Campus Engagement

From entertainment events to service and leadership roles, the activities and organizations at Barton give you lots of opportunities to connect with your peers and the community. Getting involved is a great way to shape your Barton Experience!


Hang out, work out, and grab a bite to eat with your fellow Bulldogs.

Meet Your Campus Life Staff

Jeff Tilson

Assistant Dean for Campus Life and Residential Services

Jeff serves as the Assistant Dean for Campus Life and Residential Services. He is pursuing his doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He also holds a master's degree in College Student Affairs from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., and a bachelor's degree in Public Relations from York College of Pennsylvania. His office is located in the Hamlin Student Center, Lower Level.

Debbie Larkin

Administrative Assistant for Campus Life

Debbie has served as the secretary for the Office of Student Engagement and Success since 2008 and focuses on Residence Life and Religious Life. She resides in Wilson and has four children and two grandchildren. Her oldest daughter graduated from Barton College in 2014, and her other daughter is currently attending Barton. Debbie’s favorite part of her job is the daily interaction with students.

Contact Us

Office of Student Engagement and Success
Hamlin Student Center, Lower Level
252-399-6687 (fax)