This is being written before the release of the Thursday Drought Monitor Report. However, we are listed as abnormally dry the past week and that hasn’t changed and precipitation chances are spotty at best
Great Bend resident Kammi Burroughs might not have been able to enroll in Barton’s Nursing Program as soon as she wanted, but one thing she has always been sure of is that caring for people was part of her destiny.
Students who would have already saved thousands of dollars by attending Barton can also save hundreds more thanks to an effort by the faculty to transition to no-cost materials or affordable texts. The concept is known in higher education as Open Educational Resources (OER).
Barton Community College offices will close for holiday break Monday, December 20. All offices will reopen Monday, Jan. 3. Spring semester classes will begin Tuesday, Jan. 11.
As of December 7th the Drought Monitor shows our area as unchanged with just some abnormally dry conditions to the north/northeast of Great Bend. However, severe and extreme drought are continuing to expand
For 34 years Jeff Meyer has made a career in the plumbing industry and is now set to take the reins of Barton’s new Plumbing Certificate Program
Barton Community College’s Center for Adult Education will soon begin another nine-week GED Preparation Class.
Carla Alford came to the United States from Brazil in 2015 because she wanted to learn another language.
This column was written before the Drought Monitor was released but based on the weather, it shouldn’t have changed much. While the area is in okay shape, some moisture would be beneficial.
Barton’s History of Dance class will present "Dancing Around the World" at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 in Studio 34, which is in the Sunflower Housing Unit at the southeast end of campus. This is a free event, but cash donations are greatly appreciated to support the Dance Department.