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12/07/17
From Destruction to Diploma: Haitian Earthquake Survivor Graduating from Dalton State

Thirty-five seconds. That’s all it took for Handel Estivene’s world to crumble around him. ...


12/14/17
Student Health Center Named for White

A reception was recently held in his honor where it was announced that the health center would bear Ken White’s name. ...


12/14/17
Free Admission to Be Given to Fans with Canned Food Donation

Fans of the Roadrunner basketball team can get free admission to the Jan. 6 game for helping a worthy cause. ...


12/13/17
Schwenn’s Portrait Unveiled

Dr. John Schwenn's official presidential portrait was unveiled in Westcott. ...


12/12/17
Tennessee Students Eligible for In-State Tuition at Dalton State

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved Dalton State to extend in-state tuition to eligible residents of Tennessee beginning with the spring 2018 semester. ...


12/06/17
Scholarship Established for Beloved Professor

The family of the late Dr. Kris Barton establish a scholarship in his memory. ...


12/05/17
College Observatory to Be Site for Meteor Shower Viewing

The Dalton State Observatory will be the site of a public viewing of the Dec. 13 Geminid Meteor Shower, an annual celestial event in which hundreds of meteors are visible streaking across the night sky. ...


12/04/17
Impact of Hydrofracking Discussed at Dalton State

Hydrofracking, the method of injecting pressurized water, chemicals, and sand into underground shale for the purpose of extracting trapped natural gas, can cause a host of environmental problems if not properly regulated. ...


11/30/17
Soaring Toward Success: Class Prepares Students to be Entrepreneurs with Cutthroat Competition

Five groups in Dr. Allen Curreri’s class participated in a competition proposing business ideas such as a nightclub, an entertainment lounge, and a binge-watching café. ...


11/29/17
Concentration Helps Students Enter Film Industry

The partnership between Dalton State and Georgia Film Academy allows him to stay near family while still pursuing a career in the film industry. ...


11/28/17
Professors Awarded Grants to Help Affordability

Once again Dalton State faculty members are helping hold down education costs by developing low cost and no cost alternatives to costly textbooks. ...


11/22/17
Impact of Hydrofracking to Be Topic of Public Program

The impact of hydrofracking for the extraction of natural gas will be the topic of a public program hosted by the League of Women Voters and Dalton State College Wednesday, Nov. 29 beginning at 7 p.m. ...


11/21/17
Dalton State Presents Final Concerts for Fall 2017

With the end of the fall semester in sight, Dalton State concerts are wrapping up with two final performances. ...


11/20/17
Criminal Justice Professor Honored for Domestic Violence Education

Natalie Johnson, associate professor of criminal justice at Dalton State, was recently awarded the Betty Higgins Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Award for the work she does in the community. ...


11/16/17
Wright School of Business Celebrates Groundbreaking on Renovation, Expansion

The Wrights gathered with approximately 200 members of Roadrunner Nation on Thursday to celebrate the groundbreaking of the renovation and expansion of Gignilliat Memorial Hall, which will house the Wright School of Business. ...


11/13/17
Dalton State to Break Ground on New Wright School of Business

Dalton State will break ground on a new building for the Wright School of Business Thursday, November 16, at 2:00 p.m. ...


11/13/17
Simulation Lab Prepares Health Professions Students for Jobs

The simulation lab is designed to prepare health professions students for just about any situation they may face in clinical practice, and later, in the workplace. ...


11/09/17
Dalton State to Present Classic Romantic Comedy

The play "Bus Stop" will run nightly Wednesday to Saturday, Nov. 15 to 18, at 7:30 in Dalton State’s Goodroe Auditorium. ...


11/09/17
Gilmer Center Offers Students Positive Atmosphere

The Gilmer Center, located in the heart of downtown Ellijay, provides a way for students in Gilmer, Fannin, Pickens, and surrounding counties to take core classes close to home. ...


11/08/17
Venable Named to HACU Governing Board

Dr. Margaret H. Venable, president of Dalton State College, has been named to the governing board of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. ...


11/06/17
A Challenging Transition: Veterans Find Safe Space to Learn

Despite the challenges veterans often face after leaving the service, they say Dalton State provides them with a safe environment to learn and grow. ...


11/03/17
Dalton State Hispanic Enrollment Tops 25%

After hovering around the 25 percent mark for the last several semesters, Dalton State’s enrollment of Hispanic students vaulted to 26.8 percent this fall, qualifying the College for Hispanic Serving Institution. ...


11/03/17
Mobile Vet Center Coming to Dalton State

Dalton State College will host a Mobile Vet Center, an outreach of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Thursday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...


11/02/17
Wright School of Business Discusses Big Data

The latest edition of Dalton State’s Wright School of Business’ Business Analytics is now available. ...


11/02/17
Band to Perform Pops Concert

The Dalton/Whitfield Community Band will perform Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. at Northwest Whitefield High School. It is free and open to the public. ...


11/01/17
‘Adding to the Scholarly Conversation:’ Journal Publishes Students’ Research on English Language

Two English students were recently published in a peer-reviewed journal. ...


10/26/17
Dalton State Receives Scholarship from Residents of Royal Oaks

Dalton State College students have some new donors behind them thanks to a series of recent gifts from residents of the Royal Oaks Retirement Community. ...


10/26/17
Dalton State to Host Contest to Celebrate Trivia Book Publication

You are invited to assemble a team and enter the Dalton State trivia contest to be held Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 3 p.m. in Pope Student Center to celebrate the publication of “The Dalton State Trivia Book.” ...


10/25/17
DSC Professor to Speak on Lingering Impact of Vietnam War

America’s relationship with the Vietnam War, both during and after the conflict, is a complicated one and will be discussed by Dr. Susan Eastman in a book talk Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. at the College’s Roberts Library. ...


10/20/17
Dalton State to Host Fall Activities

Join Dalton State College this month for spooky fun for the whole family with the Fall Family Festival and Literary Spooktacular. ...


