Barton Receives $2.5 million for Naming of Stadium at Electric Supply Company Field and to Enhance Workforce Development

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WILSON, N.C. — October 19, 2019 — Barton College is pleased to announce remarkable gifts from BB&T and the BB&T Charitable Fund. Two million dollars, from BB&T, will be earmarked for the naming of a new stadium at Electric Supply Company Field. An additional $500,000, from the BB&T Charitable Fund, will be reserved for a strategic partnership between Barton College and BB&T to support and enhance local and regional workforce development.   “We at Barton College are gratified by this extraordinary gift and for the belief in our mission and vision that it represents,” noted Dr. Douglas N. Searcy, President of Barton College. “I, personally, appreciate the leadership of Kelly King […]