Barton College is pleased to host the North Carolina Poetry Society’s Down East Fall Workshop on Oct. 30 in the Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center. Titled “Poet Naturalist/Naturalist Poet,” the workshop features poet and naturalist Bill Griffin.

The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with registration lasting from 9 a.m. until 9:30 [...]

Learn More!

The 2009 Homecoming Weekend welcomed a record 700 alumni to campus for a weekend of programs, sporting events, and activities. This is the largest Homecoming attendance in the history of the College, rivaling the College’s Centennial Celebration in 2002 with an attendance record of 750.

Homecoming 2009 proved to be a weekend of celebrations that [...]

Learn More!

CARY, N.C. – Baseball, America’s pastime, is a joy to play for millions of young people around the world.  The Barton College baseball team witnessed that joy at a new and inspiring level in the eyes of the Miracle League players on Saturday, September 19.

As our team piled into [...]

Learn More!

WILSON, N.C. – Barton Art Galleries is pleased to announce the opening of two painting exhibitions for the month of October. Jennifer O’Connell’s “Familiar Places” exhibition and the “Hobson Pittman: At Home & Work” exhibition will be on display from September 27 to October 30.

An opening reception for these exhibitions is scheduled for Sunday, [...]

Learn More!

WILSON, N.C. – The stately colors of the United States stood at half-staff across America on Friday in remembrance of the horror of September 11, 2001. With flames and destruction, that terrible Tuesday roared to the world the hideous reality of human depravity; but, like a crucible, that day also revealed the golden gleam of [...]

Learn More!

PARKTON, N.C. – A brief rain shower greeted Barton College’s 2009 freshman class as they arrived for Bulldog Day at Camp Rockfish on Saturday, Aug. 22.  The rain soon disappeared, however; and Barton’s newest Bulldogs, their peer leaders, and First-Year Seminar advisers took full advantage of the camp’s amenities.

From the lake with its Blob [...]

Learn More!

WILSON, N.C. – As faculty and staff returned to Barton College on Monday, Aug. 17, to  prepare for the start of a new academic year, they brought more with them than the expected pencils and planners.  Packages of non-perishable food items piled up as the Barton community answered Hope Station’s call for help.

Hope [...]

Learn More!

WILSON, N.C. – Freshmen, the countdown has begun for Summer Orientation at Barton College! With the first of two sessions beginning June 23, Summer Orientation will prepare you for the start of your academic career as a Bulldog.

Session I takes place June 23-24, and Session II closes out the week on June 26-27. Although [...]

Learn More!

WILSON, N.C. – Traveling back in time on May 1, Barton College honored the faculty, staff, and students of the 1940s with “Founders’ Day 2009: Celebrating the Era of World War II.”

A memorabilia tent on center campus greeted guests as they arrived, and newspaper clippings and yearbooks from the World War II period brought [...]

Learn More!

AUGUSTA, GA – With a big sheriff patrolling the paint for Augusta State, the
Barton College Bulldogs fired blanks all too often Sunday night and saw their
season end with a 77-61 loss to the nationally fourth-ranked Jaguars in the NCAA
D-II Men’s Basketball Southeast Regional semifinals in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

The ice-cold [...]

Learn More!