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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for April 2017

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 8, 2017) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for April 2017.

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

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April 1, noon-midnight
Relay For Life American Cancer Society
Daytona Beach Campus
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, call (386) 506-3769.
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April 5, 12:30 p.m.
Falcon to Falcon Series:
Facilitating Job Placement Through the Florida Ready to Work Credential Program
presented by Julie Wright
FREE ADMISSION, bring your own lunch!
Daytona Beach Campus, DSC/UCF Hall (Bldg. 140), Rm. 206
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, call (386) 506-3837.
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April 7, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Physics Olympics
This DSC tradition gives students the opportunity to apply the principles of physics they've learned in the classroom in competitive, fun and inventive ways. Students will compete in multiple activities testing their knowledge of physics, engineering and mathematics – including bridge building, egg drop, constructing a coat-hook cannon, directing a laser beam around an obstacle (Laser Zap), a paper airplane pentathlon and building a Rube Goldberg machine, to name a few.
Daytona Beach Campus, Lemerand Center (#310)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, call (386) 506-3808.
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April 10, 5 p.m.
Amazing Migratory Stem Cells and Other Tales from Hydractinia, a Colonial Marine Invertebrate
Presented by Christy Schnitzler, Assistant Professor, Biology, Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, University of Florida. "The seminars are designed to raise awareness of STEM and how these areas affect daily life; everyone's welcome," said DSC professor Dr. Jeffrey Squires. FREE ADMISSION
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200), Madorsky Theater
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, call (386) 506-4714.
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April 11, 9 a.m.-noon
Job Fair
Among the participating employers are the city of New Smyrna Beach; Synergy Billing; Custom Tube Products Inc.; Harshaw & Associates (Allstate); Dougherty Manufacturing; Visiting Angels; US Foods; Best Western New Smyrna Beach Hotel & Suites; and Seaside Health and Rehabilitation Center. Current DSC students and alumni are welcome to visit the college's Career Services Department prior to the job fair for assistance with resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation and other free services. Career Services is located in the Wetherell Building (#100), Rm. 205, on the Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
New Smyrna Beach-Edgewater Campus
940 Tenth St., New Smyrna Beach
For more information, contact Dean Howe, (386) 506-3379, Dean.Howe@DaytonaState.edu.
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April 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Tools to Quit
Following a national trend in higher education, DSC's policy prohibits the use of tobacco products including, but not limited to, cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, pipes and vaping devices at all Daytona State College instructional sites and other college property, except for inside one's personal vehicle. The prohibition includes all college employees, students and persons on college property. For more information about DSC's Tobacco Free policy, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/tobaccofree. Sponsored by the Florida AHEC Network and the Florida Department of Health, a free two-hour program can help you to quit smoking and provide FREE nicotine replacement therapy patches, gum and lozenges.
Daytona Beach Campus, Health Sciences Hall (#320), Room 113
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
To register, call (877) 784-8486.
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April 18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Spring Job Fair
The job fair hosted by Daytona State College will feature over 50 companies and organizations that are hiring full-time and part-time positions. Find the most recent list on our Career Service Portal at: www.myinterfase.com/DaytonaState/Student. How to prepare: research businesses and positions; contact the Career Services Department; for an appointment to review your résumé at (386) 506-3073; dress for an interview; bring résumé, pen and paper.
Daytona Beach Campus, Lemerand Center (bldg. 310)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, call (386) 506-3073.
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April 20, 6-8 p.m.
Paint with a Purpose
Ready to have some FUN and raise money for student scholarships? Don't be intimidated. This is FUN art, not FINE art. An artist will provide step-by-step instructions on how to recreate the featured painting: Rainbow Sunset. Before you know it, you will have a one-of-a-kind masterpiece to proudly display or give as a gift. Bring your family and friends, leave your worries at home and head on over! Reserve your seat today at: paintingwithatwist.com/events/viewevent.aspx?eventID=1082562 - Cost: $35 per seat, (50% will go toward DSC student scholarships). Presented by the DSC Professional Council. 
Painting with a Twist
1808 W. International Speedway Blvd. in Daytona Beach
For more information, call (386) 310-1408.


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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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