Daynette Snead Perez

Barton’s Light of Life Series Welcomes Daynette Snead Perez to Address Leadership in Times of Challenge and Change on Oct. 11

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WILSON, N.C. — September 28, 2022 — The Center for Vocation and Rural Ministry at Barton College is pleased to welcome Dr. Daynette Snead Perez, founder of Diaspra, LLC and Domestic Disaster Response Manager for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, as the featured speaker for the fall Light of Life Series Lecture on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 11, at 4 p.m. in Howard Chapel. She will address “Leadership in Times of Challenge and Change.” This lecture is open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. Ministerial leaders who serve in small, rural churches in eastern North Carolina are particularly encouraged to attend. Dr. Snead Perez is an ordained […]

author Tina Barr

Barton’s Joyce T. Boone Southern Authors Series Welcomes Author Tina Barr on October 5

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WILSON, N.C. — September 28, 2022 — Barton College will welcome author Tina Barr as the featured speaker for the 2022 Joyce T. Boone Southern Authors Series Lecture. The program will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. in Howard Chapel on campus. This event is open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. About the Speaker —  Barr’s most recent book, “Green Target,” won the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize and the Brockman-Campbell Award.  Previous books include “The Gathering Eye,” winner of the Tupelo Press Editor’s Award and “Kaleidoscope.”  She’s received fellowships from the NEA, The Tennessee Arts Commission, & the Pennsylvania […]