Dalton State College—a four-year institution—is dedicated to providing broad access to quality higher education for the population of Northwest Georgia, thereby enhancing the region's economic vitality and quality of life. As an institution of the University System of Georgia, Dalton State College offers targeted bachelor's degrees, a full range of associate's degrees and career certificate programs, and a wide variety of public service activities.
Implement alternative delivery models, such as online and hybrid instruction, flipped classrooms, and emporium model instruction
Expand completely online opportunities. Expanding online opportunities offers students more flexibility and often enables them to enroll in an increased number of credit hours, as it eliminates the need to schedule time on campus.
Joined eCore in 2011; approved to be a collaborative partner with Valdosta State University in USG’s first eMajor program in 2013; offering a concentration in the eMajor BS in Organizational Leadership program in Health Care Administration; Center for Academic Excellence and Library providing ongoing workshops and presentations about online instructional methods; Office of Distance Learning established format, guidelines and quality control process for online instruction; working with other institutions on additional eMajor programs, two of which we are providing leadership (Health Information and Criminal Justice); hired Instructional Technologist in Summer 2015
Enroll students in need of remediation in gateway collegiate courses in math with corequisite learning support
Hiring of a Coordinator for Dual Enrollment; outreach to local high schools; annual conference for high school counselors; DSC faculty visiting high school classes; high school classes visiting DSC; certifying high school teachers to teach courses at their own schools; DSC faculty teaching courses at local high schools; assist students with admissions and financial aid applications.