WILSON, N.C. — Plan to join the Barton College Friends of Hackney Library on Tuesday, Sept. 18, for a book signing with author Dr. Jeff Broadwater at the College. The book signing will be held from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in Hackney Library. Refreshments will be served. This event is open to the public [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College will welcome author Zelda Lockhart as the featured speaker for the annual Joyce T. Boone Southern Authors Series. The lecture will be held on Monday, Sept. 17, in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center at 7:30 p.m. The program is open to the public at no charge, and [...]

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Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. to Deliver the Caldwell Lecture for the Humanities

GREENSBORO, N.C.  – The trustees of the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, have chosen North Carolinian Betty Ray McCain as the recipient of the 2012 John Tyler Caldwell [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College is pleased to announce Tom Parham, class of 1963, as the featured speaker for the 111th Opening Convocation.  The annual campus event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 28, at 11 a.m. in Howard Chapel.

Each fall, Opening Convocation signifies the official opening of the College’s academic session.  “An important event [...]

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Gallery Reception on September 7, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., with Gallery Talk at 7 p.m.

WILSON, N.C. – The Barton Art Galleries is pleased to announce the opening of the “Visible Ghost” exhibition on Monday, Aug. 20. A public reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 7, from 6 [...]

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Exercises Scheduled for Friday, August 10, at 7 p.m.

WILSON, N.C. — Rebecca Garland, Ph.D., chief academic officer for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, will be the featured speaker at the second annual Master of Education Commencement Exercises of Barton College scheduled for Friday evening, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. in Hardy [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — A community’s passion to make a difference can be ignited by one person, and that’s exactly how plans began for the 2012 Wilson Area CROP Hunger Walk. Barton College senior Zeb M. Whitehurst V of Wilson and a dedicated team of Barton student volunteers he’s already enlisted are asking members of businesses, [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — Studies show that teacher quality is the most important factor in P–12 student achievement. But how do we know that our children’s teachers enter the classroom ready to help them learn? Professional accreditation is one way to ensure the public that schools of education are graduating well-qualified teachers ready for [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — A perfect complement to Barton’s traditional full-time academic program, the College’s Accelerated Professional Programs (APP) provide expanded options for our adult students, specifically designed with the working adult in mind. Expanding beyond the College’s popular ‘Weekends at Barton’ program that began in 1989, Barton’s redesigned Accelerated Professional Programs now include online and evening [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College’s Phi Beta Lambda students secured their share of awards at the 2012 “Gateway to Greatness” Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference recently held in San Antonio, Texas.

Eight Barton students joined over 1,800 college business students and advisers from around the world to attend the national conference and participate in [...]

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