PROJECT: Soccer Stadium Complex
Underway: An NJCAA-standard soccer field, stadium seating for over 800 fans, concessions area, press box and state-of-the-art digital scoreboard will be completed in time for the fall 2017 season. The college's inaugural Women's and Men's Soccer teams launched last year with a strong showing, winning the majority of first-season games.
Men's soccer Under coach Bart Sasnett, the men's team earned Region 8 and Southeast District championships this year and an appearance at the NJCAA National Tournament in Tyler, Texas, where they advanced through the quarter finals before being eliminated by No. 2 seed Monroe College.
Women's soccer The women's team went 11-3 and was ranked among the NJCAA's top 20 teams. Six Falcons earned All-Region honors, while coach Brittany Jones was named Region 8 Coach of the Year.
Future DSC Soccer Complex (above)
PROJECT: Student Center/Workforce Transition Building
Future Student Center/Workforce Transition Building (below)
Making way for new: The Bergengren Building, an early 1970s-era edifice named after
the college’s second president, is being razed to make room for a state-of-the-art
$39 million campus hub – the Student Center/Workforce Transition Building, expected
to be completed in 2018.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the 80,000 square-foot building is slated for Thursday, May 4, at 10 a.m. on the Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
The new building will serve as a hub for academic support including the library and Writing Center, student clubs and workforce-transition services, and provide a modernized space for food services. It also will include a one-stop resource center for career planning and job placement for students to explore career options, research job opportunities, create resumes, practice interview skills and how to dress and act professionally. The center will serve both students seeking work experiences and businesses offering internships, service learning opportunities and/or cooperative education placements.
Other building features will include a student commons area, coffee shop, conference rooms, a large events center, an outdoor dining area, offices for student clubs and a gaming area.