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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WILSON, N.C. – Barton College will celebrate Founder’s Day on Thursday, May 1. Among the day’s activities will be a campus community luncheon celebration honoring the College’s relationship with the William Parish family. Alumni and long-time supporters of the College, Aileen and Bill Parish and their two daughters, Tricia and Phyllis, will be recognized at [...]

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Wilson, N.C. – With golden shovels and upturned earth, the Barton campus and special invited guests will celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Lauren Kennedy and Alan Campbell Theatre on Thursday, April 24, at 11:30 a.m.

Named by former Barton trustee K. D. Kennedy, Jr., in honor of his daughter, Lauren Kennedy, and her husband, [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in North Carolina are invited to join the Barton College community on Tuesday, April 29, as the College honors 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 will be [...]

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Wilson, N.C. – Barton College welcomes Dr. Jeffrey J. Crow, Deputy Secretary of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, on Tuesday, April 22, as the featured speaker for the 2008 Heritage Lecture in North Carolina History. “Thomas Settle, Jr., Reconstruction, and the Memory of the Civil War” will be the topic of [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton appeared before a crowd of students, faculty, staff, and Wilson community members Saturday, April 12, on center campus at Barton College to encourage voters to support his wife Senator Hillary Clinton in North Carolina’s primary in her race for the Democratic nomination and for the presidency.

Speaking [...]

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College hosted its fourth annual Scholarship Recognition Luncheon on April 10, 2008, to honor the philanthropy of the donors and the hard work of the scholarship recipients.

Barton president Norval Kneten welcomed the guests and called on Peter Harper, recipient of the Disciples Leadership Scholarship, the W. D. Adams Memorial Scholarship, [...]

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Wilson, N.C. – North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall will be the featured speaker at Barton College’s fifth annual Habitat for Humanity Spring Benefit to be held on Tuesday, April 15. The benefit, sponsored by the Habitat for Humanity student chapter, promises to be an evening of food and celebration as guests have [...]

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