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“Noises Off!” Coming To Limestone Theatre May 26-29

Limestone College Theatre will present “Noises Off” during a four-show run May 26-29.

The play, written by English playwright Michael Frayn, will be directed by Dr. Tim Baxter-Ferguson, Limestone’s Director of Theatre and Musical Theatre. Show time is at 7:30 p.m. on May 26-28 at Limestone College Theatre, which is located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney. There will also be a 3 p.m. show on May 29.

Handel's Messiah

On Sunday April 24th, the Limestone College and Community Chorus performed selections from Handel's Messiah at the First Baptist Church in Gaffney. 

See the pictures on our Facebook page and/or watch the video below.

2016 Marching Saints Student Leadership Announced!

 

Over the last few weeks, several students applied, auditioned, and interviewed to fill the student leadership roles for the 2016 football and marching season. During this process, it was apparent to the Marching Saints Faculty and Staff that there are many dedicated and talented students that want to see Limestone College’s marching band succeed and grow. While several applicants were music majors, many were not, which shows that anyone with a love for marching and music can participate and shine within the Marching Saints.

Michael Blackwell Wins 2016 Scholarship Competition

The Limestone College Department of Music is proud to announce Michael Blackwell as the winner of the 2016 Scholarship Competition. This competition is held in conjunction with the Department’s annual High School Honor Band Clinic and seeks to reward a high-achieving musician with a generous scholarship to fund their post-secondary education at Limestone College.

Successes After Limestone: Katie Mae Carpenter, Public Services Manager

Are your parents concerned about what you can do with an Art degree? Have no fear. Every month I will be talking to our graduates to tell you what they are doing with the skills they learned at Limestone. Stay tuned to our "Successes at Limestone" series. If you would like to send me your story, email me (cford@limestone.edu).  --C. Ford

 

Successes After Limestone: Justin Kelly, Art Teacher

Are your parents concerned about what you can do with an Art degree? Have no fear. Every month I will be talking to our graduates to tell you what they are doing with the skills they learned at Limestone. Stay tuned to our "Successes at Limestone" series. If you would like to send me your story, email me (cford@limestone.edu).  --C. Ford

 

THANK YOU!

I'd like to give a massive "Thank You" to all the supporters of our recent major trip to Kansas City. Makers, Mentors and Milestones: NCECA’s 50th Anniversary, exemplified what our education at Limestone represents. As an educator I hope to inspire vision, instruct process, connect history, and create future mentors to pay it forward. Please go to our social media links to see a few of the images of our conference experience.

Sincerely,

Carolyn Ford

Department Chair

Kansas City, Here We Come

NCECA NCECA NCECA!

Successes After Limestone: Holli Schwartz, Art Resource Assistant

Are your parents concerned about what you can do with an Art degree? Have no fear. Every month I will be talking to our graduates to tell you what they are doing with the skills they learned at Limestone. Stay tuned to our "Successes at Limestone" series. If you would like to send me your story, email me (cford@limestone.edu).  --C. Ford

 

Saints Percussion to perform at WGI Regional Event on March 5

This Saturday, March 5th, Saints Percussion, Limestone’s Independent Winter Percussion Ensemble, will be competing at the Winter Guard International Regional at Dorman High School in Spartanburg, SC. Saints Percussion will be performing alongside 30 other TOP high school, college, and independent percussion groups from the Carolinas, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee. The Prelims performance for Saints Percussion will be at 1:35 PM and, based on score and ranking, will perform at Finals between 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM.

Brett Schenning Presents at deFINE Art at SCAD

Professor Brett Schenning is becoming quite famous not only in the class at Limestone, but also in the professional world of photography. Recently Professor Schenning spoke at the Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art. While there he met the world-renowned Carrie Mae Weems, recent recipient of the College Art Association’s Distinguished Feminist Award and the Guggenheim International Gala honoree. Professor Schenning received $2000 worth of studio equipment on behalf of the Limestone College Art Department from SCAD.

Female Leads To Open Soon

Professor Chris Neyen is guiding his students through projects for an exhibition to open soon called Female Leads. During his Contemporary Art History, Graphics and Painting 2 classes, he discussed the inequities in art history. With this fuel to the fire, Professor Neyen has been directing students to find women in the arts that lead and inspire from Guerrilla Girls to Yoko Ono. Female Leads will open Monday, March 21, 2016 with a reception Tuesday, March 22 from 6-7:30pm in the Granberry Gallery.

Professor Erin Pushman to Speak at Conference on College Composition and Communication

The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) is pleased to announce that Erin Pushman will be speaking at the 2016 CCCC Annual Convention.

Pushman, of Limestone College, will be presenting during the session, "A Small School with a Changed Writing Culture: Taking Action through Faculty Development."

The session will be held from 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

Rebranding the Race

Professor Neyen's Graphics 3 class used the political race as inspiration for a project. Students created new logos for the current presidential candidates. Please go to our Facebook page to see the final resolutions. For more information about Graphic Design at Limestone, contact Professor Neyen: cneyen@limestone.edu. --C. Ford

Brett Schenning to be guest speaker at SCAD

Feb. 15-18, 2016

Brett Schenning will be a visiting artist at SCAD (Savanah College of Art and Design) giving a lecture in the museum of art, guest critiques in MFA classes, and portfolio reviews in the photography program. For more information, please contact the Art Department: cford@limestone.edu.

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