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In addition to the various Student Activity programs offered at Darton College, the Office of Student Activities also promotes and facilitates student involvement in a variety of on-campus clubs and organizations. These clubs represent an expansive assortment of topics including sport clubs, international organizations, religious organizations, academic honorary organizations and other special interest clubs who’s interest centers around academic area of study.
Clubs & Organizational Directory
|Alpha Mu Gamma||The purposes of Alpha Mu Gamma, the National Collegiate Foreign Language Honor Society, are to (1) recognize achievement in foreign language study, (2) nurture an interest in the study of foreign languages, literature and civilizations, (3) stimulate a desire for linguistic attainment and (4) foster sympathetic understanding of other people through the medium of languages. For more information contact Mr. Shigeru Tanaka at (229) 317-6913 or Ms. Mary Washington at (229)317-6761.|
Contact Shigeru Tanaka or Mary Washington for more information.
|Art Students League||The Art Students’ League is a club formed to promote art appreciation in the college and community and to provide a creative outlet for artistic talent. The Art Students’ League is open to any student taking art, majoring in art, or having college credits in art. For more information contact Mr. John Dimino at (229)317-6853 or Mr. George Carter at (229)317-6566.|
Contact John Dimino or George Carter for more information.
|Association of Women in Science||The student chapter of AWIS is an affiliate of the national Association for Women in Science (AWIS) organization, which serves to provide an outlet for communication and support among women and minorities in science, engineering and technical fields. The student chapter is open to all Darton students who are interested in encouraging and supporting women and minorities majoring in science, engineering and technology. The club promotes awareness of the issues of women and minorities in science and sponsors speakers on the issues. For more information contact Ms. Wanda Lewis at (229)-317-6889.|
Contact Wanda Lewis for more information.
|Banned Book Club|
Contact Mr. Patrick Garner for more information.
|Baptist Collegiate Ministries||The Baptist Collegiate Ministries is a denominational ministry on all types of campuses. Its purpose is to conserve and help train Baptist students for effective Christian discipleship. It functions to remind each student of a responsibility to Christ, church, denomination and of the obligation as a Christian citizen to the world. The BCM is open to all students who would like to participate. For more information contact Mr. David Latona at (229)317-3816.|
Contact David Latona for more information.
|Cavalier Attitude||The Cavalier Attitude is the bi-monthly student newspaper of Darton College. The newspaper gives students an opportunity to learn first-hand through personal experience and teamwork how to generate story ideas, do investigative research, and write from the perspective of a journalist. Meetings are held on a weekly basis. Any student who is interested in contributing to the success of this student newspaper can join the Cavalier team. For more information contact Mr. Larry Anderson at (229)317-6862.|
Contact Larry Anderson for more information.
|Cavalier Chess Club|
Contact Ms. Corrine Sweet for more information.
|Cultural Exchange Club||The Cultural Exchange Club is open to all Darton students, both international and non-international, interested in learning about a variety of cultures. The purpose of the club is to promote in the college community a greater awareness of diverse cultures and to provide students with diverse backgrounds an academic and personal network. For more information contact Mr. Richard Foreman at (229)317-6448 or Mr. Jeremiah Pitts at (229)317-6860.|
Contact Ms. Diana Garner or Jeremiah Pitts for more information.
|DANS||DANS is an affiliate of the Georgia Association of Nursing Students (GANS) and the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). Membership is open to all Nursing majors. Pre-Nursing majors who meet the certain requisites may be eligible for membership; see the DANS Advisor(s) for more information. DANS provides opportunities for leadership and networking with other nursing students on the local, state and national level. Locally, DANS members participate in educational, service and social activities. Lamba Chi Nu is an honor society for nursing students. Membership is by invitation to nursing students with a cumulative GPA of 3.25. For more information contact Ms. Larecia Gill at (229)317-6827.|
Contact Larecia Gill or Ms. Nancy Mitchell for more information.
|Darton Ambassadors||The Darton Ambassadors is a service organization whose purpose is to serve the Darton community, focusing their efforts on activities, which support Alumni Affairs, Admissions, Career Development, Student Services, and College Relations. Membership is by invitation. For more information contact Ms. Susan Bowen at (229)317-6747 or Ms. Melanie Finlayson at (229)317-6941.|
Contact Susan Bowen or Melanie Finlayson for more information.
