18th Annual Caregiver Conference through Barton College

18th Annual Caregiver Education Online Conference to Feature Teepa Snow on March 9th

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WILSON, N.C. — March 1, 2021 — The 18th Annual Caregiver Education Conference will be held on Tuesday, March 9, remotely this year for participants. The online conference will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. This conference will be free to all caregivers, family members, students, and interested individuals. The Gerontology Program at Barton College, Dementia Alliance of North Carolina, and the Upper Coastal Plain Area Agency on Aging Family Caregiver Support Program will again partner to present the conference. For additional information and to register, go to DementiaNC.org/Wilson2021. For anyone seeking CEU’s, the conference will offer 2.5 CEUs for a fee of $15.  Register as a “professional caregiver” to receive the […]

Barton College President Douglas Searcy and Barton alumnus and donor David Hicks

Barton Announces $1 Million Gift to Name the David S. Hicks Family Sports Operation Center

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Cover Photo: Dr. Douglas N. Searcy, President of Barton College, and David S. Hicks, Class of 1984 Inset Photo 1: Family photo – (Front row, from left) David Hicks and Jill Hicks; (Back row, from left) Melanie Hicks, Zack Hicks, Austin Hicks, and Spencer Hicks Inset Photo 2: A rendering of the front lobby and glassed-in conference room in the David S. Hicks Family Sports Operations Center Inset Photo 3: A rendering of the indoor and outdoor fields at the David S. Hicks Family Sports Operations Center WILSON, N.C. — February 26, 2021 — Barton College is pleased to announce the naming of the David S. Hicks Family Sports Operation Center. The […]

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Barton Football Is Here! Watch Via Live-Stream Or Listen On-Air Via The Big Dawg 98.5 FM

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WILSON, N.C. — February 25, 2021 — The long-awaited inaugural football season for Barton College begins this Saturday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. when the Barton Bulldogs square off against the Erskine College Flying Fleet on the Electric Supply Company Field at Truist Stadium. In keeping with state and federal guidance and the College’s health and safety protocols during the COVID-19 Pandemic, there will be no general admission nor season ticket holder attendance for the spring football games.  (There still will be only a very limited amount of seating that has been reserved for those on a restricted pass list.) Plan to watch the Bulldogs’ historic first game via live stream at https://tinyurl.com/bartonfootball or catch the game on-air […]

Linda Johnson Dougherty, Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Rescheduled for February 24th – Barton Art Galleries Program with N.C. Museum of Art’s Chief Curator Linda Johnson Dougherty

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WILSON, N.C. — January 28, 2021 — The Barton College Friends of Visual Arts and the Barton Art Galleries has rescheduled its program with Linda Johnson Dougherty, Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art for Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. Dougherty will discuss “Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art,” including recent solo exhibitions of contemporary artists (Leonardo Drew and Scott Avett), Museum Park art projects, permanent collection reinstallation plans, and an indoor/outdoor exhibition currently under development that focuses on contemporary artists whose work explores climate change and environmental impact. The event will be held in the Virginia Thompson Graves Gallery […]

Barton College Weather Advisory for Thursday, February 18, 2021

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Barton College Weather Advisory for Thursday, February 18, 2021 Members of the Barton College Community, Barton College will be on a normal operating schedule today (Thursday, February 18, 2021) for classes and the opening of offices. However, if your travel conditions prevent you from following this schedule today, please notify your professor if you cannot come to classes or your supervisor if you are not able to report to the office. Please use caution and good judgment as you travel to work and classes this morning. Thank you, Kathy Daughety Office of Public Relations  

2021 Weather Advisory 2

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Members of the Barton College Community, The College is closely monitoring the weather conditions for our area. A decision will be made by 6:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, February 18, should the on-campus operational schedule need to be delayed as a result of inclement weather.

Assistant Professor of History and Religion

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Barton College invites applications for a full-time, assistant professor–tenure track, dual appointment–to the history and religious studies programs in the School of Humanities. The appointment will begin in the fall 2021 semester. Only candidates with a Ph.D. in hand or a scheduled dissertation defense will be considered. The area of expertise is open, but qualified candidates must demonstrate ability to teach in the areas of religious studies and a corresponding historical area. For example, legitimate candidates might be able to teach undergraduate courses in Chinese religions and the history of Asia, or Islam and the history of the Middle East, or medieval history and Judaism and Christianity. However, this will […]

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Barton Football Kicks Off on Saturday, February 27th — Live-Streamed for Bulldog Fans

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WILSON, N.C. — February 5, 2021 — The long-anticipated, in-person celebration for Barton football…will have to wait just a little longer. In keeping with state and federal guidance and the College’s health and safety protocols during the COVID-19 Pandemic, it has been decided that there will be no general admission nor season ticket holder attendance for the upcoming spring football games. Attendance will be limited largely to essential personnel, limited Barton student, faculty/staff, and Barton football parent participation, and available only via a restricted pass list. Barton will not be able to host additional guests for spring football game days (with the exception of those names entered on the restricted pass list), […]