Academic Accomplishments


Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:45pm

Limestone College has announced an extensive program of celebrations in the coming months to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.

It has been 500 years since Martin Luther set the Reformation in motion by nailing his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Church in Germany on October 31, 1517.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:30pm

Limestone College’s Dr. Felicia Cavallini, Professor of Physical Education, is part of a research team that had a manuscript recently published by the Journal of Physical Activity Research.

The research, peer-reviewed article, published earlier this month, is entitled “Introducing MyHouse Activity and MyWork Activity: A Paradigm Shift Towards Lifestyle Physical Activity Supported by Evidence from a Focus Group Study.”

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 3:30pm

Several Limestone College students and a faculty member played a large part in the recent summer production of “Xanadu” produced by the Spartanburg Little Theatre at the Chapman Cultural Center.

“Xanadu,” which was performed July 14-23 at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg, is a musical that follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse who descends from the heavens of Mt. Olympus to Venice Beach, CA. It is based on the 1980 movie starring Olivia Newton-John.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:15pm

Limestone College’s Director of the Library Lizah Ismail and Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Justin Bailey attended the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research Workshop in Washington, DC, September 7-9.

Ismail and Bailey participated in a poster presentation entitled “Student Agency and Voice.” The session was part of the workshop’s focus on teaching and learning with digital collections. Ismail and Bailey presented on the progress Limestone has made with its Undergraduate Student Collections in Shared Shelf.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 9:15am

As part of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, Limestone College is now collecting supplies to send to the Houston area.

Limestone’s Pre-Health Professions Club is spearheading the project.

Items needed include bottled water, canned goods, toiletries, diapers of all sizes, baby formula, feminine care products, dry dog and cat food, and first aid items.

The College’s students, faculty, and staff may drop off supplies in the Student Services office through 12 noon on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 4:00pm

A opening reception for the art exhibit “Architecture and History: Go To and Go By” by Limestone College Professor Carolyn Ford will be held at the Waterworks Visual Arts Center in Salisbury, NC, on Friday, Sept. 15, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 3:45pm

Dr. Shelly Meyers, Director of Teacher Education at Limestone College, was recently awarded an Impact Academy fellowship, joining a cohort of fellows chosen for their commitment to improving educator preparation.

Dr. Meyers is also the Chair of Limestone’s Division of Education and Physical Education.

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 2:45pm

Limestone College Professor of Art Carolyn Ford is one of 30 artists selected for the current juried show entitled “Art Alums 2017: A Celebration” at Middle Tennessee State University

An Arts Patron Reception for the exhibit, which is featuring 30 years of MTSU art majors (1982-2012), is being held on the Murfreesboro, TN, campus on Thursday, Aug. 31, from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Ford’s art is highlighted on advertisements for the show, which is now on display in Todd Hall.