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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for August 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 16, 2014) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for August 2014.

Events are open to the public and free of charge, unless otherwise noted.

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The Arts at Daytona State College

The ArtsThe Arts at Daytona StateDaytona State hosts alumna art exhibition, May 27-Aug. 29 - Works by Margaret Schnebly Hodge; opening reception, May 23

May 27-Aug. 29
Breaking Free: Dark Energy, Dark Matter, by Margaret Schnebly Hodge
Daytona State College alumna Margaret Schnebly Hodge presents Breaking Free: Dark Energy, Dark Matter, an exhibition with over 30 works of art, including oil paintings and other media. Gallery hours run Monday to Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (May 27-July 24), and Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (July 28-Aug. 29). FREE ADMISSION.
News-Journal Center at Daytona State College, Lobby Area
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
For additional information visit or call, (386) 226-1927.

Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Jazz Concert
Plan to spend a cool evening on a hot Florida summer night with our big band and combo as we play some eclectic and creative sounds from the contemporary jazz scene. Free to Daytona State College and Volusia and Flagler county students, all others $8 per person or $15 for two.
News-Journal Center, Gillespy Theater
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
Tickets are available at the News-Journal Center Box Office located at 221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach. Box Office Hours: Wednesdays-Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact the News-Journal Center Box Office by calling (386) 226-1927. NOW FEATURING RESERVED SEATING! You will now be able to choose your favorite seat and rest assured that it will be waiting for you when you arrive. Online ticketing can be made at

Marc Bernier Show, Aug. 28Aug. 28, 3-7 p.m.
WNDB live broadcast on topics of interest to the community
Hosted by Marc Bernier of WNDB 1150 AM radio, this is the third in a series of occasional live radio shows held in Daytona State’s News-Journal Center. Both sides of Florida's medical marijuana topic; Bernier's first guests are attorney John Morgan, chair of the United for Care Campaign – an organization in support of legalizing medical marijuana in Florida, and Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos, president of the Brevard County Medical Society and a voice in the Sheriffs Association's "Don't Let Florida Go to Pot" initiative. Other guests include a faculty expert from Daytona State College, and a board member of DSC's Foundation, who will share insights about the fundraising arm of the institution and the annual Gala set for Sept. 18; this year the Gala honors the Bert Fish Foundation and Dr. William Schildecker. Following the guest interviews, the broadcast will feature a "McLaughlin Group-esque" discussion with four Volusianaires – Jim Purdy, Pat Northey, Candace Lankford and Arthur Byrnes. Bernier encourages the public to join in and serve as "Spin Room" participants for the 5-7 p.m. segment with review of the primary and looking ahead to the general election, in addition to news of the day.
News-Journal Center, Gillespy Theater
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
For more information, visit


Sept. 27, 7-10 p.m.
A Night to RememberThe music of Billy Joel and The Eagles (The Long Run), presented by Beach 92.7 - mention special promo code STUDENT for a $10.00 discount. $5 of every ticket sold will be donated to the Music Production Technology program.
News-Journal Center at Daytona State College, Davidson Theater
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
For additional information, visit



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 2015, for the third year running. In 2013 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, 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.

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Last updated: 2014-08-20T20:25:35.015Z