The Barton-Graves Little Free Library – Serving the Community

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WILSON, N.C. — July 7, 2020 — A bit of lumber and paint, some screws and nails, a pane of glass and hardware, a shared vision and a plan. That’s how the Barton-Graves Little Free Library came to be. Barton College’s First Lady Beth Searcy has been contemplating the possibility of a Little Free Library for several years, but it wasn’t until she had a conversation with Fike High School’s 2020 graduate Gabe Cox that this project idea began to materialize last summer. He was searching for an Eagle Scout project, and she was hoping for a way to bring a Little Free Library to the College’s neighborhood. “I have been familiar […]

Barton’s Chaplain Contributes to New Book for College Students Grappling with the Big Questions

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WILSON, N.C. — July 6, 2020 — What are the big questions students are grappling with during their college years? “Belovedness: Finding God and Self on Campus,” a new publication released in June by Church Publishing, Inc. and edited by James Franklin and Becky Zartman, is a thought-provoking book specifically written with college students in mind. The book addresses issues of faith, identity, sex, success, failure, and everything in between, through the concept of belovedness. Barton College’s Chaplain & Director of Campus Ministries, the Reverend David Finnegan-Hosey, is a featured writer in the book. Along with the author-editors, Finnegan-Hosey is one of eight campus ministers from across several denominations who […]

Find Your Favorite Barton Spirit Gear, Apparel, and Gifts — Now Online!

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WILSON, N.C. — July 3, 2020 — Welcome to Barton College’s new Online Campus Store at www.barton.edu/shop!  It’s a perfect pairing for our on-site Campus Store and offers the same great service with an expanded selection of merchandise. The Online Campus Store offers streamlined service that provides a great shopping experience coupled with convenient delivery. The Online Campus Store’s customers may choose free in-store pick-up or have their merchandise sent to them by flat rate shipping. “We are really pleased to be able to expand the Campus Store’s offerings through the online service this year,” shares Candace Moore, store manager. “There will be a fresh look and feel to the […]