Johnson C. Smith University is partnering with the Northwest Corridor Indaba on a public opinion project to help residents understand and influence effective political leadership and representation of the Northwest Corridor. The Indaba is a community forum representing 30 neighborhoods and businesses in the Northwest Corridor. The group works with elected officials representing the area and civic leaders throughout Charlotte.
More than 60 community members of the Northwest Corridor Indaba welcomed Charlotte’s new City Manager, Ron Carlee, during a reception on July 10 in Grimes Lounge. The event offered an opportunity for representatives from area neighborhoods and businesses to greet the new manager while Dr. Carter shared some highlights of University-led projects in the Corridor.
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.
CMC-Biddle Point and Johnson C. Smith University Partnership Opens Opportunities for Minorities in Medicine
Students at Johnson C. Smith University’s College of Science, Technology, Mathematics and Science (STEM) are getting a sneak peek into the medical and allied health professions through the CMC-Biddle Point Mentoring and Shadowing Program. The pilot program offers students e-mentoring and group mentoring for first and second-year students. Juniors and seniors who meet eligibility requirements will be able to participate in a shadowing opportunity at Biddle Point Family Medical Center near campus.
The National Science Foundation has awarded Johnson C. Smith University $616,000 in scholarship support for students studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The award will provide 96 scholarships to close the financial gap for students for whom college affordability presents a challenge.
The effect of new regulations on the affordability of housing in Charlotte is the focus of a study released today by Johnson C. Smith University. The study, commissioned by the Piedmont Public Policy Institute, is titled “The Economic Consequences of Land-Use Regulations on Jobs, Families, Communities and Housing Affordability in Mecklenburg County.
Eight students at Johnson C. Smith University are spending their summer getting a leg up on the job market through a new internship with LPL Financial.
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.
A recent trip to the American Hebrew Academy (AHA) in Greensboro, N.C., allowed five Johnson C. Smith University students the rare opportunity to merge creative arts with teaching skills.
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.