President Breuder named distinguished alumni
Florida State University named President Dr. Robert L. Breuder as distinguished alumni earlier this month. Dr. Breuder was recognized for his achievements in the community college setting. Dr. Breuder obtained his Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University in 1972.
Scholarships for the Spring 2014 term are now available online. Students can apply from a field of 22 scholarships. Some scholarships include a $1,500 award to support women seeking a degree in technology and several awards to offset some of the costs of textbooks. Applications are due on Nov. 1. Scholars may apply using the school’s new STARS Online system at www.cod.starsscholarshipsonline.com.
National Day on Writing
The Learning Commons will hold various activities to celebrate the fifth annual National Day on Writing today from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.This year’s theme is “write2connect” and emphasizes how writing is critical in communicating with others.The Learning Commons is located in the Student Resource Center, room 2102.
AMS Bake Sale
The COD chapter of the American Meteorological Society will be holding a fundraising event on Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Resource Center hallway near Starbucks. The chapter will sell baked goods such as cookies and brownies.
The Engineering Club will host an open house event entitled “Explore Engineering” on Nov. 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in Student Resource Center, room 2000.The event is aimed at high school and first year college students interested in the engineering field.Representatives from a number of schools like the University of Illinois will be present to give information.Participants are encouraged to RSVP by Oct. 28 by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, but walk-ins are welcome.