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. 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)
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS: With the lot now prepared, construction is beginning for a state-of-the-art $32.6 million campus hub – the Student Center/Workforce Transition Building, expected to be completed in 2019 on the Daytona Beach Campus.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the 84,000 square-foot building drew over 200 on May 4, with DSC President Tom LoBasso, District Board of Trustees and chair Forough Hosseini joining students and civic leaders to celebrate as a 15-foot rendering was revealed.
The new building will become 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.