Barton College School of Nursing

Barton’s Nursing Class of 2020 Celebrates 100% Pass Rate on NCLEX

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WILSON, N.C. — December 1, 2020 — With stamina and persistence, Barton College’s School of Nursing Class of 2020 graduates never wavered in their goal to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees this past spring. And, that same grit and determination helped 100% of them pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX) on the first try. A 100% pass rate of this arduous exam is significant in any given year, but it is especially impressive given that these 26 nursing graduates had to complete their studies in the middle of a pandemic. “We are very proud of our nursing students, our faculty and clinical instructors, and our partners […]

‘Small, Special and Family’ – Barton Celebrates 90-Year Affiliation With Conference Carolinas

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by Bob Rose for Conference Carolinas WILSON, N.C. — As the only remaining original member of Conference Carolinas, Barton College serves as the shining beacon on the athletic hill as the league celebrates its 90-year anniversary on Dec. 6, 2020. Founded as Atlantic Christian College in 1902, the school did not field an intercollegiate sports team for the first five years of its existence. Then in 1907, a rag-tag group of baseball student-athletes, under the auspices of first-year coach James (J.J.) Walker, became the first team to represent the college on the athletic field of competition. In what amounted to a half cup of coffee, Atlantic Christian posted a 0-2 […]

New Articulation Agreements Provide a Seamless Pathway to Justice Administration Program

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First photo below – from left, seated: Dr. Lew K. Hunnicutt, President of Nash Community College, and Dr. Douglas N. Searcy, President of Barton College; from left, standing: Tammie Clark, Vice President of Instruction/Chief Academic Officer, and Cherie Strickland, Criminal Justice Instructor, at Nash Community College, and Dr. Gary Daynes, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Barton College. Second photo below – From left, seated: Dr. Douglas N. Searcy, President of Barton College, and Dr. Tim Wright, President of Wilson Community College; from left, standing: Dr. Gary Daynes, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Barton College, and Robert Holsten, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Wilson […]