The College Connections Committee (CCC) seeks to strengthen the bond between Daytona State College and Volusia/Flagler schools. This is accomplished by conducting community outreach activities for local middle and high school students motivating at risk students to attend college
Career Exploration Camps for Volusia and Flagler County HS students.
Sharing info on DSC Respiratory Care Program with students in Health Academy at Pine Ridge HS (April 19) and University HS (May 14).
Sharing info on DSC Nursing Program with students in Health and Science at Buddy Taylor MS in Palm Coast.
Check out the stellar art work created by local high school students curated and hosted by the College Connections Committee High School Arts Academy.
College Experience Day
Bring your students to a DSC campus to experience a typical day of classes as a college student. Lunch is provided. Contact Michelle_Swint@DaytonaState.edu for more information or to schedule a College Experience Day for your students.
Have a DSC professor present a health care program related active learning session for your middle or high school students. Past events have covered Respiratory Care, Surgical Tech, Nursing, and OTA. Available virtually, on DSC campuses, or we can come to you. Contact Misty_Carlson@DaytonaState.edu for more information.
Bring your high school class to visit with a DSC School or Department. Contact Samantha_Stern@DaytonaState.edu or Jayanti_Seiler@DaytonaState.edu for more information.
Have a DSC professor provide a lecture for your class Contact Nicholas_Bellino@DaytonaState.edu for more information.
Schedule a variety of miscellaneous activities for your high school students (we have plenty of ideas and are also open to new ones). 2019 activities included a health care showcase, respiratory therapy presentation and nursing career talks at area high schools. Contact Nikki_Pinney@DaytonaState.edu for more information.
HS Arts Academy
HS Arts Academy provides active learning and art gallery openings for high school students. We also offer accredited professional development opportunities for HS teachers. Contact Stacey_Reynolds@DaytonaState.edu for more information.
Students visit a DSC class that is in their field of interest. Contact John_Weiss@DaytonaState.edu or Scott_Velazco@DaytonaState.edu for more information.