Tom Parham, former student-athlete, tennis coach, and athletic director at then Atlantic Christian College, now Barton College, has released a book entitled “Play Is Where Life Is.” Parham coached the Bulldogs to two national championships in men’s tennis and has been inducted into seven Halls of Fame, including at Barton. The book chronicles many experiences [...]

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Engaged learning. Inspiring futures. These are priorities here at Barton. Finding creative ways to unite the pedagogical and the practical. A muse-and-use approach, if you will. This is just what Jamaya and her classmates experienced … except Jamaya and her classmates are not Barton students.

Well, not yet.

Jamaya [...]

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Wilson, N.C. – Please join the Barton College community to celebrate the publication of Dr. Jim Clark’s newest book, “Notions: A Jim Clark Miscellany” and the release of The Near Myths’ “Words to Burn,” his band’s latest CD. Sponsored by the Barton College Friends of Hackney Library and the College’s Department of English and Modern [...]

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The Pitter-Patter of Little Paws

On January 30, 2008 By

(WILSON, N.C.) Soon the sounds of Barton’s campus will be punctuated by the pitter-patter of little paws.

Ms. Godiva and Beau Dacious of Kernersville, proudly announce the birth of their daughter and Barton’s new mascot Baby Bully.

Born on Wednesday, January 9, at Peoples Bulldogs in Kernersville, Baby Bully weighed 12 ounces and measured 4.2 [...]

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(Wilson, N.C.) Plan now to make Thursday, Feb. 14, a special Valentine’s Day this year, and celebrate in gala fashion with the Barton College/Wilson Symphony Orchestra at the seventeenth annual Love the Symphony, one of Wilson’s premier social events of the year. The evening’s performance, under the direction of Mark N. Peterson, will feature noted [...]

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(WILSON, N.C.) The support that the Wilson community continually offers Barton College athletics has not only gained regional but national attention.

Wilson has not only benefited from a recent NCAA DII media blitz, but the Wilson/Barton College partnership is being highlighted as a prime example of a family-friendly community supportive of high level athletic competition. [...]

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(WILSON, N.C.) As host and regional sponsor for the 30th year, Barton College welcomes The National Scholastic Art Awards for the Eastern/Central North Carolina Region. The featured speaker for the annual awards ceremony will be Barton alumnus Rod Morton, associate creative director for Publicis Modem.

The Scholastic Art Awards, Inc. conducts a visual art awards [...]

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(Wilson, N.C.) Barton College’s two-day Honors Competition kicks off on February 8, 2008, offering prospective students the chance to win a $10,000 scholarship and the opportunity to join Barton’s Honors Program.

The Honors Competition, the first step into the exclusive Honors Program, awards five $10,000 Trustee Scholarships and four $1000 Travel Scholarships. In addition, participating [...]

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Writers Who Play

On January 4, 2008 By

(WILSON, NC) Beckoning weary writers, the fourth annual Writers Who Play showcase on January 31, 2008, offers a night of music and relaxation at this year’s Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference in New York City.

Writers Who Play began in 2005, started by “Alaska’s Fiddling Poet” Ken Waldman and by Barton writer [...]

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(WILSON, N.C.) Rodney A. Werline, associate professor and the Marie and Leman Barnhill Endowed Chair of Religious Studies at Barton College, is one of three editors of a newly released volume of essays titled, “Seeking the Favor of God, Volume 2: The Development of Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism” (Society of Biblical Literature, publisher).

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