Innovation & Technology

The Valencia Foundation seeks to provide the margin of excellence for which Valencia has long been known. The foundation is a separate, not-for-profit, IRS approved 501(c)(3) corporation chartered in 1974 to provide financially for the educational needs of Valencia that cannot be met through state aid or student tuition income. Sixty community leaders volunteer generously of their time, talent, and resources by serving on the board of directors.

Innovation in Teaching and Learning Fellowships | $500,000

As the inaugural recipient of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, Valencia is a nationally recognized leader in creating conditions for student success. Fuel an annually awarded fellowship that enables a faculty team to solve challenging problems and pilot new programs and services.

Professor Andy Ray
Andrew Ray, Program Chair AS Built Environment Programs

The Hubbard Construction Chair supports educational programs in building construction, drafting and design, land surveying, and other technology areas. These funds will provide scholarships to allow students in the above programs to participate in a study abroad trip to visit renewable energy facilities in China during summer, 2016.