WILSON, N.C. – Barton College is pleased to welcome Gregg A. DeMar, managing director, Communications Sector for the IBM Corporation, as the featured speaker for the College’s 107th Opening Convocation. The annual campus event is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. in Howard Chapel.

DeMar was appointed to his [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Barton College is one of the best colleges and universities in the Southeast according to The Princeton Review. The New York City-based education services company selected Barton as one of 139 institutions it recommends in its “Best in the Southeast” section on its web site feature “2009 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”

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ATLANTA – Garnering awards and recognition, eight representatives from the Barton College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda attended the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, June 21-24.

Receiving acclaim both collectively and individually, the members of Barton’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter once again brought honor to the College. [...]

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Durham, N.C. – Incoming freshmen joined current Barton College students as well as alumni and admissions counselors at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on July 7, for an evening of food, fellowship, fireworks, and, of course, baseball.

Bold blue Barton pennants and smiling admissions counselors greeted the students and their guests as they arrived [...]

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WASHINGTON – Politics and lessons from lectures came to life for Barton senior Kyle Wrightenberry during his summer break as he interned in the office of Third District U.S. Representative Walter B. Jones (R-NC), a 1968 Atlantic Christian/Barton College graduate.

Working as a patient-care advocate for a home [...]

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Barton College President Norval Kneten considers his new role as president of Conference Carolinas right up his alley.

“When you think about the ideal college athletic experience, you think about Division II,” Kneten said in a telephone interview while traveling through Texas on Friday afternoon. “You think about a balance in athletics and academics.

“That’s [...]

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For many in the Western Hemisphere, the magnitude 7.9 quake which struck China on May 12 was just another piece of bad news from somewhere on the other side of the world; but for Barton, the quake hit home.

Two days after the disaster, Dr. Zhixiong Cai, professor of mathematics at Barton College, emailed the [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Blue skies and a warm breeze welcomed families of 220 graduating seniors at Barton College’s 106th annual commencement exercises on Sunday, May 18. Dr. Norval C. Kneten presided over his fifth commencement program as president of Barton College. Dr. Terrence L. Grimes, vice president for academic affairs, presented the graduating [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – Beautiful weather coupled with time-honored traditions appropriately ushered in Barton College’s annual May 1 Founder’s Day celebration this year. The campus was brimming with guests who joined the campus community to honor the William W. Parish family from Wendell.

The Parish family includes Aileen and Bill Parish [...]

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WILSON, N.C. – May is always a busy month for a college, and Barton started the month with a bang. With a control room dedication, a Founder’s Day luncheon, and a book signing, May 1 was bursting with activity at Barton College.

Family, friends, and members of the campus community joined Phyllis Parish Howard, director [...]

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