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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for March 2020

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2020) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for March 2020.

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March 3, 2-3:30 p.m.
PRESCRIPTION FOR AN AILING LAGOON
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. There are many environmental challenges facing the Marine Discovery Center especially the Indian River Lagoon located along Florida’s east coast. Chad Truxall from the Marine Discovery Center will discuss all the efforts being made in conservation and to restore this important ecosystem. Free to WISE members.
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/WISE, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-3407. 
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March 5, 4 p.m.
Falcons Book Club
Presented by the DSC Library and #DSCAlumni & Friends Association, join us for the Falcons Book Club and enjoy the latest selection "The Call of the Wild," by Jack London. A classic novel of adventure, drawn from London's own experiences as a Klondike adventurer, relating the story of a heroic dog caught in the brutal life of the Alaska Gold Rush. Open to #DSCAlumni as well as students, faculty and staff. Books are available for purchase from the DSC Book Store, 20% discount.
DSC's Daytona Beach Campus, L. Gale Lemerand Student Center, room 155
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information call, (386) 506-3195, Alumni@DaytonaState.edu.
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March 17, 2-3:30 p.m.
THE IMPACT OF WORLD WAR II
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. 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the unconditional surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945, and Japan on September 2, 1945. The Allies placed stringent terms on the Axis powers to prevent future hostilities. Borders were redrawn and Germany was divided into four occupational zones. The United Nations was formed. The birth of the State of Israel and the growing tensions between the Western Powers and the Soviet Eastern Bloc are impacts of the war that continue to profoundly affect the world today. Presented by Dr. Nancy Duke, Daytona State College. Free to WISE members.
Advanced Technology College
1770 N. Technology Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/WISE, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-3407.
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March 21 & April 18, 1:30 p.m.
DSC Falcons Alumni Golf League
All are welcome to participate in the DSC Falcons Alumni Golf League that meets monthly with a shotgun format; cost to participate is $20 for nine holes, cart and bucket of balls.
Crane Lakes Golf & Country Club
1850 Crane Lakes, Port Orange
To sign-up and for more information, call (386) 506-3195 or email Alumni@DaytonaState.edu.
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March 24, 2-3:30 p.m.
JOHN B. STETSON
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. John B. Stetson, an entrepreneur and industrialist known for his Stetson hats, was instrumental in the early development of Stetson University. Susan Ryan, dean of Stetson’s duPont-Ball Library, curates the largest known collection of John B. Stetson family and company memorabilia. During Ryan’s 30 years at Stetson University, she has researched the Stetson family extensively, with particular attention to the family’s philanthropy. She will share the story of John B. Stetson, his wife Elizabeth, their two sons and the family’s influence on the University and DeLand. Free to WISE members.
Advanced Technology College
1770 N. Technology Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/WISE, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-3407.
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March 29, 6-9 p.m.
Cork, Fork and Canvas
Once again, we’re partnering with some of the area’s finest restaurants, upgraded the wine and beer offerings and expanded the art show and
entertainment. This is the one spring event you don’t want to miss! Restaurant partners include: Houligan’s, Hard Rock Café, 31 Supper Club, Stonewood Grill & Tavern, Chart House, Grind Gastropub & Kona Tiki Bar, Coastal Grill & Raw Bar, Spectra Ocean Center, Ormond Garage, Daytona State Culinary/Chef Costa Magoulas,  more to come… Tickets - $50 per person, sponsorship packages also available.
DSC's Daytona Beach Campus, L. Gale Lemerand Student Center
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit Foundation.DaytonaState.edu, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-3407.
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March 31, 2-3:30 p.m.
THE RICH HISTORY OF ORMOND BEACH AND FLORIDA
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. Diana Simmons, past president and board member of The Ormond Beach Historical Society will speak about its rich history. From the indigenous people who were here when Ponce DeLeon arrived in 1513, through the plantation owners of the early 1800s, as well as the Seminole Indians and the days of automobiles setting speed records on the beach, she will delight you with stories of the area. Free to WISE members.
Advanced Technology College
1770 N. Technology Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/WISE, email Foundation@DaytonaState.edu or call (386) 506-3407.


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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 60 years. The college enrolls nearly 28,000 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, consistently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranks the college among the Top Tier Best Online Bachelor’s Programs eight years 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 for three years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans.

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