Contact Ms. Talia Ashley for more information.
|Darton College Dancing Cavaliers||DCDC is open to all students, faculty and staff members with an interest in dance and the arts. DCDC was established to provide entertainment and dance education both on the Darton campus and in the community. Activities include performances, showings, dances, workshops, parades and community outreach. For more information contact Ms. Jennifer LaCuran at (229)317-6991.|
Contact Jennifer LaCurran for more information.
|DC Basketball Club|
Contact Mr. Bobby Miles for more information.
|DC Extraordinary Men of Distinction|
Contact Ms. Simonee Patton or Mr. Bobby Miles for more information.
|DC Young Democrats|
Contact Mr. Patrick Garner for more information.
|Delta Psi Omega/Darton Players||Delta Psi Omega is the national dramatic society for students enrolled in two-year colleges. Membership in “CAST #365” is open to students participating in three or more of Darton productions. For more information contact Ms. Deborah Liss-Green at (229)317-6875.|
Contact Deborah Liss-Green for more information.
|DIRT||The Democratic, Independent, & Republican Team (DIRT) exists to educate and inform the student body on political procedures and policies. For more information contact Mr. Roger Marietta at (229)317-6808.|
Contact Roger Marietta for more information.
|Environmental Awareness Club||The Environmental Awareness Club (EAC) promotes recycling and environmental awareness on campus. Membership is open to all currently enrolled students. For more information contact Mr. Shigeru Tanaka at (229)317-6913 or Ms. Mary Washington at (229)317-6761.|
Contact Shigeru Tanaka or Ms. Mary Washington for more information.
|Forensics and Debate Team||The Forensics and Debate Team is a competitive organization in which students actively compete in regional intercollegiate forensics and debate tournaments. The team offers a platform for students to enhance their skills in public speaking, argumentation and critical thinking, research, time management and interpersonal and group communication. Students are able to participate in individual events and debate. The team is open to interested Darton College students with at least a 2.0 GPA. For more information contact Ms. Victoria Smith-Butler at (229)317-6518.|
|Gaming Club||The purpose of the Gaming Club is to allow members to enjoy many forms of gaming and to expand the gaming field for others to enjoy as well. For more information contact Mr. Anthony Smith at (229)317-6444.|
Contact Anthony Smith for more information.
|Honors Club||The Honors Association is composed of students who are enrolled in the Darton College Honors Program, The Association serves as a springboard for extra-curricular activities such as community service projects and cultural events affiliated with the Honors Program. Through participation in activities on the Darton College campus, the Honors Association also functions as a recruitment tool for the Honors Program. Monthly meetings are scheduled throughout the semester; all members are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Ms. Shani Clark at (229)317-6926 or Ms. Sarah Kuck at (229)317-6805.|
Contact Shani Clark or Sarah Kuck for more information.
|Human Services Club||The purpose of the Human Services Club is to encourage the personal and professional growth of students through service learning projects both on the Darton campus and community-wide. The goal of the Human Services Club is to enhance the learning process while honing “hands-on” human service skills. For more information contact Ms. Elaine Blankenship at (229)317-6972.|
Contact Elaine Blankenship for more information.
|MESA||MESA is an academic enrichment program that provide community college math, engineering and science majors support so they can excel academically and transfer to four-year institutions to complete their degrees in science, math and engineering fields. Membership in the MESA Program is limited to women and minorities majoring in the science, math and engineering field and planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete their degrees. Membership in the MESA Club is open to all students. For more information contact Mr. Jeffery Swords at (229)317-6883.|
Contact Jeffery Swords for more information.
|Military Student Organization||The Darton College Military Student Organization acts as the voice for our military students (Active, Veteran, Guard, and Reserves) and their family members. Membership is open to all Darton students. For more information, contact Ms. Valerie McCarley at (229) 317-6538 or Ms. Tonya Curles at (229) 317-6907. Contact Ms. Valerie McCarley or Ms. Tonya Curles for more information.|
Contact Ms. Valerie McCarley or Ms. Tonya Curles for more information.
|Music Club||The Music Club is open to all students, faculty and staff interested in the promotion and enjoyment of music on the Darton College campus. Members may become part of the national music educators association – Collegiate Music Educators National Conference (CMEMC). Activities may include concerts, recitals, visits to and performances at public and private schools, hosting regional and state music functions and attendance at state, regional and national conferences. For more information contact Mr. Jeff Kluball at (229)317-6856 or Mr. Steve Scott 317-6854|
Contact Jeff Kluball or Steve Scott for more information.
|Outdoor Adventure Club||The purpose of the Outdoor Adventure Club (OAC) is to promote the enjoyment of outdoor recreation activities such as rock climbing, caving, backpacking, kayaking, canoeing and other outdoor activities. The OAC is open to all Darton College students, faculty and staff. For more information contact Mr. Michael White at (229)317-6778.|
Contact Michael White for more information.
|Paralegal Student Association||Students majoring in paralegal studies are invited to join the Paralegal Student Association at Darton College. This association provides a forum for networking between students and professionals promotes awareness of issues relating to the field of paralegal studies and enhances professionalism through related educational activities. Dues are $10. For more information contact Ms. Gina Trulock (229)317-6517.|
Contact Gina Trulock for more information.
|Phi Theta Kappa||Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society, which recognizes and encourages scholarship among junior college students. This society provides opportunity for the development of leadership and service, an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas, lively fellowship for scholars, and the stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. Membership is by invitation only. For moer information contact Mr. Frank Malinowski at (229)317-6832.|
Contact Frank Malinowski for more information.
|Power Yoga Club|
Contact Ms. Susan Nelson for more information.
