College News


Barton Community College is accepting students for individual lessons and a group guitar class this fall, and all classes will be taught by the new instructor, Aleia Gonzalez, a world-class guitar player from Paraguay.

National Student Clearinghouse (NSC), the nation's largest provider of postsecondary transcript services, has recently identified a security breach. This breach, affecting several higher education institutions across the country, potentially includes Barton Community College, which utilizes NSC for federally mandated enrollment certifications and transcript services.

When Naery Kim graduated from Barton Online in 2017, she lived in California, and the idea of visiting Barton Community College in person was nothing more than a dream. That is until she relocated to Missouri last year. To fulfill a dream eight years in the making, Kim and her daughter Naomi made the trip to visit the Barton County campus earlier this summer.

Students from Barton’s chapter of HOSA (Future Health Professionals) joined almost 11,000 students in Dallas, Texas earlier this summer at the 2023 International Leadership Conference (ILC), where they competed against students from all 50 states as well as students from Korea, China, Canada, Puerto Rico, and America Samoa.