Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

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Barton College is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, with a start date of August 2019. The Barton College exercise science program is one of the college’s largest undergraduate programs. This position will be involved in the development of the new Master in Kinesiology program and serve as the coordinator of the fitness and wellness concentration and director of the human performance laboratory. Responsibilities Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate level teaching, college and professional service, and student advisement Ability to teach a range of courses in exercise science including introductory and upper-level courses, such […]

Coordinator of Co-Curricular Programs

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The Coordinator of Co-Curricular Programs serves a critical role in fostering a vibrant and engaging campus life experience for a diverse student body. This role will provide support and direction within the division of Student Engagement and Success in the following areas: student activities and co-curricular engagement, new student programs, intramural sports, student organizations, leadership, and Hamlin Student Center management. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Assistant Dean for Campus Life as his/her direct report. Note: This job description indicates the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to […]

The Reverend Naomi Tutu to Speak at Barton College’s 117th Commencement On May 11

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WILSON, N.C. — April 9, 2019 — Barton College is pleased to announce the Reverend Canon Nontombi Naomi Tutu, Missioner for Racial and Economic Equity at the Cathedral of All Souls in Asheville, as the featured speaker at the 117th annual Commencement Exercises of Barton College scheduled for Saturday, May 11, at 10:30 a.m. We are delighted to welcome Reverend Naomi Tutu to campus as our featured speaker for the 2019 Commencement Exercises,” said Dr. Douglas N. Searcy, president of Barton College. “The depth and breadth of her international experience, as she has faithfully championed diversity and reconciliation throughout her ministry, provides a unique perspective for her to share with our campus […]

Student Sarah Humphries in Lab

Medicine in the Mediterranean

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Barton College student Sarah Humphries shares her Study Abroad experience. Atlantis Clinical Fellowship When I came to college, my mom told me to be on the lookout for opportunities to study abroad. She made me aware of the benefits of it, but most of the time I did not think twice about it. I heard about Atlantis Fellowships and began to talk to one of my professors, Dr. Pennington, about it. We looked into the program and decided it would be ethically sound and a great opportunity for me to get clinical experience and travel abroad. I went to Italy, and it was such an invaluable experience. I learned a […]

Barton College/Wilson Symphony To Feature Acclaimed Cello Soloist Glenn Fischbach on April 28

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WILSON, N.C. — March 27, 2019 — Acclaimed cellist Glenn Fischbach will join the Barton College/Wilson Symphony Orchestra for its Spring Concert on Sunday, April 28. The concert will be held at 3 p.m. in the Kennedy Family Theatre on the Barton campus. Mark N. Peterson, director of music at Barton College, will be conducting. Fischbach will be performing Edward Elgar’s profoundly dramatic Cello Concerto in E minor. “Glenn played a wonderful concert with us ten years ago,” said music director Mark Peterson. “His choice of the Elgar concerto fits in beautifully with our concert of music by English composers. This is a great opportunity for our public to hear this important concerto.” Elgar […]

Purcell and Sprinkle Lectures Scheduled for Saturday, April 27

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WILSON, N.C. — April 22, 2019 — Barton College will hold its annual spring E. G. Purcell, Jr. Bible Conference Lecture and Thedford G. and Woodrow W. Sprinkle Lecture on Saturday, April 27, during the 171st Regional Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in North Carolina. The lectures will be held in Howard Chapel on the Barton campus, free of charge to the public, and the community is invited to attend. This year’s Purcell Lecture will be delivered at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday morning by Dr. Matthias Henze, Isla Carroll and Percy E. Turner Professor of Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism, and Founding Director, Program in Jewish Studies at Rice […]

Senior Exhibition for Visual, Performing, and Communication Arts Opens on Saturday, April 27

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WILSON, N.C. — March 28, 2019 — Barton College is pleased to announce the opening of the 2019 Senior Exhibition, on view beginning Saturday, April 27. An Opening Reception will be held on Saturday evening, April 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building on campus. In collaboration with this festive evening, there also will be the music performance “The Radio Room,” featuring Drew Armstrong, in the Kennedy Family Theatre at 8 p.m. These events are open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. Seniors within the School of Visual, Performing and Communications Arts will showcase their works […]

Barton Welcomes Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Khadija Al-Salami for a Screening of “Child War Reporters” on April 16

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WILSON, N.C. — April 2, 2019 — Try to imagine the story of war told from a child’s perspective. How do these horrific experiences shape a child’s point of view? Plan to join Barton College in welcoming award-winning documentary filmmaker, director, and author Khadija Al-Salami to the campus for a screening of her 52-minute documentary “Child War Reporters.” The screening, followed by a Q&A session and reception, will be held on Tuesday, April 16, from 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Family Theatre on the Barton campus. This event is open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. In a brief synopsis of the […]