10/18/17
Dalton State to host “Flora, Fauna, and Flute” Concert

“Flora, Fauna, and Flute” will be Friday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the College’s Goodroe Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. ...


10/11/17
Roberts Library to Host Book Talk with Local Author

A book talk featuring Janie Dempsey Watts is Thursday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. in Dalton State’s Roberts Library. ...


10/05/17
Dalton State to Host Meet the Candidates Event

The public has a chance to meet those running in the upcoming local election during Dalton State College’s Meet the Candidates Event in the Pope Student Center on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 6-9 p.m. ...


10/04/17
Dalton State Music Faculty to Perform

Dalton State’s experienced and accomplished music faculty will perform in concert for the public next week. ...


10/02/17
‘Spread Kindness:’ English Class Adopts Houston School Hit by Hurricane

Christy Ayars adopted a class at East Early College High School in Houston, Texas, which was under approximately one foot of water following the hurricane. ...


09/28/17
Dalton State Receives Gift from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Bank recently made a $10,000 gift to the Dalton State Foundation in support of student scholarships. ...


09/28/17
Dalton State to Host Inland Port Presentation

The public is invited to attend the free, hour-long session on the inland port on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. in Goodroe Auditorium. ...


09/27/17
Charter Faculty Pose for Photo

Monday night six of those original faculty and staff members came back together to commemorate the College’s 50th year during a celebration of that anniversary. ...


09/26/17
‘Part of the Family:’ Dalton State Celebrates 50 Years

It was a night of reminiscing, enjoying the present, and looking to the future at Dalton State Monday as the College celebrated its 50th year as an institution. ...


09/21/17
Dalton State Adds More Courses to Fall Semester

It’s not too late to sign up for fall classes at Dalton State. ...


09/21/17
Then and Now: Faculty and Staff Recreate Original Photo

When Dalton State opened in the fall of 1967, the charter faculty and staff gathered for a photo to commemorate the occasion outside the upper level of the Pope Student Center. ...


09/20/17
Dalton State Hosts ACE Fellow

A high quality education at an affordable rate is one reason Dr. Brian Lucas chose to spend his professional fellowship at Dalton State College. ...


09/15/17
Dalton State to Host Horn and Piano Concert

“A Time and Place,” will be Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Dalton State’s Goodroe Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. ...


09/15/17
Dalton State to Celebrate 50th with Food, Fun, Fireworks

Put on your bellbottoms and tie dye and join Dalton State as it celebrates its first half century with food, fun, and fireworks Monday, Sept. 25 from 6-8 p.m. on the bell tower quad. ...


09/14/17
National Leadership Honor Society Chartered

Dalton State recently chartered a chapter of national leadership honor society, Omicron Delta Kappa, with 62 members. ...


09/13/17
Dalton State’s 2016 Regional Economic Impact Up 13%; Tops $136 Million

For the second straight year Dalton State College posted double digit growth in its economic impact on Northwest Georgia. ...


09/13/17
Dalton State Hosts Constitution Day

The complex issue of immigration and the responsibilities and privilege of U.S. citizenship will be explored in a documentary screening and panel discussion at Dalton State College, Tuesday, Sept. 19. ...


09/07/17
Dalton State Professor Wins Georgia Author of the Year Award

Dr. Marsha Mathews, a professor of English at Dalton State College, recently won the Georgia Author of the Year Award for her poetry collection, “Growing Up with Pigtails.” ...


09/07/17
Marilyn Helms Named Dalton State Business Dean

Dr. Marilyn Helms, a professor of supply chain management at Dalton State, has been named dean of the College’s Wright School of Business. ...


08/29/17
Spoken Word Artist and Musician to Perform at Dalton State

Poet and musician, Christian Collier will perform at Dalton State’s Roberts Library, on, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. ...


08/29/17
Preserving History

Several retirees, and a few current longtime employees, are gathering periodically in Robert’s Library to go through the nostalgic task of identifying who is photographed and what event was captured. ...


08/25/17
Solar Express Roars into Englewood, Tennessee

On Monday, Dalton State’s Solar Express rolled into Englewood, swelling the tiny Tennessee town’s population by 10 percent as students, faculty, staff, and townsfolk enjoyed Englewood’s front row seat to the Great American Eclipse. ...


08/24/17
Dalton State Among First Worldwide to Successfully Breed Rare Tortoise Species

Serrated hinge-back tortoises were bred successfully at Dalton State, one of the first times that has happened in captivity with this species. ...


08/24/17
‘Dalton Gets a College:’ Historians to Speak on Early Days of Dalton State

Dr. Jim Burran, along with Dr. John Hutcheson, will give a lecture titled “Dalton Gets a College” on Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 6 p.m. in room 105 of the James E. Brown Center. ...


08/22/17
‘The College was a Gift:’ Colleagues Remember Original Faculty Member

Dr. Terry Christie wasn’t just one of the first hires at a brand new college in the 1960s. He quickly became a pillar of Dalton State College. ...


08/16/17
Dalton State Welcomes New Faculty

Dalton State welcomes 17 new faculty members to campus this fall. ...


08/09/17
Dalton State Receives Gift from Bank of America

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has made a gift to the Dalton State Foundation in support of student scholarships. ...


08/03/17
Dalton State Turns 50 Years Old

Though the name and many other things about Dalton State College have changed in the last 50 years, the core values have not. ...


07/31/17
Dalton State Plans Solar Eclipse Program, Field Trip

Dalton State has planned an educational program as well as a field trip to see the eclipse live and in person. ...


07/19/17
Dalton State Receives New Scholarship Endowment from Alumna

The Barbara ’76 and Ron Shiffler Scholarship in Accounting and Finance has been established for students majoring in the two disciplines in Dalton State’s Wright School of Business. ...


07/17/17
Dalton State Golfer Earns Exemption for PGA Tournament

In only his freshman year, Lee will play in the Barbasol Championship in Alabama, which is a stop on the PGA Tour. ...


