Barton Nursing Graduates Boast 100% Pass Rate on NCLEX

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College’s School of Nursing has learned that 18 out of 18 graduates (May 2011) taking the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) passed with flying colors. On the heels of that good news, the College’s School of Nursing will celebrate its 40th anniversary, scheduled for Saturday, October 22, during Barton’s Homecoming Weekend. North Carolina is a member of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, and on the Council’s web site, it states, “To ensure public protection, NCSBN Member Board jurisdictions require a candidate for licensure to pass an examination that measures the competencies needed to perform safely and effectively as a newly […]

Barton College Students Earn Honors at National Conference

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Wilson, N.C. — Barton College Phi Beta Lambda students were recognized with top honors at the recent 2011 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference held in Anaheim, Calif. Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest and oldest student business organization, hosted over 1800 college business students and advisers from around the country and the world for its annual conference and the FBLA-PBL Institute for Leaders. Eight students represented Barton College at the event. Michole Brown, a junior from Wilson, Sarah Casey, a freshman from Kinston, Tara Myers, a junior from Smithfield, and Jonathan Strother, a senior from Henderson, graduated with honors from the two-day FBLA-PBL Institute for […]