WILSON, N.C. — Join us Saturday, April 12, 2008, at Barton College’s Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center for the sixth Walking into April Poetry Day, sponsored by the North Carolina Poetry Society (NCPS), the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series, and Barton College. Featured poets are Pat Riviere-Seel and David Manning, with Lenard Moore as Eastern [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Gerontology. Ask most people to define it, and they would probably describe it simply as the study of aging or the study of the elderly. To Amanda May, Kathy Greenwood, and Angela Hunter, it’s a great program of study and a field that will experience increasing demand as our population ages.

The [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – “When I left that lecture, I was just completely amazed about how much we’re in debt and how much it affects us. It’s not going to affect their generation; but since we’re the newer generation coming along, it affects us more than anybody right now. I thought it was a good lecture, [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Barton College is pleased to welcome back the Readers Theater from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. On Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m., medical students from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University will present a public reading and discussion of Jay Baruch’s short story “Accident [...]

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The Importance of Giving Back

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WILSON, N.C. – “If you don’t give back as least as much as you took, — I mean, hello! — at some point in time there’s not anything here for anybody else.”

For Eric Sellers, that’s not just a nice idea, it’s a way of life. The 1979 Barton graduate and Smithfield native serves on [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Please join Barton College students and faculty on Monday, March 24, as they welcome Third District Representative Walter B. Jones (R-NC) to speak on “The Economic Future of America.” The lecture, sponsored by the Department of History and Social Sciences and the Political Science Honor Society, will be held in The Sam [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – The Barton College Creative Writing Symposium presents the third annual Emerging Writers Series on Monday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 11 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. – “I love the description – caregiver,” shared Dr. Joseph D. Russell of Wilson during a recent interview. “I often hear people referred to as caretakers, but these people are truly caregivers.” And, caregivers are among the targeted audience for the fifth annual Caregiver Education Conference scheduled for Thursday, March 18, on the [...]

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Wilson, N.C. – The Barton Art Galleries of Wilson and the Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery of Tarboro are proud to present “Past and Present: Celebrating Two Centuries of North Carolina Decorative Arts,” an exhibition that concentrates on historic North Carolina Furniture and its influences on the contemporary form.

“Past and Present,” which opened at the [...]

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Making her debut at the February 23 basketball game against Lees-McRae, Baby Bully, the newest member of the Barton Family, stole the hearts of all. The daughter of Ms. Godiva and Beau Dacious of Kernersville, Baby Bully was born January 9, weighed 12 ounces and measured 4.2 inches long with a brindle spot adorning her [...]

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