FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF EVENTS, GO TO: http://www.daytonastate.edu/news.html
SOUTHEAST MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY — Offers interactive and rotating exhibits in the Mori Hosseini Center, Bldg. 1200. Admission to the Museum is free. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Museum hours: 11-5 p.m. Tues, Thurs & Fri; Wed: 11-7 p.m. Weekends: 1-5p.m. June, July and December Hours: Tues-Sun: 12-4 p.m. Call 386-506-4475. All discussions are wheelchair-accessible. Information is also available at www.smponline.org Closed Mondays and on the following dates: Daytona 500 Weekend, Spring Break, Easter Sunday, July 4, Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas and New Year’s day.
Through Sept. 23
“Dispatches From the Front”: Feature Portfolios from Eight DSC Alums. Art Speaks: Guest Lecture and presentation 5-6:30 p.m. Sept. 7, with Harrison Cooney, featured in “Dispatches.” Panel Discussion with featured photographers: 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13. Both in the Madorsky Theatre. SMP is proud to present an exhibition featuring eight Daytona State College photography alumni. The exhibition showcases the images and stories of the most recent and significant commercial and fine art photo work of graduates from the Southeast Center of Photographic Studies. Photographers include: Lola Gomez, who is currently on staff at the Daytona Beach News-Journal, Robin Henson of Atlanta, a commercial photographer who also contributes to Southern Poverty Law Center publications, which target and track hate groups and their activities; and Marie DeJesus, staff photographer for the Houston Chronicle, along with Jennifer Kaczmarek, Erika Masterson, Cassi Alexandra, Harrison Cooney and Stephen Crowley, longtime New York Times White House photographer.
Through Oct. 29
“Mind Over Matter”: The Photography of Arno Minkkinen. Opens Aug. 28, artist lecture 5 p.m. Friday Oct. 6.
WELCOME BACK! — Entertainment, information, music and much, much more wait returning students. Dates are: 11-1 p.m. Sept. 6, Daytona Campus, Echo Plaza; 10-noon Sept. 7, Deltona Campus, front of Fathi Hall; 11-1 p.m. Sept. 13, DeLand Campus, Courtyard; 11-1 p.m. Sept. 14, Advanced Technology College, Atrium; 11-1 p.m. Sept. 20, Flagler/Palm Coast Campus, Awning Area and on Sept. 21, New Smyrna Beach Campus, Courtyard. Call 506-3131 for information.
HEARTWALK — The annual Volusia/Flagler Heart Walk to be Friday, Sept. 15, 5:15- 7 p.m. at Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd. For many years, DSC students and employees have worked together to raise thousands of dollars for this worthy cause. Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans are lost to cardiovascular disease and stroke, including over 1,500 in Volusia County. DSC President tom LoBasso will serve as a team captain this year and encourages all to join him or one of our other DSC team captains in support of this initiative. For information, contact this year’s chairperson, Paul Barnett, at 506-3637.
WISE LECTURES — The DSC Foundation created the WISE program to provide continuing education and cultural enrichment activities to senior members in the community. WISE is open to anyone age 50 or older, for $25 for an individual or $45 per couple per year. For a complete list of fall presenters go to DaytonaState.edu/wise. For information, contact Suzette Cameron at 506-4506, or Suzette.Cameron@DaytonaState.edu. On Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2-3:30 p.m. will be an engaging presentation on DSC’s Theater Arts Program by Prof. Samantha Stern, director of theater at DSC, who will give an overview of the college’s award-winning program and preview the fall lineup. Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2-3:30 p.m., will be “Don’t Be A Victim, Protect Yourself,” with Daytona Beach Police Dept. Chief Craig Capri, who will share steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim of crime. Also, learn about the different community events that are coming up and how to best prepare for them. Both of those events will be in the Advanced Technology College, ATC Multipurpose Room
FOUNDATION GALA — “A Diamond & Silver Celebration” will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Hosseini Center Ballroom, featuring live entertainment and foods from around the world prepared by students of the Hospitality and Culinary Arts program and their professors. Proceeds from the event go to scholarships for DSC students. Admission is $75 per ticket and tickets may be purchased by calling 506-3407.
HOMECOMING 2017 — Last November, the campus and community reveled in Falcon spirit as Daytona State alumni, friends and students flocked to the Daytona Beach Campus for the college’s first homecoming festival in decades. This year’s homecoming 4-day extravaganza is set Oct. 18-21, featuring repeat activities like the Mr. & Ms. DSC pageant, plus a Tailgate Party with games including a Corn Hole Tournament, food, entertainment and more. In anticipation of the event, the DSC Foundation is selling a collectible t-shirt. To purchase the $10 T-shirt, please go to the video link: https://youtu.be/fT3wkeOL4A0 All sales benefit the Alumni Association. Order online at https://donate.DaytonaState.edu/2017-homecoming-t-shirts or go to the Alumni Relations Office (Bld. 100/rm 302).
