College News


May 25, 2022
Story and photos by Brandon Steinert

Ellsworth Correctional Facility residents earn high school diplomas, certificates, associate degrees and more through Barton Community College

Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF) resident Tyler Armstrong has been incarcerated for nearly five years. Like most at the facility, he will eventually be released back into society. Armstrong’s release date is in June of 2024.

The Shafer Art Gallery has unveiled its new exhibit “Palimpsest,” which will run through June 23 and feature works by 13 members of The Society of Layerists in Multi–Media. The society is a network for artists who express a holistic perspective in any style or medium and the show is celebrating its 40th year.

The Barton Difference Award recipients are nominated by graduating students who were asked to name employees who made a difference in their lives.