Academic Accomplishments


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Monday, January 13, 2020 - 12:15pm

Limestone College Assistant Professor of English and Spanish Dr. Jack Knipe, along with his research partners, recently had research published in a recent edition of FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education.

FIRE is an international, peer-reviewed publication promoting interdisciplinary scholarship on the use of internationally comparative data for evidence-based and innovative change in educational systems, schools, and classrooms worldwide.

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Monday, January 13, 2020 - 12:15pm

Limestone College Professor of Physical Education, and a recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Grant, Dr. Felicia Cavallini, will have a research study article published an upcoming issue of Strategies, which is a major academic journal for the Society of Health and Physical Educators Americas (SHAPE).

Dr. Parker & Students
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 2:45pm

Limestone College officials have announced that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the governing body that helps to uphold the educational quality of degree-granting institutions throughout the South, has reaffirmed Limestone’s accreditation for an additional 10 years.

Jackie Puckett - MSW
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:15pm

Limestone College’s second graduate-level degree program is officially on the way.

Plans are being finalized to add an online Master of Social Work (MSW) program that is expected to begin in the summer of 2020. Limestone has offered an online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree since 2012.

Tommy Martin Honorary Degree
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 9:30am

Local journalist and former Board of Trustees member Tommy E. Martin will be recognized with an honorary Doctorial degree during one of Limestone College’s upcoming graduation ceremonies.

Limestone’s Board of Trustees recently voted unanimously to bestow the Honorary Doctor of Public Service degree upon Martin during the first of two ceremonies planned inside Fullerton Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 14.

Monica Baloga
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 12:15pm

After conducting an extensive, nation-wide search, Limestone College found its new Provost in the Sunshine State.

Dr. Monica Baloga will step into the role on February 1 of 2020, after leaving her current position as Senior Vice President for Academic Administration at the Florida Institute of Technology, where she has served for the past 23 years.

As Limestone’s Provost, Baloga will serve as the chief academic officer with responsibility for planning, development, implementation, coordination, review, and administration of all academic programs and support services.

Pushman - Blog Published
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 4:15pm

Limestone College Professor of English Erin Pushman will have her blog, “The Face of Bravery,” published in MUTHA magazine as an ongoing series.

After publishing one of Pushman’s essays, an editor from MUTHA magazine read Pushman’s blog and requested to publish select posts in a serial series. The series began in October, and the fourth installment is up now on MUTHA.

 With “The Face of Bravery,” Pushman chronicles her daughter’s life with a disfiguring disease.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 12:15pm

Limestone College Professor of Art Carolyn Ford has been invited as a guest artist at Mission Clay Art and Industry in Phoenix.

Ford will be spending a week as a visiting artist in Arizona. While there, she will be carving her "Southernisms" series on monumental extruded ceramic pipes. In exchange for the week of creation, her work will become part of Mission's permanent art collection.