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Johnson C. Smith University named February School of the Month

Charlotte, N.C. – Feb. 1, 2014 -- The Tom Joyner Foundation is recognizing Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., as the February 2014 School of the Month. The foundation, formed by the nationally syndicated radio personality, chose Johnson C. Smith University as part of its on-going effort to assist HBCUs in broadening and strengthening their efforts to raise money to help keep students in college.

As the Tom Joyner Foundation ‘School of the Month,’ JCSU will be promoted by the Tom Joyner Morning Show and receive funds raised from listeners, alumni and other interested parties in February. The radio show, aired in 115 markets across the nation, reaches nearly eight million listeners every week.

Johnson C. Smith University is an independent urban university located in Charlotte, N.C., with a growing national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology to provide a transformational education with a global perspective. Its students come from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds. The enriching environment enables students to explore and grow-intellectually, socially, culturally and spiritually, while developing a sense of social responsibility.

The university has established strong community relations and strategic partnerships with businesses, corporations and professional groups. As an active community partner. JCSU serves as a catalyst for building and sustaining assets in neighborhoods surrounding the campus and across the city.

U.S. News and World Report ranked JCSU 14th among HBCUs in 2013. The university exceeds the national average in the number of female students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The university is also recognized nationally for its Foster Village Network Center, a unique program supporting the needs of emancipated foster care youths who desire a college education.

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About Johnson C. Smith University

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 1,300 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 www.jcsu.edu or follow the university on social media sites Facebook , TwitterYouTubeLinkedIn and Pinterest.

 

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