For the first time in nearly 20 years, Miss Limestone College will be competing in the Miss South Carolina pageant.

A junior at Limestone, Alayna Paige Downey of Gaffney will represent the College e at the pageant this summer.

Alayna, the daughter of Scott and Lori Downey, attended a Miss South Carolina Pageant Workshop this past weekend in Columbia.

More information about Downey’s upcoming appearance in the Miss South Carolina pageant will be announced soon.

color run

The Cherokee County Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host a 5K "Color Fun Run" at Limestone College on Saturday, April 25, which is also "Alumni Day" at the College.

Race day registration and pre-race pick-up starts at 7:30 a.m., and race time is at 9 a.m. The race will begin and end at Limestone. The registration fee is $25 for adults and $15 for children 12-under. The registration fee includes a t-shirt and registration bag. Register on-line at

mathabane photo

A tennis scholarship to Limestone College in the 1970s helped Mark Mathabane escape from the brutality of the apartheid system in South Africa. On March 3, he returns to Gaffney for a lecture on his book Kaffir Boy, which will soon be turned into a major motion picture.

“An Intimate Evening With Mark Mathabane” will take place at 7 p.m. at Fullerton Auditorium. The general public is welcome to attend, and admission is free.

Andie MacDowell

During an interview with The State newspaper in Columbia regarding her upcoming appearance at the Beaufort International Film Festival, actress and Gaffney native Andie MacDowell said that she “fell in love with the arts” while attending plays as a child at Limestone College.

Ellis Island

For the third time in its history, a group of Limestone College students will soon be taking a bite out of the Big Apple as they get a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway.

The Limestone Chorus and students from the Theatre Department will spend May 11-16 in New York City where they will see Disney’s “Aladdin The Musical” and then have the opportunity to talk and interact with the cast following the performance. The group will also get a sight-seeing tour of the city and visit Ellis Island.

Alumni Association

The Limestone College Alumni Association includes more than 26,000 graduates and former students from Limestone College.

Christmas On Campus

Christmas on Campus is an annual celebration held each December on the Limestone College campus. This year, we are celebrating our 30th Anniversary of this wonderful tradition.

Benefits & Services

Alumni of Limestone College have access to a host of services and opportunities to show your school spirit or to keep in touch.

Giving Back

Endowing a scholarship, supporting the Annual Fund, and enrolling in planned giving are just some of the ways you can give back to your alma mater.

Alumni Awards

Limestone is proud to salute the recipients of the prestigious alumni awards.

Alumni Events

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