07/12/17
Inland Port Discussed by Wright School of Business

The inland port is the focus of a recent special edition of Dalton State’s Wright School of Business’ Business Analytics. ...


07/10/17
Dalton State Remembers Sis Brown

Dalton State has lost a special friend, champion, and benefactor with the July 8 passing of Mary M. “Sis” Brown. ...


06/20/17
School of Education Recognized for Literacy Work

Dalton State College’s School of Education was recently recognized for the school’s work in promoting literacy in the community. ...


06/14/17
Dalton State Foundation Establishes Scholarship Endowment in Memory of Local Broadcaster

The Dalton State Foundation recently established a scholarship endowment in memory of the late Ron Arnold, a local media personality. ...


06/01/17
Dalton State Golfer Receives Jack Nicklaus Award

SM Lee was one of only a handful of college golfers named a 2017 recipient of the Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award. ...


05/30/17
Dalton State Receives Gift from Cohutta Banking Company

The Cohutta Banking Company has made a gift to the Dalton State Foundation in support of student scholarships. ...


05/25/17
Phi Alpha Inducts New Members

The social work honor society, Phi Alpha, recently inducted several students. ...


05/24/17
Open Source Textbooks Contribute to College Affordability

One key way faculty members contribute is by collaborating to create open educational resources for their students allowing them to avoid buying costly textbooks for some classes. ...


05/24/17
Roberts Library Hosts Summer of Geeky Fun

If you long to live in the Shire or attend Hogwarts or you’d volunteer as tribute, Dalton State’s LibraryCon is the place to be this summer. ...


05/22/17
Spring 2017 Dean's List

Did you make the Spring 2017 Dean's List? ...


05/22/17
Beta Chi Nu Inducts New Members

Beta Chi Nu inducted new members recently. ...


05/17/17
Dalton State Graduates Largest Class

More than 450 students graduated. ...


05/09/17
‘A Whirlwind:’ England to Graduate as Triple Major

Max England didn’t attend Dalton State with plans to stay more than a year, much less become Student Government Association president and graduate as a triple major. ...


05/08/17
Phi Alpha Theta Holds Induction

Dalton State history students were recently inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, ...


05/05/17
Faculty and Staff Receive Excellence Awards

Faculty and staff receive this year's Foundation Excellence Awards ...


05/03/17
Dalton State Recognized Outstanding Student Leaders

Dalton State student leaders took time out recently to celebrate outstanding leadership among students, faculty, staff, and student organizations at the 7th Annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet. ...


05/03/17
Dalton State Foundation Awards 178 Scholarships

The Dalton State Foundation awarded 178 scholarships at its annual Scholarship Day recently. ...


04/28/17
EPA Chemist Speaks at Dalton State

Dr. Ann Richard, a computational chemist researcher with the Environmental Protection Agency, spent several hours at Dalton State recently telling industry leaders and science students about her work with the EPA. ...


04/25/17
Dalton State Honors Students for Academic Excellence

Dalton State took time out recently to honor its best and brightest students at the College’s 42nd annual Honors Convocation. ...


04/20/17
Mashburn Hall Suites, Rooms Available for Rent

Dalton State could be an ideal location for camps or conferences looking for overnight accommodations. ...


04/19/17
Regents Approve 2% Tuition Increase for Dalton State

The Georgia Board of Regents Tuesday approved a 2 percent tuition increase for Dalton State College for fiscal year 2018. ...


04/14/17
School of Business Namesake Honored

Lamar Wright was inducted as this year’s honorary member of Beta Gamma Sigma at Dalton State. ...


04/13/17
Beta Gamma Sigma Inducts New Members

Dalton State's School of Business recently inducted new members into Beta Gamma Sigma, an international honor society that provides the highest recognition for business students around the world. ...


04/12/17
Dalton/Whitfield Community Band to Perform

The concert will be Tuesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. at Northwest Whitfield High School. ...


04/11/17
Honeybees Make Dalton State Home

Dalton State College is home to upwards of 14,000 new residents after two honeybee hives were colonized on campus this week. ...


04/10/17
Jaudon Named Dalton State Athletic Director

Nine months after being brought on board to shepherd Dalton State’s athletic program through a period of transition and reorganization, Jon Jaudon has been named the permanent athletic director. ...


04/06/17
Coach Ingle Named Coach of the Year

Dalton State's Tony Ingle is the 2017 recipient of the Don Meyer Coach of the Year award. ...


04/05/17
Dalton State Receives Gift from Dalton Civitan Club

The Dalton Civitan Club made a gift to the Dalton State Foundation in support of student scholarships recently. ...


04/05/17
Funding Approved for Sequoya Hall Renovation

After nearly 50 years, Dalton State’s oldest classroom building will get a facelift. ...


03/29/17
Dalton State Continues American Chestnut Conservation Efforts

Dalton State is the home to 10 new American chestnut trees after volunteers planted them along College Drive this week. ...


03/28/17
Dalton State Presents Local, Original Civil War Play

A tale centering around the Battle Above the Clouds in the Civil War is the subject of Dalton State College’s spring play. ...


03/27/17
Concert Series Continues with Trio Performance

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Dalton State’s Goodroe Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. ...


03/27/17
Health Initiative Under Way

In an attempt to maintain a positive well-being and encourage healthy habits, the college’s employees are participating in the University of Georgia’s HealthTrails Challenge. ...


03/23/17
Ruffin Honored for Academic Success

Ruffin was named a 2016-2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete by the NAIA. ...


03/14/17
Dalton State Website to Stream NAIA Tournament

Dalton State will be live-streaming the NAIA National Championship tournament via the NAIA Network at daltonstate.edu. ...


03/13/17
Romance Writer, Local Poet to Be Featured at Book Festival

Dalton State welcomes two female authors, one a poet and the other a bestselling writer of contemporary romance, as featured artists at this year’s Eighth Annual Book Festival to be observed at Roberts Library April 3 and 4. ...


