Durham, N.C. – Incoming freshmen joined current Barton College students as well as alumni and admissions counselors at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on July 7, for an evening of food, fellowship, fireworks, and, of course, baseball.

Bold blue Barton pennants and smiling admissions counselors greeted the students and their guests as they arrived [...]

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WASHINGTON – Politics and lessons from lectures came to life for Barton senior Kyle Wrightenberry during his summer break as he interned in the office of Third District U.S. Representative Walter B. Jones (R-NC), a 1968 Atlantic Christian/Barton College graduate.

Working as a patient-care advocate for a home [...]

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Barton College President Norval Kneten considers his new role as president of Conference Carolinas right up his alley.

“When you think about the ideal college athletic experience, you think about Division II,” Kneten said in a telephone interview while traveling through Texas on Friday afternoon. “You think about a balance in athletics and academics.

“That’s [...]

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For many in the Western Hemisphere, the magnitude 7.9 quake which struck China on May 12 was just another piece of bad news from somewhere on the other side of the world; but for Barton, the quake hit home.

Two days after the disaster, Dr. Zhixiong Cai, professor of mathematics at Barton College, emailed the [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Blue skies and a warm breeze welcomed families of 220 graduating seniors at Barton College’s 106th annual commencement exercises on Sunday, May 18. Dr. Norval C. Kneten presided over his fifth commencement program as president of Barton College. Dr. Terrence L. Grimes, vice president for academic affairs, presented the graduating [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Beautiful weather coupled with time-honored traditions appropriately ushered in Barton College’s annual May 1 Founder’s Day celebration this year. The campus was brimming with guests who joined the campus community to honor the William W. Parish family from Wendell.

The Parish family includes Aileen and Bill Parish [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – May is always a busy month for a college, and Barton started the month with a bang. With a control room dedication, a Founder’s Day luncheon, and a book signing, May 1 was bursting with activity at Barton College.

Family, friends, and members of the campus community joined Phyllis Parish Howard, director [...]

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Exercises Scheduled for Sunday, May 18, at 1:30 p.m.

WILSON, N.C. – Some 220 seniors will participate in the 106th annual commencement exercises of Barton College, scheduled for Sunday, May 18 on center campus at 1:30 p.m. Wilson Gymnasium is the rain site. Dr. Norval C. Kneten will preside over his fifth commencement program as [...]

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Wilson, N.C. – Members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in North Carolina joined the Barton College community on Tuesday, April 29, as the College honored the institution’s historical ties with its founding church during the 2008 Founder’s Week celebration. The featured speaker for the luncheon program on Tuesday was minister, lecturer, and author [...]

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Wilson, N.C. – Broadway stars Lauren Kennedy and Alan Campbell joined with campus and community dignitaries on April 24, to break ground for the new Lauren Kennedy and Alan Campbell Theatre.

Granting more than just their names to the theatre, the husband and wife team hope to use their [...]

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