A taste of college life

By: For The Record Contributed photos Vincia Miller, left, director of Alumni Affairs at Livingstone College, recruits two Anson High students for a “Name That Tune” activity during the Livingstone College motivational tour kickoff at Anson High School. Anson High School students tour the Livingstone College School of Culinary Arts’ 50-foot mobile food unit during the college’s visit to Wadesboro …

Livingstone launches radio station, new website, app

  Livingstone College is on the air. Tune in to WLJZ 107.1 FM, the heart and soul of Blue Bear nation, for music, campus news and updates on the happenings of Livingstone College. WLJZ 107.1 FM is a low-powered FM radio station, which was deemed operational on Dec. 7, 2017. The official launch was in February during the winter meeting of the college’s …

Livingstone mourns passing of Irwin Belk, supporter and donor of the college

Irwin “Ike” Belk SALISBURY – Livingstone College mourns the loss of Irwin “Ike” Belk, who was laid to rest on Monday, March 5, 2018. Belk, a philanthropist, businessman and public servant, died on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. He was 95. Belk was passionate about education and athletics, and took on the cause of helping educational institutions create tracks and procure …

God first, Livingstone second

Founder’s Day speaker Judge J. Carlton Cole spoke through tears as he told how Livingstone College influenced his life.   Click Here to View on the Qcity Metro Website

Food Lion donates 17,000 meals to Livingstone College food pantry

SALISBURY — According to the Urban Institute, one in seven college students is food-insecure: lacking in reliable access to sufficient quantities of food. This can have a devastating impact on a student’s ability to achieve academic success. But Livingstone College has offered a solution for two years. Through a partnership with Food Lion, the Blue Bear Food Pantry offers shelf-stable …

Alexis Smoot

Name: Alexis Smoot Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia Classification/Major: Senior Computer Information Systems major. My Livingstone Journey:  Prior to being recruited to play softball, I had no knowledge of Livingstone College. I am excited to say that if everything goes as planned I will be graduating May 5, 2018, with Honors. I am currently a member of the Livingstone College Honors Program, …

Writing Personal Statements

Whether you are applying for graduate school, an internship or a scholarship, chances are you will be asked to write a personal statement. These personal essays can range from 250 words up to 1,000 words depending on the opportunity. Regardless of length, here are a few tips to make your personal statement shine: Plan—Take the time to brainstorm your response …

Students earn second chance at Livingstone

By Kimberly Harrington Livingstone News Service SALISBURY — For a contingent of students at Livingstone College, the next six weeks will not be a walk in the park but more like basic training to prepare them for college life. “This is boot camp. I hope you survive,” Livingstone President Jimmy Jenkins told parents and students gathered in Trent Gym on Saturday …

N.C. governor urges students to get back to basics for life of purpose

By Kimberly Harrington Livingstone College News Service “As a people, we are all connected,” said North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, speaking at Livingstone College’s Fall Convocation. Quoting Desmond Tutu, Cooper said, “None of us comes into the world fully formed. We would not know how to think, or walk, or speak, or behave as human beings unless we learned it …