03/06/17
Rally Round the Roadrunners

There will be a bonfire pep rally to build excitement and cheer the basketball team on on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Mashburn Hall on Dalton State’s campus. ...


02/24/17
First Deep Space Images Received from New Observatory

Dalton State has begun collecting images of this nebula through the 24-inch reflecting telescope recently installed in the College’s observatory. ...


02/20/17
Vanquishing the Darkness: Student Aspires to be a Light to Campus

Gregory Printup stands on the corner of Memorial near the student center during times it’s busiest with students walking. He greets students, shakes their hands, waves, asks their names, and encourages them. ...


02/20/17
Piano and Winds Concert Planned at Dalton State

Two pieces will be the focus of the Expedition Chamber Winds concert on Wednesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Goodroe Auditorium at Dalton State. ...


02/15/17
STEM Students to Receive a GPA Boost

Beginning fall semester there will be more incentive for students who take rigorous science, technology, pre-engineering, and mathematics classes at Dalton State. ...


02/14/17
Dalton State to Host African-American Trivia Night

All are invited to test their knowledge of African-American history, culture, entertainment, and sports in a trivia competition at Dalton State Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in the College’s Goodroe Auditorium. ...


01/31/17
Dalton State to Commemorate Black History Month

“The National Political Impact of Physician L.A. Nixon” is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Goodroe Auditorium on campus. ...


01/26/17
Dalton State Athletics Announces Reorganization Plan

Dalton State College will cut four NAIA-sponsored sports teams, the cheerleading program, add one sport, and scale back two others as it reorganizes its intercollegiate athletics program into one it can afford to maintain. ...


01/25/17
Contemporary Pianist to Perform at Dalton State

Pianist Kris Carlisle will perform preludes from contemporary composers on Monday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Goodroe Auditorium. ...


01/11/17
Dalton State Adds High-Demand Logistics Degree

With the approval of the Bachelor in Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management by the Board of Regents on Wednesday, Dalton State now offers 23 bachelor degrees. ...


01/10/17
Dalton State Invites Community to ‘Paint Town Blue and Silver'

Homecoming activities are the first of a yearlong schedule of events commemorating Dalton State’s 50th anniversary. ...


01/05/17
Fall 2016 Dean's List

Wondering if you made the Fall 2016 dean's list? Click here to find out. ...


12/16/16
Fall 2016 Graduates

We're proud of our graduates! For a complete list of Fall 2016 graduates, click here. ...


12/15/16
Local artist paints new Dalton State mural downtown

The mural, sponsored by Dalton State College Athletics, depicts athletes playing tennis, soccer, basketball, cross country, golf, and volleyball and cheerleading. ...


12/14/16
DSC Students Do Well by Doing Good

Dalton State students are doing well by doing good, and in the process are learning to be productive, contributing members of a global society. ...


12/14/16
Athlete Recognized for Academic Success

Cole Thornton is only a sophomore but he’s pulling ahead as a role model in athletics and in the classroom. ...


12/13/16
Dalton State Graduate Found Sense of Belonging in School

Nubia Ruiz graduates Thursday with her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. ...


12/05/16
Residential Life Director Remembered for Compassion, Encouragement

Natalie Bates, 32, lost her battle with leukemia ...


11/22/16
Industrial Chemistry Program Prepares Students for Local Workforce

With the help and input from local industry, Dalton State has created an industrial chemistry program within the chemistry major that focuses on making sure students are job-ready when they graduate. ...


11/21/16
Psi Chi Inducts New Members

Psi Chi is open to psychology majors and minors. ...


11/14/16
‘The Heart of a Nurse:’ Nursing Student Called to NICU

Seth Owen, a nurse in the NICU at Hamilton Medical Center, will graduate with his bachelor’s of science degree in nursing from Dalton State in ...


11/11/16
Dalton State Continues Fall Concert Series with ‘Classics with a Jazz Tinge’

“Classics with a Jazz Tinge” is on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Creative Arts Guild. ...


11/09/16
Dalton State Enrollment Continues to Rise

For the second consecutive year and the fourth consecutive semester, enrollment at Dalton State has continued to rise. ...


11/03/16
Dalton State to Offer Autism Endorsement

Dalton State's School of Education will now offer an autism spectrum disorder endorsement. ...


10/27/16
Brass Quintet to Serenade Dalton

The Midtown Brass Quintet will perform, “Brass Menagerie,” a free concert at the First Presbyterian Church of Dalton on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 3 p.m. ...


10/26/16
Dalton State to present ‘Christmas Belles’

Performances of 'Christmas Belles' are Nov. 16-19 at 7 nightly in Dalton State’s Goodroe Auditorium. ...


10/21/16
Venable Inaugurated as Fifth President of Dalton State

Dr. Margaret Venable received the presidential medallion investing in her the power of the presidency of Dalton State College. ...


10/20/16
Health Professions Celebrates Grand Opening

The School of Health Professions celebrated the grand opening of its new space Wednesday afternoon. ...


10/17/16
Radiologic Technology Program Mourns Loss

Cindy Fisher, the clinical coordinator and lecturer in radiologic technology, passed away Friday. ...


10/12/16
Dalton State’s School of Business Named for Donor and Alumnus

C. Lamar Wright and his wife, Ann, have donated $5 million to the School of Business which is now named for them. ...


10/11/16
Margaret Venable to Be Inaugurated as Dalton State’s Fifth President

The public is invited to attend a special ceremony in the history of Dalton State College where Dr. Margaret Venable will officially be inaugurated as the fifth president of the College. ...


10/07/16
Dalton State Athletics Seeks Financial Sustainability

Dalton State College will scale back its Intercollegiate Athletics program due to budget shortfalls, cutting two to four sports teams. ...


09/29/16
A Split-Second Decision: Criminal Justice Majors Experience Police Simulation

Students in Dr. Natalie Johnson’s Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice class visited the police department to learn more about the use of force and when deadly force is warranted and lawful. ...


