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.
Johnson C. Smith University kicked off Founders’ Week festivities on April 18 by honoring individuals and corporations that support student scholarships.
Johnson C. Smith University presented the Arch of Triumph award to four icons who have made great strides in the areas of civil rights, education, entertainment, philanthropy and healthcare. The awards were presented during the University’s fifth annual Arch of Triumph Gala on April 20.
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.
Johnson C. Smith University officially opened Sustainability Village April 1 as the focal point for its sustainability initiative on campus. The innovative living-learning prototype funded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and The Duke Endowment incorporates academic coursework, service-learning activities and applied research that can benefit the campus, the surrounding community and beyond.
As a part of the Johnson C. Smith University Founders Day celebration, the 146th Founders Day Convocation will be held at the Jane Smith Memorial Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 21. The event will honor Astrid Chirinos, president of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte (LACCC), with the Presidential Citation Award.
Johnson C. Smith University will honor national and local leaders, donors and students during Founders’ Week from April 18 – 21.
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.