Geoscience instructor Alan Brown, from Tennessee State University, provided an update this week about the Introduction to Dinosaur Paleontology course he taught at Dawson Community College in Glendive this past July. He shared details about the class and what they found in the Badlands surrounding Glendive.
"The Paleontology class went great! All the students did well and enjoyed the experience." said Brown. "Unfortunately we did not find any bones on the school's property. We did, however, find a lot on the Baisch ranch property.
Dawson Community College volleyball coach Gerry Standridge announced this week that #9 Amy Van Hienen was voted to the Sheridan Classic All Tournament Team. She had 5 aces, 10 blocks and 33 digs during the four matches that took place September 6 and 7. Hienen, an outside hitter for the Buccaneers, is a sophomore from Castor, AB Canada.
Dawson Community College in Glendive, Montana will hold a MPSEOC Fair Wednesday, September 11, from 1 to 2:30pm. Students interested in attending DCC can visit with John Dershem-Bruce, DCC Admissions Counselor at the fair in Toepke Center Gym.
The Dawson Community College baseball team opened fall practice on Monday, September 1st. Head coach Aaron Carroll, who is starting his third season at DCC, has several new faces on the field this year. Carroll said, “I believe we had a great recruiting year. I was able to get out and see a lot of kids this past spring and summer. It always takes time to make quality contacts in the recruiting world. We were able to bring in 17 new players this year and I have 8 returners.”
Deryk Pearsall, a Centerville High School standout from Sand Coulee, Montana near Great Falls, has signed his letter of intent to play basketball for Dawson Community College. He chose Dawson because the Buccaneers gave him the chance to play college basketball, a life-long dream for Pearsall.
“Deryk is an excellent shooter who is able to play many positions.” said DCC men’s basketball coach Don Mast. ‘I expect him to have an outstanding career at Dawson and look forward to seeing him on campus.”
Dawson Community College "Gallery 126" presents "Deep Contours", an exhibit of unique Abstract Paintings by Annette Marchand. The exhibit will be on display from Friday, September 27 through December 20. An artist reception for Marchand is scheduled Friday, September 27 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. As always, everyone is welcome to come meet the artist, enjoy the artwork, conversation, and refreshments. On Saturday, September 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Marchand will conduct an "Abstract Painting" Workshop in the Ullman Center art room.
Chezarae Garcia has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Women's Softball for Dawson Community College. She will join Buccaneer Coach Jim LeProwse and his Region IX championship team this 2013-14 season.
Garcia, a 5'10" right-handed pitcher from Utah, is a graduate of Ogden High School. While there, she received All Area second-team and Standard Star honors for the Ogden Tigers.
Students begin returning to Dawson Community College on Sunday, Aug. 25. College. New Student Orientation welcome takes place Aug 26-27 with on-campus classes beginning Monday, Aug. 28 and all on-line classes, Sept 3.
On Thursday, Aug. 25, the campus will open its 3 residence halls, Kettner, Gibson, and Bruberg to approximately 140 full time students at 8 a.m.
Parents or guardians who are helping their new or returning student move into a residence hall are encouraged to quickly unload their vehicle, and proceed to alternative parking lots on campus.
Kendel Wilkerson, of Olympia, WA signed her letter of intent to play for Dawson Community College this week.
The 5'11 forward played for the Capital High School Cougars in Washington State last season. As a senior Kendel averaged 10 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 assists per game.
Six foot Skyview High School forward, Vanessa Newman, signed with the Dawson Community College Buccaneers this week. Head coach Tracey Clingingsmith is excited. “Vanessa adds some much needed height to our squad and can play inside out. We look forward to adding this tough competitor to our squad next year.”
“I am grateful that Dawson has given me such a huge opportunity.” said Newman “I can’t wait to see what all they have to offer!”