpasses Big Red Bus

By Kendall Kellogg, kkellogg@valenciavoice.com
April 10, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, Valencia News

Every Monday, a large red bus, labeled ‘The Big Red Bus’ sits outside the SSB parking lot on West Campus at Valencia. There, it sits waiting for students to enter and donate the one life thing that can save so many lives; blood. Throughout the week, another office sits open to allow... Read more »

Hydraulic fracturing is on its way to the Sunshine State

Hydraulic fracturing is on its way to the Sunshine State

By Gregory Caron, gcaron@valenciavoice.com
April 10, 2014
Filed under International News, Local News, National News, News

Usually when people think of America’s natural gas and oil production there eyes immediately point to places like Texas or Alaska followed by the stereotypical image of a wealthy oil tycoon far away from the Florida sun. That stereotype may not be long for extinction.... Read more »

Mother’s near-fatal heart attack leads student to a passion for medicine

Mother’s near-fatal heart attack leads student to a passion for medicine

By Gregory Caron, gcaron@valenciavoice.com
April 10, 2014
Filed under News, Valencia News

For many students, choosing a career path at Valencia falls somewhere on their difficulty meter between brain surgery and rocket science. However, that’s not the case for every student. Every so often, the sea of undecided majors parts-ways and a student like Bishal Sarmat... Read more »

Venezuelans at Valencia rally to support homeland with SOS program

Venezuelans at Valencia rally to support homeland with SOS program

By Leslie Rodriguez, lrodriguez@valenciavoice.com
April 4, 2014
Filed under International News, Local News, National News, News, Valencia News

News of Venezuela has been splashing across various outlets, showing that the country is in serious trouble. ‘SOS Venezuela’ was an event created to bring awareness to the students and faculty of Valencia College, about what is happening in the country. The goal is to bring light to... Read more »

Jeb Bush speaks at Rollins; three steps to a brighter American future

Jeb Bush speaks at Rollins; three steps to a brighter American future

By Gregory Caron, gcaron@valenciavoice.com
March 27, 2014
Filed under Local News, National News, News

Winter Park — Last week Orlando went back for seconds. The hot item at the table? Politics. Orlando was full of politics on March 20. President... Read more »

Culinary Student honored with the chance of a lifetime

Culinary Student honored with the chance of a lifetime

By Frank Shala, fshala@valenciavoice.com
March 27, 2014
Filed under #ObamaAtValencia, Local News, National News, News

It didn’t take long for Carolyn Verno to be fed up with making $8.25 an hour before leaving what she called “a dead end” job to pursue greater ventures. The progress she has made since enrolling at Valencia in 2012 led her to a chance of a lifetime. Meeting... Read more »

Opinion Poll: If you could ask the president anything, what would it be?

Opinion Poll: If you could ask the president anything, what would it be?

Valencia Voice
March 26, 2014
Filed under #ObamaAtValencia, Local News, National News, News

If you could ask President Barack Obama one question, what would it be. Tweet us on Twitter and let us know. (Click the 'i' to see reactions) (Taken... Read more »

#ObamaAtValencia

#ObamaAtValencia

Valencia Voice
March 26, 2014
Filed under #ObamaAtValencia, Local News, National News, News

#ObamaAtValencia was the talk of the town Thursday afternoon. The hashtag, started by the Valencia Voice, reached nearly 1.5 million Twitter timelines when it was all said and done. There were 433 original tweets including the phrase “ObamaAtValencia” and those tweets... Read more »