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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for October 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 15, 2014) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for October 2014.

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Oct. 7, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: Florida on a Tankful
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. Award-winning News 13 television journalist Scott Fais will share some of the off-the-beaten-path travel tales he's collected for his acclaimed "Florida on a Tankful" series. Free to WISE members.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4425.

Oct. 9, 3-4:30 p.m.
Abracadabra! Discovering the Magic of Effective Communication
The DSC Alumni & Friends Association will host a workshop for current students and alum; learn about preparing effective resumes and cover letters, as well as interview pointers.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200), Madorsky Theater
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
Seating is limited, reserve your spot today!

Oct. 14, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: Emerging Technology: Fracking and the Keystone Pipeline
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. Dr. Emily Faulconer, a professor of chemistry at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), will explain the general concepts of fracking technology and make the case for why the U.S. should connect to the Keystone Pipeline. Free to WISE members.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4425.

Oct. 21, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: My Story as an American Diplomat
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. Daytona Beach native and member of the college's District Board of Trustees Stanley Escudero, who served as U.S. ambassador to Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan. Escudero will discuss his perspective of this volatile part of the world. Free to WISE members.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4425.

Oct. 29, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: Exploring Space, Extraterrestrial Life and Asteroid Collisions
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. Dr. Ted von Hippel, professor of astronomy at ERAU, who will speak about the latest technology in space exploration and offer his views on the possibilities of life beyond earth. Free to WISE members.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4425.

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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 28,000 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 repeatedly earned recognition as a leader in higher education. Most recently, the U.S. Department of Education's College Affordability and Transparency Center 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, featured the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers and, for two years running, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Daytona State among the top 10 in the nation for Best Online Bachelor's Programs.

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Last updated: 2014-09-11T15:06:00.188Z