Board of Trustees 2021
Five new members were recently elected to the Limestone University Board of Trustees and will serve five-year terms that officially started on July 1.

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The Limestone University campus community will be greeted with additional dining options this fall with two new food and beverage facilities opening inside the new Hines & Riggins Center.

Hines & Riggins Center
Set to soon become the academic and social hub of its campus in Gaffney, Limestone University has announced that its recently constructed 65,000-square-foot building will be known as the Hines & Riggins Center.
Limestone University will officially announce the creation of the Limestone Charter Association during the Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina’s Leadership Summit on Wednesday, July 21, in Columbia. The new Limestone Charter Association (LCA) will sponsor independent, innovative charter schools across South Carolina.

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Limestone University has announced its on-campus protocols related to COVID-19 for the Fall 2021 semester. Limestone President Dr. Darrell Parker has revealed that while the coronavirus vaccine is being strongly encouraged, it will not be mandated by the Gaffney-based institution.

Athletic Training

Limestone University is taking its athletic training program to the next level.

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With the calendar turning the page into a new academic year, Limestone University’s Honors Program has now officially transitioned into an Honors College. The Board of Trustees voted back in October of 2020 for Limestone’s rigorous Honors Program to evolve into an Honors College at the start of the 2021-2022 academic year on July 1.

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After spending most of his professional career molding the talents of student-athletes on the baseball diamond, Limestone’s Chris Wiley is transitioning into a new role where he will be building relationships with current and future donors of the University. Limestone has announced that Wiley, who spent seven seasons at the helm of the Saints’ baseball program, has made the move from coaching and

Frank Smith Tribute
Limestone University and its Athletics Department is shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden passing of redshirt-freshman Frank Smith (Bayville, N.Y.) of the men’s lacrosse team and extends its deepest condolences to Frank’s family, friends, past and present teammates, and coaches.

Board of Trustees Officers 2021
The Limestone University Board of Trustees recently elected its new officers for 2021-2022, including a new Chairman who is a native of Cherokee County and an alumnus of the institution. David P. Riggins will begin his new duties as the Board’s Chairman on July 1. Additional officers elected by the Board at a recent meeting include Tommy H. Windsor, Vice-Chairman; Randall L. Richardson, Secretary

Nursing CCNE

Limestone University’s online nursing program, which began in the fall of 2019, has now earned its accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nu

Human Resource Management
Limestone University’s Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree program was recently ranked No.1 in the state for “Best Value” by the website


The well-known higher education website just released its list of the Best Computer Programming Bachelor’s Degrees, and Limestone Univers

Mike Foreman

Retired NASA astronaut Mike Foreman will take part in Limestone University’s upcoming STEAM and Space Education Conference.

Football Schedule 2021

Limestone University’s football team has released its schedule for the 2021 season, an 11-game slate featuring nine South Atlantic Conference games

Nurses Week 2021
The American Nurses Association annually celebrates National Nurses Week, which begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, which is Florence Nightingale's birthday. The nursing profession has been supported and promoted by the American Nurses Association since 1896.

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Limestone University’s growing list of graduate programs will increase this fall as the Gaffney-based institution plans to add a Master of Science

Presidential Excellence Awards 2021
During Limestone University's recent Academic Awards Ceremony held inside Fullerton Auditorium, two Presidential Excellence Awards were presented to faculty and staff members. The Faculty High Impact Award was given to Dr. Jonathan Sarnoff, while the Staff Customer Service Award was presented to Stacey Mason.

Academic Awards 2021
Limestone University held its 2020-2021 Academic Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 19, at Fullerton Auditorium. A total of 47 awards were handed out on the evening.

Class of 2021
Limestone University will hold its Spring 2021 Commencement on Saturday, May 1, starting at 10 a.m. at Gaffney High School's stadium.

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Limestone University Assistant Professor of Music Education and Director of Instrumental Music Dr.