CAFÉ 101 —The teaching café and kitchen is operated by Daytona State College students, under the supervision of our chef instructors. Café 101, which has been highly rated by the Daytona Beach News-Journal, is open for lunch Monday through Friday with seatings at 11:30 a.m. or noon and dinner on Wednesday evenings with seatings of 5:30 or 6 p.m. Café 101 features a fixed-price menu of $11 for lunch and $15 for dinner (including tax). Patrons receive an appetizer, entree, dessert and beverage. Vegetarian meals are available by request. Gratuities are welcome and help fund student scholarships. Credit cards are accepted. Seating is by reservation only. To make reservations call 506-3859. The Café closes over the summer months. (Check with venues for summer dining hours)
COFFEE/BAKE SHOPS — Fresh-baked goodies and coffee is served from morning to early afternoon in the foyer of the Mori Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200). Hours: 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays. There is an alternate location in the campus Library, Bldg. 231, Daytona Beach. Hours are abbreviated during summer months.
“Falcon Fuel” — New Grab & Go Food Pantry offers free light snacks and small nonperishable food items. DSC students can “grab” before or between classes and “go” about their successful day (limit three items per day). If you had to skip breakfast or are short on lunch money, DON’T go to class hungry! It has been proven that full bellies lead to strong minds. Located in the Center for Women & Men (B-300, R-227), Daytona Campus. Hours of Operation: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Must be enrolled with DSC student ID. Staff and faculty who want to contribute to the pantry can bring items such as granola bars, fruit cups and packs of raisins to the Center for Women & Men. (Check with venues for summer dining hours)
CHORAL AUDITIONS — Recently appointed Associate Professor of Choral/Vocal Music at Daytona State College, Dr. Jean Hickman is seeking singers to participate in a choral ensemble at DSC. Auditions can be in person or completed virtually. The virtual audition requires applicants to complete a DSC Choirs General Information Form, record a video singing a verse and chorus of a classical, popular or jazz song that showcases vocal ability, as well as sing along to one of the voice-suited scale exercises (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone/bass), and submit the video to firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants will receive confirmation of video receipt. Those who prefer to audition in person can contact Hickman at email@example.com. Audition results will be emailed by Aug. 25.
COMMUNITY BAND — Will commence with an open rehearsal, including new and returning members, on Monday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Goddard Center for Music and Dance, rm. 103, on the Daytona Beach Campus. Rehearsals are Mondays from 7 to 9:50 p.m. For information, call Douglas Peterson, senior professor and chair of the Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art, 506-3276 or Doug.Peterson@DaytonaState.edu. developed in the spirit of the old John Philip Sousa Bands, performs traditional and modern classics as well as marches, Broadway hits and movie selections. Members should be able to read music.
ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS — Under the baton of Peter Waidelich, associate professor, the DSC Symphony Orchestra comprises students, amateurs and professionals who perform a wide variety of classical and lighter music. All string, wind and percussion players in the area are invited to join. The DSC Symphony Orchestra functions as the only full-sized community symphony orchestra in the area and presents three major concerts per season. The orchestra will hold its first rehearsal Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Goddard Center for Music and Dance, rm.103, on the Daytona Beach Campus. For information, call 506-3276.
JAZZ AUDITIONS — DSC’s Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Abe Alam, is open to community members who play saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, drums or assorted percussion instruments. Rehearsals begin Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 7 to 9:50 p.m. in Goddard Center for Music and Dance, rm.103, Daytona Beach Campus, The jazz ensemble focuses on contemporary compositions and arrangements for the big band. The group is open to all who can read music. There are two to three performances per semester and some may be off campus. Weekly rehearsals are scheduled Wednesday evenings. Contact Alam, 506-4620 or AlamalA@DaytonaState.edu.
DANCE AUDITIONS — DSC’s modern dance company, Dance Theater, under the artistic direction of Kevin Veiga, will hold auditions Wednesday, Aug. 30, and Wednesday, Sept. 6, 3-4:30 p.m. Auditions will be in the Goddard Center for Music and Dance, Dance Studio (rm. 104), on the college’s Daytona Beach Campus. Auditions are open to the community and members need not be students. Dance Theater members receive college credit if enrolled in DAA2640. Rehearsals are alternate Mondays and every Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m., starting Monday, Sept. 11, with other rehearsals scheduled as needed. The audition will consist of ballet barre and center, modern movement across the floor and learning excerpts from recent repertory. E-mail Kevin.Veiga@DaytonaState.edu or call 506-3183.
