For the second consecutive year, Johnson C. Smith University will be among colleges and universities around the nation featured on the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and BET network Annual Special An Evening of Stars® on Jan. 27 at 10 p.m. The variety show is created to focus public attention on America's need for more African American college graduates and UNCF's work getting students to and through college.
Charlotte, N.C., October 25, 2012 – 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 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.
WFAE’s Charlotte Talks host Mike Collins interviewed JCSU Associate Professor Cindy Kistenberg, Actor and Director Lou Bellamy and Community Activist Sarah Stevenson last week. The show featured how the university is continuing to “lead the way on what is becoming a profound revitalization of the west side of Charlotte.”
Johnson C. Smith University President Ronald L. Carter is featured on the cover of the January issue of Diverse Issues in Higher Education. In the story “Leading from the Heart,” Carter relates how the University is helping former foster children feel at home at Johnson C. Smith University as part of the institution’s strategic plan.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) have announced that Johnson C. Smith University and Miles College have been selected to participate in the 13th Pioneer Bowl. The game will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at A.J. McClung Stadium in Columbus, GA at 1:00pm (EST).
Located a block away from Johnson C. Smith University, stands the former home of Dr. George E. Davis. Davis, a professor, dean, advocate for education and in the historical ranks of Charlotte’s leading black citizens, left a legacy of unparalleled achievement in raising funds for black education in the state of North Carolina.
Johnson C. Smith University welcomes Nomzamo Nobandla Winnifred "Winnie" Madikizela-Mandela as the keynote speaker for its 139th Commencement Exercises.