89. Daytona State College foreign-languages chair honored

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Daytona State College foreign language instructor Ray Cornelius honored / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® / Ray Cornelius of Daytona State College has been recognized for his foreign language skills.

DAYTONA BEACH -- Bienvenido a Daytona. That's Spanish for "Welcome to Daytona."

In German, you'd say," Willkommen a Daytona." In French, you would say, "Bienvenue à Daytona."

And in Portuguese, you'd say, Bem-vindo a Daytona.

Any confusion?

Just ask Ray Cornelius, literally the dean of foreign languages at Daytona State College.

Cornelius, chair of the School of World Languages and Speech at Daytona State College, has been named the 2013 College and University Instructor of the Year by Florida Foreign Language Instructors in Colleges and Universities, a member of the Florida Foreign Language Association.

His award comes in at No. 89 in the Headline Surfer® countdown of the Top 100 Stories of 2013.

Cornelius received the award at FFLA’s annual business meeting Nov. 22, held in conjunction with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Convention in Orlando.

FFLICU President Fernando Mayoral cited Cornelius’ "focus on student-centered teaching and his innovative work in online instruction" in presenting him with the award.

Daytona State offers foreign language courses in French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish, as well as American Sign Language.

Students may complete eight college credits in the same language in order to meet the core requirements of the associate of arts (AA) degree, or complete up to 16 credit hours as part of an AA degree - foreign language focus.

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