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Daytona State to honor students, employees, alumni at awards convocation

Daytona State to honor students, employees, alumni at awards convocation

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Daytona State College will honor nearly 200 students along with four employees, an accomplished graduate and a young alumnus during its annual outstanding student awards convocation on Wednesday, April 13, in the L. Gale Lemerand Center (Bldg. 310) on the Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. The awards […]

Symposium to focus on student engagement

Symposium to focus on student engagement

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Two leading experts on promoting student engagement and success inside and outside the halls of higher education will speak at Daytona State College’s eighth annual Academic Excellence Symposium slated for Friday, March 4, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the Hosseini Center on the college’s Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. […]

Free SAT math prep available at Daytona State

Free SAT math prep available at Daytona State

Daytona State College’s Mathematics Department has scheduled six free math-prep sessions to help Flagler and Volusia students feel more confident taking the test. The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test accepted by four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. The classes will be held on Saturdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m., March 26 […]

Embry-Riddle ranked top online educator for bachelor’s

Embry-Riddle ranked top online educator for bachelor’s

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide has garnered the No. 1 spot on the 2016 U.S. News & World Report list for online bachelor’s degrees. Embry-Riddle tied for first place with Penn State. Daytona State College came in seventh on the list, tying with Ohio State University – Columbus, Oregon State […]

Daytona State TV station presents global holiday performances

Daytona State TV station presents global holiday performances

Daytona State College’s WDSC TV15 has a line up of traditional programming including an encore presentation of its “Our Musical Gift to the Community,’’ which was presented earlier this month. Here’s a listing of upcoming shows: National Christmas Tree Lighting: Sunday, Dec. 20, 4:30 p.m. (repeats Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.) ‘Our Musical Gift to […]

A holiday treat: College visit

A holiday treat: College visit

Daytona State hosts hundreds of local students for dinner concert and tour COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Hundreds of students in the Food Brings Hope program were treated to dinner, a concert and a tour by Daytona State College on Dec. 4. This was the college’s sixth year in a row hosting students in the […]

Port Orange to swear in new police chief next month

Port Orange to swear in new police chief next month

Port Orange has scheduled a swearing-in ceremony for its new police chief for Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. Chief Thomas Grimaldi started work this week. In September, he was selected by City Manager Jake Johansson to replace current Chief of Police Gerald M. Monahan, Jr., who is retiring at the end of November after […]

Workshop to focus on rebuilding homes after disasters

Workshop to focus on rebuilding homes after disasters

Volunteer organizations that help rebuild homes after disasters are invited to a free workshop at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Volusia Room at the Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive, Daytona Beach. Tim Smail, senior vice president of engineering and technical programs for the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), will present […]

Irrigation of lawns now limited to one day a week

Irrigation of lawns now limited to one day a week

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Landscape irrigation is now limited to one day a week in 18 counties of the St. Johns River Water Management District, including Volusia County and Port Orange. Plants and grass need less water in cooler months and watering restrictions ensure the efficient use of water for lawn and landscape irrigation. […]

Daytona State photographers donating positive images to Vince Carter Sanctuary

Daytona State photographers donating positive images to Vince Carter Sanctuary

At its Nov. 10 reception, the Vince Carter Sanctuary in Bunnell wlll showcase a permanent exhibit presented by the Daytona State College’s Southeaster Center for Photographic Studies. Photography students, faculty and alumni have donated 37 images to the sanctuary. They include sweeping landscapes, children at play and other superlative vignettes of life, love and nature. […]