College to introduce high school grads, others to programs


Daytona State College’s Showcase Nights will be held from 5 p.m. -7:30 p.m., June 18, 19, 20 and 28. The free sessions are designed especially for recent high school graduates and anyone interested in getting a leg up on new jobs, career advancement and cutting edge academic programs.

Visitors can explore wide-ranging options, including health careers – from dental assistant to massage therapist to surgical technician; business paths – from hospitality and culinary arts to office management; creative careers – from cosmetology, learning salon management with top-of-the-line products, to music production and performing arts; hands-on career and technology areas – from machining to HVAC and welding to computer fields; and public service – from teacher to firefighter and officer training to EMT and paramedic preparation.

Each evening also features a drawing for a $350 Daytona State College Foundation scholarship.

The schedule and showcase locations are:

Monday, June 18
Business: Hospitality and culinary arts, management, paralegal and office assistant. (Bldg.  1200)

Cosmetology: Tour state-of-the-art salon labs with training in top-brand products and salon management. (Bldg. 510)

Welding: See welding in action. (Bldg. 510)

Location: Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach

Tuesday, June 19
Education, Liberal Arts, Sciences: Hear about the teaching profession and where liberal arts can take you; explore photography and environmental and marine sciences. (Bldg. 200)

Health careers: Learn about jobs in health care, including massage therapy, nursing and physical therapy. (Bldg. 320)

Location: Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.

Wednesday,June 20
Public Safety: Explore career paths in criminal justice, emergency technology and fire science.

Technology: Plug into in-demand careers including engineering, HVAC, machining, automotive technology, cable installation and network and web design.

Location: Advanced Technology College, 1770 Technology Blvd, Daytona Beach
Thursday, June 28

Performing Arts: Tour the state-of-the-art facility featuring the latest in music production technology; hear about drama and dance and stay for a free concert.

Location: News-Journal Center at Daytona State College, 221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach

For more information: 386-506-4471, 386-506-4471 or email



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