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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for January 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 10, 2014) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for January 2015.

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WDSC January Highlights

Twice As Good (Sundays 9:00AM) Twice as Good stars adorable twin sisters Delaney and Hadley as they show kids and parents that cooking with kids is fun. With creative, and tasty dishes, the girls show other children how they can cook in their own home (with adult supervision, of course!). Twice as Good also contains colorful pop-ups and recipes on screen to help follow along at home.

Feeling Grand with Jane Seymour (Beginning Jan. 18, Sundays 10:30AM) FEEL GRAND WITH JANE SEYMOUR engages and informs men and women 55+ about leading a healthy lifestyle as they move into their golden years. Hosted by actress, artist and passionate health advocate Jane Seymour, the 13-part talk show features top experts in the fields of traditional and non-traditional medicine, fitness and nutrition, among others, discussing a variety of age-related topics - such as preventing and dealing with illness, making the most of retirement, dealing with relationships, managing stress and many more.

Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg (Beginning Jan. 18, Sundays 12:00PM) CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg offers insider access to the travel industry, deconstructing travel myths from the facts in segments from around the world. Plus "Hidden Gems" beyond the guidebooks; volunteer vacations; and "one-tank trips."

Globe Trekker (Beginning Jan. 13, Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00PM) GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off the beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas. In keeping with their aim of "living as the locals do," charismatic hosts Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Zay Harding, Megan McCormick and others explore everything from big-city landmarks to exotic sights in remote villages.

Aging Matters (Sunday, Jan. 4, 4:00PM) AGING MATTERS - END OF LIFE weaves together personal stories of families and interviews with scholars, doctors and medical ethicists to examine the complicated experience of dying. The program explores the radical transformation of death and dying in the United States over the past 150 years, Americans' cultural unwillingness to face death, and the efforts in place to change how Americans understand and talk about dying. Among several topics, AGING MATTERS addresses the role of advance directives, palliative care and hospice in an end-of-life strategy. Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kathy Mattea hosts the program and shares her personal experience caring for family members suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.

(Movie night) It Happened One Night APT (Thursday, Jan. 1, 8:00PM, Sunday, Jan. 4, 2:00PM) A newsman (Clark Gable) rides a bus and shares a cabin with a tycoon's (Walter Connolly) runaway daughter (Claudette Colbert).

(Movie night) Mutiny on the Bounty   (Thursday, Jan. 8, 8:00PM, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2:00PM) First mate Mr. Christian (Clark Gable) and his 18th-century shipmates overthrow cruel Capt. Bligh (Charles Laughton) and set him adrift in the Pacific.

(Movie night) Network (Thursday, Jan. 15, 8:00PM, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2:00PM) A TV executive (Faye Dunaway) boosts her ratings with a mad anchorman (Peter Finch) who thinks he speaks for God.

Forensics: Beyond the CSI Effect (Friday, Jan. 2 9:30PM) Television dramas often provide an inaccurate portrayal of how evidence is gathered and used in a criminal investigation. Learn how law enforcement applies the scientific method to their work and why this fundamental understanding outlines the basis behind the science of forensics.

Champion Trees (Sunday, Jan. 4, 10:00PM) Escaping the ravages of nature and man, the champion trees are the largest of their species in any state. With lives spanning hundreds of years, these silent sentinels have watched history unfold around them. "Champion Trees" is a one-hour AETN original documentary that explores these natural wonders and how they influence and inspire the people around them. Featured in the documentary are champion trees such as the American Holly, Sweet Tupelo, Baldcypress and Dawn Redwood. Also featured is artist Linda Palmer who has spent years photographing and drawing these trees, artfully preserving them for future generations.

Pink Gold Rush (Sunday, Jan. 25, 10:00PM) They discovered it by accident in the dark of night, and by the time the full moon shone, the Pink Gold Rush was on. Florida shrimpers first netted the nocturnal pink shrimp in 1949, bringing a frenzy of fishermen to Fort Myers Beach. Hundreds of boats once offloaded at the local shrimp docks. Today, fewer than 40 come to port as development, economics, and the environment take their toll. Through seven decades, shrimpers have struggled against adversity. How much longer can they survive?

Spirit in Glass: Plateau Native Beadwork (Tuesday, Jan. 13, 10:00PM) This one-hour documentary celebrates the spectacular beadwork of the Northwest Plateau People. The film provides a rare opportunity to experience Plateau culture through the eyes and hearts of artists, who share their history, motivation, and the beadwork that plays an important role in binding their culture together. Native Plateau beadwork is part of the rich tapestry of American culture. Plateau culture is unique and its story of survival a quintessentially American story.

Living with Parkinson's (Tuesday, Jan. 20, 10:00PM) LIVING WITH PARKINSON'S reveals the realities of this progressive, degenerative and incurable brain disorder through the personal stories of those coping with it. In addition to covering The World Parkinson's Disease Congress in Montreal (October 2013), LIVING WITH PARKINSON'S also looks at the history of Parkinson's medical research, treatment strategies and the ongoing search for a cure.

Israel:  The Royal Tour (Tuesday, Jan. 27, 10:00PM) The latest installment in CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg's "Royal Tour" series gives viewers an all-access tour of Israel, guided by its own head of state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu takes Greenberg by helicopter, ship, dune buggy and bicycle to explore the country's iconic destinations: from climbing Masada to walking the streets in the Old City of Jerusalem; from the Mediterranean beaches of Tel Aviv to the holy site of Nazareth; from old fishing boats in the Sea of Galilee to the Temple Mount. "Israel: The Royal Tour" journeys to some locations beyond the standard tourist checklist that hold special meaning to Netanyahu, and the history of Israel. Greenberg and Netanyahu also sit down for a frank discussion of the situation in the region, discuss Palestinian statehood and the prospects for a real peace.

Fly Tying:  The Angler's Art (Thursday s at 10:30PM) FLY TYING: THE ANGLER'S ART provides instruction on the art of tying fly patterns for fishing. The series' hosts, professional fly tier, fly tying columnist and instructor LeRoy Hyatt and newcomer Carolyn Sells educate viewers on tying techniques, use of materials and presentation of flies, and describe how and why certain patterns attract different fish. The tying segments offer detailed instruction while the hosts' conversational style provides a variety of informational tidbits for all levels of the fly fishing experience.

Front and Center (Fridays at 11:00PM) From the producers of the critically acclaimed Soundstage comes the second season of FRONT AND CENTER (previously titled Front Row Center). Utilizing state-of-the-art production techniques, the nine-part concert series caters to the live music fan, with each episode delivering powerful performances from some of the top names in music. Season two's diverse musical lineup spanning genres and generations includes Jack Johnson, Train, Buddy Guy, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Rides (featuring Barry Goldberg, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Stephen Stills), Rock Candy Funk Party (featuring Tal Bergman, Ron DeJesus, Mike Merritt, Renato Neto, and Joe Bonamassa), Zakk Wylde & the Les Paul Trio, Jake Bugg, and JJ Grey & Mofro. 


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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