Barton Presents “Civil Rights and Social Change”

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Wilson, N.C. — Barton College will host the program “Civil Rights and Social Change — Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?” on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Hardy Alumni Hall. The event, featuring both morning and evening sessions, is open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. The morning session, which begins at 11 a.m., is titled “Journey to Selma.” Barton College students, who participated in a travel course to Selma, Ala., this past spring semester, will share their experiences, knowledge, and insight gained during this extraordinary journey into history and how this small town was central in the struggle for Civil […]

Barton College Celebrates Homecoming 2007 This Weekend

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WILSON, N.C. — It’s that time of the year! Autumn leaves and a crisp breeze will welcome alumni back to Barton College’s campus for Homecoming this weekend, and the schedule promises an array of events for young and old. Catch the Bulldog fever at Barton’s Homecoming Weekend, scheduled for Oct. 26-28. The weekend activities will begin with the Barton College Bulldog Club Superball Tournament, held at Wilson Country Club on Friday, Oct. 26. Golfers will hit the links at 1 p.m. But, if golf isn’t their thing, then alumni can check in at the Hospitality Tent on Friday afternoon beginning at 2 p.m. at the Centennial Alumni Bell Tower and […]

Barton Art Galleries Welcomes Alumni Artists Back To Campus

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WILSON, N.C. — The Barton College Art Galleries are showcasing the work of alumni artists from across the United States in the latest fall exhibition of work on view through October 29. Instead of limiting the exhibition to graduates of the Art Department, the call for submissions went out to all college alumni. Alumni and friends of Barton College are invited to attend an artists’ reception from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Barton Art Galleries on Saturday, Oct. 27, as part of the Homecoming festivities on campus. There is no charge for the event, and the community is invited to attend. “We have looked forward to this opportunity […]

Barton Welcomes Historian Richard Gamble

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College will welcome historian Dr. Richard M. Gamble to campus on Monday, Oct. 8, in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center. The program, “The Great Tradition,” will begin at 7 p.m. There is no charge, and the community is invited to attend. As editor of “The Great Tradition – Classic Readings On What It Means To Be An Educated Human Being,” Dr. Gamble will speak about this anthology that reconstructs a centuries-long conversation about the goals, conditions, and ultimate value of true education. Spanning more than two millennia, from the ancient Greeks to contemporary writers, it includes substantial excerpts from more than sixty seminal writings […]