WILSON, N.C. — Mark your calendar now for the annual “Walking into April Poetry Day” to be held at Barton College on Saturday, April 13. This year brings another exciting and vital group of poets to celebrate the written word in the spirit of Sam Ragan. “Walking into April” is sponsored by the North Carolina Poetry [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — And, they’re off! — What better way to signal the efforts of enthusiastic runners as they rush to take the lead in the “Barton College/Dick’s Hot Dog Dash and Weenie Walk,” scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, April 2, at 3:30 p.m.  The approximate two-mile run, sponsored by the Barton College Student Government Association, in [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — On April 9, Barton College’s Artist-in-Residence J. Chris Wilson will give an illustrated lecture on the Dutch Golden Age. The latest in the “Lunch and Learn” Art Seminar Series sponsored by the Barton Art Galleries and the Barton College Friends of Visual Arts, this event will be held from Noon until 1 p.m. [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — The 17th annual Barton College Creative Writing Symposium is pleased to present “Selected Poets.” The event is scheduled for Monday, April 1, and will feature poets Joseph Bathanti, Debra Kaufman, and Al Maginnes. All sessions will be held in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center at no charge, and the public is [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — Dr. Assad Meymandi, distinguished psychiatrist, humanist, scholar, and philanthropist, will be the featured speaker at the 111th annual commencement exercises of Barton College in Wilson, N.C., scheduled for Sunday, May 12. Dr. Meymandi frequently writes on diverse subjects relating to his interest in medicine, science, the arts, religion, and philanthropy.

“We are pleased [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — In conjunction with the “Hackney Library Celebrates Academic Achievement Series” at Barton College, Hackney Library will host a book signing and reading on Thursday, March 21, for “Lady Parts: Biblical Women and The Vagina Monologues” (Wipf & Stock 2012), a collection of narratives co-edited by Dr. Jane S. Webster, professor of religion at [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — Educating customers about healthy hearts and healthful living was the focus of a Healthful Living Day held recently at Belk of Wilson. And, partnering with Belk for this wellness education event were the Barton College School of Nursing and the Barton College Association of Nursing Students (BCANS).

Barton nursing students were on hand [...]

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The exhibition, scheduled for March 17 through April 11, will feature works by Cynthia Bringle, Dan Finch, Brown Holloman, Daniel Johnston, Senora Richardson Lynch, Ben Owen, Jane Peiser, Ronan Kyle Peterson, Hiroshi Sueyoshi, Gertrude “Gay” Smith, Liz Summerfield, and Julie Wiggins.

“Tradition and Intuition: Celebrating North Carolina Pottery,” an invitational exhibition to be held at [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — The Barton College Friends of Hackney Library will welcome Rosemary Wells, renowned children’s author and illustrator, for its annual signature spring program on Tuesday, March 26.  This year’s program, sponsored in part by BB&T, will be unique, featuring two distinct events for two different audiences.

Because of Rosemary Wells’ particular appeal for [...]

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