Category Archive: Work

Apr 20

Working Hard for the Money

With summer quickly approaching, the only stressful thing is the huge stack of job applications piled on my desk! Even though paperwork is no fun at all, the hardest part would be finding the perfect summer job. (Plus, it’d be nice if that job came with a big pay check!) Luckily, during the school year, …

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Aug 31

Hey There! Did You Miss Me?

Hey, Barton College! Did you miss me? Well, the time has come, and everyone is back in the swing of college. New students have been welcomed with the busy but always enjoyable Orientation Weekend, including Bulldog Day at Camp Rockfish, and old faces have been welcomed back. It’s only the second week and people are …

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Mar 08

Off to School for Spring Break?

Being an Orientation Leader is a lot of fun! During the summer, you get paid to act goofy in front of new students. Obviously, not ALL the time. But, we do get to do that from time to time! In order to make Orientation better, we attend this workshop called SROW. SROW stands for Southern …

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Mar 08

Fifth Graders Visit Barton!

Hey, y’all! So, last week we had ninety-some students in the fifth grade come to Barton’s campus! They were here for a school field trip! Can you believe that? I wish I had gotten to go to a college for the day for a field trip when I was in the fifth grade! Anyway, we …

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Mar 04

Favorite Office on Campus

My topic for today is my favorite office on campus, and this is really hard for me because I like every building/office I have been in for different reasons. My top two favorite offices have to be Admissions and Dan Kennedy’s office. So, to start off, I’m going to tell you why one of my …

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Feb 20

STOP HUNGER NOW!

This week I have been floating on a high from attending Love the Symphony on Monday Night. The event was held in Barton’s Wilson Gym. The committee gave me a chance to speak to the crowd about the efforts the Student Government Association is putting in for STOP Hunger Now. At each table was an …

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Feb 15

Working on Campus

With all of the stressors in my life and the time I spend worrying about classes, it’s nice to have a job that’s, for the most part, convenient and very flexible with my schedule.  Where might this wonderful job exist, you ask? Why, right here on Barton’s campus, of course.  I work on campus in …

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Feb 15

Working on Campus: The Pros and Cons

Hey, y’all! So, today I am going to talk about the advantages and disadvantages of working on campus. The advantages: You do not have to drive to work. Your boss is always willing to work around your class schedule. Your boss is understanding if you’re supposed to work and you have a HUGE test the …

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