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The FBI of Charlotte will host a collegiate academy at Livingstone College on Tuesday

Program’s aim is to attract more diverse workforce

SALISBURY – Livingstone College and the FBI Charlotte office are partnering to host an FBI Collegiate Academy on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, on the campus of Livingstone College.

The FBI Collegiate Academy gives college students a look into the mission of the FBI. The event will include presentations about the many career paths offered and the need and desire for a more diverse workforce.

Students will also get a hands-on demonstration from the Evidence Response Team about crime scene investigation.

This initiative is part of the FBI’s Beacon Project, which aims to foster a genuine and long-lasting relationship with Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

“The Criminal Justice and Sociology Department is excited to have the FBI Collegiate Academy at Livingstone College,” said Dr. Latarcia R. Barnes, department chair. “This is a great opportunity for our students. It will provide them with relevant information if they want to pursue a career with the FBI. In addition, the students will be exposed to demonstrations, which are always enlightening. We are all excited and are looking forward to this wonderful experience.”

The news media is invited to attend, please arrive between 10:15 and 10:30 a.m. for demonstrations. The event will be held in Tubman Theater. RSVP to Kimberly Harrington at

About Livingstone College

Livingstone College is a private historically black college that is secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction, academic excellence and student success. Through a Christian-based environment suitable for holistic learning, Livingstone provides excellent business, liberal arts, STEAM, teacher education and workforce development programs for students from all ethnic backgrounds designed to promote lifelong learning, and to develop student potential for leadership and service to a global community. For more information, visit

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