Charlotte, N.C., - Nov. 16, 2012 – The Environmental Defense Fund has recognized Johnson C. Smith University for its outstanding commitment to a clean energy future and cultivation of the next generation of environmental leaders. As part of Johnson C. Smith University’s sustainability efforts, the University is involved with the Environmental Defense Fund’s Climate Corps program. The pioneering summer fellowship program places specially trained MBA and MPA students in companies, cities and universities to research and promote energy efficiency. This program is designed to cut pollution by overcoming barriers that prevent organizations from investing in energy efficiency.
Charlotte, N.C., - Nov. 8, 2012 – As a senior English education major at Johnson C. Smith University, Lauren Simmons has a jump start on graduate school. After attending an eight-week summer doctoral program at University of California-Riverside, she went through the process of writing a dissertation. Such an experience will better prepare her to fulfill her dream of eventually earning a doctorate in education psychology or education policy. Simmons and classmates Asia Mapp and Jenelle Martin were among six students selected across the nation to attend the Lindon Barrett Scholars Mentoring Program at Riverside this past summer.
Charlotte, N.C., - Nov. 1, 2012 – The nationally acclaimed exhibit, “COURAGE: The Carolina Story that Changed America,” officially opened to the public today at Johnson C. Smith University’s James B. Duke Memorial Library. The exhibit is on a long-term loan from the Levine Museum of the New South.