Wilson, NC, United States
Wilson, NC, United States

Barton College is a private liberal arts college located in Wilson, North Carolina. Barton College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the NC Association of Colleges and Universities; the NC Department of Public Instruction; the NC Board of Nursing; and the Committee of Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association.There are currently 1,189 students on campus, with an average 11:1 student-faculty ratio. In August 2006 Barton College was named a "Best Southeastern College” for 2006 by Princeton Review. Wikipedia.

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News Article | May 3, 2017
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LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has analyzed more than a dozen metrics to determine the best two-year and four-year schools in North Carolina for 2017. 50 four-year colleges and universities were ranked, and Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Wake Forest University and Queens University of Charlotte were the top five. Of the 50 two-year schools also made the list, with McDowell Technical Community College, Rockingham Community College, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Pitt Community College and Durham Technical Community College taking the top five positions. A complete list of schools is included below. “Students in North Carolina have a lot of options when it comes to earning a certificate or degree, but the schools on our list have distinguished themselves as being a cut above the rest,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Not only do they offer solid educational programs, they also have career services that lead to strong post-college earnings.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in North Carolina” list, all schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is ranked on additional statistics including the number of degree programs offered, the availability of career and academic resources, the opportunity for financial aid, graduation rates and annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in North Carolina” list, visit: The Best Four-Year Colleges in North Carolina for 2017 include: Appalachian State University Barton College Belmont Abbey College Bennett College Brevard College Campbell University Catawba College Chowan University Davidson College Duke University East Carolina University Elizabeth City State University Elon University Fayetteville State University Gardner-Webb University Greensboro College Guilford College High Point University Johnson C Smith University Lees-McRae College Lenoir-Rhyne University Livingstone College Mars Hill University Meredith College Methodist University Montreat College North Carolina A & T State University North Carolina Central University North Carolina State University at Raleigh North Carolina Wesleyan College Pfeiffer University Piedmont International University Queens University of Charlotte Saint Augustine's University Salem College Shaw University St Andrews University University of Mount Olive University of North Carolina at Asheville University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of North Carolina at Charlotte University of North Carolina at Greensboro University of North Carolina at Pembroke University of North Carolina Wilmington Wake Forest University Warren Wilson College Western Carolina University William Peace University Wingate University Winston-Salem State University The Best Two-Year Colleges in North Carolina for 2017 include: Alamance Community College Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Beaufort County Community College Bladen Community College Blue Ridge Community College Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Cape Fear Community College Carolinas College of Health Sciences Carteret Community College Catawba Valley Community College Central Carolina Community College Central Piedmont Community College Cleveland Community College Coastal Carolina Community College College of the Albemarle Craven Community College Davidson County Community College Durham Technical Community College Fayetteville Technical Community College Forsyth Technical Community College Gaston College Guilford Technical Community College Halifax Community College Haywood Community College James Sprunt Community College Johnston Community College Lenoir Community College Martin Community College McDowell Technical Community College Mitchell Community College Montgomery Community College Nash Community College Pamlico Community College Piedmont Community College Pitt Community College Randolph Community College Rockingham Community College Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Sandhills Community College South Piedmont Community College Southeastern Community College Southwestern Community College Stanly Community College Surry Community College Vance-Granville Community College Wake Technical Community College Wayne Community College Western Piedmont Community College Wilkes Community College Wilson Community College ### About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.

Abraham N.,Barton College | Parakh A.,Barton College
2016 International Conference on Next Generation Intelligent Systems, ICNGIS 2016 | Year: 2016

SAC-OCDMA is a technique in which several user can access the same network or medium simultaneously without any collision. This is possible because each user has been assigned a unique code word with equal weight to access the medium, hence the possibility of collision of data between the users is highly less probable. The major advantage of OCDMA system is its effective utilization of bandwidth as well as the multi user communication capability. In this paper a study of different detection technique is presented and also a hybrid structure for SAC-OCDMA is proposed for the better BER performance by using VC code. © 2016 IEEE.

Dolman D.,Barton College
American Annals of the Deaf | Year: 2010

THE NUMBER of deaf education teacher preparation programs and the number of program graduates were tabulated from reference issues of the American Annals of the Deaf beginning in 1973 and progressing every third year through 2009. Programs and graduates reached their highest levels from the mid-1970s through mid-1980s. In 2006 and 2009, only about one fourth as many students were majoring in deaf education in relation to the general U.S. college population as in 1973, 1976, and 1979. Yet because the population of children identified as deaf and hard of hearing has also declined, the ratio of program graduates to deaf children has stayed relatively balanced for the past 20 years. Current challenges faced by teacher preparation programs include increases in interpreter preparation programs and programs for teaching American Sign Language, as well as the changing nature of the role of teacher of the deaf.

Rosaline A.D.,Barton College | Somarajan U.,College of Engineering, Trivandrum
Conference Proceedings - 2017 17th IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering and 2017 1st IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Europe, EEEIC / I and CPS Europe 2017 | Year: 2017

Physical constraints like uncertainty in system parameters, presence of nonlinearities in the form of generation rate constraint and governor deadband are to be considered in the design of load frequency controller from a practical viewpoint. Previous works in the area of load frequency control with consideration of physical constraints related to deregulated power systems are very few and have been done by tuning conventional controllers using metaheuristic optimization algorithms. This work deals with the application of robust H infinity PID controller supplemented with Redox Flow Battery, one in each area of the deregulated power system. The results show that LFC in the practical scenario considering the relevant nonlinearities is best achieved by the use of electrical energy storage system. The bilateral case of deregulated power system operation was considered in the studies done. © 2017 IEEE.

