Academic Accomplishments


Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:00pm

Limestone College Preceptor of English Dr. Eric Schaefer has edited a recently published book, entitled Over Oceans: A Memoir, by author K. L. White.

Schaefer, along with Leah Peters, edited White’s inspiring account of a woman who travels the world for Christian ministry. The memoir details White’s years as a sports chaplain to professional tennis players, beginning with her unexpected spiritual calling in front of her living room television.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:45am

For the third straight year, Limestone College Professor of Physical Education Dr. Felicia Cavallini will soon serve on the Fulbright U.S. Regional Peer Review Committee for Canada.

Three committee members will represent the entire United States in 2018-2019. The group will peer review the Fulbright applications from the United States before sending them to Canada. This will mark the final year of Cavallini’s three-year term on the respected committee.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 11:00am

Limestone College Professor of English Erin Pushman recently had two of her essays selected for re-publication.

Pushman’s Feed The Baby was originally published in Breastfeeding Today, and was re-published over the summer in the edited blog Women’s Health Today from Praeclarus Press. In addition, an excerpt of her essay, Intercourse, Recall, was selected for the forthcoming anthology WAVES, a Confluence of Women’s Voice. The anthology from the A Room of Her Own Foundation is inspired by Virginia Woolf.

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

Limestone College Associate Professor of Human Resource Management Dr. Deitra Payne recently made a presentation at the annual conference for the College and University Professional Association (CUPA-HR) for Human Resources.

The conference, which was held September 16-18 in San Diego, attracts thousands of Human Resources professionals each year from colleges and universities across the nation.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:00am

Limestone College hosted its Alpha Chi pinning ceremony and its Honors Banquet on Monday, September 25.

To view a gallery with more photos from the two events, please visit


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.