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Public invited to DCCC Open Aquarium Days, ZAS special events

Who: Davidson County Community College – Zoo & Aquarium Science (ZAS) program faculty and students What: DCCC Open Aquarium Days and Zoo and Aquarium Science special events Where: Sinclair Building at Davidson County Community College Davidson Campus, 297 DCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360 When: Open Aquarium Days will take place on the following dates: Friday, Oct. 19 – […]


DCCC Zoo and Aquarium Science Club to Host Haunted Trail

Oct. 21, 2014 – “What Are You Afraid Of?” is the theme for a haunted trail to be hosted Oct. 24-25 by the Zoo and Aquarium Science Club at Davidson County Community College. The event will take place on the nature trail on DCC Road behind the college’s Transportation Technology Building. Trail tours will begin at 7 p.m. each night. […]


DCCC Zoo and Aquarium Science Majors Care for Animals at Greensboro Science Center

Aug. 12, 2014 – Animal care internships are about more than interacting with endangered animals. There’s the cleaning – spraying and squeegeeing the stalls, raking the outdoor areas and scooping animal waste. There are also the dirty dishes that must be cleaned and the trash that must be emptied. But for three zoo and aquarium science […]


DCCC Zoo and Aquarium Science Club to Host ‘Haunted Trail’

Oct. 23, 2013 – The Zoo and Aquarium Science Club at Davidson County Community College is getting into the spirit of the Halloween season by hosting a “haunted trail” Oct. 25-26 on the Davidson Campus. The event will take place on the nature trail on DCCC Road, behind the Transportation Technology Building. Trail tours will begin at 7 […]


DCCC Students Spend Summer in South Carolina as Zoo Interns

Aug. 8, 2013 – Stephanie Figerle and Alex Warthen may be spending their summers in South Carolina, but they’re each getting very different experiences as zoo interns. Thanks to an internship program as part of the Zoo and Aquarium Science program at Davidson County Community College, the duo is gaining valuable hands-on career practice at various zoos […]


DCCC Students Rehabilitate Raptors, Gain Confidence as Part of Zoo Internship

July 29, 2013 – Students in the Zoo and Aquarium Science program at Davidson County Community College are taking their career aspirations to soaring new heights this summer by working with raptors and other species at various wildlife centers across the Southeast. ZAS students Leigh Clodfelter, of High Point, and Dacota Owens, of Lexington, are both […]


DCCC Students Care for NC Wildlife, Relocate Stingrays as Part of Zoo Internships

July 22, 2013 – Whether it’s taking care of animals in water or on land, Zoo and Aquarium Science students at DCCC are gaining valuable hands-on experience while taking part in internships at various animal centers across North Carolina this summer. For instance, students Jessica Burchard and Charles Worley are both learning real-world career skills at […]


DCCC Zoo Student Swims with Sharks, Piranhas at Internship

July 8, 2013 – Heather Key, a zoo and aquarium science student at Davidson County Community College and native of Arcadia, N.C., is swimming with sharks and tending to endangered species this summer as an aquarium intern at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Columbia, S.C. As an aquarium intern, Key is responsible for cleaning and maintaining […]