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Darton State College Alumni Newsletter

Darton College Alumni Association News Letter

April 2011 Vol. 1 Issue 6

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Annual Blackjack and Scholarships Gala May 13

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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.

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Darton News

Dr. Aercio Cunha Visits Darton As Part of Distinguished Lecture Series

Photo: Dr. Aercio CunhaDr. 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. 

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Darton's Dance Program Earns National Recognition

Image: Darton'S Dance Company Presents MOTION'SDarton College's dance program earned national recognition this week at the American College Dance Festival Association's Southeast Conference in Tallahassee, Florida.

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New Student Housing Set To Open Fall 2011

Graphical Version of housingDarton 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.

 

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Phi Theta Kappa Achieves Five Star Status

Photo: Receiving awardDarton College's Phi Theta Kappa chapter recently earned five star status, the highest achievement that a chapter can attain within the organization.
 

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Experiment Improves Chemistry Grades

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.

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Alumni News

Are You Ready For A Career Change?

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.

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Pre-Register for the Darton College Alumni Association!

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!

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Sports News

Interest In Club Sports Growing On Campus

Photo: 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.

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Darton College Athletics Hosts Exciting Diamond Dig

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.

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