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Posted: 2013 Mar 22 - 06:01

The Palmetto Club accepts scholarship applications

The Palmetto Club is sponsoring three $1,000. scholarships for Daytona Beach females graduating in May.

The Vera McDonald Scholarship will be given at Atlantic High. The Palmetto Club Scholarship will be given at Mainland High. The Sara Dalton Scholarship will be given at Seabreeze High.

Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited college by the fall semester.

The deadline for applications is March 29 and the scholarships will be awarded at The Palmetto Club May 3.

For more information and an application, contact the guidance counselor's office at your school.

Stetson named Presidential Award Finalist for community service

Stetson University is one of 14 universities named a finalist in the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

The honor roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. Stetson's selection to the Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

More information about Stetson's Center for Community Engagement can be found here. More information on eligibility and the full list of Honor Roll awardees, can be found at nationalservice.gov.

ERAU professor named Fulbright Scholar

Dr. Brian Butka from the College of Engineering at Embry-Riddle's Daytona Beach Campus has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar to teach and conduct research at Management Center Innsbruck in Austria this fall.

Meanwhile, the College of Business at the Daytona Beach campus is hosting a Fulbright Scholar from Ukraine, Dr. Viktoriia Myroniuk, through August.

During Dr. Butka's stay at Innsbruck, he will teach classes in the design and operation of fully autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles. He is an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering.

Dr. Myroniuk, an associate professor of aviation economics with the National Aviation University in Kiev, is coordinating with the ERAU faculty to research aircraft acquisition as practiced in the United States.

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