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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for April 2016

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 21, 2016) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for April 2016.

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

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April 12, 9:30 a.m.
The L. Gale Lemerand Speaker Series: DSC alum, Shark Tank entrepreneur and scholarships
Chris Gilpin, a 2002 Daytona State College graduate who turned a $1 winning lottery ticket into a thriving tech startup. Gilpin, 34, of DeBary launched his company in 2013 after winning $8,000 on a $1 Florida Lottery ticket. Last September, he secured an investment through ABC's Shark Tank series. His device has appeared on the QVC Network and he has sold more than 350,000 units worldwide. This event is made possible through a partnership of the L. Gale Lemerand Center for Entrepreneurship and the Florida Small Business Development Center at Daytona State College. Free and open to the public. 
Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (#1200)
1200 W. Int'l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
To reserve a seat call (386) 506-4723 or email

Wednesdays, 9 a.m.
1 Million Cups
Building and connecting Volusia County's entrepreneurship community.
Cinematique Theater
242 S Beach St., Daytona Beach
For more information, call (386) 506-4723.


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.

For enrollment information, visit Admissions' Frequently Asked Questions page.


Laurie White,, (386) 506-4499 

Marketing & Communications,, (386) 506-4588

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Last updated: 2016-03-11T22:36:21.31Z