Friday, November 4, 2011

Notables. . .

Two recruitment publications developed by Daytona State’s Marketing and Communications Department took home honors during the 62nd annual Association of Florida Colleges Convention held last month in Naples. The college’s Viewbook took first-place honors in the Best Viewbook/Recruitment Piece category, and its Travel Piece took second place in the Best Bang for Your Buck category. Electronic versions of both pieces, developed by Creative Services Manager Gabriel Gomez, can be found at

No Vacancy, John Lewis' award-winning
screen print.
John Lewis, Volusia County artist and adjunct instructor at Daytona State, has received the Museum Purchase Award at the Springfield Art Museum’s prestigious PRINTS USA 2011 national juried competition. Lewis’ work - called "Visit Florida. . . Before It's Gone!" - is a series of screen prints that reflects his experiences as a nearly lifelong resident and his concerns about the future of the state's fragile ecosystem.
Prints U.S.A. 2011, a national, biennial competitive exhibition, opens at the Springfield Art Museum Nov. 19. The competition attracted 109 print artists from 37 states. For additional information contact John at
The Association of Florida Colleges has launched a Certified College Professional Program which provides members the opportunity to earn a designation related to their work as college professionals. The program covers aspects of the Florida College System that current employees may not be exposed to in their day-to-day work environment. The CCP designation will be recognized by all colleges in the Florida system and can lead to opportunities for professional advancement.  For more information, please visit