Dalton State Adds More Courses To Fall Semester

Thursday, September 21, 2017

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

 

Whether you weren’t able to begin classes in August or want to add a few more hours this semester, you can still register for C-session classes, which begin Oct.

9 and end Dec. 1. Four classes have been added to the fall schedule; Introduction to Psychology, U.S. History, Music Appreciation, and Fundamentals of Speech.

 

The psychology course introduces students to concepts in psychology and understanding of yourself and others. Topics covered include personality, conflict and adjustment, tests and measurements, biological bases of behavior, and group phenomena.

 

The history course covers the early days of the United States from colonial America through Civil War and Reconstruction.

 

Music appreciation introduces students to music from the Middle Ages to the present. No musical background is needed for this course, which is designed to foster the appreciation and understanding of music in its cultural and historical context.

 

The speech class covers the basic principles of oral communication and emphasizes planning, researching, organizing, and presenting types of speech used in business, education, and political activities.

 

To enroll or for more information about these classes, call 706-272-4436, email admissions@daltonstate.edu, or stop by the Enrollment Services offices in the Westcott Building on campus.



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.  When it happened, Mr. Estivene didn’t know if he had been in a car wreck or if a bomb had been detonated. All he knew is the ground was shaking. Buildings were falling around him, and everything turned white with the dust from debris.  It took a moment to ... (click for more)

CSCC And Rotary Club Of Cleveland Present Dictionaries To Taylor Elementary

Dr. Denise King, vice president for Academic Affairs at Cleveland State Community College, distributed dictionaries to Taylor Elementary School as part of the Rotary Club of Cleveland project, along with Rotary President Bill Brown. Cleveland State and Taylor Elementary are long time BEST partners through the Bradley/Cleveland Chamber of Commerce.  (click for more)

Man Barges Into Woman's Home In MLK Neighborhood; Tries To Rape Her; Photos Of Suspect Released; Thomas Carr, 28, Is Arrested

Chattanooga Police said a man barged into a woman's home in the MLK Neighborhood around noon on Tuesday and tried to rape the woman.   Thomas Lee Carr, 28, was taken into custody on Wednesday morning. Carr is charged with one count of attempted rape. Police said, "The victim was followed by the suspect into her residence where the victim was then ... (click for more)

Moccasin Bend Resident Asks City To Move Police Firing Range So He Can Open Bed And Breakfast Inn

A Moccasin Bend resident is asking the city to move a police firing range from off the historic Bend so he can open a bed and breakfast inn. Steve Holmes also said the move needs to take place because the new Moccasin Bend National Park is set to begin implementing its management plan early next year. He said the park should bring 250,000 visitors to Chattanooga each year with ... (click for more)

Vince Dean Saved The Day

Permit me to publicly express appreciation to Vince Dean. His calm, comprehensive and diplomatic arguments to the Chattanooga City Council against the administration’s ill-advised plan to segregate retirees and herd them unwillingly into a separate insurance plan unquestionably saved the day. The proposed new plan, if implemented, was certain to cause months of chaos and confusion ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Let’s Focus On ‘Better’

As I stepped away from the overflow crowd at  Monday  night’s Town Council meeting on Signal Mountain, I leaned in to tell Jean Trohanis how sorry I was to hear of the loss of her dearest friend. But in that millisecond before I could speak, the former but still-loved elementary school principal gave me her best hallway hiss and, with a pointed finger, she ordered, “You ... (click for more)