Livingstone College’s Annual Homecoming Celebration will begin October 30, 2013 through November 2, 2013. Homecoming festivities begin with the Coronation of Miss Livingstone College on October 30, 2013 at 7pm in the Varick Auditorium. Several events will take place throughout the week and weekend to include, Alumni events, and receptions. On Saturday November 2, the Homecoming Parade will begin at 9:00am running from Main Street to Monroe Street. The Homecoming Football Game will begin at 1:30pm between the “Livingstone Blue Bears” and the “Fayetteville State Broncos”.

Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state. Founded in 1867 as the Howard School for the education of African Americans, today FSU serves a growing student body of over 6,300 and ranks among the nation’s most diverse campus communities.

Livingstone College was originally founded along with Hood Seminary as Zion Wesley Institute by a group of A.M.E. Zion ministers for the purpose of training ministers in the Cabarrus County town of Concord, North Carolina in 1879. The College re-opened in Salisbury in 1882 with Dr. Price as President. Livingstone College is now a 4 year Undergraduate Institution accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Since its inception, the College has had two principals and eighteen presidents, including six interim presidents. Among its possessions, the College owns 272 acres of land and the physical plant that currently consists of 35 brick buildings, seven of which are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Come and celebrate the Heritage that is Livingstone College. The week of scheduled events is sure to provide something for every one of all ages to enjoy. Visit for a full list of scheduled events.

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