mkbrantley April 8, 2020

By ZACH HILL The Castle of Bellaguardia sits atop a hill in northeastern Italy, overlooking the small town of Montecchio Maggiore. The town served as the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliette and the towers of the fortress are aptly named after the titular characters. Once a year, the town of 12,000 gathers in the […]

mkbrantley April 8, 2020

By K.J. ASKEW After long deliberation, Barton college has decided to continue with it’s planning of providing the students with a commencement ceremony. However, it will be held at a later date. Students were informed of the college’s commencement plans through a letter from the president of the college, Douglas Searcy: “Commencement will be postponed […]

mkbrantley April 8, 2020

By HILLARY GEARY Barton College’s Amanda Maynard incorporates years of working gerontology experience into her courses and helps students work through trying times during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using empathy and scripture, Maynard’s life’s calling is to teach and also learn from her students. “I always had this drive to speak to people, and that’s why […]

mkbrantley April 8, 2020

The Collegiate is introducing a ‘Dear Abby’ segment entitled ‘Chatty Kathy’ during the Fall 2020 semester. ‘Chatty Kathy’ offers peer-requested advice in numerous categories including relationships, student life, health and more. ‘Chatty Kathy’ is completely voluntary and anonymous and only available to members of the community with a Barton email address. Students can submit questions […]

mkbrantley April 2, 2020

By NICHOLAS LEEK Mass Communications Professor Philip Valera will be leaving Barton College at the end of this academic year. He teaches Audio Recording Technologies. At age 67 and after completing 19 years of teaching at the college, he will be retiring. Valera is a Massachusetts native who had lived in Lakeland, Florida, prior to […]

mkbrantley March 27, 2020

By DEBBIE HERRERA The World Health Organization has officially declared COVID-19, commonly known as the Coronavirus, a Pandemic as of March 11. As of March 16, the United States has over 1,600 confirmed cases and 41 people have died according to the CDC. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has declared a State of Emergency as […]

mkbrantley September 15, 2018

September 15, 2018 –  Barton College will resume a normal class schedule beginning Wednesday, September 19, at 8 a.m. The College will need to add extra class sessions for the Tuesday classes at the end of the semester. Faculty will adjust their syllabi to make sure that students complete all necessary course work this semester. […]

mkbrantley September 13, 2018

September 13, 2018 – Even as Barton’s Emergency Response Team continues to closely monitor Hurricane Florence and the updated storm track models, the College is preparing to welcome students back to campus and to classes as soon as possible following the storm. Campus preparations have been carried out this week with great efficiency and care […]

mkbrantley September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018 — Barton College is excited to welcome Dr. Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, as the featured speaker for its inaugural Interfaith Leadership Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 25. The topic of his lecture will be “Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise.”  Dr. Patel recognizes America as […]

mkbrantley September 11, 2018

Students playing corn hole at the Greek cookout. | Contributed Photo Septemebr 11, 2018 – Barton College fraternities and sororities hosted a cookout, which seemed to be one of the more popular activities on campus this week. Students interested in Greek life filled center campus Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the annual all Greek cookout. The […]

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