“Mood Swings” Exhibition To Open In Barton Art Galleries On Thursday, August 22

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WILSON, N.C. —August 15, 2019 — The beginning of a new academic year brings with it a new exhibition at the Barton Art Galleries. “Mood Swings,” featuring paintings and video works by artist William Paul Thomas, goes on display Thursday, August 22 and runs through September 27. An opening reception and gallery talk lecture featuring the artist will be held Thursday, August 22. The reception begins at 5 p.m., with the lecture to follow at 6 p.m. All events are open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. Thomas is a painter, photographer, and videographer who creates pictures as a way to capsulize his […]

Barton College Leaps to #2 in College Consensus’ 2019 Best Regional Colleges – South

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WILSON, N.C. — August 15, 2019 — Barton College made an impressive leap into the #2 position in the “Best Regional Colleges – South” ranking by College Consensus for 2019. News of the coveted ranking was met with enthusiastic applause during the opening College Assembly for faculty and staff this week. The College was also named #7 in Best Colleges and Universities in North Carolina, making the “top-ten” in both of these categories once again. These rankings are up from last year’s notable placement of #8 and #9, respectively. “As Barton continues to gain national recognition for the Barton Experience, we remain focused on providing student programming and experiences that will […]

Welcome, Barton Bulldogs!

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WILSON, N.C. — August 15, 2019 — Our newest Bulldogs have arrived! Barton College welcomed its largest entering class since 1982 to campus on Thursday, Aug. 15, as parents, grandparents, and siblings helped students move their favorite items from home to their residence halls on campus. Barton College’s Welcome Weekend extends over the course of four to five days as we have welcomed not only new freshmen and transfers this week, but also the early return of student leaders and athletes. Barton looks forward to welcoming upperclassmen back to campus later this weekend. New students will participate in “Bulldog Day” activities on Friday, and in the “Service of Induction and […]