09/22/16
Dalton State Named School with Lowest Student Loan Debt

Most students who graduate from Dalton State do so with little or no student loan debt. The website lendedu.com recently named Dalton State as leaving students with the lowest student loan debt. ...


09/20/16
Telling Untold Stories: Project Focuses on Black Veterans

A partnership between an education class at Dalton State, a class at Morris Innovative High School, and the Emery Center will document local black veterans' stories. ...


09/15/16
Student Center Renovation Complete

In the last year, the student center has undergone a renovation to make the space more usable and more conducive to students’ needs. ...


09/13/16
Prejudice or Progress to be the Topic of Constitution Day

Matt Hipps, associate professor of political science at Dalton State, will speak on “The Racial State of America: Prejudice or Progress” on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Dalton State’s Goodroe Auditorium. ...


09/12/16
Solo Pianist to Perform at Dalton State

Pianist Jerico Vasquez will perform on campus Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Goodroe Auditorium. ...


09/09/16
New York Times Bestselling Author Speaks to Class at Dalton State

Susan Dennard, a Dalton author and former marine biologist, spoke to an advanced creative writing course at Dalton State this week. ...


09/06/16
Professor Leaves Behind a Legacy of Love and a ‘Funasium’

A conference room was was dedicated to Dr. Kris Barton's memory. ...


08/22/16
‘High Impact Practices’ Translate to Student Success

Five Dalton State faculty and staff members recently attended the Association of American Colleges and Universities’ High Impact Practices Institute on the campus at UCLA. ...


08/18/16
Dalton State Welcomes New Faculty

Dalton State welcomes 14 new faculty members to campus this fall. ...


08/17/16
‘Reptiles Stole My Heart:’ Dalton State Grad Lands Job at Tennessee Aquarium

Mathis, who graduated from Dalton State in the fall of 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in biology, now works at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, Tenn., where she cares for nearly 200 reptiles and amphibians. ...


08/16/16
Dalton State Continues Efforts at Lakeshore Wetland

After five years of turtle surveys at Lakeshore Park, researchers believe they have enough data to begin making educated estimates of the turtle population there. ...


08/12/16
Dance Video Turns Lemons into Lemonade

What started with Dalton’s inclusion on a list of America’s Most Stressed-Out Cities has ended with a viral video that has the manufacturing town getting down to the beat of Justin Timberlake. ...


08/12/16
Dalton State Unveils Refreshed Bell Tower Logo

Dalton State College has unveiled a new brand mark that will soon begin appearing on materials promoting the College. ...


08/10/16
Carpet Capital Cuts a Rug

Dalton State’s Office of Marketing and Communications produced a video, the Dalton Community LIFT Project, which will launch around 11 a.m. Thursday on Facebook. ...


07/28/16
Dalton State Remains One of Most Affordable Colleges in the Nation

For the sixth consecutive year, Dalton State has been named one of the most affordable public four-year colleges in the nation, according to the U.S. Department of Education. ...


07/11/16
Dalton State Trail System Named

The hiking trails at Dalton State College have been an asset to the community for several years. And now, they have a name. ...


07/05/16
Dalton State Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Residence Hall

There will be a ribbon cutting and open house for Mashburn Hall on Thursday, July 21 at 10 a.m. This will provide all members of Roadrunner Nation and the Dalton community a chance to tour the new building. ...


06/30/16
‘A Godsend:’ Dalton State Graduate Continues to Improve Community

Malisa Cawood's background at the College and her time in Ethiopia contribute to the success she has had now as a fifth-grade teacher at City Park Elementary in Dalton Public Schools. ...


06/09/16
Dalton State Names Interim Athletic Director

Jon Jaudon, a senior professional and executive with 30 years’ experience, has been named interim athletic director for Dalton State effect ...


06/07/16
Observatory Should be Complete This Year

On Monday night, a contract was signed by the Whitfield County School System to allow Dalton State to build an observatory on property at Beaverdale Elementary. ...


06/02/16
Dalton State to Host Adult Learner Open House

Adult learners interested in going back to college to earn a degree started years ago, or maybe never at all, are invited to attend Dalton State’s Adult Learner Open House Thursday, June 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. ...


06/02/16
Roberts Library Hosts a ‘Summer of Mystery’

Local fans of mysteries and thrillers are invited to participate in Dalton State’s “Summer of Mystery” featuring a series of book talks by librarians and faculty members and culminating with a murder mystery at the library. ...


05/24/16
Dalton State Website Wins Awards

Not only has Dalton State’s new website streamlined how Roadrunners find information, but it has been recognized three times now for the sleek redesign. ...


05/23/16
Spring 2016 Dean's List

Did you make the 2016 Dean's List? Click to find out who all made the cut. ...


05/17/16
Approximately 450 Graduate from Dalton State

Dalton State College awarded approximately 450 degrees and certificates at the Spring 2016 Commencement ceremony. ...


05/12/16
Dalton State Foundation Receives Endowment Gift from American Legion Post 112

The Dalton State Foundation received a gift in support of the Foundation’s endowment from the local American Legion Post 112. ...


05/12/16
Dalton State’s 2015 Regional Economic Impact Up 12%; Tops $120 Million

Dalton State College remains a significant economic driver for Northwest Georgia, pumping more than $120 million into the regional economy last year and supporting more than 1,400 jobs. ...


05/10/16
Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Approved by Board of Regents

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia today approved Dalton State College’s application to offer a bachelor of arts degree in communication, bringing to 22 the number of four-year degrees offered by the College. ...


05/06/16
Faculty and Staff Receive Excellence Awards

Faculty and staff members were given excellence awards from the Dalton State Foundation. ...


05/06/16
‘A Tremendous Influence:’ Beloved Professor Remembered for Positive Impact

Dr. Kris Barton died unexpectedly this week, leaving the Roadrunner community in mourning just days before graduation. ...


