Alumni

Prevatte Statue

The legacy of legendary Gaffney High School coach and educator Robert E. “Bob” Prevatte will have a permanent home at Limestone College, thanks to a record-breaking $4.1 million gift from the Richardson Foundation.

At a special groundbreaking ceremony held on Saturday, April 14, Limestone officials announced the “Bob Prevatte Athletic Complex” project that will expand and enhance the facilities at the Gaffney-based private liberal arts college. 

Bob Prevatte Portrait

On Saturday, April 14, at 11 a.m., Limestone College will make a major announcement and hold a groundbreaking ceremony honoring legendary Gaffney High School football coach and Cherokee County educator Robert E. “Bob” Prevatte.

Community members are invited to the event that will take place outside the Bob Campbell Field House, located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney.

Diversity Panel Graphic

Limestone College will host a panel discussion on Diversity in Teaching on Monday, April 9, at 4 p.m. inside the Stephenson Dining Hall Banquet Room.

Adams

Limestone College will soon receive a generous contribution in excess of $2 million – one of its largest planned gifts received to date – that will be added to the Gordon Milton Adams Academic Scholarship Fund.

The donation from the estate of Margaret Bickel Adams will provide students with scholarships for generations to come. The scholarship was originally established in July of 2007 in memory of Gordon Milton Adams, Limestone College Class of 1984, by his parents, Margaret and Horace Adams.

Ann Berry Derrick

Dr. C. Warren Derrick, Jr., and his family have provided Limestone College with a gift of $100,000 to establish the Ann Berry Derrick Endowed Scholarship.

Growing up in Spartanburg, Ann Berry Derrick graduated from Limestone College in 1959 with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Her career as a social worker included positions in Charleston, Greenville, Birmingham, and finally in Columbia where she worked for 25 years in the Cooperative Ministry with the homeless and later as Director of the ministry’s HIV/AIDS program.

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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Any gift is welcome at any time. Our fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30. For tax purposes, many of our donors find it beneficial to donation prior to the end of the calendar year (December 31).

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You should pledge whatever amount is comfortable for you. Our goal is to receive gifts from everyone who has benefited directly or indirectly from their experience at Limestone College. With this level of support, we will readily satisfy our immediate annual needs and make our future more secure.

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To find out if your employer has such a gift-matching policy, call your personnel office. You can also call the Office of Institutional Advancement for a list of companies that are currently matching gifts to Limestone..

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What are the “perks” of being a member of the alumni association?

There are many advantages to being a member – discount insurance through Liberty Mutual; Membership through Founder Federal Credit Union.  For a complete list of “perks”, visit our alumni Benefits and Services page on the Limestone website.

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At this time, there is not an online alumni directory.  For assistance in locating a fellow alumni/former classmate, please contact the alumni office at 864.488.4602 or by emailing alumnioffice[at]limestone[dot]edu.

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