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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for November 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 10, 2014) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for November 2014.

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Nov. 4, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: An Afternoon with da Vinci Robotic Surgery
Wisdom In Senior Education (W.I.S.E.) is a program offered by the Daytona State College Foundation to promote and share the academic college resources with our senior community, providing learning opportunities in an enjoyable format. The da Vinci Surgical System, named after Leonardo da Vinci, is a sophisticated robotic platform designed to facilitate complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach. Controlled by a surgeon from a console, the system is commonly used for prostatectomies and increasingly for cardiac valve repair and gynecological surgical procedures. Dr. Kelly Molpus is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Daytona Beach and is affiliated with several local hospitals. Free to WISE members.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4425.

Nov. 11, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: Never Forget Our Veterans
Wisdom In Senior Education (W.I.S.E.) is a program offered by the Daytona State College Foundation to promote and share the academic college resources with our senior community, providing learning opportunities in an enjoyable format. 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy. Col. Irving Davidoff (ret.), in the General Staff Intelligence Office during World War II, will recount his experiences during the invasion of Normandy, the Battle of the Bulge, and the Rhine and Ardennes campaigns. Maj. Trish Hayden will talk about her work as a critical care nurse who kept injured men and women alive during their flights back home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Free to WISE members.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4425.

Nov. 11, 6-7 p.m.
Alumni Cook-Out
The Alumni Association will hosting a cook-out for Alumni prior to the men's home basketball game - FREE hot dog, chips and bottled water to the first 100 Alumni.
Polk State College vs. Daytona State Falcons
Daytona Beach Campus, Lemerand Center (#310)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For mor information, call (386) 506-4506.

Nov. 18, 2-3:30 p.m.
WISE: Beating Cancer: My Expedition in South America
Wisdom In Senior Education (W.I.S.E.) is a program offered by the Daytona State College Foundation to promote and share the academic college resources with our senior community, providing learning opportunities in an enjoyable format. Mickey Grosman's Amazon-5000 expedition traversed the continent of South America on foot, from coast-to-coast and through the perilous Amazon - all to beat cancer. By succeeding where legendary Spanish conquistador Francisco de Orellana failed roughly 500 years ago, Grosman is on a life mission to show others that seemingly impossible battles always can be won! Free to WISE members.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/foundation, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-4425.

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NOTE: 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 2014, for the second year running. In 2013 the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center 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.

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Laurie White, WhiteLa@DaytonaState.edu, (386) 506-4499 

Marketing & Communications, Marketing@DaytonaState.edu, (386) 506-4588

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Last updated: 2014-10-09T17:00:33.667Z