05/05/16
Dalton State’s Showcase Features Student Work

The College’s Fourth Annual Student Scholarship Showcase featured students representing the College’s Schools of Liberal Arts, Business, Health Professions, Education, and Science, Technology, and Mathematics. ...


05/04/16
Different Paths, Same Destination: Graduation is Here

They are five students whose paths converged at Dalton State College. Each will receive a degree at the College’s Commencement ceremony Saturday morning. ...


05/02/16
Dr. Patricia Chute Named VPAA at Dalton State

Dr. Patricia Chute, dean of the School of Health Professions at New York Institute of Technology, has been named vice president for Academic Affairs at Dalton State College effective July 25. ...


04/29/16
Dalton State Awards Exemplary Students, Faculty, and Staff

Twenty-six of Dalton State’s students, faculty, staff, and student organizations were recently honored with awards at the Sixth Annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet. ...


04/27/16
Dalton State Honors Students’ Academic Achievements

Dalton State’s top students were recently honored at the College’s 41st Annual Honors Convocation. ...


04/19/16
Beta Gamma Sigma Inducts New Members

Beta Gamma Sigma recently inducted new members. ...


04/14/16
Saving The Earth with Dalton State

In coordination with the worldwide celebration of Earth Day, Dalton State’s Environmental Club invites all fellow humans to engage in learning about the earth. ...


04/13/16
Tuition at Dalton State to Remain the Same

Students at Dalton State will see no increase in tuition from this year to the 2016-2017 academic year. ...


04/08/16
Dalton State presents Musical Programs This Spring

The Dalton/Whifield Community Band performs on Thursday, April 14 at 7 p.m. at Northwest Whitfield High School. ...


04/05/16
Part of His Being: Jose Gonzales Has Unlimited Compassion

Jose Gonzales gives many children what is missing from their lives – a positive male role model and a chance to be a kid. ...


04/01/16
Athletic Director Waugh to Leave Dalton State

Derek Waugh, the first full-time athletic director at Dalton State College, has accepted a position to serve as president and CEO of a state-wide organization in athletics. ...


03/29/16
Magical Comedian to Perform at Dalton State

Dalton State will host Michael Kent, comedian and magician, on Monday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. ...


03/29/16
Rock the Block with Dalton State

It’s Spring Fling at Dalton State College, and the community is invited to come and enjoy the Rock the Block Music Festival Saturday, April 9 at 2 p.m. ...


03/21/16
Dalton State presents ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

'Much Ado About Nothing' performed by Dalton State students on campus in the Goodroe Auditorium from Wednesday, March 30 to Saturday, April 2. ...


03/17/16
Dalton State Hosts Summer Camp Fun for Kids

Exciting new activities for kids who are interested in exploring science, mathematics, technology, literature, and art will be offered at Dalton State this summer. ...


03/16/16
‘Our Time to Shine:’ Dalton State Expands Astronomy Program

With the forthcoming observatory and new telescopes being added to Dalton State’s School of Science, Technology, and Mathematics, students will soon have the opportunity to experience astronomy in a whole new way. ...


03/14/16
Author Ashley Callahan Featured at Annual Book Festival

Ashley Callahan is the featured author for the annual Dalton State College Book Festival on March 23 at Roberts Library. She will discuss her book at 12:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. ...


03/01/16
Ambassadors a Gateway for New Students

Student ambassadors give tours to prospective students. ...


02/24/16
Students Volunteer to Help People with Taxes

Dalton State students are volunteering to help people prepare their taxes for free. ...


02/18/16
Dalton State to Screen ‘The Anonymous People’

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, Dalton State College will host a free screening of the 2013 documentary film, “The Anonymous People” about the daily walk of recovery. ...


02/18/16
‘A Great Fit for Dalton State:’ Deshawn Ruffin Shines on and off Basketball Court

Deshawn Ruffin is the one on the bus with the light on reading while the team is traveling back to campus late at night from a game. He’s the one that stays in the library longer than the team’s required hours. ...


02/15/16
Dalton State Hosts Basketball Fundraiser as Part of Homecoming Week

The game between Dalton State alumni and faculty/staff will be on Saturday, February 20, at 1 p.m. in Bandy Gymnasium on campus. ...


02/15/16
Janie Watts Book Talk at Dalton State

Janie Watts, a first place winning writer, will speak on her newest novel ‘Return to Taylor’s Crossing’ Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Derrell C. Roberts Library at Dalton State College. ...


02/12/16
Dalton State Hosts 3rd Annual Roadrunner Runaround

The 5K Roadrunner Runaround, scheduled for April 2 at 9 a.m. at Dalton State, benefits a cross country scholarship. ...


02/11/16
Dalton State School of Business Maintains Elite Accreditation

Dalton State’s School of Business was recently reaccredited by the AACSB International. ...


02/10/16
Dalton State to Open at 10 a.m. Wednesday

Both campuses of Dalton State will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday due to road conditions ...


02/10/16
Final Beam Placed on Mashburn Hall

With the placement of the final beam, Winter Construction topped out the new residence hall scheduled to open in 2016 at Dalton State College. ...


02/09/16
Dalton State Hosts Flute and Tuba Concert

Ronda Benson Ford, on flute, and Bill Pritchard, on tuba, will perform on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Dalton State’s Goodroe Auditorium. ...


02/09/16
Dalton State Closing at 6 p.m. Tuesday

Dalton State is closing at 6 p.m. Tuesday due to inclement weather ...


02/08/16
Dalton State to Host Valentine’s Date Night

There will be a free concert and dessert Valentine’s date night at Dalton State on Thursday evening. ...


01/28/16
‘Birth of Cool’ Jazz Concert to be Performed

The 'Birth of Cool' Jazz concert, co-hosted by the Creative Arts Guild and Dalton State College, is on Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Guild. ...


01/22/16
Dalton State to Close at Noon Friday

Both the main campus and Gilmer campus of Dalton State College will close at noon today (Friday). ...


