Barton College Coronavirus Response Update 2

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Members of the Barton College Community, The health and safety of our students and employees is a top priority for Barton College. We are working closely with the Wilson County Health Department in actively monitoring the situation in North Carolina and beyond, while preparing to respond according to guidelines and directives by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). At this time, the College is continuing normal operations and following the directives of the Wilson County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). None of the College’s current study abroad or spring break travel trips were held at a destination with a current travel advisory or restriction. We continue to advise […]

Barton’s Response to the Coronavirus

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The health and safety of our students and employees is a top priority for Barton College. Barton remains vigilant as it continues to monitor world updates regarding the coronavirus. While we do not have any cases of coronavirus on Barton’s campus, we continue to be proactive in our preparations and in our campus messaging, as we share preventive measures to avoid becoming ill during this flu season. As you may be aware, the state of North Carolina has identified its first case of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).  Barton College continues to work closely with the Wilson County Health Department in actively monitoring this situation and preparing to respond according to […]

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Medicine in the Mediterranean

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Barton College student Sarah Humphries shares her Study Abroad experience. Atlantis Clinical Fellowship When I came to college, my mom told me to be on the lookout for opportunities to study abroad. She made me aware of the benefits of it, but most of the time I did not think twice about it. I heard about Atlantis Fellowships and began to talk to one of my professors, Dr. Pennington, about it. We looked into the program and decided it would be ethically sound and a great opportunity for me to get clinical experience and travel abroad. I went to Italy, and it was such an invaluable experience. I learned a […]

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Alumnus David McGehee Reads from His First Novel for Writers Series on March 18

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Barton College alumnus David McGehee (’69) will read from his first novel, Cedar Birds, as part of the Victor R. Small Writers Series on Monday, March 18, 2019, at 7 p.m., in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center.   Cedar Birds examines the beliefs of the coastal Carolina Indians, particularly the Coree, honoring their connection with all living things.The narrator returns from the Vietnam War a changed man, ready to ponder the spiritualism of the shaman as he comes to terms with his own sense of identity.   For more information, contact Dr. Rebecca Godwin in the School of Humanities at 252-399-6364 or at rlgodwin@barton.edu.

Weather Advisory 1 – March 2018

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Members of the Barton College community, As a result of the inclement winter weather conditions this evening and the possibility of icy road conditions in the morning, Barton College will delay opening its offices and beginning classes until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Students should plan to begin their day attending the class they would normally be seated in at 10 a.m. on a Tuesday. Please use good judgment and caution as you travel in the morning.  If you are unable to travel on Tuesday morning as a result of road conditions, please be in touch directly with your supervisor or professor. The College will continue to monitor the road conditions […]

Barton Heritage Lecture Will Focus on Cold War in the Desert: The U.S.-Soviet Struggle for the Middle East on February 20

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WILSON, N.C. — February 15, 2018 — Barton College welcomes historian Dr. W. Taylor Fain as the featured speaker for the upcoming Heritage Lecture scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 20. Dr. Fain is a former U.S. Department of State historian, and he currently serves as associate professor and graduate coordinator for the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Dr. Fain’s lecture is titled “Cold War in the Desert: The U.S.-Soviet Struggle for the Middle East, 1945-1991.” The program will be held in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center at 7 p.m. and is open to the public free of charge. The community is invited to attend. […]

NCAA DII Collegiate Football Is Coming to Barton

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WILSON, N.C. — January 30, 2018 — Barton College is bringing NCAA DII collegiate football to Wilson. On Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, the Barton College Board of Trustees made the bold, unanimous decision to approve a football program for the Barton campus. Barton’s decision to integrate football into its NCAA DII athletics program is based in the College’s commitment to its mission of providing programs and opportunities to encourage the intellectual, spiritual, social, and cultural development of its students. Barton’s mission fits well with the NCAA Division II philosophy, which states that “the educational well-being and academic success of the participating student-athlete is of primary concern.” In prior years, Barton […]

Weather Advisory 3

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Members of the Barton College community, Barton College will return to a normal operating schedule on Friday, January 19. Please use good judgment and caution as you travel on Friday morning. If you are unable to travel in the morning as a result of road conditions in your area, please be in touch directly with your professors or supervisor to alert them of your specific situation.

Weather Advisory 2

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As a result of today’s winter storm, Barton College has made the decision to close its offices and cancel classes for Thursday, January 18, 2018. The College will continue to monitor the weather conditions and keep you posted on any additional adjustments to the operating schedule through email, web site, social media, and the inclement weather phone message lines. You are encouraged to check one or more of these communication options for updated messages prior to traveling to campus. Please use good judgment and caution as you travel this week.

Weather Advisory 1

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Members of the Barton College community, As a result of the approaching winter storm, Barton College has made the decision to close its offices and cancel classes for Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The College will continue to monitor the weather conditions and will keep you posted on any additional changes to the operating schedule through email, web site, social media, and the inclement weather phone message lines. You are encouraged to check one or more of these communication options for updated messages prior to traveling to campus. Please use good judgment and caution as you travel this week.