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Homecoming 2017 | Oct. 18-21

2017 Homecoming

Wednesday, October 18

11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Abilities Awareness Day
ECHO Plaza

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6 p.m. - Mr. & Ms. Daytona State 2017 Pageant presented by the DSC Student Government Association

This year's theme: Old Fashioned Sock Hop!
Hosseini Center Ballroom

Auditions will be held on Thursday, Sept. 28, 1-5 p.m. in the Lenholt Student Center (bldg. 150), SGA Conference Center, Room 154. Rehearsals will be held, Oct. 16 and Oct. 17, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Contact the SGA Office for further details and application, call (386) 506-3877.

Thursday, October 19

8:30 a.m. - Breakfast with the President and Daytona State’s Alumni and Friends Association Awards (by invitation)
Presentation of awards "Margaret Crumley Award for Distinguished Achievement in Science," "Alumni of the Year Award," "Distinguished Faculty/Staff Award," "Young Alumni Excellence Award"
Daytona Beach Campus, Conference Center

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11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Student Club Wars/Falcon Fitness Day
Daytona Beach Campus, ECHO Plaza

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7 p.m. - Conference Volleyball Home Game
DSC vs Polk State College
Daytona Beach Campus, Lemerand Center

Friday, October 20

8 a.m.-5 p.m. - FLORIDA the State of Humanities...a Symposium
Location: TBA

For more information, call (386) 506-3837 or email John.Brady@DaytonaState.edu.

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1-3 p.m. - Workshops and Continuing Education Credits presented by the College of Workforce, Continuing and Adult Education
Hosseini Center

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5-6:30 p.m. - Grand Opening and Renaming of the Goddard Center for Music and Dance
Daytona Beach Campus, Bldg. 230

Presented by the Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art

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7:30 p.m. - TBA
DSC's News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach

Join the DSC Alumni and Friends Association prior to NJC performance for a social activity hosted at Moonlight Pizza located at 132 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach

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- Penny Wars Fundraiser
Hosted by the Daytona State College Chapter of the Associate of Florida Colleges

Saturday, October 21

8 a.m. - 5K Walk/Run
Daytona Beach Campus, ECHO Plaza

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9 a.m.-1 p.m. - Car, Truck & Bike Show
Daytona Beach Campus, Parking Lot B

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9 a.m.-1 p.m. - 'Get Plated' at the Car, Truck & Bike Show
Daytona Beach Campus, Parking Lot C

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TBA - Golf Outing with current students of the Women's Golf team plus alumni
TBA

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TBA - College of Workforce, Continuing Education and Adult Education Showcase
Hosseini Center Ballroom

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9 a.m.-12 p.m. - The Daytona State College Cosmetology Salon will be open to the public to provide haircuts for Homecoming; Clipper Cut/Haircut - $5, Haircut/Blow-Dry/Style - $10. All proceeds/donations will go toward Helping Hands and other student scholarships. Appointments recommended, call (386) 506-3319.
Daytona Beach Campus, Cosmetology Hall (bldg. 510)

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9-11 a.m. - Cooking Class with Chef Costa
Hosseini Center

Limited to 20 participants; for a $50 donation benefiting the Culinary Scholarship Fund, enjoy a two-hour masterchef experience in the Cafe 101 kitchen.

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10 a.m.-1 p.m. - Family Day at the Southeast Museum of Photography
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center

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10 a.m. - Alumni Softball Home Game
Daytona Beach Campus, Softball Facilities located off Willis Ave.

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12 p.m. - Alumni Baseball Home Game
Daytona Beach Campus, Baseball Facilities located off Willis Ave.

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1-1:30 p.m. - Journey to the Tailgate
Walk or drive from the southside of the campus to the new soccer stadium

Face painting sponsored by the School of Cosmetology

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1-3 p.m. - Tailgate Party
New Soccer Complex
Come out and show your Falcon Spirit with games including a Corn Hole Tournament, food and more.

Face painting sponsored by the School of Cosmetology.

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2 p.m. - Soccer Home Game
New Soccer Complex

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4 p.m. - Soccer Home Game
New Soccer Complex

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Saturday, October 21

1-1:30 p.m. - The newly crowned Mr. and Ms. Daytona State College will lead our journey to the soccer stadium. Upon arrival, that’s when the fun really kicks off; from 1-3 p.m., our first-ever Tailgate Party at DSC’s new soccer stadium complex, featuring a free cookout and lots of fun activities for the whole family!
Departing from the Car, Bike and Truck Show

DSC President Dr. Tom LoBasso decorating a Spanos car on display during the 2016 Homecoming

Prior to the party, there will be a car show, but not just any car show. All are welcome to decorate their vehicle with a Falcon pride theme and participate in the Journey to the Tailgate. You can also engage in the Journey to the Tailgate by decorating a float, wagon or yourself to show your Falcon pride and journey with us. Plus, face painting sponsored by the School of Cosmetology.

REGISTER NOW to reserve a spot for your group to gather, or host a table or fun activity to share with our guests. For more information, contact Josh Poniatowski (386) 506-3803, Joshua.Poniatowski@DaytonaState.edu

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6-week program to prepare for the 5K

Run your very first 5K with our Couch to 5K training plan made just for beginners! This program is specifically designed to help guide even the most inexperienced walker or runner to completing a 5K in just six short weeks. The program will culminate with participation in the Daytona State Homecoming 2017 5K!

Dates/Time: First Meeting - Monday, September 11 at 4:30 p.m., Lemerand Center (Bldg. 310), Rm 104 – Group will meet to train every Monday and Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. – Training sessions will last approximately 30 minutes.

Cost: $35 – Includes entry fee for Homecoming 5K and a t-shirt

Coordinated by the Daytona State College Fitness Center

Sign-up today SIGN-UP, or for more information, call (386) 506-3248

Saturday, Oct. 21, 8 a.m. - 5K Walk/Run
Daytona Beach Campus, ECHO Plaza

Alumni Awards

This year’s Daytona State’s Alumni and Friends Association Awards will be presented during a breakfast celebration on Oct. 19 at 8:30 a.m. in the Conference Center, (Bldg. 640), on the Daytona Beach Campus. The awards program program recognizes the professional accomplishments and community achievements of alumni and friends of the college and the DSC Foundation.

Awards include:

Alumni of the Year - to recognize and honor alumni who represent the best of Daytona State College by bringing positive change to their community, state, nation or the world. NOMINATE Deadline to submit: May 31, 2017.

Distinguished Faculty/Staff Alumni - to recognize current or former faculty or staff of Daytona State who have demonstrated consistent dedication and superior service at the college. NOMINATE Deadline to submit: May 31, 2017.

Young Alumni Excellence Award - to recognize the exceptional professional achievements of a young alumnus and/or alumna of Daytona State who has made outstanding contributions to his or her community. NOMINATE Deadline to submit: May 31, 2017.

The Margaret Crumley Award for Distinguished Achievement in Science - to honor an alumnus who achieved an associate degree from the School of Biological and Physical Sciences at Daytona State and who has made significant contributions in their field. (Recipients are nominated and selected by science faculty.)

The awards will be presented by DSC President Tom LoBasso.

Hampton Inn

Two night minimum stay requirement at $189 per night. Choice of a king bed or two double beds.

1715 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114

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2017 Homecoming T-Shirt

Show your Falcon Pride and buy a Homecoming shirt, proceeds will go to the Alumni and Friends Scholarship Fund and the Alumni and Friends Helping Hands Fund.

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Homecoming 2016 Recap

 

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