April 2011 Vol. 1 Issue 6
The annual Blackjack & Scholarships Gala benefiting student scholarships will be held May 13 in the Cavalier Arena. The evening promises to give guests a unique casino experience and will include dining, an open bar, a silent auction, casino gaming, and live music with The Headliners of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Dr. Aercio Cunha, Fulbright visiting Professor at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, visited the Darton College Campus April 6 to present "The Brazilian Economy After the Great Recession" as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series.
Darton College's dance program earned national recognition this week at the American College Dance Festival Association's Southeast Conference in Tallahassee, Florida.
Darton College's new student housing facility is on schedule to open Fall 2011, adding another 251 apartments for students to experience a full on-campus lifestyle.
Darton College's Phi Theta Kappa chapter recently earned five star status, the highest achievement that a chapter can attain within the organization.
An experiment by two Darton professors has led to improved chemistry grades.
The “tough chemistry” stereotype seems to be a thing of the past – at least at Darton College, where Dr. Galina Soboleva, assistant professor of chemistry, recognized the root cause of students’ failure in chemistry. The answer is surprisingly simple – algebra! Even when students do well in algebra classes, they are not necessarily successful in chemistry because they accept algebra and chemistry separately and do not see the connection between the two subjects.
Career changes are happening more rapidly in the workforce as we face a variety of changes, most as a result of the downturn in the economy. Good or bad, most of us have had to adapt to this new economy and for some, that has meant taking a long, hard look at your current career.
You can now pre-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!
Club Sports are growing in popularity on the Darton College Campus. Students are viewing club sports as a way to keep involved in what interests them, develop leadership, team building, and communication skills, and as a way to stay active in the campus community. The added bonus is that it increases student success rates and retention.
Darton College Athletics hosted a Diamond Dig April 5 after the baseball game against Andrew College. The dig gave 300 females the opportunity to "dig" for a .53 carat marquise diamond ring donated by Allen's Jewelers which had been hidden in a 10-inch box somewhere in the infield clay.
In this issue
Kyle Boyd has come a long way since he began Crown Networking Consultants in 2008. Although business is booming there's one thing he knows for sure - the training and education he gained while employed at Darton College has played a large role in his success.
Darton College student, Otoe Sugahara, knows firsthand about the disaster facing Japan. When a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck Japan March 11, Ote was left wondering about the fate of the family she left behind in Nagano.
Tickets for Clay Shoot are $25, and the dinner tickets are $25. The dinner menu is fine southern cuisine. Call (229) 317-7001 to purchase your tickets.
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