Joyner: Rebuild Black America

School raises $3.3M in philanthropic support SALISBURY – Livingstone College’s celebration of Founder’s Day went as smoothly as the Tom Joyner Morning Show’s jingle. There weather was balmy and the mood was equally bright as crowds of people filed into Varick Auditorium to near capacity to hear nationally syndicate radio host Tom Joyner deliver the keynote address. His remarks connected …

LC Hall of Famer featured in TV special for nonprofit success

Leon Gatewood of Wadesboro, N.C., is the founder and CEO of the 501(c)(3) non-profit HOLLA! (Helping Our Loved ones Learn and Achieve) Community Development Corporation. The organization was formed to address low achievement in the local school system and has since developed into a staple of the community, providing valuable resources and social capital to local students. A 1980 graduate …

Livingstone business professor honored for leadership and research at Las Vegas conference

By Kimberly Harrington Livingstone News Service Dr. Colin Pillay, associate professor in business administration at Livingstone College, was awarded for his leadership and research at the Institute for Business Research Conference in Las Vegas in January. For leadership, Pillay was recognized for his ongoing commitment to faculty development and in appreciation of research support provided to academic communities. For research, …

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 …