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Darton State College Alumni Newsletter

Darton College Alumni Association News Letter

October 2011 Vol. 2 Issue 4

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USG Chancellor Visits Darton Campus


Hank M. Huckaby, the Chancellor of the University System of Georgia's thirty-five colleges and universities, visited the Darton College campus September 27 to meet with key administration, faculty, staff, and students.

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Darton News

New Darton Student Government Officers Elected

Poster of SGA OfficersDarton's students elected their new Student Government representatives for the 2011-2012 year. The new officers are as follows: Brendon Aselton, President; Mason Frierson, Vice President of Academic Affairs; Wallace Senter III, Vice President of Business Affairs; Priyanshi Naik, Vice President of Student Affairs; and Hannah Thompson, Secretary.

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Darton Partners With the Hasan Temple for Haunted House

Darton's Servant Leadership program is partnering with the Hasan Temple for the second year in a row to bring the much-anticipated Haunted House to the Albany community. The event will be in the Old Office Max building behind the Albany Mall with the following dates and times: October 15-16 from 7-11 p.m., October 22-23 from 7-11 p.m., October 25-28 from 7-10 p.m., and October 29-30 from 7-11 p.m. Admission is $7 for those brave enough to dare!

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First Annual Logistics Conference October 20

Image: Global Logistics Conference October 20, 2011On October 20, Darton College will hold its first annual Global Logistics Conference.

The conference seeks to provide networking opportunities in addition to sessions on rail, trucking, shipping, inland ports, and the ever-increasingly important elements of technology and security involved in logistics. Most important, the conference emphasizes the global aspect of logistics.

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Support the Boosters by Purchasing a Darton T-Shirt

You can help support the Darton Athletic Boosters by purchasing a newly designed Darton t-shirt! These beautifully designed shirts feature a "D" on the front pocket and a description of Darton's campus on the back. Resonating old southern charm at its best, you won't be able to resist the fond memories of yesterday and your time as a Darton student. Shirts can be purchased for $24. Please make checks payable to the Darton Foundation and mail to: Michael Kiefer, Darton College, 2400 Gillionville Rd., Albany, GA 31707.

Photo: Pink Tee Back, to view a larger version of the back of the t-shirt, click here
To view the back of the t-shirt, click here.

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Darton Honors Officer Anthony Hardy

Photo: Officer Anthony Hardy, Image from Darton Communications and Marketing DepartmentOver two hundred students, faculty, and staff gathered in the quad for a candlelight vigil October 5 to honor the passing of Darton Police Officer Anthony Hardy. Hardy served at Darton for eighteen months and had become admired and respected by all on campus. The evening included a slideshow tribute and words from Carol Ann Ham, Eric O'Cain, Derek Johnson, and Chief of Police, James Brackin. Students also wrote messages to his family in several scrapbooks placed around campus.

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Alumni News

Alumni Association In Need of Volunteers for Events Committee

The Darton Alumni Association is in need of volunteers to serve on the Events Committee for upcoming Alumni events. If you are interested, please call Michelle Sims at 229-317-6729, or you may reach her by email at

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Sports News

Cajuste Finishes Sixth At Mercer, Shatters Darton's 8000-M Record

Photo: Cajuste crossing the finish lineDarton College sophomore Kingsley Cajuste scored Darton College’s best ever finish at the Mercer University RunFit Sports Invitational race September 17.

Cajuste, a physical education major from Grand Island, Bahamas, ran the 8,000-meter run in 26:06 to finish sixth overall and to crush the former school record – shared by him and former teammate Adam Ross – of 26:56.

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Darton Soccer Team Moves Up To No. 2

Both governing bodies, the National Junior College Athletics Association and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, agreed today that Darton College is the No. 2 team in D-1 junior college soccer.

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