Barton’s Nursing Students Raise Awareness For Operation Christmas Soldier Project Donations

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Donation deadline is Monday, Dec. 2. WILSON, N.C. — ’Tis the season to consider how we may give to others, and the Barton College Association of Nursing Students (BCANS) is reminding members of the campus and Wilson communities that there is a perfect opportunity to give through the Operation Christmas Soldier Project. Barton College nursing students will be packaging much needed supplies and necessities to honor our country’s soldiers this holiday season, and they are encouraging others to make donations to this worthy project. When considering items to give, think small and convenient for the soldiers. Items should be able to fit into pockets or small spaces. Three categories of suggested […]

Barton College and Belk Partner In Raising Awareness for Healthful Living

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WILSON, N.C. — Educating customers about healthy hearts and healthful living was the focus of a Healthful Living Day held recently at Belk of Wilson. And, partnering with Belk for this wellness education event were the Barton College School of Nursing and the Barton College Association of Nursing Students (BCANS). Barton nursing students were on hand at Belk to provide free blood pressure screenings, and to share information about cardiovascular disease and stroke, as well as the risk factors of smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and high cholesterol, and their damaging effects on the heart. Customers were reminded that choosing a heart-healthy diet, making time for exercise, and scheduling regular […]

Barton’s True Blue Invites Wilson To “Think Pink! Fight Like a Bulldog!” Event on Tuesday, Oct. 30

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WILSON, N.C. — “Think Pink! Fight Like a Bulldog!”  That’s the cheer on Barton’s campus as the Barton College Association of Nursing Students (BCANS) raises awareness and funds for breast cancer research on campus and throughout the Wilson community. BCANS will host the fourth annual “Think Pink! Fight Like a Bulldog!” event at Barton on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 11:15 a.m. until 2 p.m. on center campus. The community is invited to participate. A variety of activities have been planned to help raise awareness and funds for the event. The Cornhole Tournament will begin at 11:15 a.m. Teams of two may enter at $2 per team. Winners of each game will be […]

Barton & Belk — Partnering for Heart Health on Valentine’s Day

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WILSON, N.C. — Valentine’s Day proved to be the perfect occasion to focus on heart health at Belk of Wilson as Barton College’s Association of Nursing Students (BCANS) educated customers about the importance of a healthy heart. Belk is focusing on heart health throughout the month of February. Barton’s nursing students were on hand from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday to provide free blood pressure screenings and share information with Belk customers about cardiovascular disease and stroke. And, in celebration of Valentine’s Day, the nursing students made the screenings a little bit sweeter this year with a Hershey’s chocolate treat for each customer. The nursing students took time to […]

Barton’s True Blue Invites Wilson To “Think Pink! Fight Like a Bulldog!”

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WILSON, N.C. — “Think Pink! Fight Like a Bulldog!”  That’s the cheer on Barton’s campus as the Barton College Association of Nursing Students (BCANS) raises awareness and funds for breast cancer research on campus and throughout the Wilson community.  BCANS will host the third annual “Think Pink! Fight Like a Bulldog!” event at Barton on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on center campus. A variety of activities have been planned to help raise awareness and funds for the event.  The Cornhole Tournament will begin at 11 a.m. Teams of two may enter at $5 per team. The two winners of the tournament will receive a “Think Pink, […]