September 2010 Vol. 1 Issue 2
Darton’s new Student Center opened its doors August 16 to crowds of eager students, faculty, staff, and community members. The $19 million facility will accommodate the growing enrollment of Darton College and the needs of future students.
The Darton College Humanities Division will host its annual scholarship benefit “A Taste of the Arts Roaring 20’s” on Friday, October 1, 2010 in the new student center.
Darton College was fortunate enough to have an internationally known researcher and speaker on campus in August. Dr. Larry Young, a native of Sylvester, Georgia and the Division Chief of Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychiatric Disorders at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, discussed his groundbreaking research that may one day lead to novel treatments for the social deficits found in psychiatric disorders such as autism.
The Darton College men and women’s soccer team hit the road to take on South Georgia College this weekend. The women hold a record of 1-1 and will face South Georgia on Saturday, Sept 11 at 12 pm. The men, who are 4-0, will begin at 2 pm also versus South Georgia. The Lady Cavaliers will turn around to compete again versus Andrew College at 4 pm on Sunday in Cuthbert, Ga.
The National Junior College Athletic Association announced its men's and women's cross country rankings thru the first week of competition, listing the Cavaliers among the top contenders on both sides.
The first NJCAA Division I Women's Soccer Poll of the 2010 regular season has been released and Darton College is ranked No. 11 with an overall record of 3-1, only falling to the No. 1 and defending national champions, Tyler JC.
In this issue
Emily Holton is a walking force of nature. She lives and breezes through life with a vitality that resonates and radiates in everything she does and in everyone she encounters, leaving a lasting impression.
International student Shervin Smith came from the Bahamas to attend Darton College for the school's academic programs and also for the location.
Pre-dentistry major Christina Rose likes attending Darton because she feels that she is known by name and not just by a number. Christina says the best thing about Darton is that all of her teachers know her name, and if she needs help from them they are always available. At Darton she is involved in Baptist Collegiate Ministry, servant leadership, Darton Ambassadors, and the Honors Program.
Read about the achievements of your classmates and let us know about yours!