May 7, 2015

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Stillman College hosts “Stories of Faith: A Sharing” chapel service

Senior Kelsey Wilson performing a solo at the chapel service on Thursday, April 23 in the Birthright Auditorium. Photo by Christen Hyde

Stillman College hosted its last chapel service for the year on Thursday, April 23, in Birthright Alumni Hall. The theme for the program was Stories of Faith: A Sharing. Three speakers in the faculty and staff shared their life stories with the audience. Jonathan Ray, an associate professor of social sciences; Willie Wells, an administrative assistant […]

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May 7, 2015

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More commencements services would help students

Graduates at Stillman College walking to the graduation ceremony. Photo released by Google Images

Many times at Stillman College, students who could walk through graduation ceremonies have to wait because the college, to save money, holds one ceremony annually. I am one of those students. I will be finished with my degree plan in December 2015. I will have to wait a semester to be honored for my achievement, […]

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April 22, 2015

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News Briefs: Blue-and-Gold game, Young Artists’ Showcase slated for this weekend

Stillman College's football team runs into Stillman Stadium for a home game. Image released by eduseek.com,

The Young Artists’ Showcase and a football scrimmage are special year-end activities on the Stillman campus this weekend. The talent showcase will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Wynn Humanities and Fine Arts Center. Admission is free, and goers are asked to bring new or gently used eye glasses to donate to Haiti residences. […]

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April 22, 2015

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Retired Brig. General Walter Johnson to speak at commencement

Retired Brig. General Walter F. Johnson III is the featured speaker for Stillman's 139th commencement at 9 a.m. May 9 in Birthright Alumni Hall.

Stillman College’s 139th commencement will be at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 9.  This year’s exercises will be inside Birthright Alumni Hall reversing a tradition of the outdoor ceremony. Retired Brig. General Walter F. Johnson III will give the commencement address. A native of Charleston, S.C., Johnson is the first African-American to serve as chief of […]

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April 21, 2015

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Y Readers literacy program promotes fun with books

Junior Matrell Smith and senior Christen Hyde dropping off some books from the NABJ Book Drive held at Stillman College at the Benjamin Barnes YMCA. Photo by Victor Christian.

The Y Readers Program started as a small literacy effort at a YMCA in Charlotte, N.C., and now, 15 years later, is now a staple at the Benjamin Barnes YMCA only a few blocks from Stillman College. The nationally known literacy enrichment program operates with volunteer help in the children’s programs at both the Barnes […]

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April 16, 2015

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Students say ‘Empire’ is their favorite new hit

Image of TV's 'Empire' cast released by inflexwetrust.com.

“Empire” is the new craze — the newest talk of the town as they say. People of all ages have stopped what they were doing to tune in to the Fox Network TV show at 7 p.m. CST on Wednesdays since it aired Jan. 7. Some viewers say the show is better than “Scandal.” “Empire” […]

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April 16, 2015

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority inducts new members

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The newest members of  Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. at Stillman College take a candid shot after the 2015 Miss Stillman pageant on Tuesday night. (From left) Tiarra Blackmon, Tianna Jenkins, Khadijah Neal, Mercedes Turner and Yalanda Lawson. Not pictured is new member Debrione Jackson. Photo by Whitney Kemp

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April 15, 2015

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Omega Psi Phi Rho Gamma chapter presents new initiates

The Rho Gamma chapter of Omega Psi Phi recently held the New Initiates Presentation of the fraternity’s 2015 line of 8 Dsyfunctiqn Souls of Purple and Gold. Harkeal Hardy, DeMicheal Wigfall, Charles Corbitt, Dominique Cleaver, Mike Moore, Shannon Rhodes, Dakari Akorede and Jeremiah Bailey were introduced as initiates. Family, friends and peers gathered around Greek […]

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April 14, 2015

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Tiger Fest 2015 invites high-school students to consider college

Future Stillmanites touring the campus during TigerFest.

Tiger Fest was in full effect this past weekend. The day-long event started at 10 a.m. and ended about 3 p.m., Saturday. The day’s activities began with a pep session in Birthright Alumni Hall. The Blue Pride pep band showed a gymnasium-full of school spirit with its music and roused participants to tap their feet […]

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April 13, 2015

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National Panhellenic Council picnic held for student body

The National PanHellenic Council at Stillman held a cookout for the school and the surrounding community April 12. Students and visitors enjoyed hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, cupcakes and candy while a deejay played music and hosted games. Council President Jaylah Smith said that the cookout was a success. “This event was to help join all […]

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