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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for October 2016

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 23, 2016) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for October 2016.

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Oct. 4, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: PECULIAR PERSONS IN FLORIDA HISTORY 
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. Zack Zacharias, senior curator of education and curator of history at The Museum of Arts & Sciences, leads this entertaining talk featuring many of the famously peculiar people found in Florida's history, including their crazy ideas and plots to make a fortune. Learn about Napoleon Bonaparte's nephew, Prince Achille Murat, who made Florida his permanent home after he was exiled from France. Also featured will be cowboy Bone Mizell, soldier of fortune William Augustus Bowles, Denys Rolle of Rolles Town and more.
Daytona Beach Campus, Bergengren Hall (Bldg. 110), Room 112
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/Foundation, or call (386) 506-4506.
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Oct. 11, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: NATURAL HISTORY OF VOLUSIA COUNTY
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. Michael Brothers, director of the Marine Science Center, will discuss the forces that shaped Volusia County as we know it today, as well as some of the unique inhabitants past and present that made the area home. 
Daytona Beach Campus, Bergengren Hall (Bldg. 110), Room 112
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/Foundation, or call (386) 506-4506.
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Oct. 13, 6-8 p.m. 
Daddy Daughter Hair Factory
All dads welcome! Session is free. Learn all about styling your daughters hair and nails while having fun. Presented by DSC alum Philippe Morgese and the faculty and students of DSC's Cosmetology program.
Daytona State College, Cosmetology Hall (bldg. 510)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
Sign Up Today! - Contact Suzette Cameron at (386) 506-4506 or Suzette.Cameron@DaytonaState.edu.
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Oct. 18, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: THE MIRACLE OF PHILADELPHIA
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. Trey Orndorff, associate professor, School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, whose area of specialty is the U.S. Constitution, will focus on the individuals who formed the document that was written in 1787. Among the discussion topics will be the Great Compromise, with a special focus on how the small and large states reconciled their various voting interests.
Daytona Beach Campus, DSC/UCF Hall, Theatre
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/Foundation, or call (386) 506-4506.
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Oct. 25, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: MAKING SENSE OF THE 2016 BALLOT
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. Members of the League of Women Voters of Volusia County will discuss various November ballot issues in a non-partisan way, including Florida's Constitutional amendments.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center, Ballroom
Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/Foundation, or call (386) 506-4506.

SAVE THE DATE - HOMECOMING 2016

Nov. 2-5, 2016 | Featuring a series of events to celebrate Falcon Pride throughout our community, including a Fall Festival and Barbecue, Lady Falcons home basketball game, a student art exhibition at the News-Journal Center, a Homecoming 2016soccer clinic for youth, Alumni softball game, Alumni baseball game, a Falcons home basketball game, and introduction of the men's and women's soccer team who'll kick-off their inaugural season this fall. Plus, a Holiday Bazaar presented by the Daytona State College Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges and Car Show. Throughout that week everyone is encouraged to show their Falcon Pride by wearing their DBJC, DBCC and DSC apparel. Be sure to tag your photos and share on social media with #FalconsFlyingHigh.

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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, most recently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranked the college among the Top 10 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation in 2016, for the fourth 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 in 2015, U.S. News & World Report added DSC to its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, ranked at No. 2 in the nation.

For enrollment information, visit Admissions' Frequently Asked Questions page.

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Laurie White, WhiteLa@DaytonaState.edu, (386) 506-4499 

Marketing & Communications, Marketing@DaytonaState.edu, (386) 506-4588

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Last updated: 2016-09-28T17:23:09.016Z