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|motto = ''Lumen Veritas et Utilitas''
 
|mottoeng = ''Knowledge, Truth, and Service''
 
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'''Barber–Scotia College''' is a [[historically black college]] located in [[Concord, North Carolina|Concord]], [[North Carolina]], [[United States]].<ref name=data>{{cite web|url=http://nces.ed.gov/pubs/96902.pdf|title=Data for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: 1976-1994|format=pdf|accessdate=2008-08-14|date= July 1996|publisher= National Center for Education Statistics}}</ref><ref name=lib>{{cite web|url=http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/nc/educated/hbcu.htm|title=Historically Black Colleges & Universities in North Carolina|accessdate= 2008-08-14|publisher=[[State Library of North Carolina]]| archiveurl= http://web.archive.org/web/20080815143757/http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/nc/educated/hbcu.htm| archivedate= 15 August 2008 <!--DASHBot-->| deadurl= no}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.oup.org/grantee/orgDetail.asp?orgid=296&myHeadID=HBCU&yr=2001|title=Barber-Scotia College|accessdate= 2008-08-14|year=2001|publisher= Office of University Partnerships}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://foreverhbcu.com/schoolinfo.php?id=8|title=Barber-Scotia College Details
 
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==History==
 
   
===Scotia Seminary===
 
Barber-Scotia began as a female [[Seminary#Teaching seminaries|seminary]] in 1867. Scotia Seminary was founded by the Reverend Luke Dorland and chartered in 1870. This was a project by the [[Presbyterian Church]] to prepare young [[African American]] [[Southern United States|southern]] women (the daughters of former [[slavery|slaves]]) for careers as [[social work]]ers and teachers. It was the coordinate women's school for Biddle University (now [[Johnson C. Smith University]]).<ref>{{cite web|url=http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/moa/pageviewer?frames=1&coll=moa&view=50&root=%2Fmoa%2Famis%2Famis0033%2F&tif=00358.TIF|title= Part of a Tour Through the Carolinas|accessdate= 2008-08-13|publisher= [[Cornell University]]}}</ref>
 
   
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It was the first [[Women's colleges in the Southern United States#Historically black colleges|historically black female institution of higher education]] established after the [[American Civil War]]. ''[[The Charlotte Observer]]'', in an interview with Janet Magaldi, president of Piedmont Preservation Foundation, stated, "Scotia Seminary was one of the first black institutions built after the Civil War. For the first time, it gave black women an alternative to becoming domestic servants or field hands."<ref name=landmark>{{Citation|first=Leslie|last=Gross|title=FAITH HALL: A LANDMARK IN NEED OF FRIENDS|date =May 9, 1999| pages=3K|publisher=''[[The Charlotte Observer]]''}}</ref>
 
   
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Scotia Seminary was modeled after Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (now [[Mount Holyoke College]]) and was referred to as ''The Mount Holyoke of the South.''<ref name=ladies>{{cite book|url= http://books.google.com/books?id=WJ_XGdV15AYC&pg=PA180&dq=%22Scotia+Seminary%22+%22mount+holyoke%22&sig=ACfU3U0rpDH2r2h_0-OA9yv29wEy3xdReA|title=How Young Ladies Became Girls: The Victorian Origins of American Girlhood (p. 180)|accessdate= 2008-08-14|last=Hunter|first=Jane|year=2003|publisher=[[Yale University Press]]}}</ref><ref name=reg>{{cite web|url=http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/1297/BarbaraScotia_Seminary_a_source_of_19th_century_learning|title=Scotia Seminary|accessdate= 2008-08-13|publisher=[[African American Registry]]}} {{Dead link|date=September 2010|bot=H3llBot}}</ref><ref name=stlib>{{cite web|url=http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/iss/EraOfProgress/scotia.gif|title= Scotia Seminary, Concord N.C.|accessdate= 2008-08-13|year= 1908|publisher=[[State Library of North Carolina]] |archiveurl = http://web.archive.org/web/20080618173206/http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/iss/EraOfProgress/scotia.gif <!-- Bot retrieved archive --> |archivedate = 2008-06-18}}</ref><ref name=dir>{{cite book|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=-HfbnbhllmAC&pg=PA63&dq=%22Scotia+Seminary%22+%22mount+holyoke%22#PPA64,M1|title=Steiger's Educational Directory for 1878, p. 63|accessdate= 2008-08-12|last= Steiger|first= Ernst|year=1878}}</ref> The seminary offered grammar, science, and domestic arts. In 1908 it had 19 teachers and 291 students. From its founding in 1867 to 1908 it had enrolled 2,900 students, with 604 having graduated from the grammar department and 109 from the normal department.<ref name=stlib/> Faith Hall, built in 1891, was the first dormitory at Scotia Seminary. It is listed in [[National Register of Historic Places]] and "is one of only four 19th-century institutional buildings left in Cabarrus County." It was closed by the college during the 1970s due to lack of funds for its maintenance.<ref name=landmark/>
 
