Director of Alumni Relations

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Barton College is seeking a Director of Alumni Relations. Reporting to the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, the Director of Alumni Relations will oversee the comprehensive management and implementation of all alumni relations strategies in addition to supporting the department’s annual giving goals. Note: this position description indicates in general 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 cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required. Essential Functions Development and […]

Barton Makes Its Mark in National “Healthy Campus Initiative”

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WILSON, N.C. — December 3, 2019 — Barton has made great strides this fall semester since joining 77 other institutions in the Partnership for a Healthier America’s “Healthy Campus Initiative.” In fact, as a participant in the National Healthy Campus Week Challenge held in late September, Barton College won the largest physical activity challenge grand prize. With a total of 216 participants in attendance, Barton won by the largest percentage per student population. Partnership for a Healthier America is a nonprofit organization in which former First Lady Michelle Obama serves as the Honorary Chair. Barton beat 77 other institutions in the Partnership’s national campus challenge, including major universities such as N.C. State […]

Theatre at Barton’s Holiday Cabaret Presents “The 1940’s Radio Christmas Show” on December 7

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One show only!  Don’t miss this holiday treat! WILSON, N.C. — December 1, 2019 — It’s the most wonderful time of the year as Theatre at Barton presents its Holiday Cabaret production of “The 1940’s Radio Christmas Show.” The Kennedy Family Theatre will be transformed into the WKFT Radio Station, and theatre guests will celebrate the season as members of a special “studio audience.” Don’t miss this holiday treat for the whole family as there is only one performance on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Get your tickets in advance online at www.barton.edu/theatre, Adult $12, and Senior, Military, Child $6 each, or bring an unwrapped toy to donate for admission […]

Join Barton College for Luminaries, Lessons, and Carols on December 3

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WILSON, N.C. — December 1, 2019 — Crisscrossed walkways lined with luminaries, carved turkey and dressing served with all the trimmings, the magic of a towering Christmas tree twinkling with lights, familiar Christmas readings shared aloud, and memory-stirring melodies filling the night air — this awaits all who plan to join the Barton College community for the much anticipated 2019 Lighting of the Luminaries and the Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols. Ushering in the Christmas season, this longstanding Barton tradition will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The surrounding community is invited to join the festive celebration. There is no charge for the outdoor or choir programs, and there is only […]

“Outside the Lines” Senior Exhibition at Barton Art Galleries Opening on December 2

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Featured painting above – “Torn Landscape” by Reina Marie Abruzzo WILSON, N.C. — December 1, 2019 — Barton College is pleased to announce the opening of the Fall 2019 Senior Exhibition “Outside the Lines” with an Opening Reception to be held on Monday evening, Dec. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building on campus. In collaboration with this evening, there also will be the Barton College Juried Student Exhibition. 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 or representations of […]