New Bulldogs Get Ready for Fall at Summer Orientation 2011

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WILSON, N.C. – Students began arriving on campus on June 21 for Barton College’s Summer Orientation, reuniting with their admissions counselors, and meeting their fellow classmates face to face, as they prepared for their first semester as new Bulldogs. Session I, the first of three Summer Orientation sessions, ran June 21-22.  Session II followed later in the week on June 24-25.  The third and final session is scheduled for August 17-19. Following their official welcome from Barton College President Norval Kneten, the Class of 2015 met their First Year Seminar (FYS) Instructors and then headed off to take the mathematics and foreign language placement tests. After lunch in the Hamlin […]

[VIDEO] Freshmen Have a Blast at Bulldog Day

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PARKTON, N.C. – A brief rain shower greeted Barton College’s 2009 freshman class as they arrived for Bulldog Day at Camp Rockfish on Saturday, Aug. 22.  The rain soon disappeared, however; and Barton’s newest Bulldogs, their peer leaders, and First-Year Seminar advisers took full advantage of the camp’s amenities. From the lake with its Blob and Iceberg to the pool to the climbing wall, zip line, and challenge courses, laughter filled the air as new faces became friends and memories were made. “The day was successful and a lot of fun,” said Dan Kennedy, director of new student programs and Greek life at Barton.  “It was all about the students […]