Johnson C. Smith University President Awarded by Latino Community

Johnson C. Smith University is proud to announce that Dr. Ronald L. Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, has received the Latin American Excelente Award for his continuous efforts to support the Latino community. He will be honored at a gala organized by La Noticia, The Spanish-Language Newspaper, on Oct. 5

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Dr. Brian Jones Appointed Interim Dean of College of Arts and Letters

Johnson C. Smith University announces the appointment of Dr. Brian Jones as Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, effective immediately. He replaces former Dean Joseph Turner, who retired in May 2013. Jones has also become an associate professor, effective July 1.

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Rainey Appointed Dean of Academic Support Services

Johnson C. Smith University announces the appointment of Kelli S. Rainey to the position of Dean of Academic Support Services, effective July 1, 2013.

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Study to Give Voice to Northwest Corridor

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.

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Northwest Corridor Welcomes New City Manager

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.

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Johnson C. Smith University Students Travel to China

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.

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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.

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JCSU Receives Scholarships to Help Students Stay on Track to Graduation

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.

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Study Looks at Effects of Government Regulations on Housing Affordability

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.

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Johnson C. Smith University Students Intern with Lift People Locally

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.

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