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Livingstone College’s Class of 1973 Raises Over $300,000 in Support of Alma Mater

In News by Garette Hunter

The Class of 1973 of Livingstone College has raised more than $300,000 to support the institution in honor of their 50th reunion. The remarkable gift was made during Stonecoming 2023 and is expected to have a significant impact for years to come. “We are thankful for the Class of 1973’s efforts to support the mission of Livingstone College,” said Chanel Quick, AVP of Institutional Advancement and Director of Alumni Affairs. “Their 5-year total was $305,802.31, and their gift for Stonecoming 2023 was $138,960.00. The Class of 1973 has set the bar in giving and supporting Livingstone for classes in reunion years going forward.” The Class of 1973’s gift included an antique framed plate of the Price Building, which was presented to President Dr. Anthony J. Davis. In addition, they also played an integral role in providing Toiletry Storage Center supplies for the students, who appreciate their collaborative effort to provide them with hygienic items. “We, the Class of 1973, are much appreciative of your support in our efforts to support Livingstone for classes in reunion years going forward,” said Jackie Astrop, a member of the Class of 1973. Senior Bishop Kenneth Monroe, the Convocation keynote speaker, was a Golden Graduate of Livingstone College. The Class of 1973’s remarkable gift will undoubtedly inspire future generations of alumni to give back and support their alma mater.

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Livingstone College thanks Larry Somerville for his generous contribution to our Study Abroad Program.

In News by Garette Hunter

Salisbury, NC – Livingstone College sincerely thanks Mr. Larry Somerville for his generous contribution to the college’s study abroad program. Proud graduate of the class 1973, Mr. Somerville’s dedication to fostering global education has significantly impacted the opportunities available to Livingstone’s students. Thanks to Mr. Somerville’s commitment to supporting international experiences, aspiring students can broaden their horizons, engage with diverse cultures, and gain valuable insights that will undoubtedly shape their academic and personal growth. Mr. Somerville’s philanthropic spirit has facilitated the pursuit of knowledge and contributed to the development of globally-minded individuals who will undoubtedly make meaningful contributions to society. “We are proud to acknowledge Mr. Somerville’s invaluable support, and we look forward to continuing to provide transformative study abroad experiences to our students, thanks to the generosity and vision of individuals like him,” stated Dr. Nisha Singh, Chair of the Department of Business and Computer Information Systems. Livingstone College’s study abroad program allows students to travel and study in different parts of the world, including Africa, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The program enables students to experience different cultures, learn new languages, and develop a global perspective while earning academic credits. “We are grateful to Mr. Somerville for his unwavering commitment to advancing global education at Livingstone College,” added Dr. Singh. Livingstone College invites its community to express their deepest gratitude to Mr. Larry Somerville for his generosity and vision in supporting global education. For further information, please get in touch with Dr. Nisha Singh at nsingh@livingstone.edu.

Gym Jam

In Homecoming, Homecoming/student by Garette Hunter

Saturday, October 21 Location: New Trent Gymnasium Time: 11:00 pm College Students ONLY; Must have a valid College ID and a wristband to enter.