Contact Mr. Michael Harbuck for more information.
|SADHA||The Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association is composed of students enrolled in the Dental Hygiene Department. The objectives of this association are to cultivate, promote, and sustain the art and science of dental hygiene, to represent and safeguard the common interest of members of the dental hygiene profession, and to contribute toward the improvement of the health of the public. For more information contact Ms. Yuliya Whittington at (229)317-6307.|
Contact Yuliya Whittington for more information.
|Science Club||The purpose of this organization is to promote a general interest in the natural sciences at Darton College, and to relate these sciences with real-life, career-based experiences. For more information contact Dr. George Flowers at (229)317-6445 or Ms. Wanda Lewis 317-6889|
Contact George Flowers or Ms. Wanda Lewis for more information.
|Sexual Acceptance for Everyone (SAFE)|
Contact Ms. Amaris Hayden for more information.
|SGA||The Student Government Association serves as a liaison and provides a forum of communication and recommendation between the students of Darton College and the Administration, the Board of Regents, the state government, and the public. Membership consists of the Executive Council, the Senate and the Cabinet. Senators must possess at least a 2.0 GPA. Executive Council members must possess at least a 2.5 GPA. For more information contact Mr. Eric O'Cain at (229)317-6750 or Mr. Patrick Garner at (229)229-317-6871.|
Contact Eric O’Cain or Patrick Garner for more information.
|Sigma Chi Eta||Sigma Chi Eta is the national honor society for students in communication in two-year colleges. The purposes are to recognize, foster and reward outstanding scholastic achievement, to stimulate interest in the field of communication and to provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication. Membership is open to students who have completed three communication or journalism courses, have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and who have a communication studies GPA of at least 3.25. For more information contact Ms. Tina Burney at (229)317-6992 |
Contact Tina Burney for more information.
|Sigma Delta Mu||Sigma Delta Mu is the national honor society for students of Spanish in two-year colleges. The society strives to acknowledge excellence in the study of the Spanish language and of Hispanic literature and culture, as well as to foster friendly relations and mutual respect between Spanish-speaking and English-speaking people. For more information contact Ms. Genevieve Breedon at (229)317-6876.|
Contact Genevieve Breedon for more information.
|Sigma Kappa Delta||Sigma Kappa Delta, English Honor Society for two-year colleges, provides exceptional students opportunities for advancing the study of language and literature, for developing skills in creative and analytical writing, and for meeting other outstanding scholars and professionals in the discipline of English. In order to be eligible for membership, students must be nominated by a Darton faculty member; have no lower than a “B” average in any English language (composition) or literature course; have completed at least 12 semester hours of college credit; and must have a minimum 3.3 GPA. For more information contact Ms. Elizabeth Gassel at (229)317-6733 or Mr. Shane Wilson at (229)317-6515.|
Contact Elizabeth Perkins for more information.
|SOTA||The Student Occupational Therapy Association (S.O.T.A.) is a club formed to promote a better understanding of occupational therapy and the important roles played by occupational therapy professionals. Enhancement of public knowledge of the field in general and the Occupational Therapy Assistant role is promoted. Any student may be a member of this organization provided they are currently enrolled in Darton College, and are interested in Occupational Therapy career opportunities. For more information contact Ms. Tonya Anglon at (229)317-6907 or Ms. Stacey Sanders 317-6908|
Contact Tonya Anglon or Ms. Stacey Sanders for more information.
|Sports Fishing Club|
Contact Mr. Michael Harbuck for more information.
|Students Professional Association of Georgia Educators (SPAGE)|
Contact Dr. Sheila Thomas for more information.
|Table Tennis Club||The Darton College Table Tennis Club is open to all students with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher who possess the necessary skills to compete at the collegiate level. The Table Tennis Club promotes Darton College by competing in various local, regional and national table tennis tournaments. The Table Tennis Club is sanctioned by the Office of Student Activities as an official Darton College club. Hopefuls may apply for a try-out date by submitting a letter to the Assistant Director of Student Activities. For more information contact Mr. Michael Harbuck at (229)317-6981.|
Contact Michael Harbuck for more information.