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Men of Character Initiative

How to Renew Your Books Online

You can keep your books checked out for two weeks, and renew them once.  To renew online:

  1. Go to the DSC Library Homepage
  2. Click on "Account  "
  3. Log in with your student ID and your PIN (last four digits of your Social Security #) if necessary. 
  4. Click on "View Loans/Renewals" in the upper right corner of the page.
  5. You will see a list of your loaned books. Click "Renew" at the left of each book you want to renew.
  6. This will NOT WORK on the day the book is due. You'll have to come in to renew in that case.

Books, Articles & Databases

According to Derrick Brooms from the University of Cincinnati, “the Black male graduation rate severely lags behind the 55% national rate for all males….consistent across four-year institutional types (public, private, and for profit) and across two-year and four-year colleges and universities” (Brooms, 2018). Here, you can find the latest research and numbers surrounding Black and Hispanic male retention in higher education institutions. 

Current DSC Data

Daytona State College is no exception to this trend and has implemented the Men of Character Initiative as combative measures.