College News


Barton’s accelerated Carpentry Certificate Program is set to enroll students with classes starting in the spring. The program can be completed in one semester. It also features block-scheduling, which allows students to continue to work and make money while they go through the program.

Do I need an emergency fund and how much should I save? What is the best way to budget? These questions will be answered and more as part of Barton’s “$$Money$$” pop-up info event as part of their “Barton Bonus” series from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Technical Building, Room T-147.

Barton Community College will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 in the Technical Building in room T-186, the Case New Holland Training area. Donors will receive t-shirts and $5 e-cards. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and masks will be required.

The Barton Community College Theatre Department students in collaboration with the Great Bend Community Theatre will hold open auditions for all ages for their holiday play “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” from 5-9 p.m. Oct. 11-13 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Those interested can go to to sign up. All roles and technical positions will be cast. The show will run December 10 – 12.