College News


The Barton Community College Library will once again team up with the English department and Barton’s literary annual “Prairie Ink” staff to host a writing workshop focused on learning how to generate ideas to start the creative writing process from 6-8 p.m. March 30 in the Cavanaugh Room in the Barton Library.

Community members wanting to pick up some new reading material will have an opportunity to do so at no cost at the Barton Community College Library’s first annual “Cougar Book Fair” from April 14-16 in the Barton Library in the center of campus.

Barton Community College will have no classes during its spring break from March 13-17. Barton’s offices will remain open through March 15 but will be closed March 16 and 17. The college’s regular class schedule and business hours will resume Monday, March 20.

Barton freshman art major Harley Headley of Russell is moving full-steam ahead towards his dream of traveling the world in pursuit of artistic endeavors, but he doesn’t let his end goal disrupt his acknowledgment of the importance of academic integrity along the way, specifically the value of courage.

Roughly 175 natural gas professionals visited the Barton Community College campus for the 35th annual Corrosion Control Seminar from Tuesday through Thursday this week. The seminar features two tracks that cover a variety of different topics from best practices for pipe coatings to rectifier training and more. There are numerous opportunities for hands-on training and experience throughout the week. The conference took place in the Case New Holland Training Facility in the Technical Building as well as in the Midwest Utility and Pipeline Training Center.