Center for Women and Men Annual Luncheon
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Daytona State College
Tickets are $40; proceeds support Center for Women and Men.
Purchase tickets early! Seating is limited.
Purchase tickets online through March 14
National Women’s History Month Celebrates
Women of Character, Courage and Commitment
The keynote speaker and honoree is Mrs. Valencia Robinson, a 20-year veteran of the Volusia County Public School System. Mrs. Robinson has made it her mission to help struggling readers and has been diligent in her efforts to secure grants to fund new technology for her students. As a survivor of breast cancer, she encourages her students to make healthy lifestyle choices and to believe they can overcome life’s challenges and continue on to accomplish their hopes and dreams. Valencia Robinson is one of People Magazine’s 2013 Teachers of the Year.
Mercedes Benz of Daytona Beach Raffle
Door prizes and special drawings for Mercedes Benz products!
Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win one of 10 limited time leases of a 2014 Mercedes Benz C class or GLK provided by Mercedes Benz of Daytona Beach.
Suggested Donation: 1 raffle ticket - $5 or 3 raffle tickets - $10.
Winners must meet all eligibility requirements.
- Must have a valid Florida Driver's License
- Must have applicable car insurance
- Must be 21 years old or older
- Certificate must be used by August 29, 2014 (no blackout dates)
- Certificate cannot be duplicated
For additional information or to purchase raffle tickets call 386-506-3471 or CenterforWomenandMen@DaytonaState.edu
The Center for Women and Men
The Center for Women and Men is located on the Daytona Beach campus in room 218 of the Wetherell Student Services and Administration building (#100). Click on the links below or call (386) 506-3068 for additional information. Satellite offices are located on the DeLand, Deltona, and Flagler/Palm Coast campuses.The Center for Women and Men Mission Statement: Promote the achievement of educational, professional, and personal goals of a diverse student population, through the development and implementation of programs that provide flexible, individualized, and supportive services.
Child Care Access Means Parents In School (CCAMPIS) assists eligible Daytona State College students with child care assistance.
Fresh Start for Women
See how you can make the transition into a career and technical program at Daytona State College to achieve your personal and career goals. Our FREE 4-week course offers many resources and practical skills to build success.
If you are a single parent, displaced homemaker, single pregnant woman, or considering a non-traditional career, you owe it to yourself to investigate this program.
Fresh Start for Men
This program provides a FREE 4-week course designed to assist men in transition by providing support, offering practical life skills, and developing personal and career goals.
Other Resources of Interest include information on the Book Loan Library and Clothes Closet.
New Guidelines for the Book Loan Library: Students receiving a Pell Grant must use their Book Voucher first before borrowing books from The Center for Women and Men. Click here for additional information. Please note quantities are limited and are issued on a first come basis.
Daytona State College offers three of the eight U.S. Department of Education TRIO Programs (TRIO). TRiO programs identify and provide services for low-income and first-generation college students, as well as individuals with disabilities. Services and resources help students progress through the academic system from middle school to post-baccalaureate programs. For more information view the TRiO Programs Brochure
TRiO Student Support Services
TRiO Student Support Services, one of the federally funded TRIO programs, helps students stay in college until they earn their baccalaureate degrees. Participants receive comprehensive services, which include tutoring, counseling, and instruction. Students are now being served in programs sponsored by more than 700 two- and four-year colleges and universities nationwide. Students participating in TRiO Student Support Services are more than twice as likely to remain in college than those students from similar backgrounds who don't participate in the program.
Call (386) 506-3584 for more information about Student Support Services. Offices are located on the Daytona Beach campus in rooms 109, 110, 111 of the Baker Academic Support Center (#500).
TRiO Upward Bound
TRiO Upward Bound is a pre-college program that helps participants graduate from high school and prepare for higher education. The program provides a variety of services designed to meet the individual needs of eligible students including tutoring, Saturday sessions, academic advising, mentoring, college planning, and cultural enrichment activities. Participants can attend the Summer Academy, which prepares them for the upcoming school year.
View Upward Bound brochure.
Call (386) 506-3970 for more information about Upward Bound. Offices are located on the Daytona Beach campus in the Wetherell Student Services and Administration building (#100), room 212 and on the Deltona campus in portable 104.
TRiO Educational Talent Search
TRiO Educational Talent Search provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school, and enroll in and complete post-secondary education. Daytona State College, in partnership with the School Districts of Volusia and Flagler counties, will serve 500 middle and high school students each year in target schools through the U.S. Department of Education Talent Search program.
View Talent Search brochure.
Call (386) 506-3690 to reach the office on the Daytona Beach campus located in the Wetherell Student Services and Administration Building (Bldg. 100), room 224. Staff at the DeLand office can be reached at (386) 785-2039, and the office is located in the Student Services Center (Bldg. 7), Rooms 142 and 143. For the Flagler Palm Coast campus office, call (386) 246-4892; the office is located in the Smollen Building (Bldg. 1), Room 113.