“Take Back The Night” Will Feature Author Janine Latus on Tuesday, October 15

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WILSON, N.C. — September 25, 2019 — Members of the Wilson community are invited to join Barton College’s faculty, staff, and students for “Take Back The Night,” scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m. in Hardy Alumni Hall. The featured speaker for the evening will be Janine Latus, author of the international bestseller “If I Am Missing or Dead: a sister’s story of love, murder and liberation.” Sponsored and hosted by Barton College Student Health Services, in collaboration with the Wesley Shelter of Wilson, “Take Back The Night” is an annual program on campus that raises awareness about domestic violence. The event is open to the public at no charge, and […]

Controller

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Barton College, in Wilson, North Carolina, invites applications and referrals for the Controller position in the Administration and Finance Division. The Controller reports directly to the Vice President for Administration and Finance/CFO. This opportunity is created through growth and reorganization in the Division. Job Summary/Essential Functions Serve as the Chief Accounting Officer for the College. Join the leadership team in the division along with the Director of Treasury Services, Senior Director of Technology Services, Director of Facilities Services, and CFO. Provide active day-to-day supervision of staff in accounting, accounts payable, purchasing, and auxiliary enterprises. Contribute to staff professional development. Establish and maintain a sound system of internal controls and segregation […]

The 365-Day Countdown Kick-Off Has Been Rescheduled For Wednesday, October 16

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WILSON, N.C. — September 18, 2019 — The much anticipated 365-Day Countdown: Bulldog Football Kick-Off Event, beginning a yearlong celebration of Barton College Athletics and the arrival of football, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 3 p.m., in the area adjacent to Electric Supply Company Field on campus, complete with music, food trucks, give-aways, and games. The rescheduled event will include all of the opportunities originally advertised as the campus celebrates the Countdown on the heels of the Barton College Day of Service earlier in the day. Blue, Barton’s new costumed mascot, can’t wait to introduce himself to the students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the College […]

Jack Gray Lecture Series Welcomes Theologian Amy Butler Oct. 11-12

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WILSON, N.C. — September 18, 2019 — What does it mean to breathe new life into one’s faith? How does one re-energize leadership within the Church in the face of today’s challenges? Join St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church and Barton College as they co-sponsor this year’s Jack Gray Lecture Series featuring the Reverend Dr. Amy Butler, renowned public theologian. Dr. Butler will address these timely topics for church and society. The Jack Gray Series Lecture, “Revitalizing Our Faith,” will be held on Friday evening, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church. While there is no charge for this event, reservations are required, as there will be limited […]

“Neither I, nor time, nor history” Exhibition Opens in the Barton Art Galleries on October 10

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WILSON, N.C. — September 18, 2019 — Barton College celebrates new Artist-in-Residence Jeremy Dean with a series of public events featuring the artist. His new exhibition, “Neither I, nor time, nor history,” will open in the Barton Art Galleries on Thursday, Oct. 10, with a wine and cheese reception at 5 p.m., followed by a gallery talk with the artist at 6 p.m. The reception and lecture are open to the public at no charge. That same evening, the Barton College Friends of Visual Arts will host its annual FOVA Fall Lecture and Dinner. FOVA members and guests will continue the evening with the artist as they move to the Kennedy […]

Barton’s Light of Life Series Welcomes Bonnie Miller-McLemore on Tuesday, October 1

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WILSON, N.C. — September 17, 2019 — Barton College’s “Light of Life Series” provides occasions for learning and dialogue about matters vital to life within our communities as enriched by our faith perspectives. This fall, Barton is excited to expand the reach of this significant conversation as the College welcomes Dr. Bonnie Miller-McLemore, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Religion, Psychology, and Culture in the Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion at Vanderbilt University, as the Light of Life Series’ featured speaker on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in Howard Chapel on the Barton campus. Dr. Miller-McLemore’s presentation will focus on “Re-imagining […]

Theatre Raleigh and Theatre at Barton Present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” September 27-29

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WILSON, N.C. — September 10, 2019 — Barton College is proud to present Theatre Raleigh’s production of  “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — the Educational Tour on September 27 through 29. Join the Barton College community as they kick off the academic year with this frolicking, original adaptation of a classic Shakespearean tale.  Theatre Raleigh brings this creative version to life with focus on storytelling and humor. Audiences can expect a high-energy performance, including music, dancing, interaction with students and patrons of all ages in a family-friendly production. Barton College is thrilled to host two student-focused performances on Friday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Family Theatre on the […]

Wilson-Barton Partnership to Honor Myers as Leadership Award Recipient on Sept. 26

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  WILSON, N.C. —September 10, 2019 — Craig M. Myers, Chairman and CEO of Watson Electrical, will be honored at the fifteenth annual Wilson-Barton Partnership Leadership Award Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 26, on the campus of Barton College. The event, to be held on Center Campus, will begin at 6:30 p.m.  The Wilson-Barton Partnership, 15 years strong, began out of Barton’s desire to further strengthen its relationship with its hometown community of Wilson. In 2004, the Wilson-Barton Partnership Steering Committee was born and in 2005, the committee proposed an annual business leadership award to demonstrate the partnership that exists between the College and the business community. The selection criteria include: […]

Stellar Singers and Starlight Dance Band Promise A Golden Age Performance on Sept. 14

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WILSON, N.C. — September 10, 2019 — “Jazz It Up,” featuring the smooth harmony of the Stellar Singers backed by the big band sound of the fabulous Starlight Dance Band promises to be a “must-see” performance for those attending the fifth annual benefit concert for the Jonathon Scott Bennett Scholarship Endowment. The program will be held in the Kennedy Family Theatre on the campus of Barton College on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 7:30 p.m.   Talented vocalists Sherry Lee Allen, Eddie Atkins, Hannah Slaughter, Tim Messina, Elizabeth Winstead, Alex Guyton-Lange, Bobbie Jo Bone, and Cory Whaley will bring to life those favorite melodies of the Golden Age of Song.   This […]

Advisory 2 — After the Storm / Returning to Campus

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Barton College Weather Advisory 2 — After the Storm / Returning to Campus Posted Friday, September 6, 2019 at 1:40 p.m.  Members of the Barton College community, This message is to confirm that Barton College will return to normal operating hours on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at 10 a.m. All activities and events planned for Saturday and Sunday will be held as scheduled. For residential students who remained on campus during the storm, the Hamlin Culinary Center will resume its regular Friday serving schedule, including late night service. Classes will resume a regular schedule on Monday, September 9, and college offices will re-open on schedule at 8:30 a.m. We continue […]