Cancellation of 5K Hustle for Health 2022

Hustle for Health 5K on Saturday, April 23 CANCELLED

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As a result of unforeseen circumstances, the “Hustle for Health 5K Run/Walk and Health Fair,” scheduled for Saturday, April 23rd, and hosted by the Barton College Healthcare+  HOSA co-curricular organization, has been canceled.  The group looks forward to rescheduling this event during fall semester 2022.   Thank you for your interest and support.   

Bronze Bulldog on Barton College campus

Celebrating Scholarship and Engagement – Week of April 4-8

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WILSON, N.C. — April 4, 2022 — The Barton College community is excited to celebrate “Days of Scholarship & Engagement” on campus during the week of April 4-8. The theme, “Beyond Barton: Life/Work Balance,” will cover myriad topics of interests. The Barton campus community is invited to participate in Open Mic and Movie Night with the Barton English Club, led by student hosts Kendall Felton and Logan Roberson on Monday evening in the Hamlin Student Center Theater. Tuesday morning opens with the Plenary Session in Hardy Alumni Hall at 9 a.m., featuring Barton alumnus Trey Scoggins, Class of 2021. Scoggins completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications and […]

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Theatre at Barton presents “Student Produced Works” on April 7

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WILSON, N.C. — March 17, 2022 — Theatre at Barton is pleased to present “Student Produced Works” in the Kennedy Family Theatre at Barton College on Thursday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. This program will provide a stage for students, faculty, and staff at Barton College to share viewpoints of unique interests via stories, original poetry and songs, or other forms of communicating awareness. Students have submitted many original writings and their concepts will be visualized and celebrated this year in collaboration with “Days of Scholarship and Engagement” as a live performance event. “We are proud to take a responsible role in leading our community on a journey that examines […]

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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove To Speak at Barton’s Light of Life Series Lecture on March 21

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WILSON, N.C. — March 17, 2022 — The Center for Vocation and Rural Ministry at Barton College is pleased to welcome the Reverend Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, celebrated spiritual writer, author, and founder of Rutba House in Durham, as the featured speaker for the spring Light of Life Series Lecture on Monday, March 21. The community is invited to attend. Masks are encouraged, and social distancing is required. The event will be held in Howard Chapel. The program will begin at 1:45 p.m. with music provided by Ramey Dail, assistant to the registrar at Barton College. The 2 p.m. lecture by Reverend Wilson-Hartgrove will focus on in his book, “Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom […]

Barton College Director of Music Mark Peterson

Theatre at Barton Presents “Five Hundred Nights in the Theatre: Full Circle” March 24-27

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WILSON, N.C. — March 1, 2022 — Theatre at Barton presents “Five Hundred Nights in the Theatre: Full Circle,” a musical revue celebrating the work of Mark Peterson, Director of Music at Barton College, who will be retiring at the end of spring semester. The production scheduled for March 24-26 at 7:30 p.m. and on March 27 at 3 p.m., will feature some of Peterson’s favorite selections from Broadway musicals and Theatre at Barton productions. The performances will be held in the Kennedy Family Theatre on the Barton campus. “The theme of “Five Hundred Nights in the Theatre” references the amount of time spent in rehearsal and preparation for live theatrical productions, and […]

Federico Guillermo Serrano

Federico Guillermo Serrano to Speak at Barton’s Hispanic Writers & Artists Series Lecture Scheduled for March 23

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WILSON, N.C. — March 16, 2022 — Barton College will welcome Federico Guillermo Serrano as the featured speaker for the Hispanic Writers & Artists Series Lecture on Wednesday, March 23, at 6 p.m. in Hardy Alumni Hall. His lecture will focus on “Art as a mode of thought. Reflections around the installation ‘Architectural model for the Danté, by the Colombian artist José Alejandro Restrepo.” Works of art can reflect on the same topics of Social Sciences or Philosophy; however, they do it in a very different way. This lecture will seek to explore the corporeal aspect of thought that works of art bring to the fore. In contrast to the representation of […]

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Barton Art Galleries will Focus on Photography in “Homesweet, Homeland” Exhibition, Reception March 17

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WILSON, N.C. — March 1, 2022 — Photography will be the focus of “Homesweet, Homeland,” an exciting exhibition of works opening in March in the Barton Art Galleries on the campus of Barton College. “Homesweet, Homeland” will feature the photography of Keith Dannemiller, artist-in-residence on campus this spring semester. The exhibition will be on view from Monday, March 14, until Saturday, April 16.   On Thursday, March 17, the Barton Art Galleries and the Barton College Friends of Visual Arts will host an opening reception at 5 p.m. for “Homesweet, Homeland.” An artist lecture, featuring Dannemiller, will follow at 6 p.m. These two events will be open to the public at […]

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Barton Students Shine in 2022 NCICU Ethics Bowl Competition

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WILSON, N.C. — March 7, 2022 — Barton College students shined in the recent North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) annual Ethics Bowl. The theme of this year’s competition was Ethics in Democracy and Citizenship. Barton was among 13 of the 36 NCICU colleges and universities participating in the Ethics Bowl. While the traditional trophies were not awarded during the event this year, held virtually because of COVID restrictions, Barton was excited to win the first two rounds of their team pairings competition. Round One, Barton competed against High Point University, discussing Financing Political Campaigns. Round Two, Barton competed against Gardner-Webb University, discussing Voting in the United States. Round […]

Kevin Woodhull-Smith receives 2022 Conference Carolinas Swim Coach of the Year for Men's and Women's Teams

2022 Swim Coach of the Year Kevin Woodhull-Smith

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WILSON, N.C. — March 7, 2022 — Following a stellar season coaching the Barton College men’s and women’s swim teams, Coach Kevin Woodhull-Smith was awarded the Men’s and Women’s Coach of the Year (two awards) as voted on by his coaching peers.  Woodhull-Smith has received three Coach of the Year awards within his two-year-tenure at Barton. Hired in summer 2020, Coach Woodhull-Smith led the Bulldogs’ women’s swim team in its first season to the Conference Carolinas Championship and was named the league’s Coach of the Year while the men’s swim team finished runner-up. The Barton men’s and women’s swimming teams both finished in second place at the 2022 Conference Carolinas […]

Poet Scott Owens

Barton Welcomes Poet Scott Owens for Victor R. Small Writers Series Lecture on March 15

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WILSON, N.C. — March 1, 2021 — Barton College will welcome poet Scott Owens for the upcoming Victor R. Small Writers Series Lecture on Tuesday, March 15. The lecture will be held 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. Please note that guests attending the event must observe social distancing protocols, and face masks are encouraged but not required. Scott Owens is the author of 16 poetry collections, including “The Fractured World,” “For One Who Knows How to Own Land,” and “Shadows that Trail Them.” His newest collection, “Sky Full of Stars […]