Assistant Coach of Cross Country and Track and Field

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Barton College is accepting applications for an Assistant Coach of Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field, a 12-month, full-time position with an immediate start date. Barton College Athletics is a member of the Conference Carolinas and competes at the NCAA Division-II level. Duties Duties as the Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach include but are not limited to: Assisting in the recruitment and retention of a team for each gender that meets departmental roster goal numbers. Planning and implementing practice for specified group. Assisting in conditioning, training, and performance of the Track and Field team. Providing leadership to facilitate academic and personal success by the […]

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Theatre at Barton Presents a “Christmas Cabaret” on Friday, December 3

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WILSON, N.C. — November 18, 2021 — Tis the season to be jolly as Theatre at Barton presents a “Christmas Cabaret.” The annual holiday theatre event is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Family Theatre on the campus of Barton College. This festive program promises to offer stories, traditions, and some of your favorite holiday music performed by students, alumni, faculty, and members of the campus family. Christmas carolers, dancing elves and talented performers share songs of joy, inspiration and love, during the most wonderful time of the year. Donations will be accepted for Toys for Tots, as we continue our partnership with Lee Motor Group, […]

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Fall 2021 Seniors and Juried Student Show Opens December 2 in the Barton Art Galleries

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WILSON, N.C. — November 18, 2021 — Barton College is pleased to announce the opening of the Fall 2021 Seniors and Juried Student Show on Thursday, Dec. 2, with an evening reception to be held from 5-7 p.m. in the Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building on the campus of the College. A gallery talk will be held at 6 pm. There is no charge for the event and the community is invited to attend. Social distancing and masks will be required when visiting this exhibition. Students within the School of Visual, Performing, and Communications Arts (listed below ) will have their works or representations of their work on view in […]

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2021 Lighting of the Luminaries and Service of Lessons and Carols on November 30

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WILSON, N.C. — November 18, 2021 — Crisscrossed walkways lined with luminaries, the magic of a towering Christmas tree twinkling with lights, familiar Christmas readings shared aloud, and memory-stirring melodies filling the night air — this awaits all who plan to join the Barton College community for the much anticipated 2021 Lighting of the Luminaries and the Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols. Ushering in the Christmas season, this longstanding Barton tradition will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 30. The surrounding community is invited to join the festive celebration beginning outside at 6 p.m. Face masks are encouraged for the outdoor celebration and social distancing should be observed. Seating will be […]

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Benefits of Joining Pep Band

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As a new college student in North Carolina, getting involved in activities is a great way to meet new friends and have a well-rounded campus experience. If you play a marching band instrument and enjoy watching sports, you may be able to take advantage of the benefits of pep band. Pep band is an ensemble that plays music primarily at sporting events and perhaps other school functions. The purpose is to entertain the crowd, promote school spirit, and help everyone to have fun by playing popular songs and performing choreographed routines. One of the benefits of the pep band is that you have fun while providing enjoyment to others. However, […]

Part-Time Campus Minister

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Integrating the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) values, the part-time Campus Minister role provides support for student concerns and works to enhance spiritual life on campus. The Minister develops and implements a vibrant religious-life program that enhances spiritual and ethical development and provides opportunities for reflection, worship, faith formation, and interfaith dialogue for all constituencies in keeping with the College’s spirit of hospitality and inclusion to diverse traditions and worldviews. Key Responsibilities Deliver pastoral care to Barton College students, faculty, staff, and administration, including crisis response. Communicate with full-time staff to offer ongoing care and support for student concerns. Provide support for initiatives to enhance the vibrancy of student religious-life […]

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Barton College / Wilson Symphony Orchestra’s Fall Concert Scheduled for November 21

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WILSON, N.C. — November 2, 2021 — The Barton College / Wilson Symphony Orchestra is pleased to present its 2021 Fall Concert on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 3 p.m. in the Kennedy Family Theatre. This year’s concert will feature French composer Vincent d’Indy’s Concerto for Flute, Cello, Piano, and Strings, with acclaimed guest musicians: cellist Samuel Magill; flutist Lucian Rinando; and pianist Polina Khatsko joining the Barton College / Wilson Symphony Orchestra for this much anticipated performance. “Mr. Magill took the opportunity afforded by the COVID-19 shutdown to retire from his role as principal cellist with the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York,” shared conductor Mark N. Peterson. “He decided to return to the […]


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Barton College invites applications and referrals for the Controller position in the Administration and Finance Division.  The Controller reports directly to the CFO. This position will lead a team to work competently and collaboratively to accurately record and report information in a timely and efficient manner and will lead all aspects of the annual audit to ensure that compliance is maintained. The Controller will develop and maintain the College’s financial accounting system to account for the receipt and expenditure of all funds and to report operating results in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and industry best practices. The Controller is also responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the […]

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Center for Vocation and Rural Ministry Offers Thriving in Ministry Program for Eastern N.C. Ministers

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WILSON, N.C. — November 1, 2021 — The Center for Vocation and Rural Ministry at Barton College is pleased to invite pastors of small rural congregations in Eastern North Carolina to apply to become participants in its “Thriving in Ministry” program for the 2022 cohort experience. This experience will allow pastors opportunities for reflection, cohort building, and provision of short-term sabbatical experiences. Ecumenical in nature, the Center provides opportunities for reflection, spiritual direction, cohort building, visioning, and restoration while experiencing leadership renewal. Participants will have access to ongoing college sponsored development and ministerial edification. There is no cost to participants. Twelve positions will be available during the first cohort. Applications are due no later […]

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Theatre at Barton Presents Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe November 11-14

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WILSON, N.C. — November 1, 2021 — Theatre at Barton is excited to present “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe” by Eric Coble on the Kennedy Family Theatre stage November 11-14.  A dress rehearsal performance is scheduled for November 10 by invitation only. The theatre performances will be held in the Kennedy Family Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and at 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.  Seating will be limited to 60 seats in the audience for each performance. All those attending must wear face masks and observe social distancing protocols. Temperatures may be taken at the door, magnus app will also be accepted. Tickets are $10 each for adults, and $5 each […]