Johnson C. Smith University has published Let There be Light: Exploring How Charlotte’s Historic West End Is Shaping a New South, a ground-breaking anthology featuring essays written by some of Charlotte’s most prominent scholars, journalists and civic leaders including: JCSU President Dr. Ronald Carter, Tom Hanchett, historian of the Levine Museum of the New South, Robin Emmons, founder of Sow Much Good and Mary Newsom, journalist and associate director for UNC Charlotte’s Urban and Regional Affairs. The 167-page anthology illuminates a range of controversial issues surrounding Charlotte’s historic west end, home of the nearly 150-year-old Johnson C. Smith University.
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.
Johnson C. Smith University’s Lamont Hinson has been elected the 2012-13 John Holley Sports Information Director of the Year by the CIAA Sports Information Directors Association. This is the first time Hinson has received this honor. His predecessor Kristene Kelly won the award in 2005.
Johnson C. Smith University awarded 252 degrees during the 141st Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2013 on May 19. Ambassador Andrew Young delivered the commencement address to the graduates, family and friends who packed Irwin Belk Stadium.
Johnson C. Smith University will hold its 141st Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2013 on Sunday, May 19 at 8 a.m. at the Irwin Belk complex on the University campus.
President Clinton Announces the Launch of the Clinton Global Initiative University 2013 Commitments “Bracket” Challenge
Today, President Bill Clinton announced the launch of the third annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Commitments Challenge, a competition of ideas from college and university students in the form of a “bracket.” This year, more than 1,000 students, including four students from Johnson C. Smith University, will be in attendance.
Johnson C. Smith University Makes the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
Johnson C. Smith University is among more than 600 institutions across the nation honored in 2013 by The Corporation for National and Community Service and the U.S. Department of Education for improving their communities through community service and service learning.
In celebration of International Women’s Month, Johnson C. Smith University will present three free programs covering women’s issues as expressed in the arts, film and through panel discussion.
Four students from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) will participate in the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), at the sixth annual meeting at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. April 5-7. While attending the annual meeting hosted by President Bill Clinton, students will hear from specialists in the field of global development as they brainstorm ideas and form effective partnerships with governmental and private sectors.
Five students from Johnson C. Smith University participated in the Second Annual Ethics Bowl Competition hosted by the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) on Feb. 8 and 9. Briana Robinson, Laylaa Randera, Tania Vazquez, Yerisson Cardenas and Lerato Motaung competed at Campbell University School of Law along with students from 18 independent colleges and universities in North Carolina.