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WILSON, N.C. – Author and poet Robert Morgan, Kappa Alpha Professor of English at Cornell University, will be the featured speaker at the Barton College Friends of Hackney Library fall dinner scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 5. The evening’s festivities, to be held in Hardy Alumni Hall, will begin with a book signing and wine reception [...]Learn More! →
WILSON, N.C. - “Painting and drawing outdoors opens up the possibility of expressing an immediate present of nature in art. My work focuses on creating interesting compositions by following the landscape’s lyrical and ever-changing qualities of light and shadows.” Susan Fecho describes her latest exhibition of work, “Flutterings: Exploration of Nature,” currently on view in [...]Learn More! →
WILSON, N.C. - Barton College is pleased to announce Phyllis R. Parish Howard, as the featured speaker for the 109th Opening Convocation. The annual campus event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 31, at 11 a.m. in Howard Chapel.
Parish Howard is Director of Local Production for WRAL-TV, a CBS affiliate and division of Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. [...]Learn More! →
WILSON, N.C. – Roger Benjamin, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of the New York based Council for Aid to Education (CAE), will be the featured speaker at the 108th annual commencement exercises of Barton College, scheduled for Sunday, May 23. He will be awarded the Doctor of Laws degree, honoris causa, during the ceremony.
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Join fellow poetry enthusiasts for the annual Barton College “Walking into April” Poetry Day in the Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center on April 10. The event features poets Margaret Boothe Baddour, Michael Chitwood and student poets selected by Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet John Hoppenthaler.
9:15 a.m. – Registration
9:45 a.m. [...]Learn More! →
WILSON, N.C. – The Barton College Creative Writing Symposium presents the fifth annual Emerging Writers Series on Monday, March 29, and Tuesday, March 30, 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.
The Emerging Writers Series [...]Learn More! →
Wilson, N.C. – The seventh annual Caregiver Education Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, March 16, on the Barton College campus.
The Gerontology Program of Barton College, Alzheimers North Carolina Inc., the Upper Coastal Plain Area Agency on Aging Family Caregiver Support Program, and Joseph D. Russell, M.D., have teamed up to sponsor this significant series [...]Learn More! →
WILSON, N.C. – The 2010 E.G. Purcell, Jr., Bible Conference and the Thedford G. and Woodrow W. Sprinkle Lectures are scheduled for March 7-9 at Barton College. Dr. Samuel E. Balentine, Professor of Old Testament, at Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Va., will be the guest lecturer for the Purcell Bible Conference on Sunday, March [...]Learn More! →
Wilson, N.C. - Barton College will welcome Pam Durban, fiction writer and the Doris Betts Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for the upcoming Victor R. Small Writers Series this spring semester.
The program is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m., and will be [...]Learn More! →