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.
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.
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.
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.
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.