Rodrigues A.M.M.,University of Cambridge | Rodrigues A.M.M.,Barton College | Kokko H.,University of Zürich
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences | Year: 2016

Models of social evolution and the evolution of helping have been classified in numerous ways. Two categorical differences have, however, escaped attention in the field. Models tend not to justify why they use a particular assumption structure about who helps whom: a large number of authors model peer- to-peer cooperation of essentially identical individuals, probably for reasons of mathematical convenience; others are inspired by particular cooperatively breeding species, and tend to assume unidirectional help where subordinates help a dominant breed more efficiently. Choices regarding what the help achieves (i.e. which life-history trait of the helped individual is improved) are similarly made without much comment: fecundity benefits are much more commonly modelled than survival enhancements, despite evidence that these may interact when the helped individual can perform life-history reallocations (load-lightening and related phenomena). We review our current theoretical understanding of effects revealed when explicitly asking ‘who helps whom to achieve what’, from models of mutual aid in partnerships to the very few models that explicitly contrast the strength of selection to help enhance another individual’s fecundity or survival. As a result of idiosyncratic modelling choices in contemporary literature, including the varying degree to which demographic consequences are made explicit, there is surprisingly little agreement on what types of help are predicted to evolve most easily. We outline promising future directions to fill this gap. © 2016 The Author(s) Published by the Royal Society. All rights reserved.

BANE S.M.,Barton College
Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology | Year: 2015

Many women who are breastfeeding also want to participate in exercise, but have concerns about the safety of their newborn. The following chapter reviews issues related to postpartum exercise and lactation. The goals of the chapter are to help clinicians understand the benefits of exercise, examine the impact of postpartum exercise on breastfeeding, and provide practical recommendations for exercise during the postpartum period in women who are breastfeeding. © 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.

Johnstone R.A.,University of Cambridge | Rodrigues A.M.M.,University of Cambridge | Rodrigues A.M.M.,Barton College
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences | Year: 2016

In this paper, we draw the attention of biologists to a result from the economic literature, which suggests that when individuals are engaged in a communal activity of benefit to all, selection may favour cooperative sharing of resources even among non-relatives. Provided that group mem- bers all invest some resources in the public good, they should refrain from conflict over the division of these resources. The reason is that, given dimin- ishing returns on investment in public and private goods, claiming (or ceding) a greater share of total resources only leads to the actor (or its competitors) investing more in the public good, such that the marginal costs and benefits of investment remain in balance. This cancels out any indi- vidual benefits of resource competition. We illustrate how this idea may be applied in the context of biparental care, using a sequential game in which parents first compete with one another over resources, and then choose how to allocate the resources they each obtain to care of their joint young (public good) versus their own survival and future reproductive success (private good). We show that when the two parents both invest in care to some extent, they should refrain from any conflict over the division of resources. The same effect can also support asymmetric outcomes in which one parent competes for resources and invests in care, whereas the other does not invest but refrains from competition. The fact that the caring parent gains higher fitness pay-offs at these equilibria suggests that abandoning a partner is not always to the latter’s detriment, when the potential for resource competition is taken into account, but may instead be of benefit to the ‘abandoned’ mate. © 2016 The Author(s) Published by the Royal Society. All rights reserved.

Brenton A.,Barton College
Climate Policy | Year: 2013

The concept of 'Great Powers' extends well beyond its nineteenth century origins to current business in, for example, the EU, the UN Security Council, and the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Such core groups can be crucial to finding agreement in complex and fractured negotiations. Climate change was not initially seen as an issue for the Great Power-type architecture. The problem was of universal concern, requiring universal involvement. Moreover, climate's natural great powers (the EU, the US, China, Japan, Russia, Brazil, India, and Canada) split into three antagonistic camps: the EU pressing for sharp emissions reductions; the US, with the other developed powers, much more cautious; and China, India, and Brazil determined that action should be confined to the developed world. These divisions contributed hugely to the ineffectiveness of both the 1992 Rio convention and the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. In addition, as non-Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; particularly Chinese) emissions fast outgrew OECD emissions, their exclusion from any constraint became visibly untenable. So, from 2005 on, the Great Powers began to meet more closely in what became the Major Economies Forum. That cooperation contributed significantly to the 2009 Copenhagen Accord. The climate problem is of course far from being solved, but maintaining Great Power cooperation will be crucial to further progress. © 2013 Copyright Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.

Gocsik T.,Barton College | Barton A.J.,Barton College
Clinical nurse specialist CNS | Year: 2014

This article is the second in a series that highlights the role of the clinical nurse specialist in electronic health record implementation. Analyzing clinical workflows and processes is a critical step in the successful implementation of information technology. This article highlights the expertise of the clinical nurse specialist in this process and provides an example to illustrate the process.


Barton College | Date: 2016-05-06

T-shirts, sweat shirts, sweat pants, shorts, jackets, hats, and athletic uniforms. Educational services, namely, developing, arranging and providing courses of instruction at the undergraduate and graduate college levels; Entertainment services, namely, arranging and conducting athletic events and tournaments at the college level.

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