Slain officer attended Livingstone College

SALISBURY – Terrence Carraway, the officer killed in the line of duty in Florence, S.C., on Oct. 3, attended Livingstone College. College records show that Carraway was a student from fall 1984 to spring 1985. Livingstone College President Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr., the Livingstone College Board of Trustees, faculty and staff, alumni and students extend their deepest condolences to …

Livingstone awarded $500,000 grant from National Park Service to rehab library

By Kimberly Harrington Livingstone News Service The National Park Service announced Monday that Livingstone College received a $500,000 grant to help rehabilitate its Andrew Carnegie Library. The grant award, funded through the Historic Preservation Fund and administered by the National Park Service (NPS), was announced Aug. 27 as part of $8.6 million in total grant funding to support projects that …

Professor attends ‘Black Girls Write’ institute

Livingstone College faculty member and recent children’s book author, Dr. Da’Tarvia Parrish, was selected to attend the “Black Girls Write” UNCF/Mellon Faculty Teaching and Learning Institute at Hampton University. She was among 16 applicants selected that included scholars, writers, artists, activists, filmmakers, and others who produce work in the creation of and representation of Black women/girls in Speculative Fiction. Parrish is …

Livingstone alumnus is new athletics director at Darlington High

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington High School hired Michael Jordan to be its new athletics director, the Darlington County School District announced Tuesday. The Darlington County Board of Education approved the selection during its meeting Monday. Darlington High Principal Cortney Gehrke said she is excited for the experience Jordan brings to the school. “Coach Jordan’s extensive athletic experience is going to …

He Walked!

Last week the Livingstone College W-S alumni Chapter distributed exam (goody) bags to students from W-S. We met Kendell Horton, a recent recipient of a $500 scholarship from the Chapter. We learned that he had a $1, 081 balance to clear before he could walk and receive his diploma last Saturday. The Chapter members present (Carolyn Anderson, Mertice Williams, Natalie …

Pete Teague joins Institutional Advancement team at Livingstone College

SALISBURY – President Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr. has announced the appointment of Pete Teague as special assistant to the president for community development. As a 34-year resident and local leader of Rowan County, Teague is very familiar and well invested in the community, and intends to leverage his existing relationships to better tell the Livingstone College story. “I want to …