Laurinburg, NC- St. Andrews University, a branch of Webber International University, and Director of Athletics Glenn Batten has announced the hiring of Taylor Cooper as the new head Men and Women's Swim coach for the Knights.
Cooper will be replacing the departing Brooks Teal, who has been the SAU coach for the last three seasons and will now be moving on to tackle a new challenge after he takes the current team to NAIA Nationals on March 3-5.
LAURINBURG, N.C. – St. Andrews announces plans to add football to its athletic program in the 2017-18 academic year. With the number of colleges and universities now offering football on the rise, St. Andrews recognizes that the addition of football can play an important role in growing enrollment, enhancing extra-curricular programs and creating new opportunities to connect the campus community with the Laurinburg-Scotland County community.
Raleigh, NC, February 9, 2016 - Barton College won North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities’ fifth annual Ethics Bowl held February 5 and 6 on Meredith College’s campus. Methodist University earned second place in the competition. Twenty-two colleges and universities from throughout North Carolina participated in the event which focused on the theme of Ethics in Technology.
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Puerto Rican Women’s National Soccer Team to Train at St. Andrews
As part of their training for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Qualifier Tournament, which will begin on February 10, 2016, the Women’s National Team will travel to North Carolina on January 31, to play four friendly games. These will be against three universities: St. Andrews University, University of North Carolina Wilmington and Winthrop University, and a semi-pro team, the Charlotte Eagles.
LAURINBURG, N.C. – Dr. June Atkinson, North Carolina State Superintendent, visited the St. Andrews campus on January 20, during a tour of Scotland County Schools.
Dr. Atkinson addressed students, faculty, staff and local education advocates about the future of education in North Carolina.
The Monday evening MLK Community Celebration at the St. Andrews campus touched on themes of perseverance and service.
“This year I’ve been reminded again of his words of extraordinary determination and persistence, especially during the worst of times when he had grave doubts about his ability to hold the civil rights movement together in the face of a country that was, by and large, unwilling to change and resistant to his message,” said SAU President Paul Baldasare.
Several months ago the St. Andrews Therapeutic Horsemanship (TH) Program established a Cooper Care Fund to raise money to purchase Cooper, a painted pony leased to the Ride Like A Knight (RLAK) TH program. Since that time, funds raised have officially turned Cooper into Knight.
(RALEIGH, N.C.) Dec. 15, 2015 – Kayla Driggers, a St. Andrews freshman majoring in Middle Grades Education, was selected to receive a Duke Energy Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $3,500 for the 2015-2016 academic year. Kayla is the daughter of Shawn Caulder and Jeff Driggers, both of Wagram.