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.
The Johnson C Smith University football team set some historically marks with their 27-21 Homecoming victory over Saint Augustine’s University on Saturday afternoon at the Irwin Belk Complex. JCSU improves to 5-4 overall and 4-2 in CIAA, while St. Augustine’s drops to 5-4 overall and 3-3 in conference. The Golden Bulls have won three consecutive games for the first time since the 2006 season.
The 2012 ten-game Johnson C. Smith University football schedule, along with any postseason play will be broadcast this season through WGNC 1450 AM radio.
Johnson C. Smith University announced Stephen Joyner, Jr., as the new head women’s basketball coach on Thursday, July 5, during a news conference on campus.
Prospective students enjoyed a preview of JCSU on May 19 during Admitted Day, an event held to acquaint 151 students, parents and families with the nuts and bolts of entering the college experience. Since many incoming freshmen at Johnson C. Smith are the first generation in their families to attend college, the event provided essential information and assurance needed for both students and their families to realize that higher education is affordable and attainable.
Johnson C. Smith University senior Shavonda Price along with juniors Akino Ming and Xahnn-Georgia Reid were among the twenty student-athletes from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association named to the 2012 CIAA Commissioner’s All-Academic Team. JCSU had the most student-athletes elected to the First Team of the 12 CIAA institutions.
The Johnson C. Smith University men’s and women’s outdoor track & field teams will have 11 student-athletes competing in the 2012 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Colorado State University-Pueblo inside the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl between May 24-26.
The Johnson C. Smith University women's basketball team has received an at-large bid to play for the 2012 NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Atlantic Regional Championship. The tournament will be hosted by Edinboro University on March 9-10, and 12 inside McComb Field House in Edinboro, PA. JCSU enters the tournament as the No. 3 seed and will face No. 6 Gannon University.
The Johnson C. Smith University women’s basketball team had the chance to meet with the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama,on Friday, March 2 during the 2012 CIAA Basketball Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena.