Barton Announces President’s List and Dean’s List for Fall Semester

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College named 35 students to the President’s List and 248 students to the Dean’s List for fall semester 2011. 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 BY HOMETOWN: Beloeil, Canada — Pier-Alexandre Desilets. Cannock, Staffordshire, England — Richard James Worthy. Clayton — Dustin Keeton. Durham — Jessica Brooke Higgs. Elm City — Matthew Dwight Farmer, Cassandra Lee Gaston, Andrew Tyler Jenkins, and John L. Nicholson. Fogelsville, Pa. — Ashley Lauren Batista. Goldsboro — Melissa Ashley Hall. Hampstead — Hilary Paige Peterson. La Grange — Tatanesha […]

Barton College Hosts The Scholastic Art Awards For Eastern/Central N.C. Region

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College will welcome students from across the state to celebrate their creativity at the annual Scholastic Art Awards ceremony scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 29. This marks the 34th year that Barton College has served as host and regional sponsor for the National Scholastic Art Awards for the Eastern/Central North Carolina Region. The featured speaker for the awards ceremony is John W. Coffey, Deputy Director for Art and Curator of American and Modern Art for the North Carolina Museum of Art. Following an ice cream social for Gold Key awardees and their families in Wilson Gymnasium on the Barton campus at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, there will […]

Information Session for M.Ed. in Elementary Education Program on January 28

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College’s School of Education has announced that it is currently accepting applications for a new cohort of students seeking the Master of Education degree in Elementary Education. An information session for interested students will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 9 a.m. in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center.  Those interested should register online for the information session at www.barton.edu/gradstudy. Questions should be directed to Dr. Ann Carper, Program Director, at 252-399-6588 or email: acarper@barton.edu; or Diane Chambers at 252-399-6982 or email: dchamber@barton.edu. Admission requirements for the M.Ed. program include: • Recommended GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate work, although a minimum 2.75 GPA will be […]

Kelly Thompson Named Among 2011 Women Extraordinaire of the South by Business Leader Magazine

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WILSON, N.C. — Kelly M. Thompson, Ed.D., vice president for external relations at Barton College, was recently named a recipient of the 2011 Women Extraordinaire Award by North Carolina’s Triangle-based “Business Leader” magazine. Dr. Thompson and other 2011 regional business and civic leaders were recently honored at the Women Extraordinaire Awards Luncheon held at Brier Creek Country Club in Raleigh. Each year, “Business Leader” honors the top women leaders of the South through its Women Extraordinaire awards. Award winners are recognized as influential leaders within their companies or organizations, with an extraordinary impact on its economic success and forward-thinking strategies. Criteria for nomination of this award included recognition as an influential […]