Alumni

On Monday, October 16, Limestone College President Dr. Walt Griffin was honored with a proclamation by Cherokee County Council. After 25 years of service to Limestone, Dr. Griffin will be retiring in December of this year. Dr. Griffin was also honored with a proclamation recently by the Cherokee County School Board. Additional photos from both of those proclamation presentations can be found at www.facebook.com/limestonecollege.

To see more photos from Limestone College’s Homecoming activities this past weekend, please visit out official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LimestoneCollege.

We have posted photos of the Big Blue Tailgate, the Homecoming King & Queen, the football game, the Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet, the Golden Reunion Reception and Brunch, and more!

In addition to Facebook, also following Limestone College at www.instagram.com/LimestoneBernie and www.twitter.com/LimestoneBernie.

 

(Below is a feature article that appears in the current edition of Limestone Today magazine. In addition to the print version, the publication is also available online at https://issuu.com/cualum02/docs/limestone_today__fall_2017__e-editi.)

FAREWELL, DR. WALT GRIFFIN

As Limestone President Dr. Walt Griffin gets set to retire, he reflects on the past and looks toward the future:

By Charles Wyatt, Director of Communications

Six Limestone College alumni will be honored during a banquet at Stephenson Dining Hall on Friday, Oct. 6, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Those being recognized at the Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet include David E. Dorman, Alumnus of the Year; Frederick O. Knowles, III, Service To Church; Sharon Horton Eggers, Service To College; Pamela Melton Cazel, Service To Community; Franklin L. Foster, Service To Education; and Steven P. Christofides, Young Alumnus of the Year.

A full weekend of events is planned October 6-7 as Limestone College celebrates with a full slate of Alumni and Homecoming festivities.

The centerpiece of the weekend will be the third annual “Big Blue Tailgate,” which will take place on Saturday, October 7, with the band Audio Candy performing on stage prior to the Homecoming football game.

This year’s Homecoming will also be bigger as it is being combined with Alumni Weekend activities to offer a jam-packed two days on and around campus.

Alumni Association

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

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.

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