Man reinvents life in one semester with Scale Technician program at Barton
August 13, 2020
Story and photoby Brandon Steinert
Kevin Wilson wanted to make a change, for himself and for his family, and he wanted it quickly.
Cole Schwarz sworn in as newest Barton Community College Trustee
August 11, 2020
Story and portrait by Brandon Steinert
Local financial planner Cole Schwarz gave his oath of office and joined the Barton Community College Board of Trustees during the board’s meeting Tuesday evening.
Schwarz said he believes the college is a tremendous asset to Barton County and central Kansas.
Ag Instructor Vic Martin: Preparing for the 2021 Wheat Crop
Great Bend Tribune
Published August 9, 2020
Barton Music Department holds Summer Lessons and Virtual Recital
July 29, 2020
Story by Joe Vinduska
Courtesy photo submitted
Barton Community College held its first-ever “Summer Virtual Student Recital” Friday featuring students who took advantage of the brand-new Summer Lessons program.
Summer lessons have not been offered in the past, but in light of the pandemic Barton Music Department administrators and faculty wanted to give music enthusiasts and Barton students the opportunity to take lessons on the instrument of their choice.
Barton receives state-of-the-art “Anatomage Table” for science, EMS and nursing programs
July 15, 2020
Story and photo by Joe Vinduska
Barton students pursuing careers in the sciences, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Nursing will have access to a high-tech, “Anatomage Table,” a fully segmented and realistic 3D anatomy system.
Life Sciences Instructor Dr. Oleg Ravitskiy said the table will teach students about human anatomy in a revolutionary way.
Nursing Programs at Barton Community College celebrate 100% licensure pass rate
July 13, 2020
Story by Brandon Steinert
Students who graduate from a nursing program are required to take an exam to receive their nursing license through the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). The class of 2020 broke the already impressive previous records with a 100-percent pass rate for both the Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) exams.