01/21/16
Dalton State Hosts Black History Month Events

Speakers will explore different aspects of black history each Tuesday in February at 7 p.m. in the Goodroe Auditorium of Dalton State. ...


01/19/16
UPDATE: Gilmer Campus Opens at 10 Thursday; Main Campus Operating on Regular Schedule

Gilmer campus opens at 10 Thursday; Main campus operating on regular schedule ...


01/15/16
Fall 2015 Deans List

Did you make the list? Click here to see all of your fellow Roadrunners who made the Fall 2015 Dean's List. ...


01/14/16
More than 300 Graduate from Dalton State

Dalton State College awarded more than 300 degrees and certificates at the Fall 2015 Commencement ceremony. Those receiving their degree and certificate for fall and summer semesters were..... ...


01/11/16
Endangered Turtles Reproduce at Dalton State

An endangered turtle in Dalton State's Turtle Assurance Colony laid five eggs last week. ...


01/06/16
Renovations Underway at Student Center

Renovations are underway at Dalton State’s Pope Student Center, bringing the vintage 1975 interior into the 21st century. ...


12/16/15
Casino Gambling, Anti-Branding Explored in Business Newsletter

The impact of proposed legislation to legalize casino gambling is just one of several topics explored in the Fall 2015 issue of Business Analytics, a semi-annual publication from Dalton State’s Center for Economic Research and Entrepreneurship. ...


12/15/15
"Dalton State Chose Me"

Larry Smith, a 25-year-old Dalton State student, has learned his life is about the journey and the impact he can make while traveling whatever road he may cross. ...


11/20/15
Dalton State Singers to Perform Dec. 1

The Dalton State Singers will perform Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Dalton State’s Goodroe Auditorium. ...


11/19/15
Living a Dream: Dalton State Nursing Student Works for LIFE FORCE

Dalton State nursing student Joey Bartenfield is living out his dream as a flight nurse for LIFE FORCE. ...


11/16/15
“The Birth of Roadrunner Nation” Screened Twice Thursday

A documentary following the team’s road journey to the National Championship, “The Birth of Roadrunner Nation: The Movie,” will be screened twice on Thursday. ...


11/02/15
Dalton State Social Work Students Help Make a Difference

Dalton State Social Work students helped 'Make a Difference' at the Murray County Developmental Center. ...


10/28/15
Dalton State to Perform Historical Play

'The White Rose' will be performed at Dalton State’s Goodroe Auditorium Nov. 11-14 at 7 nightly. ...


10/27/15
Dalton State’s Birdfeeder Food Pantry Wins Service Award

For contributing to a nurturing environment, which in turn helps students be more successful, the Birdfeeder was recently awarded the Chancellor’s Service Excellence Gold Service Award for Outstanding Student Improvement. ...


10/22/15
Impacting the Lives of Students

What hasn’t changed is the fact that we still offer one of the most affordable, high quality college educations available. Nevertheless, many of our students still need financial assistance. ...


10/20/15
Dalton State’s Waugh to Participate in Leadership Georgia

Dalton State Athletic Director Derek Waugh was recently selected to participate in Leadership Georgia. ...


10/19/15
Dalton State Hosts Shape Note Singing Event

Dalton State hosts an evening of shape note singing Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. ...


10/16/15
‘Supplying a Trained Workforce:’ Dalton State’s New Degree Reflects Collaboration

The College’s 21st bachelor’s degree, a Bachelor of Applied Science in Scientific Technology with a concentration in chemistry, should help meet the needs of local businesses and industry. ...


10/14/15
Stylist to Biologist: Dalton State Student Changed by College

MaryAnn McBrayer's life was transformed at Dalton State ...


10/13/15
L’Abri String Ensemble to Perform at Dalton State

The L’Abri String Ensemble will play Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goodroe Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. ...


10/13/15
Southern Author Selleck to Speak at Dalton State

Southern author Cassie Dandridge Selleck will speak about her book, “The Pecan Man,” on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Dalton State’s Roberts Library. ...


10/06/15
Delta Chi Fraternity Organizes at Dalton State

A Dalton State chapter of the national fraternity Delta Chi was recently organized. The fraternity promotes friendship, develops character, advances justice, and assists in the acquisition of a sound education. ...


10/01/15
Countertenor, Dalton Native to Perform at Dalton State

Adrin Akins, a Dalton native and countertenor, returns home for a concert at Dalton State Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. ...


09/23/15
Dalton State Receives Seashell Collection

The School of Science, Technology, and Mathematics recently received several thousands of shells, as well as other nautical items such as a glass sponge, that students and faculty can utilize for research. ...


09/17/15
Dalton State’s Mothman: James Adams Shares His Passion for Moths

James Adams shares his passion for moths at Dalton State. ...


09/16/15
‘A Perfect Fit:’ Venable Becomes Fifth President of Dalton State

The Roadrunner Nation welcomes Dr. Margaret Venable as the fifth president of Dalton State. ...


09/15/15
Dr. Margaret Venable Named President of Dalton State College

Dr. Margaret Venable has been named the fifth president of Dalton State. ...


09/14/15
Dalton State Greek Life | AOII Bid Day

Have you ever wondered what the atmosphere is like on AOII bid day? Wonder no more after checking out this video. Go Roadrunners! ...


09/09/15
‘#AllLivesMatter’ Social Movement Focus of Constitution Day at Dalton State

Matt Hipps will lead the discussion, “#AllLivesMatter: Race, Gender and Orientation in America” on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Dalton State’s Goodroe Auditorium. The program is free and open to the public. ...


09/04/15
Dalton State Social Work Hosts Film Series on Social Injustic

Each documentary in the Social Work film series follows the lives of real people and shows flaws in systems designed to address social injustice. ...


09/02/15
Dalton State Enrollment Rises to More Than 5,000

Enrollment at Dalton State is on the rise again with more than 5,000 students enrolled for the first time in several years. ...


