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$400,000 in Barton College Scholarships to be Awarded at 2021 Carolina Games Summit

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Article by Nicole Joyner, Carolina Games Summit RALEIGH, N.C. — July 23, 2021 — Barton College will participate in the Carolina Games Summit at the Raleigh Convention Center and Sheraton Raleigh Hotel scheduled for Friday, August 6, through Sunday, August 8. Barton College plans to award more than 200 scholarships totaling over $400,000. “We are excited to again partner with Barton College to provide a clear path for prospective esports athletes who also want to gain a nationally recognized college education,” says Michael Everett, Creative Director for Carolina Games Summit. “This year Carolina Games Summit will feature 33 tournaments across 26 games with all 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place competitors […]

Temporary Full-Time Part-Time Nurses

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Barton College is seeking to hire multiple temporary full-time and part-time nurses to assist with COVID testing and related protocols. Nurses may also assist as needed in providing direct patient care and patient education as needed per established medical directives set forth by the contracted Medical Director for the health center and in adherence to established protocols within the nursing scope of practice set forth by the N.C. Board of Nursing. Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Student Health Services, these positions work collaboratively with other staff members within the health center setting. Schedules are flexible during the day/evenings, as needed to serve the student population. Some weekend/evening work may […]

Assistant Swim Coach

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Barton College has an opening for a part-time Assistant Swim Coach, reporting directly to the Head Swim Coach. Essential Functions Coaching responsibilities during practice Operation of swimming and diving program Social media Filming and film review On-campus recruiting Other administrative work as needed Desired Education, Skills, and Experience U.S.A. swimming certifications, CPR, First Aid (or willingness to obtain) Knowledge of NCAA Division II and Conference Carolinas compliance/conference rules Excellent interpersonal skills Eagerness to learn Application Process To apply, please send a letter of application, resume/vita, contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) for at least three references, and proof of certification to Human Resources at employment@barton.edu. Barton College is an […]

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Barton College Named a College of Distinction in 2021-2022 Cohort

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WILSON, N.C. — July 16, 2021 — Barton College has been recognized for its honorable commitment to engaged, hands-on education by Colleges of Distinction, a one-of-a-kind guide for college-bound students. As an institution whose primary goals are based on student success and satisfaction, Barton College claims its honor as one of the renowned Colleges of Distinction. Barton was also named as a North Carolina College of Distinction. Colleges of Distinction’s longstanding support for student-centered schools highlight those that traditional rankings often overlook. Founder Wes Creel created Colleges of Distinction to draw more attention to schools like Barton College whose student-centered education prevails in applying theory to practice while fostering a […]

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Barton Bold: Impacting Campus and Community

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WILSON, N.C. — July 14, 2021 — Barton College in Wilson, N.C., is pleased to publish the 2016-2021 BartonBold Impact Report, which summarizes recent outcomes, accomplishments, and milestones. Barton College plays an important role in the economic vitality of its local and regional North Carolina communities. During the past five years, Barton’s bold strategies enhanced the College’s growth and influence, educating students while simultaneously creating an annual $70+ million economic impact on the Wilson community and beyond. The full BartonBold Impact Report is available at https://www.barton.edu/pdf/impact-report-2021.pdf                        “Through the implementation of the BartonBold Strategic Plan, Barton College experienced exponential growth and vibrancy during the past five years,” shared Dr. Douglas N. […]

Weather Advisory 1 — Tropical Depression Elsa

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Barton College Weather Advisory 1 — Tropical Depression Elsa  Posted on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 6:02 p.m.   Members of the Barton College Community, As of Wednesday afternoon, July 7, Barton College plans to continue its normal operation schedule for Thursday, July 8, 2021.  Summer session classes will continue as scheduled.   The College will continue to monitor the weather conditions, and update the campus community if the operational schedule changes. WRAL Weather reports that Tropical Depression Elsa is expected to move through North Carolina on Thursday, July 8, after daybreak through 8 p.m.  Elsa is currently expected to reach Fayetteville by 8 a.m. and Raleigh by 9 a.m. The forecast includes rainfall […]