WILSON, N.C. – The seventh annual Walking Into April Poetry Day at Barton College is scheduled for Saturday, April 11, at The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center and is sponsored by the North Carolina Poetry Society (NCPS), the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series, and Barton College. Registration opens at 9:15 a.m., and the program begins [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – The Barton College Gospel Choir will present its fourth annual concert on Saturday, April 4, in Hardy Alumni Hall at 3 p.m.  This event is open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend.

Among the afternoon’s musical selections will be “Perfect Peace,” “Souled Out,” “You are [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Acclaimed children’s book illustrators Bonnie Christensen, Meredith Hamilton, and Loren Long will be the featured guests for a panel discussion with moderator Susan B. Fecho, Barton art professor and illustrator, at the Barton College Friends of Hackney Library spring dinner on Tuesday, March 31. The evening’s festivities, to be held in Hardy [...]

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AUGUSTA, GA – With a big sheriff patrolling the paint for Augusta State, the
Barton College Bulldogs fired blanks all too often Sunday night and saw their
season end with a 77-61 loss to the nationally fourth-ranked Jaguars in the NCAA
D-II Men’s Basketball Southeast Regional semifinals in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

The ice-cold [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – In response to President Barack Obama’s challenge to all Americans to invest in education, Barton College has initiated a special opportunity for its full-time students’ parents, guardians, or grandparents through “Weekend College at Barton.”  Two courses will be offered free of charge to a parent, guardian, or grandparent of all full-time Barton [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – The sixth annual Caregiver Education Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, on the Barton College campus.

The Gerontology Program of Barton College, the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, the Upper Coastal Plain Area Agency on Aging Family Caregiver Support Program, and Joseph D. Russell, M.D., have teamed up [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – The Barton College Creative Writing Symposium presents the fourth annual Emerging Writers Series on Monday, March 16, and Tuesday, March 17, in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center on campus.  The event is open to the public free of charge, and the community is invited to attend.

Dr. and Mrs. William [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Barton College is pleased to announce George Solan as vice president for student affairs.  His appointment was effective January 26.

As chief student affairs officer for the College, Solan oversees the residence life program, the office of chaplain, the health services program, counseling services, career services, student leadership and development programs including [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – The hauntingly beautiful musical, “Violet,” based upon “The Ugliest Pilgrim,” short story by N.C. native Doris Betts, with music by Jeanine Tesori and libretto by Brian Crawley, will open on the Barton stage Thursday, March 12, at 8 p.m. in Howard Chapel.

“We join Violet, a young woman from the mountains of [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Barton’s Bulldogs cruised past Mount Olive Feb. 26 in both the men’s and women’s regular-season championship basketball games as a near sellout “Dog House” crowd and special guests from the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters looked on.

The Lady Bulldogs beat Mount Olive 75-49 to move to 18-4 [...]

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