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Dual Enrollment (DE)

Dual Enrollment Advisors

The Dual Enrollment Advising Team helps serve students by making course recommendations, discussing graduation requirements, and answering DE questions.

It is recommended that students meet with their high school guidance counselor to discuss unmet high school requirements before meeting with a DE advisor.

West Campus

 

Name: Rachel Bellamy
Position: Academic Advisor

Rachel joined the Dual Enrollment team as an Academic Advisor on Valencia's West Campus. Her advising philosophy is focused on meeting students where they are and providing academic tools for success. She earned her B.S. in Social Work from Southeastern University and has experience working in higher education as an Academic and Career Advisor. The experience she has garnered, positions her to provide excellent developmental advising practices. Rachel values serving students and utilizing every opportunity to assist Dual Enrollment students to not only succeed, but excel.

A tip for DE students: Take a deep breath, you can do this!

Areas I can assist with:

  • Course selection
  • One on one advising sessions
  • Connecting students with academic resources
  • Dual Enrollment questions or concerns

Schedule An Appointment

 


Name: Lisandra Jimenez
Position: Dual Enrollment Coordinator

Lisandra has been with Valencia College since 2015 and is a current Dual Enrollment Coordinator. She earned a B.A. in English and Spanish at Florida Atlantic University and an M.A. in Education Leadership-Higher Education Track at the University of Central Florida. In her role as a coordinator she promotes the Dual Enrollment program through recruitment, information sessions, and collaboration. In addition, Lisandra provides advising support, coordinates the application process, and maintains up to date records related to our program. As a former Dual Enrollment student, she has firsthand knowledge about the Dual Enrollment experience and is happy to give back to the program that helped her jump start her educational journey.

Areas I can assist with:

  • Course selection and registration concerns
  • Becoming a degree seeking student
  • Support for Spanish speaking students and families
  • General college concerns or questions

Schedule An Appointment

 

Osceola

 

Name: Lindsey Oxenrider
Position: Academic Advisor

Lindsey has been with Valencia College since 2015. She is excited to have joined the Dual Enrollment Department as an Academic Advisor on the Osceola Campus. She has been a resident of Osceola County all of her life and looks forward to empowering students to succeed in the Dual Enrollment program. She is a proud Valencia College alum and earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Central Florida. Lindsey's goal is to provide students with developmental advising that promotes purpose and understanding of educational experiences.

A tip for DE students: Create an open line of communication with your professors; they are the first point of contact regarding courses and personal concerns that impact academic success.

Areas I can assist with:

  • One on One Advising
  • Educational Goal Planning
  • Registration Process
  • Providing Academic Resources

Schedule An Appointment

 


Name: Jessica Jurado Arroyo
Position: Dual Enrollment Coordinator

Jessica is committed to higher education and serving as the Dual Enrollment Coordinator for the Valencia College, Osceola Campus. She earned a B.A. in Psychology at Florida International University and a M.A. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Central Florida. As a Coordinator for the Dual Enrollment program, Jessica works diligently to make the student's transition into college a pleasant and empowering experience through informative presentations, coordinating the application and registration process, student advising, and organizational support. The tasks she enjoys the most are assisting and supporting students throughout their dual enrollment journey.

A tip for DE Students: Valencia College offers a great deal of educational resources for all students; don't be afraid to ask about them!

Areas I can assist with:

  • Course registration process
  • Admission into the program
  • Support for Spanish speaking students and families
  • Provide individual and group informational sessions

Schedule An Appointment

 

East

 

Name: Christina Rigel
Position: Academic Advisor

Christina is excited about being a member of the Dual Enrollment team and serving as an Academic Advisor for Valencia College, East Campus. Her goal is to inspire students to create successful and innovative lives by providing strategic guidance in academics and career planning. She obtained a B.A. in Psychology from Florida State University. She strives to continue her role as a student advocate by providing developmental advising. Christina promotes constant growth and supports students as they explore the world of dual enrollment and beyond.

A tip for DE students: Know your worth. Many individuals don't see their own potential, but it's there, trust yourself!

Areas I can assist with:

  • One-on-one advising sessions
  • Course selection
  • Enhance the academic experience
  • Guide students towards pursuing their goals

Schedule An Appointment

 


Name: Mildred Medina
Position: Dual Enrollment Coordinator

Mildred was a former Dual Enrollment student at Valencia College and has a special place in her heart for the program. She earned her B.A. in Sociology at the University of Central Florida and her M.S. in Psychology at Kaplan University. Her professional experience working in education and recruitment has set her up for success in her current role. Mildred returned to Valencia's East Campus as a Dual Enrollment Coordinator; she promotes the Dual Enrollment program through informational sessions, social media marketing, and advising support. Her goal is to give back to the program by helping students achieve their educational and professional goals.

A tip for DE Students: Be sure to familiarize yourself with your course syllabus during the first week of classes.

Areas I can assist with:

  • Course Registration
  • Navigating Valencia resources
  • New Student Orientation
  • Dual Enrollment questions or concerns

Schedule An Appointment

 

 
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CONTACT INFORMATION

407-582-1600
dualenrollment@valenciacollege.edu
Monday - Thursday: 8AM to 5PM
Friday: 9AM to 5PM
Lunch Hour: 12PM to 1PM

East Campus
Building 5 Room 211
407-582-1600
dualenrollment@valenciacollege.edu
 
Osceola Campus
Building 2, Suite 103
407-582-1600
dualenrollment@valenciacollege.edu
 
West Campus
Student Services Building (SSB), Suite 146
407-582-1600
dualenrollment@valenciacollege.edu
 

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