News & Updates from Barber National Institute

Adults Hit the Diamond

Adults Hit the Diamond

Posted on June 21st, 2019 at 2:05 PM

Nearly 70 of our adults took to the field for a day of baseball with the Erie SeaWolves!

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Adults Shine at ESO Prom

Adults Shine at ESO Prom

Posted on June 10th, 2019 at 3:59 PM

More than 200 adults had a wild time at “Safari Soiree,” this year’s Prom sponsored by the Barber National Institute Expanding Social Opportunities (ESO) program. The event was Friday, June 7 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Bel-Aire Hotel and Conference Center at 2800 West Eighth Street.

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Graduation Celebrates Student Achievements

Graduation Celebrates Student Achievements

Posted on June 7th, 2019 at 11:24 AM

Smiles, cheers and even a few tears marked ceremonies for students graduating from the Elizabeth Lee Black School at the Barber National Institute.

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Conner Jersey Raffle

Conner Jersey Raffle

Posted on June 6th, 2019 at 9:38 AM

Your chance to win a Pittsburgh Steelers jersey signed by star running back James Conner!

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Students Perform at Erie Playhouse

Students Perform at Erie Playhouse

Posted on May 24th, 2019 at 11:13 AM

Students from the Elizabeth Lee Black School were treated to applause from a nearly full house after a successful performance on Thursday, May 23.

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New Group Home Groundbreaking

New Group Home Groundbreaking

Posted on May 10th, 2019 at 3:37 PM

An addition will soon be welcomed to the east Bayfront neighborhood anchored by the Barber National Institute. Groundbreaking was held on Friday, May 10 for a new group home residence offering enhanced accessibility for adults with significant physical challenges.

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25th Lifesharing Program Anniversary

25th Lifesharing Program Anniversary

Posted on May 1st, 2019 at 2:59 PM

Provider families and the adults they serve came together to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the program that brought them together. A dinner for the Lifesharing Program was held at the Barber National Institute for all participants and staff.

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Bowling Tournament Donation

Bowling Tournament Donation

Posted on April 26th, 2019 at 4:11 PM

Special thanks to Charities for Children and all of the Barber bowlers who raised funds for the Barber Foundation at the Charities for Children 31st Annual Adult Bowling Tournament held March 31, 2019.

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Students take on the Mini-Beast

Students take on the Mini-Beast

Posted on April 25th, 2019 at 4:22 PM

One gym, 15 obstacles, and a whole lot of fun. Our Elizabeth Lee Black students tackled the Mini-Beast from Tuesday, April 23, to Thursday, April 25.

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Manufacturer & Business Association Luncheon

Manufacturer & Business Association Luncheon

Posted on April 13th, 2019 at 4:16 PM

Dr. Maureen Barber-Carey give the Keynote speech addressing "Women in the Workplace" at this year's Manufacturer & Business Association luncheon.

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