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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for September 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2015) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for September 2015.

Events are open to the public and free of charge, unless otherwise noted.

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Through Sept. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Monday-Thursday), 9-11 a.m. (Fridays)
Visiting Contemporary Artist Series: "O'Connor, The Blackboard Variations"
John O'Connor, Professor of Art Emeritus at the University of Florida and current Founder of oconnorartLLC, his works will be displayed in the North Gallery of the News-Journal Center. The gallery will also be open during all DSC scheduled public performances.
DSC News-Journal Center, North Gallery
221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach
For more information, call (386) 226-1927.
Sept. 8, 7 p.m.
Open Rehearsal: Daytona State College Symphony Orchestra
Under the baton of Dr. Norton Christeson, senior professor, the Daytona State College Symphony Orchestra comprises string, wind and percussion players from the greater Volusia County area, some coming from as far away as Altamonte Springs and Palm Coast. It functions as the only full-sized community symphony orchestra in the area and presents three major concerts per season. Regular Tuesday night rehearsals continue in preparation for the fall concert. No fees are required for participation unless college credit is desired.
DSC News-Journal Center, Davidson Theater
221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach
For more information, contact Christeson, (386) 506-3339 or
Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
The Edge Effect
The Edge Effect - Sept. 18Formed in the summer of 2012, The Edge Effect is a powerhouse quintet of All-Star vocalists who have come together to create a new and exciting sound. The five members have shared stages with the likes of Tony Bennet, Stevie Wonder, Prince and David Foster, and have performed all over the world from Las Vegas to Carnegie Hall. Their stage show, "Come Together," is an a capella tour-de-force showcasing the best in harmony vocal music from past to present. From unique takes on rock classics by The Beatles and Blood Sweat & Tears, to current pop hits by Bruno Mars and Pharrell Williams, jazzy interpretations of Nina Simone and Louis Armstrong, the drama of Leonard Cohen as well as some guilty pleasures, their performance showcases the pure talent and power of the human voice. The first of a series of planned concerts by The Edge Effect at DSC's News-Journal Center, proceeds will benefit student scholarships via the Daytona State College Foundation.
Free to Daytona State College and Volusia and Flagler county students, all others $8 per person or $15 for two.
DSC News-Journal Center, Davidson Theater
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
Tickets are available at the News-Journal Center Box Office at 221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach. Box Office Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; (386) 226-1927; online ticketing available at
Sept. 21, 2015 - Jan. 13, 2016
Masterworks from the UCF Flying Horse Press
Curated by Theo Lotz, director of the Press, this special exhibition showcases a selection of some of the exceptional works on paper created by invited contemporary artists at one of America's preeminent art presses. Over 20 years old, Flying Horse Editions is located in UCF's Center for Emerging Media in downtown Orlando. Internationally renowned artists work with professional fine art printers to push the boundaries of their work while offering unique opportunities for UCF students to participate in this creative process. This exhibit will be closed during college-observed holidays, Nov. 26-29 and Dec. 19, 2015-Jan. 3, 2016. This exhibition is sponsored in part by the Gary R. Libby Charitable Trust.
Exhibit is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
DSC News-Journal Center, North Gallery
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
For more information, visit



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 2016, for the fourth year running. The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has 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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