Livingstone to host NAAAHP Conference at Great Wolf Lodge

SALISBURY – Honors students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) around the country will convene in November to celebrate the 27th Annual Conference of the National Association of African-American Honors Programs (NAAAHP). The event, hosted by Livingstone College, will take place Wednesday, Nov. 14, through Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at the Great Wolf Lodge …

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 …

Livingstone alumna turns 90

https://www.salisburypost.com/2018/11/04/mrs-fannie-tillery-butler-celebrates-90-years/ Submitted to the Salisbury Post Mrs. Fannie Marie Tillery Butler celebrated her 90th birthday on at Livingstone College Event Center on Oct. 27, 2018. Mrs. Butler is a 1949 graduate of Livingstone College where she met and married David T. Butler Sr., a local principal. She has spent the last 73 years serving the Salisbury community. She was the …

Livingstone brings trophy home

By David Whisenant | November 4, 2018 at 8:44 AM EST – Updated November 4 at 8:55 AM CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – The Commemorative Classic trophy is coming back to Salisbury after Livingstone College defeated Johnson C. Smith University 20-9 at the Irwin Belk complex on Saturday. The annual game marks the anniversary of the first black college football game played in the …

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 …