A lean, green, cleaning machine is making life easier for JCSU’s cleaning crew and restrooms more inviting for students. In Greenfield Hall, the Hillyard Cleaning Companion has replaced the traditional cleaning method to save costs and make the job easier for workers.
Jheanelle Linton, sophomore computer engineering major from St. Thomas, Jamaica, has been named HBCU All-Star of 2014 by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. This new initiative recognizes and empowers outstanding student leaders to become advocates for academic success and excellence.
Three students from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) will present their Commitment to Action projects at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) annual meeting at Arizona State University March 21-23. The meeting hosted by President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton, will convene more than 1,000 student leaders from around the world. The JCSU students will have an opportunity to showcase their work as they hear from specialists in the field of global development, brainstorm ideas and form effective partnerships with government and private sectors.
Johnson C. Smith University celebrated the building of its new Science Center today as the final steel beam was hoisted by a crane into place on top of the four-story building under construction on Beatties Ford Road.
Johnson C. Smith University is pleased to announce the Master of Social Work (MSW) program was admitted to candidacy during the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) meeting of the Commission on Accreditation held February 7-9. This initial step enables the university to begin offering the graduate level social work program and admitting students.
Johnson C. Smith University has received a $975,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support faculty development and expand the curriculum in the Department of Visual, Performing and Communication Arts. The new funding will also support a Mellon Early Career Faculty Development Program for technology and new media, an emerging scholars lecture series and a collaborative research initiative.
The Tom Joyner Foundation is recognizing Johnson C. Smith University as the February 2014 School of the Month. The foundation, formed by the nationally syndicated radio personality, chose Johnson C. Smith University as part of its ongoing effort to assist HBCUs in broadening and strengthening their efforts to raise money to help keep students in college.