News Release
Gift presentation to Dalton State
Dan Rogers, from left, Director of Sales and Marketing for Carpet for OMNOVA Solutions, presents gift to Dalton State President Dr. John Schwenn and Director of Institutional Advancement David Elrod.

OMNOVA Contributes to Dalton State Foundation

The Dalton State Foundation has received an unrestricted gift from the OMNOVA Solutions Foundation which will support Dalton State student scholarships and other strategic initiatives, according to David Elrod, Director of Institutional Advancement for the College.

“OMNOVA and Dalton State have a relationship going back many years,” said Elrod. “OMNOVA has been one of our more consistent and reliable philanthropic partners. They realize that by investing in higher education they are also investing in the future of Northwest Georgia.”

OMNOVA Solutions, headquartered in Fairlawn, OH, with plants in Dalton and Calhoun, is a technology-based company with 2010 sales of more than $1.1 billion and a global workforce exceeding 3,000. OMNOVA is an innovator of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces for a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential applications.

Corporations or individuals wishing to know more about giving opportunities at Dalton State should contact David Elrod at 706-272-4473.

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