JCSU Partners with Sugar Creek Charter School for the Seed-to-Feed Project

Johnson C. Smith University is collaborating with Sugar Creek Charter School (SCCS) and Friendships Gardens of Charlotte to generate interest in sustainability through gardening while helping to solve Charlotte’s food desert issue.

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Byrd Attends Nationally Competitive Gates Foundation Summit

Darrica Byrd, a junior at Johnson C. Smith University, participated in a nationally competitive event funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in February. Byrd, was among eight students in the nation selected to attend this year’s Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Boca Raton, Fla.

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Johnson C. Smith University Contributes to a Safer Community

Nine students and three residence hall coordinators from Johnson C. Smith University have been trained to serve as mentors in the Transitional Aftercare Network (TAN). TAN is a developmental program for inmates returning to their private lives after incarceration.

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JCSU Receives grant from Walmart Foundation

Johnson C. Smith University has received a $20,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation through the United Negro College Fund as part of the Foundation’s commitment to provide greater access to higher education and career opportunities.

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JCSU Athletics to Host Project Life Movement Bone Marrow Drive

The Johnson C. Smith University department of athletics, in conjunction with the Project Life Movement, will host a CIAA-SAAC Bone Marrow Drive on Wednesday, April 9th in The Block area located on the campus of JCSU.

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Green and clean makes for happy students and staff

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.

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White House Initiative names JCSU student All-Star

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.

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JCSU student dances with Disney

Chelsea Bradford, a junior at Johnson C. Smith University majoring in Visual and Performing Arts, qualified for the Walt Disney college dance program and is now an official member of the Walt Disney World Company.

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JCSU Represented at Clinton Global Initiative University

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.

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JCSU and Messer Construction Raise Final Beam on New Science Center

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.

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