The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, February 28 indicates an expansion of exceptional drought in Southwest, South central, and part of Southeast Kansas.
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.
Barton Community College has been providing affordable and accessible higher education to Barton County for over 50 years, and thanks to a collaborative study with the Docking Institute at Fort Hays State University the College has been able to further confirm the economic benefit of the college to the county.
Volunteers in Action (VIA) member Susan Bauer spends a couple hours of her Friday afternoons at Barton Community College’s Cougar Supply Den helping students make sure they have everything they need, from food to personal hygiene items and bedding.
The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, February 21 indicates an expansion of exception drought in Southwest, South central, and part of Southeast Kansas.
The Barton Music Department will host metropolitan opera singer Hugo Vera as part of an evening of music that will feature a masterclass portion at 4 p.m. in the Chapel and a concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium March 8.
Barton Community College is reducing costs on online courses this spring for Kansas high school students from $155 per credit hour to $75. That’s a savings of over 50 percent per credit hour.
Barton Community College invites students, faculty, staff, and community members to a celebratory groundbreaking event for the College’s new Ag and Transportation Complex at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the future site of the complex on the east side of campus.
Barton Community College is hosting auditions for its dance company, Barton Dance Theatre, and dance scholarship awards from 10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Feb. and March 25 and May 13 in Studio 34 on the Barton campus.
Barton Theatre Department will present its adaptation of the sci-fi classic “R.U.R. - Rossum’s Universal Robots,” by Karel Capek at 7:30 p.m. March 2,3, 9, 10, and 11 and at 2 p.m. March 4 and 11 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Tickets are on sale now at shows.bartonccc.edu. This show is for mature audiences.