Blue Origin president implores 500-plus Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. Daytona campus grads to 'take that first step, ferociously'
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Rob Meyerson, president of Blue Origin, a pioneer in 21st-century space flight and exploration, cited his company's motto in Latin and then English for the 500-plus graduates of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's 500-plus fall semester graduates: “Gradatim Ferociter” or “step-by-step, ferociously.”
BREAKING NEWS: Volusia County high school graduation rates have improved, but still lower than those in neighboring Seminole, Orange, Brevard & Flagler counties
The Sunday Conversation: New Volusia County School Board Chair Melody Johnson wants to see district make the A-grade
DeLAND, Fla. -- With Melody Johnson entrusted by her new and returning colleagues in a unanamious vote to elevate her from vice chair to chair and elevation of Linda Cuthbert to vice chair, along with John Hill, the re-election of previous chair Ida Duncan Wright and the election of Carl Persis, this is perhaps the most gifted school board lineup to date in this 21st century in setting policy for educational excellence in the Volusia County Schools.
Photo for Headline Surfer / Lucas Boyce, former executive with the NBA's Orlando Magic, an author and motivational speaker, shown above, will speak at Daytona State College.
By HENRY FREDERICK
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Former NBA executive, author and motivational speaker Lucas Boyce will be the featured speaker on Tuesday, Oct. 18, during the fall 2016 installment of the L. Gale Lemerand Entrepreneurial Speaker Series hosted by the Small Businress Development Center and Daytona State College.