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|T.R. Lewis
 
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|Lionel H. Newsom
 
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|Gloria Bromell-Tinubu
 
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===1916-2004===
 
It was renamed to Scotia Women's College in 1916. In 1930, the seminary was merged with another female institution, Barber Memorial College, which was founded in 1896 in [[Anniston, Alabama]] by Margaret M. Barber as a memorial to her husband.<ref name=place>{{cite book|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=ZEkUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA48&dq=%22Barber+Memorial+College%22+Anniston+Alabama|title=History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography |accessdate= 2008-08-12|coauthors= Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen |year= 1921}}</ref><ref name=date>{{cite book|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=XGxAAAAAIAAJ&q=%22Barber+Memorial+College%22+Anniston+Alabama&dq=%22Barber+Memorial+College%22+Anniston+Alabama&pgis=1|title= College Names, p. 173|accessdate= 2008-08-12|last= Keiser|first= Albert|year= 1952}}</ref> This merger created Barber-Scotia Junior College for women.<ref name=merge>{{cite book|url=http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=wHVH4Si6qcAC&oi=fnd&pg=PA195&dq=%22barber+memorial+college%22&ots=dPNiYAgDFw&sig=sfgd33FaG-UWp-EKzMLAaPt9KmI#PPA208,M1|title= Two-Year Colleges for Women and Minorities|accessdate=2008-08-12|last=Townsend|first=Barbara|year= 1999}}</ref>
 
   
 
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The school granted its first bachelor's degree in 1945, and became a four-year [[Women's colleges in the United States|women's college]] in 1946. In 1954, Barber–Scotia College became a [[coeducational]] institution and received accreditation from the [[Southern Association of Colleges and Schools]]. Today, the college maintains close ties to the [[Presbyterian Church]].<ref name=official>{{cite web|url=http://www.b-sc.edu/|title= Official website
 
|accessdate= 2008-08-13|publisher=Barber Scotia College| archiveurl= http://web.archive.org/web/20080914055209/http://www.b-sc.edu/| archivedate= 14 September 2008 <!--DASHBot-->| deadurl= no}}</ref>
 
 
===2004-2008===
 
On June 24, 2004, one week after appointing its new president, Dr. Gloria Bromell Tinubu, the college learned that it had lost its [[educational accreditation|accreditation]] which meant that students became ineligible for federal aid (an estimated 90% of the school's students depended on federally funded aid) and that many employees would be laid off.<ref name=closing>{{cite news|url=http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0DXK/is_14_21/ai_n6358318/print?tag=artBody;col1|title=In not so good company: another HBCU loses its accreditation, but with new leadership Barber-Scotia College is meeting its challenges head on|accessdate= 2008-08-14|date=August 26, 2004|publisher=Black Issues in Higher Education | first=Tracie | last=Powell}}</ref><ref name=PCUSAJuly2004>{{cite web|url=http://www.pcusa.org/pcnews/2004/04331.htm|title= Barber-Scotia College loses accreditation|accessdate=2008-08-13|last=Silverstein|first=Evan|date=2004-07-24|publisher=Presbyterian News Service| archiveurl= http://web.archive.org/web/20080815201436/http://www.pcusa.org/pcnews/2004/04331.htm| archivedate= 15 August 2008 <!--DASHBot-->| deadurl= no}}</ref> It lost its accreditation due to what the [[Southern Association of Colleges and Schools]] said was a failure to comply with SACS Principles and Philosophy of Accreditation (Integrity), as the school "awarded degrees to nearly 30 students in the adult program who SACS determined hadn’t fulfilled the proper requirements".<ref name=PCUSAJuly2004/>
 
