Johnson C. Smith University Students Travel to China

Four students from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) will travel to China on June 28 as part of the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad: An Advanced and Intensive Training Program in Modern Chinese Language and Culture.

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North Carolina PRSA Awards Johnson C. Smith University for Excellence in Communications and Marketing

The North Carolina Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (NCPRSA) has awarded Johnson C. Smith University’s Communications and Marketing Department for excellence in planning and producing a press conference and media kits to announce a national event held on campus during the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

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JCSU's Lamont Hinson Named the 2012-13 CIAA Sports Information Director of the Year

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.

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Johnson C. Smith University Graduates Class of 2013

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.

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Andrew Young to Address Class of 2013 at Johnson C. Smith University Commencement May 19

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.

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Founders’ Day Convocation at Johnson C. Smith Honors Astrid Chirinos

Johnson C. Smith University honored Astrid Chirinos, president of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte, (LACCC) with the Presidential Award of Distinction during its 146th Founders’ Day Convocation on April 21.

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Campus Featured on Front Page of The Observer

The Charlotte Observer featured JCSU on its front page today in a springtime photo of Biddle Hall with the campus in full bloom.

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Johnson C. Smith University Makes the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll‏

CHARLOTTE, NC – March 18, 2013 -- 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.

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First-Generation College Student Lekeshia Lynch Eyes Graduation as a New Family Tradition

Charlotte, N.C., - March 11, 2013 – Johnson C. Smith’s Metropolitan College, to say the least, has been life changing for current student Lekeshia Lynch. She says, “coming to Metropolitan College is the best decision I’ve made for my education.” A social work major, Lynch is gaining real-world experience through her college education and in her job as a crisis worker for a local crisis recovery center. There, she is able to work with people in the community who suffer from substance abuse issues.

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National Association of Black Journalists to Meet at JCSU

Charlotte, NC – March 7, 2013 - The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Region III will have its conference on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University on Saturday, March 9. Region III includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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