Director of Facilities Services

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Reporting to the Vice President for Administration and Finance, the Director of Facilities Services directs and manages the department that provides all applicable operations- and facilities-related services including building maintenance, plant operations, grounds and/or custodial services, and energy management. The Director also contributes to the leadership and the development of, and adherence to, the campus master plan and performs the following essential functions: Creates and develops relationships with leadership, customers, and campus community Increases the value of facilities services to the campus community Oversees, guides, and directs all facilities operations Tours and inspects the facilities with leadership and customers Coordinates total quality management requirements with measurable results Oversees the budget, […]

“Being Charley” Opens Honest and Heartfelt Conversations With Children

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WILSON, N.C. — May 15, 2020 — “Together, we can be different and still belong.” That’s the message of a new children’s book co-authored by autism expert and Barton College assistant professor and coordinator of the special education program, Dr. Morghan Bosch, and her mother, retired educator Dr. Karen Bosch. Geared for children ages four through eight, “Being Charley: Embracing Differences” relates the story of a Canada goose who is unlike his siblings, but this story is really for all ages. “I believe Charley is going to make such a difference in the lives of our next generation,” shares Dr. Morghan Bosch. “He will be the catalyst to help everyone realize, ‘We […]

Brantley’s “Galvanized” Has Readers at the First Paragraph

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WILSON, N.C. —  May 12, 2020 — “Everyone has a story, and the writer’s role is to tell it,” shares Southern author and Barton College professor Michael K. Brantley. His newest book, “Galvanized: The Odyssey of a Reluctant Carolina Confederate,” captures the essence of a turbulent time in this nation’s history through the story of his great-great-grandfather’s experience during and after the Civil War. The historical, non-fiction narrative includes, war, intrigue, peace, politics, and murder. “Galvanized” hit the shelves on May 1 and has already created a buzz regionally. Much of “Galvanized” is set in North Carolina and depicts the many twisting turns of Wright Stephen Batchelor’s journey through and […]

A Virtual Celebration and Blessing of our Graduates on May 9

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You are invited to join the Barton College Community for a virtual Celebration and Blessing of our Graduates.   The virtual celebration will be posted online for viewing on Saturday morning, May 9, 2020, beginning at 10 a.m.   You may access the Celebration and Blessing presentation at www.barton.edu/classof2020  The 2020 Commencement Exercises at Barton College will be held during the 2020 Fall Semester.