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 …

Officers help save baby’s life

Officer: ‘You’re not leaving us here; not under our watch’  SALISBURY – Livingstone College security officers are credited with helping to save the life of a three-month-old child on campus Monday. Ashley Dawkins, the child’s mother, was attending a presentation show by the sorority Sigma Gamma Rho at Varick Auditorium on Monday evening when her baby started aspirating. She took …

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 …

Livingstone to offer Army ROTC in the fall

Livingstone College is in the business of developing leaders and so is the United States Army ROTC. That’s why the Army ROTC program coming to the campus of Livingstone is a perfect marriage of leadership excellence. Livingstone President Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr., announced last month that the Army ROTC program would start in the fall of 2019. Through classes …

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 …