DSC Students to Celebrate Earth Day
DSC students to celebrate Earth Day

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 12, 2017) - Mother Earth takes center stage when Daytona State College clubs and student organizations celebrate Earth Day with hide-and-seek-painted-rocks on Wednesday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the college’s Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.

“This will be an exciting event that will help promote kindness to our planet,” said Lori Lemoine of DSC’s Office of Co-Curricular Activities. “We’re thrilled to support a hobby that has rocked Volusia County and other parts of the country, where students will launch #DaytonaStateRocks by decorating rocks and secretly placing them around campus for later discovery by avid collectors.”

The student groups will set up booths to help raise awareness about such earth-nurturing practices as recycling old cell phones, reducing energy consumption, composting, making environmentally safe beauty products, cleaners and pesticides, reducing water consumption, planting trees and wildflowers, solar power and urban farming, to name just a few.

Music, food and vendors will be on hand, as well, all focused around a theme of conservation and sustainability.

The celebration is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Lemoine, (386) 506-3486 or [email protected]

ABOUT DAYTONA STATE: Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond for more than 50 years. The college enrolls nearly 28,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and more.
Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, consistently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranked the college among the Top Tier Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation in 2017, for the fifth year running. The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, annually continues to feature the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers. And for two years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans.
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