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SACS CornerBreaking news: Daytona State receives positive reaccreditation review

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2013) – An on-site visit this week by a review team representing Daytona State College's regional accrediting body, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), concluded today with a positive report to move forward on reaffirming the college's accreditation."I want to congratulate you on where you are today," Dr. Claudette Williams, vice president, SACSCOC, told college officials in wrapping up the visiting team's report. "You have done an outstanding job. Well done."   Read more>>>




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What does SACSCOC stand for? 
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges 

How many regional accrediting bodies are there? 
Six: Middle State Association of Colleges and Schools; New England Association of Schools and Colleges; North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges; Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; Western Association of Schools and Colleges

How many states does SACSCOC cover? 
Eleven: Florida, Georgia, Alabama Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia

SACSCOC evaluates its members for compliance to Federal Requirements.  True or False. 
True. There are four major areas of accreditation required by SACSCOC:  Principles of Integrity, Core Requirements, Comprehensive Standards and Federal Requirements. 

What are the dates of the DSC SACS visit? 
September 24-26, 2013

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