(Wilson, N.C.) Barton College’s two-day Honors Competition kicks off on February 8, 2008, offering prospective students the chance to win a $10,000 scholarship and the opportunity to join Barton’s Honors Program.

The Honors Competition, the first step into the exclusive Honors Program, awards five $10,000 Trustee Scholarships and four $1000 Travel Scholarships. In addition, participating [...]

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Writers Who Play

On January 4, 2008 By

(WILSON, NC) Beckoning weary writers, the fourth annual Writers Who Play showcase on January 31, 2008, offers a night of music and relaxation at this year’s Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference in New York City.

Writers Who Play began in 2005, started by “Alaska’s Fiddling Poet” Ken Waldman and by Barton writer [...]

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(WILSON, N.C.) Rodney A. Werline, associate professor and the Marie and Leman Barnhill Endowed Chair of Religious Studies at Barton College, is one of three editors of a newly released volume of essays titled, “Seeking the Favor of God, Volume 2: The Development of Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism” (Society of Biblical Literature, publisher).

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Barton vs. N.C. State Album

On November 21, 2007 By

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(WILSON, N.C.) The Lighting of the Luminaries, a long-standing tradition for the Barton College community, will usher in the Christmas season on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The College family invites the surrounding community to join them for this festive celebration.

The celebration will begin with a festive candlelight dinner served in the Hamlin Student Center Dining [...]

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(WILSON, N.C.) The Barton College/Wilson Symphony Orchestra will present its Fall Concert on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. in Howard Chapel on the college campus. The orchestra, under the direction of conductor Mark N. Peterson, continues its 2007-2008 season in grand fashion featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Jeremy Thompson for a performance of Tchaikovsky’s “Piano [...]

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A book signing and reception for Dr. William S. Powell, editor of the Encyclopedia of North Carolina, will be held at Barton College on Thursday, Nov. 15. The event, sponsored by the Friends of Hackney Library, the Friends of the Wilson County Public Library, and the Wilson County Historical Association, will be held in the [...]

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Photos from Homecoming Weekend are available here.

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The Barton Art Galleries are proud to present Intimate Strangers, an exhibition of photographs from the collection of Allen G. Thomas, Jr., an art collector and native of Wilson. Intimate Strangers will open on Friday, Nov. 9, with a reception from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The exhibition will run until Friday, Dec. 7.

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Theatre at Barton’s fall production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew opens tonight in Howard Chapel at 8 p.m. The production, which runs through Sunday, has nightly shows Thursday – Saturday at 8 p.m. and a matinee at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. respectively. Tickets will be [...]

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