08/31/15
‘Dalton State of Mind’ Concert Scheduled for Sept. 21

The concert, featuring several music groups from around North Georgia, is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. on the Burran Bell Tower quad in the heart of the Dalton State Campus. It is free and open to the public. ...


08/26/15
Excitement Building for Dalton State Soccer

“Dalton is a soccer town. We have state championship high school teams, several really good soccer leagues, and now we have it at the collegiate level. It’s something to be excited about.” ...


08/21/15
RAGE Days | Greatness Is In You | Extended Freshman Orientation

Check out this highlight video of Dalton State's extended freshman orientation program (RAGE Days) from Fall 2015. ...


08/20/15
Dalton State | Move In Day Fall 2015

A short video of Dalton State Residential Life's move in day 2015. Go Roadrunners! ...


08/20/15
Time-Lapse Video Shows Construction Progress of Mashburn Hall

A time-lapse video feed has been added to the Residential Life section of the new website. ...


08/19/15
Dalton State Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievements

Eight Dalton State Athletes were recognized for their academic achievements. ...


08/17/15
Dalton State Welcomes New Faculty

Dalton State welcomes 10 new faculty members to campus this fall. ...


08/17/15
State of the College Is Strong

The state of our College is strong with important key indicators including enrollment, new programs, and construction projects all trending up. ...


08/13/15
Dalton State Adds New Business Degree

Dalton State now has 20 bachelor degrees available for students after the Board of Regents approved adding a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Applied Economics. ...


08/12/15
Dalton State’s Residence Hall Named for Mashburn

Dalton State’s first residence hall in the Roadrunner Place complex may not be complete yet, but it has a name. ...


08/05/15
Students Named to Summer 2015 Dean’s List

Congratulations to the students named to Dalton State’s Dean’s List for the summer 2015 session. ...


08/03/15
Dalton State Launches New Website

Dalton State has launched a new sleek, mobile-responsive website this week to better meet the needs of those seeking news and information about the College. ...


07/22/15
Dalton State’s Alpha Omicron Pi Chapter Honored

Dalton State’s chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi, Lambda Delta, was recently recognized in several areas during the fraternity’s Biennial Convention in Los Angeles, Calif. ...


07/20/15
Grants Help Cut Student Costs at Dalton State

Dalton State faculty members have applied for and received grants that help eliminate the need for costly conventional textbooks in their classes. ...


07/20/15
Dalton State’s Tucker Releases Fifth Novel, “Bringing Abundance Back”

In this book, Barbara Tucker forays into new territory: Southern living, women’s lives, small town politics, and cooking. ...


07/14/15
Dixie Highway Exhibit on Display at Dalton State

The Bandy Heritage Center’s photo exhibit, “Gateway to the South: Remembering the Dixie Highway,” is currently on display through Sept. 30 at Dalton State’s Derrell C. Roberts Library. ...


07/07/15
Dalton State School of Education Takes Literacy Program to Community

Dalton State’s School of Education is spending a portion of the summer reading to children and leading literacy-related activities with them. ...


07/02/15
Dalton State Remains One of Most Affordable Colleges in the Nation

For the fifth consecutive year, Dalton State has been named one of the most affordable public four-year colleges in the nation. ...


06/10/15
Endangered Turtles Hatch at Dalton State

The three hatchlings are Home’s Hingeback Tortoises (Kinixys homeana), which is a species native to central Africa. ...


06/09/15
LPN Program Praised

Dalton State’s licensed practical nursing program was recently noted as being in the top five in the state for license testing pass rates. ...


06/08/15
Dalton State Adds Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management

Beginning this fall, students will have one more bachelor degree option at Dalton State. ...


06/04/15
Not Just Lab Coats: Dalton State Professor Breaking Scientist Stereotypes

Dr. Christopher Wozny can teach you to make “Gack” or construct a projectile launcher. But he maintains that while these projects are fun, there are intricate and fascinating scientific processes behind them. ...


06/02/15
Dalton State Partners with Georgia Highlands to Streamline Transfers

Recently the two colleges in the University System of agreed to make it even easier for students to start college at Georgia Highlands and finish at Dalton State. ...


06/01/15
Project SEARCH Interns Succeed at Dalton State

Just a few months ago Amie Goolsby wouldn’t have had the confidence to get up in front of a crowd of people and speak. ...


05/28/15
‘A State of Arrested Development:’ Dalton State Professor Turns Love of Show into Book

Dr. Kris Barton became so hooked on one show, he binge-watched 21 episodes within a 24-hour period. ...


05/28/15
Dalton State Foundation Presents Excellence Awards to Faculty and Staff

Dr. Kimberly Hays quickly got the attention of the Dalton State community. In only three years as an assistant professor of biology, she has demonstrated her extensive knowledge and how deeply she cares about her students. ...


04/27/15
‘My Degree Prepared Me for This’: Dalton State Offers New Online Degree

People across the state will now have that opportunity as a bachelor’s degree in science in criminal justice will now be offered completely online by Dalton State through the University System of Georgia’s eMajor program. ...


04/09/15
‘An Appreciation of the Human Body’: Dalton State Biology Students Work with Human Cadaver

Dalton State has one of the few undergraduate cadaver labs. ...


04/02/15
Dalton State Helps Adult Learners Return to College and Graduate

As the Baby Boomer generation continues to retire over the next few years, jobs that require college degrees will be opening up. ...


03/30/15
Technology in Manufacturing Focus of Luncheon

With the world of manufacturing constantly changing, it’s important to stay up to date on new ways to streamline production.. ...


03/02/15
Dual Enrollment Gives Students a Head Start to College

Thanks to the dual enrollment program – where high school students can take college courses and receive credit for both – it’s possible for students to successfully graduate high school with an associate’s degree. Or they can graduate high school and ente ...


02/27/15
Cross Country Race

Racers contend for a prize! ...


07/09/14
Dalton State Remains One of the Most Affordable Colleges in the Nation

Dalton State College continues to be one of the most affordable four-year colleges in the nation. ...