Ronald L. Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, participated in a symposium today at the Westin Hotel in Charlotte presented by Black Enterprise and sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The symposium titled “Today’s Business Crisis: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce,” is part of an educational series aimed at cultivating a conversation between the academic and business communities. The Charlotte symposium focused on how postsecondary schools must meet the needs of students of color, and prepare them for careers in corporate America.
The Chris Canty Foundation (CCF) is eagerly anticipating the second Neighborhood Clean-Up event scheduled for Saturday, April 20 in the Historic West End of Charlotte. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University.
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.
Charlotte, N.C., - March 21, 2013 – Dr. Daniel J. Mitchell, senior fellow at the CATO institute in Washington D.C., addressed a roomful of students, faculty and staff from Johnson C. Smith University and BB&T executives on the topic of moral and economic case for limited government spending at last week’s Free Enterprise and Capitalism luncheon. Mitchell is touted as one of the nation’s leading experts in the field of fiscal policy and government spending. He stressed to students the importance of recognizing how they can shape the economy by being future leaders of the capitalist free market.
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.
Charlotte, N.C., - March 18, 2013 – Johnson C. Smith University will hold its fifth annual Arch of Triumph Gala on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center.
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.
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.
Charlotte, N.C. – March 6, 2013 – 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.
Charlotte, N.C., - March 4, 2013 – 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.