MR. & MS. DAYTONA — Auditions for the coveted title will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Lenholdt Student Center, Bldg. 130, rm.154. Winners will reign over Homecoming activities in October. The pageant will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Hosseini Center Ballroom, Bldg. 1200, with the theme of an old-fashioned sock hop. For applications, information and to sign up for auditions, contact the Student Government Association at 506-3877.
MORE AT THE CENTER — At Daytona State College. For a full roster of events, visit: For additional information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/TheArts or call 386-226-1927.
VENUE LOCATIONS & TICKET INFORMATION — DSC News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach. Free parking for college events in lot and behind shops. The News-Journal Center is wheelchair accessible. Please mention at the time you purchase tickets any special seating requirements. Groups requiring handicapped seating or other special needs should call the Box Office no less than five days prior to the show. NOW FEATURING RESERVED SEATING! You are now able to choose your favorite seat and rest assured that it will be waiting for you when you arrive. Tickets are available at the News-Journal Center Box Office located at 221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach. Box Office Hours: Wednesdays-Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact the News-Journal Center Box Office by calling 386- 226-1927. When available, online ticketing can be made at www.DaytonaState.edu/TheArts. Seating begins one half-hour prior to curtain time on a first-come basis, except when reservations are required. Patrons should arrive no less than 10 minutes prior to curtain time for seating. No seating after a performance begins except at the discretion of the house manager.
All events are $8 per person or two for $15 and free to Daytona State College, Volusia and Flagler County students, unless otherwise stated. For information, visit www.DaytonaState.edu/TheArts or call 386-226-1927.
SEE DBCC’S WEB PAGE AND GO TO THE ATHLETICS LINK FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF FALCON GAMES OR GO TO http://go.daytonastate.edu/athletics/main.html
INTRAMURALS — For information on intramural/recreational activities, contact 506-3486 and talk to director Lori Lemoine . The office is in the Student Center, Bldg. 130, Rm. 110, or go to: www.DaytonaState.edu/student_act/intramurals.html
CALLING ALL WRITERS/EDITORS — In Motion, the campus newspaper, seeks students interested in writing sports, arts and entertainment, news or features, as well as artists, copy editors, photographers and cartoonists. Some scholarships are available. Meetings are 4 p.m. Wednesdays in the Lenholdt Student Center, Bldg. 130, Rm. 119. 386-506-3268 or 506-3686. Contact Adviser Elena Jarvis, 506-3268, for information on the paper or Aeolus literary magazine or e-mail Aeolus@DaytonaState.edu or InMotion@DaytonaState.edu Aeolus is now accepting submissions of artwork, poetry, short stories (70-1,000 words), personal narratives, photographs or drawings.
AERho — The National Broadcasting Society meets at 5 p.m., the first Monday of each month in the boardroom of Bldg. 400, which is the WDSC-TV station. Adviser is Anita Bevins, 506-3936. The club aims to enhance development of college and university students and entry level professionals involved in electronic media.
THE ENGLISH CLUB — A local chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta. It meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. in Bldg. 500, rm 220. Refreshments are served at every meeting. A movie is also shown at every meeting. Past films include “Five Easy Pieces,” “Anne of a Thousand Days” and “Bonnie and Clyde.” On occasion, the club puts on poetry readings. At least twice a year members attends performances of the Orlando Shakespeare Theater. Any student, faculty or staff member is eligible to join. There is no membership fee, although students who meet the criteria can pay $30 and become members of the national organization.
MASSAGE THERAPY — Enjoy a therapeutic massage provided by the students of the Massage Therapy program. Available by appointment only spring semester. $15 for one hour. Bldg. 320, Rm. 138. Call 506-3229 or 506-3185.
PTK MEMBERSHIP — To join Phi Theta Kappa, the campus honor society, come by Bldg. 130, Rm. 106 and fill out an application. GPA of 3.5 required and no less than 3.2 in any given semester. In Daytona Beach, the PTK campus chapter meets first and third Thursdays at 2 p.m. in Building 130, room 110. Hours and meeting times vary at the other five campuses. Contact Student Activities at 386-506-3131.
SPA — The Student Photography Association of DSC and UCF fosters artistic encouragement and professionalism in photo students on campus. TSPA meets the last Thursday of every month. Daytona State adviser is Roger Linke and for UCF it is Laine Wyatt. Contact Linke at 506-3280 or Wyatt at 506-4092.
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION — Academic support for students enrolled in difficult required courses. It is an academic assistance program that increases student performance and a peer-facilitated out-of-class study group that incorporates study skills with course content. This program targets high-risk courses rather than high-risk students. High-risk courses are traditionally difficult due to their content. Courses targeted for this program: MAC 1105 College Algebra, BSC 1085 Hum Ant & Phys I, MCB 1010 Microbiology, CHM 1025 Intro to Chemistry, BSC 1005 Survey Biology. For information contact Fatima Gilbert at 506-3356.