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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for November 2017

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 20, 2017) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for November 2017.

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Nov. 7, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: WDSC TV 15 - Your Local Public Television Station, and DSC's Center For Interactive Media
Wisdom In Senior Education (W.I.S.E.) is a program offered by the Daytona State College Foundation to promote and share the academic college resources with our senior community, providing learning opportunities in an enjoyable format. Jacqui Van Kirk of WDSC TV 15 will share information about your local public television station including locally produced shows and how you can support and become a station member. Hector Valle of the Center for Interactive Media we will define interactive media and what the college is doing to foster this new media field. The new interactive media landscape has opened up content that is available on demand like never before. DSC's Center for Interactive Media houses WDSC TV, Instructional Resources and the media-specific academic programs the college offers. We will showcase how Daytona State is producing and distributing this new on-demand content and applying it to the instruction we provide to our students. The schedule continues throughout the fall. Note: Speakers, dates and times are subject to change. Free to WISE members.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4506.
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Nov. 14, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: The Grand Dames - The Historic Hotels of Florida
Wisdom In Senior Education (W.I.S.E.) is a program offered by the Daytona State College Foundation to promote and share the academic college resources with our senior community, providing learning opportunities in an enjoyable format. Florida's sands, sun and laid-back lifestyle have attracted hoteliers for ages. These storied hotels of yesteryear are all still welcoming guests. Join Zach on a modern-day virtual tour and learn about the history of these historic luxury hotels located throughout our state. Presented by James "Zach" Zacharias, senior curator of Education and Curator of History, Museum of Arts and Sciences. The schedule continues throughout the fall. Note: Speakers, dates and times are subject to change. Free to WISE members.
Advanced Technology College
1770 Technology Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4506.
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Nov. 21, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: Family and Holidays During the Great Depression
Wisdom In Senior Education (W.I.S.E.) is a program offered by the Daytona State College Foundation to promote and share the academic college resources with our senior community, providing learning opportunities in an enjoyable format.From 1929-39, nearly 25 percent of the American labor force was unemployed. Even though the economy tanked, banks collapsed and factories shut down, families still celebrated the holidays. Even during the most difficult of times, family bonding was key in weathering the storm of despair. Sock monkeys with red heels, Red Ryder BB guns and oranges were the popular gifts. Bank holidays were created. The average new house cost $3,925, gas was 10 cents a gallon and ground beef was 12 cents a pound. "Brother Can You Spare a Dime" was the hit song of the era. Presented by DSC's Dr. Nancy Duke, Professor. The schedule continues throughout the fall. Note: Speakers, dates and times are subject to change. Free to WISE members.
Advanced Technology College
1770 Technology Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4506.
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Nov. 28, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: Holiday Treats to Consider
Wisdom In Senior Education (W.I.S.E.) is a program offered by the Daytona State College Foundation to promote and share the academic college resources with our senior community, providing learning opportunities in an enjoyable format.We are always looking for ways to impress our guests over the holidays as we serve our family and friends, so join us and learn how to prepare holiday treats. Chef Costa will share his favorite techniques and ideas. Chef has all the answers. Note: Speakers, dates and times are subject to change. Free to WISE members.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4506.

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MORE: Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor's degree programs, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond for more than 50 years. The college enrolls nearly 30,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and more.

Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, consistently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranked the college among the Top Tier Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation in 2017, for the fifth year running. The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, annually continues to feature the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers. And for three years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans.

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