A Must Read: Dr. Jeff Broadwater’s newest book “James Madison, A Son of Virginia & a Founder of the Nation”

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WILSON, N.C. — In his recently released biography of the nation’s fourth president, James Madison, A Son of Virginia & a Founder of the Nation, Dr. Jeff Broadwater aptly achieves his goal of presenting the “essential Madison” for the modern reader, as he concentrates on specific aspects of Madison’s life that he believes would be of most interest today. From Broadwater’s perspective, no single figure can tell us more about the origins of the American republic than James Madison. Broadwater focuses on Madison’s role in the battle for religious freedom in Virginia, his contributions to the adoption of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, his place in the evolution […]

Barton Announces President’s List and Dean’s List for 2012 Spring Semester

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College named 39 students to the President’s List and 238 students to the Dean’s List for spring semester 2012. President’s List students compiled a perfect 4.0 grade point average; Dean’s List students achieved a grade point average of 3.3 or better on a four-point scale. President’s List recipients, listed by hometown — Apex — Nicole Alyse Nystrom. Beloeil, Canada — Pier-Alexandre Desilets. Benson — Chrystal Bottoms Trammell. Bogota, Colombia — Nicolas Fonseca. Browns Summit — Olivia Leigh Brown. Cannock, Staffordshire, England — Richard James Worthy. Elm City — Matthew Dwight Farmer, Cassandra Lee Gaston, and John L. Nicholson. Farmville — Elizabeth C. Coble. Fogelsville, Pa. — […]

Barton College Announces 2012 Graduates

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WILSON, N.C. — Two hundred and twenty Barton College seniors received diplomas on Sunday, May 20, during the school’s 110th annual commencement exercises. Participating in the ceremony were students who completed their baccalaureate degree requirements in December 2011 and May 2012, as well as candidates who expect to fulfill requirements over the summer. Graduates are listed by their hometowns; their names are followed by degrees and majors and, where applicable, honors will appear in parentheses. Graduates obtaining a grade point average of 3.90 or higher are graduated summa cum laude; 3.60 or higher, magna cum laude; and 3.30 or higher, cum laude. The Class of 2012 at Barton College includes: […]