Ferguson and Register

Limestone Barbell Club members Jaylan Ferguson and Alexander Register recently became the first student-athletes from the University to compete at

Blue Cupola
In celebration of the 248 students who will graduate on Saturday morning, May 1, Limestone's iconic cupola at the top of the Curtis Building will turn "Boldly Blue" for the very first time this weekend. The cupola will glow blue Friday and Saturday night.

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As part of Limestone University’s commitment to make a difference in the Cherokee County community, three of its students recently made a physical

The Last Five Years Show Poster

Limestone University Theatre will conclude its 2020-2021 season with an online streaming production of the musical “The Last Five Years,” created b

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As the spring semester draws to close, Limestone University will soon hold its third straight commencement ceremony at Gaffney High School’s stadium on Saturday, May 1, at 10 a.m.

Candelabra 2021

The virtual launch of Limestone University’s 2020 and 2021 editions of “The Candelabra” will be held on Friday, April 23, at 5 p.m.

Symposium Spring 2021
Limestone University’s A.J. Eastwood Library will virtually present the Spring 2021 Student Research and Presentations Symposium on Friday, April 23.

Spring Choral Poster 2021

Live music returns to Fullerton Auditorium on Sunday, April 18, as the Limestone University & Community Chorus presents “A Classic Spring Chora

Silent Sky Dress Rehearsal

Limestone University Theatre will stream its production of “Silent Sky” on Thursday, April 22, starting at 7 p.m.

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Limestone University Professor of Art Carolyn Ford took home a Best In Show award for her works of art featured in a recent juried exhibit in Tennessee.

Bike-share students
Limestone University students Mason Gilbert, Abigail Smith, and Alison Walsh are working on bike-share program with the City of Gaffney in a collaboration that they feel would benefit students and the campus community.

Daniel Francis
Daniel Francis has joined Limestone University as its first Director of the Community Values Office.

Alumni Rankings

A higher education data research company recently compared the salaries of over 4.6 million college graduates to rank the 2021 Best Colleges at var


Three members of the Limestone University Barbell Club competed earlier this month against the best in North and South Carolina at the USA Powerlif

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The website recently published its list of the Top 45 accredited colleges and universities in the state of South Carolina, and Lime

Esports vs. Clemson

Limestone University esports gamers were in the spotlight on Monday, March 15, in a high-profile battle to tame the Clemson University Tigers in a

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Limestone University has been awarded top ranking status for multiple online degree programs by the website

Breaking News

March 18, 2:40 PM: The National Weather Service just issued a TORNADO WARNING for Gaffney.
Limestone University will host an Open House event on Friday, April 16, 2021. To register, please click HERE. Below is a complete agenda...

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Limestone University’s Graphic Design program was recently ranked as one of Top 50 in the United States by an online publication.

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Limestone University's Homecoming football game is this Saturday, March 20, as the Saints host UVA-Wise at The Reservation.


Limestone University Director of the Sib Collins Counseling Center Mary Campbell and Master of Social Work candidate Leslie Abraham were recognized

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Limestone University Assistant Professor of English and Spanish Dr. Jack Knipe will present his research on the language attitudes of international students toward African American Vernacular English at the 65th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES).

Limestone's First "League Of Legends" Esports Online Tournament Scheduled For Friday, May 8

Limestone University’s esports program, coming off its first win in program history earlier this month, will attempt to tame the Tigers from Clemso

Dean's List & Honor Roll Fall 2020

Limestone University had a combined 309 students named to either the Dean’s List or the Honor Roll for the fall semester

Scott Doig
Limestone University Assistant Professor of Physical Education Dr. Scott R. Doig recently had research published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Frontiers in Psychiatry.

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Limestone University’s Computer Science-Information Technology online program was recently ranked as one of the finest in the nation by an online publication.

Carolyn Ford

Limestone University Professor of Art Carolyn Ford will have two works of art featured in the juried exhibit and publication Last Call VI: Handmade