Funeral plans for Dr. Larry Melton

Livingstone College President Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr., and the faculty and staff of Livingstone College are deeply saddened by the death of alumnus Dr. Larry Douglas Melton. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 26, at Greater Gethsemane AME Zion Church, located at 531 Campus St., Charlotte. Viewing will begin at 11 a.m. followed by the service at …

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 …

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 …