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 […]