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Johnson C. Smith University Featured in U.S. Airways Magazine

Charlotte, N.C. (August 22, 2013) – The August issue of  U.S. Airways Magazine includes an article about Johnson C. Smith University in a special segment on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The article is titled “Leading Innovation – Combining Cutting-Edge Technology with Community Engagement.”  It draws attention to the University’s STEM program, Innovo Laboratory, student volunteerism, campus improvements and athletics.

Johnson C. Smith University is among the nation’s 106 HBCUs, the magazine states.  “The list of HBCU alumni claim some of the greatest American minds and achievers,” it notes. The online version may be viewed here.

The University was also included in an edition of U.S. Airways Magazine last September that featured Charlotte and the Democratic National Convention.

U.S. Airways Magazine has a circulation of three million readers.


About JCSU

Founded in 1867, Johnson C. Smith University is an independent, close-knit urban university located in Charlotte, N.C. It has a growing national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology in ways that empower tomorrow’s diverse entrepreneurial citizens and leaders. Offering 22 fields of study to more than 1,600 students from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds, the university’s excellent academic programs focus on servant leadership, civic engagement and global responsibility. For more information about JCSU, visit or follow the university on social media sites Facebook Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram.

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