Mr. Henry earns citizenship

SALISBURY – At Livingstone College, there are several consistencies that students can count on – assemblies on Wednesdays; the singing of the school’s alma mater; and Mr. Henry always having a piece of candy in his pocket. Henry Mawolo, a towering figure with a distinct foreign accent, works with the IT (information technology) Department at Livingstone College, but has made …

New head women’s basketball coach named

SALISBURY – Livingstone College announced Friday a new addition to the Blue Bear athletics family. Athletic Director Lamonte Massie-Sampson announced that Chiante Wester was the new head women’s basketball coach during a press conference on the Salisbury campus. Wester comes to Blue Bear country after serving as assistant women’s basketball coach for the Virginia State University Trojans since August 2006. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Bravo TV reality star coming to Livingstone

Father, platinum-selling jazz artist, Ben Tankard, to accompany her Bravo TV reality star, singer and motivational speaker, “Queen Brooklyn” Tankard, along with celebrity family and friends, is coming to Livingstone College April 8-9. The visit is part of her 2019 “I Am Free Concert and Convo Tour,” which uses the power of music, education and the performing arts to empower …