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Darton State College Alumni Newsletter

Darton College Alumni Association News Letter

June 2011 Vol. 1 Issue 8

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Darton College Produces $116.8 Million Economic Impact

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Georgia's public university system remains a powerful economic engine in spite of the challenges facing it and the rest of the country. Darton College provided the second largest economic impact among the state's public two-year colleges.

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Darton News

The Facts About HOPE

Georgia's HOPE scholarship program has had to make some steep adjustments in order to counteract the effects brought about by the current economic climate - namely, rising tuition costs, the recession, a decrease in lottery revenues, and increased enrollment demands.

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Darton Dance Company Present Cosmic Kinematics: The Story of Mary Beth's Ballet

Dance FlyerPlease come out to the Darton College campus June 25 at 7:00 p.m. to see the Darton Dance Company's latest production. The Gala fundraiser, with live music by the Albany Symphony Orchestra, is sure to entertain you. Judge Loring Gray and Karla Heath Sands will also offer guest performances.

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Joan Darden Named Academy of Nursing Fellow

Photo: Dr. Joan DardenDr. Joan Darden, former vice president for academic affairs, was named one of twelve Academy of Nursing Fellows in the nation by the National League for Nursing. This class of fellows represents leaders in nursing education from nursing programs across the higher education spectrum and from other organizations committed to health care. Dr. Darden, who retired from Darton College in 2009, is a nursing professor at Thomas University.

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FREE Movie On The Lawn June 25

Free Movie: The Green HornetThe Office of Student Activities is hosting a free movie on the intramural field June 25. "The Green Hornet" will begin at 9:00 p.m. and is open to the public. There will be free popcorn, snow cones, and cotton candy for Darton College students with an ID. Refreshments may also be purchased by non-students or those without an ID card. So if you're looking for a fun family activity Saturday night, this is for you!

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Alumni News

How to be a Leader and Get the Most Out of Your Team

Do you ever wonder why some people you meet just seem born to stand out above the rest? If you would like to be that person who is regarded as a leader among men, it only takes a few skills to ensure that you emanate leadership.

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Join the Darton Alumni Association

You can now register for the Darton College Alumni Association! Annual fees are $35 and allow you to take advantage of a vast array of benefits designed to save you money and make your life easier. No matter what stage of life you find yourself in, we have something for you!

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Darton Alumni Association Has New Facebook Page

The Darton Alumni Association now has a new Facebook page to help stay connected to our alumni and the community. Featuring the latest alumni news, videos, and information about what's happening on campus, we invite you to visit http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Darton-Alumni-Association/175033059218136 and leave a comment. We've set a goal of 500 "likes" by July 31, so if you like us, let us know!

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Sports News

Bill Jones III Is New Head Golf Coach

Photo of Bill Jones III and Dale DoverDarton College has announced that Bill Jones III is the new Head Golf Coach.

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