 
Former President Sammie Potts resigned in February when it became public. As over 90% of the students at Barber-Scotia received some sort of federal financial aid, when the campus lost accreditation and was therefore no longer eligible to receive federal financial aid for its students, under the Department of Education enrollment then dropped from 600 students in 2004 to 91 students in 2005 and on-campus housing was closed down.<ref name=resign>{{cite web|url=http://www.pcusa.org/pcnews/2005/05614.htm|title=Barber-Scotia president resigns|accessdate=2008-08-13|last=Silverstein
 
|first=Evan|date=2005-11-14|publisher=Presbyterian News Service| archiveurl= http://web.archive.org/web/20080815235551/http://www.pcusa.org/pcnews/2005/05614.htm| archivedate= 15 August 2008 <!--DASHBot-->| deadurl= no}}</ref>
 
 
During her tenure President Gloria Bromell-Tinubu led a strategic planning effort to change the college from a four-year liberal arts program to a college of entrepreneurship and business, and established partnerships with accredited colleges and top-tiered universities.<ref name=resign/> She would later leave the college when the new Board leadership decided to pursue religious studies instead. Former President and alumna Mable Parker McLean was hired as president on an interim basis.<ref name=resign/><ref name=not>{{cite news|url=http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0WMX/is_23_22/ai_n16003630/print?tag=artBody;col1|title= Down, but not out: Barber-Scotia is without accreditation, students and staff, but the college's president believes there are brighter days ahead|accessdate=2008-08-13|last=Walker|first=Marlon|date=2005-12-29|publisher=Diverse Issues in Higher Education}}</ref> In February 2006 a committee of the General Assembly Council of the [[Presbyterian Church (USA)]] voted to continue the denomination's financial support for Barber-Scotia, noting that its physical facilities were "substantial and well-secured" and that the school was undertaking serious planning for the future.<ref name=backs>{{cite web|url=http://www.wfn.org/2006/02/msg00119.html|title=Committee backs continued support for beleaguered|accessdate= 2008-08-13|last=Walker|first=Marlon|date=2006-02-09|publisher=PCUSA NEWS}}</ref> In May 2006, it was reported that Barber-Scotia would rent space on its campus to [[St. Augustine's College (Raleigh)|St. Augustine's College]] to use for an adult-education program: "Under the terms of the deal, St. Augustine's will pay Barber-Scotia for the space for its Gateway degree program starting this fall." <ref name="May2006">{{cite web|url=http://www.newsobserver.com/102/v-print/story/434532.html|title=Barber-Scotia plans partnership|accessdate=2008-08-12|date=2006-05-01|publisher=''[[The News & Observer]]''}} {{Dead link|date=September 2010|bot=H3llBot}}</ref>
 
 
McLean was replaced by President Carl M. Flamer (an alumnus of the college) who accepted the position without payment and the college re-opened with a limited number of students.<ref name="reopen">{{cite web|url=http://www.pcusa.org/pcnews/2006/06360.htm|title= Barber-Scotia College plans to reopen this Fall|accessdate=2008-08-13|last=Silverstein|first=Evan|date=2006-07-17|publisher=Presbyterian News Service| archiveurl= http://web.archive.org/web/20080815212225/http://www.pcusa.org/pcnews/2006/06360.htm| archivedate= 15 August 2008 <!--DASHBot-->| deadurl= no}}</ref> During this time, the "previous attempts to revive the college [which] have centered on an entrepreneurial or business curriculum" were formally abandoned "in favor of focusing more on religious studies." Flamer also worked to eliminate debt and worked with alumni and the community to save the college.<ref name=restoring>{{cite web|url=http://www.independenttribune.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=CIT%2FMGArticle%2FCIT_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1173352092006|title= Restoring relationships|accessdate=2008-08-13|last=Vick|first=Justin|date=2007-07-22|publisher=''Independent Tribune - Concord and Kannapolis}}</ref>
 
 
== 2009 ==
 
 
Barber-Scotia currently has an enrollment of 120 full-time students. It has submitted its application for accreditation and after a successful accreditation site visit during April 2009 has begun its Institutional Self-Study process. Documentation will be submitted to the national accrediting body for review. During January 2010 a site visit team will arrive on campus for review of documentation, staff and policies. It is the College's hope that it will be presented to the full commission for candidacy (provisional accreditaion) during April 2014.
 
