And the GPA award goes to …

SALISBURY ­– Livingstone College’s athletic department stresses that its student-athletes are students first – and the awards keep proving it. The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) awarded the Blue Bears football team with the Highest Team Academic Award for the 2018-2019 year. The is the second consecutive year the team has won the academic honor. “This is a tremendous honor …

Will McCorn speaks to Legislative Black Caucus Foundation

Brings greetings of gratitude at annual scholarship banquet SALISBURY – Livingstone student Will McCorn delivered powerful remarks at the N.C. Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Annual Scholarship Banquet held June 7 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham. Officially named the William L. Wainwright Annual Scholarship Banquet, the purpose of the event is to raise scholarship funds for students of historically …

Grads go to ‘church’ at commencement

SALISBURY – If one word could summarize Livingstone College’s commencement mood, it would be “church.” And if one person could be identified as the catalyst for that mood, it would be the 2018-2019 SGA President Azende King, who gave a rousing sermon – make that speech – reminiscent of a Sunday morning testimony. King spoke from the heart May 4 …

LC to host multiple sports camps this summer

SALISBURY­- Livingstone College’s Athletic Department is hosting multiple camps to offer children and teens an active and healthy summer vacation. Whether a beginner or skilled athlete, Livingstone’s camps will accommodate students ages 7-18 in men’s basketball, football, golf, softball, volleyball and tennis. Golf camp The Blue Bears golf team will kick off the summer camp season with its kids’ golf …

LC to host first music camp

SALISBURY – Calling student musicians to Livingstone College this summer. Livingstone College will host its inaugural summer music camp for middle and high school students, ages 11-18, who play piano or a band instrument. The one-week camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 10-14 at Varick Auditorium, sponsored by the college’s Music Department. All campers will …

Fall Honor Roll students named

The following Livingstone College students made the Fall 2018 Honor Roll. The honor roll is based upon full-time enrollment, a semester GPA of 3.00 or higher and no grades below “C.” Antwan Abernathy, Claremont, NC Kierra Acuff, Detroit, MI Brandon Adams, Bronx, NY Kayla Adams, Charlotte, NC Jahmeel Aiken, Williamsburg, VA Antoine Akundu, Saint Michael, MN Chavante’ Alexander, Charlotte, NC …

National NAACP chairwoman to address Livingstone graduates

Bishop Seth Lartey is baccalaureate speaker  SALISBURY – A new chapter begins this weekend in the lives of more than a hundred students as Livingstone College holds graduation ceremonies on Saturday. Commencement exercises will begin at 9 a.m. May 4 at the Livingstone Alumni Memorial Stadium on campus. In case of inclement weather, ceremonies will be held in the new …

Officers help save baby’s life

Officer: ‘You’re not leaving us here; not under our watch’  SALISBURY – Livingstone College security officers are credited with helping to save the life of a three-month-old child on campus Monday. Ashley Dawkins, the child’s mother, was attending a presentation show by the sorority Sigma Gamma Rho at Varick Auditorium on Monday evening when her baby started aspirating. She took …

Children’s Book Festival to feature storyteller, clown

SALISBURY – The Livingstone College Children’s Book Festival will be held Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the front lawn of the campus, featuring storyteller Linda Gorham, Tyca the Clown and a special treat from a local elementary school. First held in March 1991, the festival was born after Jacquori Franklin, daughter of former Livingstone President …