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 …

Men’s team wins before CIAA begins

Livingstone men’s basketball team earns CIAA  highest GPA award as tourney begins By Kimberly Harrington/Livingstone College News Service                                                                        As the CIAA tournament kicks off today in …

Livingstone to receive $100,000 endowment from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

First installment to be made this month  SALISBURY – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA), in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation, has pledged an endowment in the amount of $100,000 to Livingstone College as a part of the organization’s AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund. Livingstone President Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr., will join 31 other presidents of Historically Black Colleges and …

Joyner: Rebuild Black America

School raises $3.3M in philanthropic support SALISBURY – Livingstone College’s celebration of Founder’s Day went as smoothly as the Tom Joyner Morning Show’s jingle. There weather was balmy and the mood was equally bright as crowds of people filed into Varick Auditorium to near capacity to hear nationally syndicate radio host Tom Joyner deliver the keynote address. His remarks connected …

Livingstone business professor honored for leadership and research at Las Vegas conference

By Kimberly Harrington Livingstone News Service Dr. Colin Pillay, associate professor in business administration at Livingstone College, was awarded for his leadership and research at the Institute for Business Research Conference in Las Vegas in January. For leadership, Pillay was recognized for his ongoing commitment to faculty development and in appreciation of research support provided to academic communities. For research, …

Livingstone College participates in statewide math conference in Greensboro

SALISBURY – Math professors and math majors from Livingstone College attended the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) 48th Conference at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro Nov. 1-2. The conference, under the theme “Cultivating Coherence and Connections,” gathered more than 2,000 K-12 math teachers, principals, administrators and college professors from every school district and county in the …