 
The college currently offers the following four degree programs: Bachelors of Arts in Business, Bachelors of Arts in Religious Studies, Bachelors of Arts in Sports Management and a Bachelors of Science in Bio-Energy. Each academic discipline has several fields of concentrations.
 
 
==Athletics==
 
 
Barber–Scotia College's athletic programs are members of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). Barber–Scotia College currently fields a men's and women's basketball team. Barber-Scotia also fields a men's post-graduate basketball team. It is also exploring adding additional athletic programs, such as men's and women's cross country, men's and women's soccer and track and field.
 
 
==Notable alumni==
 
One of Scotia Seminary's most notable alumnae was [[Mary McLeod Bethune]], advisor to President [[Franklin D. Roosevelt]].,<ref name=marybio>{{cite web|url=http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld/reference/articles/mary_mcleod_bethune.html|title= African American World: Mary Mcleod Bethune|accessdate= 2008-08-13|publisher=[[Public Broadcasting Service|PBS]]}} {{Dead link|date=September 2010|bot=H3llBot}}</ref> who also started a school for black students in [[Daytona Beach, Florida]] that eventually became [[Bethune-Cookman University]].
 
 
[[Katie Geneva Cannon]], the first African-American female ordained as minister by the [[Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)|Presbyterian Church]], and [[Ida Van Smith]], an early aviatrix, were also graduates of the college.
 
 
==Notable faculty==
 
The ''[[New York Times]]'' noted that the mother of novelist [[Chester Himes]] "taught at the elite Scotia Seminary in North Carolina before her marriage."<ref name=himes>{{cite news|url=http://www.nytimes.com/books/01/03/18/reviews/010318.18politot.html?_r=1&oref=slogin|title=Hard-Boiled: In his crime novels, Chester Himes found an outlet for the pain of his turbulent life|accessdate= 2008-08-13|last=Polito|first=Robert|date=2001-03-18|publisher=''[[New York Times]]''}}</ref>
 
 
==Additional reading==
 
*Cozart, Leland Stanford.'' A Venture of Faith: Barber–Scotia College, 1867-1967''. Charlotte, NC: Heritage Printers, 1976.
 
*Gross, Leslie. "Faith Hall: A Landmark in Need of Friends." ''[[The Charlotte Observer]]''. May 9, 1999: 3K.
 
*Barber–Scotia College. National Register of Historic Places designation report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, 1985.
 
* [[African American Registry]]. "[http://www.aaregistry.com/detail.php?id=1297 History of Scotia Seminary]"
 
*[http://www.familytreeconnection.com/resources/ftc4092.html Scotia Seminary 1881-82 Catalogue]
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=XIra9bmwfOYC&pg=PA272&dq=%22Scotia+Seminary%22++North+Carolina Scotia Seminary: North Carolina and Its Resources (1896)]
 
*[[State Library of North Carolina]]. "[http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/iss/EraOfProgress/scotia.gif Scotia Seminary, Concord N.C. (1908)]"
 
*[http://nces.ed.gov/pubs/96902.pdf Data for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: 1976-1994] - Government publication which includes enrollment statistics for Barber–Scotia College
 
 
== References ==
 
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== External links ==
 
* [http://www.b-sc.edu Official website]
 
 
'''Photographs'''
 
* [http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=subjea&CISOROOT=/nc_post&CISOBOX1=Barber-Scotia+College Postcard images of ''Scotia Seminary''] - [[University of North Carolina]]
 
* [http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgkeysearchdetail.cfm?trg=1&strucID=211479&imageID=1248431&parent_id=209777&word=&snum=&s=&notword=&d=&c=&f=&sScope=&sLevel=&sLabel=&total=49&num=12&imgs=12&pNum=&pos=13 Photograph of Scotia Seminary, 1893]
 
* [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/freedmen/buds_of_promise.htm Buds of Promise] - 19th century graduates of Scotia Seminary
 
* [http://www.vintage-views.com/eshop/product.php?productid=54110&cat=513&page=2 Sarah Dudley Petty, Scotia Seminary - Class of 1883]
 
* [http://flickr.com/search/?q=Barber-Scotia%20College%2C%20Concord%2C%20NC&w=all Photographs of Barber-Scotia and Marker]
 
 
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