JCSU to Celebrate 142nd Commencement May 4

Johnson C. Smith University will hold its 142nd Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 4 at 8 a.m. at the Irwin Belk Complex on the university campus.

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JCSU Arch of Triumph Gala Honors Three

In observance of the 147th Founders’ Week at Johnson C. Smith University, the sixth annual Arch of Triumph Gala honored two individuals and one organization for their outstanding contributions to higher education, economic development and entrepreneurship.

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Historic Davis House Opens as Hub for Foster Village Network Center

Today Charlotte celebrated another historic jewel in its crown. City and county officials joined Johnson C. Smith University in cutting the ribbon to open the newly renovated George E. Davis House at 301 Campus Street in the West End.

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John M. Belk Endowment Gives $825,000 for scholarships at Johnson C. Smith University

Johnson C. Smith University is pleased to announce a gift of $825,000 from the John M. Belk Endowment to increase access to the university by providing scholarships to deserving students.

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JCSU Partners with Sugar Creek Charter School for the Seed-to-Feed Project

Johnson C. Smith University is collaborating with Sugar Creek Charter School (SCCS) and Friendships Gardens of Charlotte to generate interest in sustainability through gardening while helping to solve Charlotte’s food desert issue.

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Byrd Attends Nationally Competitive Gates Foundation Summit

Darrica Byrd, a junior at Johnson C. Smith University, participated in a nationally competitive event funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in February. Byrd, was among eight students in the nation selected to attend this year’s Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Boca Raton, Fla.

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Johnson C. Smith University Contributes to a Safer Community

Nine students and three residence hall coordinators from Johnson C. Smith University have been trained to serve as mentors in the Transitional Aftercare Network (TAN). TAN is a developmental program for inmates returning to their private lives after incarceration.

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JCSU Receives grant from Walmart Foundation

Johnson C. Smith University has received a $20,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation through the United Negro College Fund as part of the Foundation’s commitment to provide greater access to higher education and career opportunities.

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JCSU Athletics to Host Project Life Movement Bone Marrow Drive

The Johnson C. Smith University department of athletics, in conjunction with the Project Life Movement, will host a CIAA-SAAC Bone Marrow Drive on Wednesday, April 9th in The Block area located on the campus of JCSU.

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Green and clean makes for happy students and staff

A lean, green, cleaning machine is making life easier for JCSU’s cleaning crew and restrooms more inviting for students. In Greenfield Hall, the Hillyard Cleaning Companion has replaced the traditional cleaning method to save costs and make the job easier for workers.

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