Kianna Jimenez’s Innovation and Excellence In Science Accent Her Barton Experience

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by Giovanni Amado-Sanchez, 2017 Public Relations Intern Beginning at a young age, students are encouraged to do well in school and attend college. Every hard-working student dreams of receiving an acceptance letter to the college of his or her choice. Some students choose to continue beyond the baccalaureate level and seek acceptance in master’s and doctorate programs. Such is the case with Barton College senior Kianna Jimenez, whose hard work has earned her acceptance into North Carolina State University’s doctorate program in chemistry. Jimenez enrolled at Barton College in the fall of 2013, selecting pre-engineering as her major. Her initial intention was to obtain an engineering degree from NCSU after […]

Service Learning: Another Aspect of the Barton Experience

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WILSON, N.C. – Wondering how Barton College students are involved in service to their community? Look no further than the Office of Volunteer Service on campus to find the answers. Victoria Gonzalez, class of 2009, is serving as coordinator of this new program at Barton, and she hit the ground running with ideas and programs this past semester. The Office of Volunteer Service at Barton, housed in the Division of Student Affairs, is supported by the AmeriCorps*VISTA Program and the North Carolina Campus Compact Program. “Barton College has a long and proud history of regional service through education and volunteerism,” shared George Solan, vice president for student affairs.  “In its […]