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 …

‘All I wanted was a chance’

Livingstone SGA president Terrell Richardson, left, works with Salisbury Mayor Al Heggins. He was the first intern for the City of Salisbury mayor’s office and will graduate May 5 with a bachelor’s in social work.   Livingstone’s Terrell Richardson found life at the stone When he steps to the podium, the audience quiets with anticipation. He’s developed a reputation of …