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Fall convocation held at Darton State

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

President Peter Sireno and the Darton State College Humanities Division hosted the school's 2012 Convocation Tuesday in the Darton Theatre.

This annual event featured performances by the Art, Music, Theater, Dance, Journalism, and English departments.

Jazz musicians and ballet dancers from Darton College were just some of the students who showed off their talent at the school today.

The 2012 Humanities division convocation showcased a range of students in the department that excel in the various artistic expressions offered.  Today's performance gave the audience a look into the programs dedication to excellence and preparing students to pursue careers in the arts.

The performance also served as a pleasant way to preview the divisions upcoming events.

The convocation served as only one of many events to be held by the division during the remainder of the month of November and going into the new year.

Since 1966, Darton State College has been a leader in providing quality educational opportunities and services to Southwest Georgia.

During fiscal year 2011, Darton had a total economic impact of more than $119 million. Darton offers a variety of programs, including a new bachelor's degree in nursing, 87 associate degrees, 36 certificate programs, and 40+ online programs.

Darton State College, a four-year public institution within the University System of Georgia, is home to more than 6,000 students with over 155 international students from 40 countries.

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