Charlotte, N.C., October 30, 2012 – Johnson C. Smith University is teaming up with Microsoft Corporation to improve technology teaching and learning as part of an innovative partnership available to Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The partnership was signed on Oct. 25 during the groundbreaking ceremony for the university’s new Science Center, scheduled for completion in 2014.
More than 200 guests enjoyed the annual Big Hitters reception in Grimes Lounge following the Homecoming football game on Saturday, Oct. 27. The Office of Institutional Advancement sponsored the event to thank alumni and friends who have given $1,000 or more to the University during the past year. Guests also included members of the 1867 Society, which includes those who have given more than $10,000 since the year 2000.
Johnson C. Smith University celebrated the building of its new Science Center today as the final steel beam was hoisted by a crane into place on top of the four-story building under construction on Beatties Ford Road.
As part of its mission to transform education in the sciences, Johnson C. Smith University broke ground today on the 62,000-square-foot Science Center that will house innovative programs in the College of Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
The colors of Johnson C. Smith University will light up the Charlotte skyline on Saturday, April 14 as Wells Fargo’s Duke Energy Center, 550 South Tryon Street, changes to gold and blue.
Johnson C. Smith University will host the 2nd annual Indaba community forum for residents of the Northwest Corridor on Saturday, March 31 in Grimes Lounge in the Mary Joyce Taylor Crisp Student Union. The free event will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include breakfast and lunch.
Johnson C. Smith University junior student-athletes Shermaine Williams and Leford Green were named Atlantic Region Female and Male Track Athlete of the Year, respectively by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Both received their honors during the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships Banquet held at the Charlotte Convention Center.