JCSU Activities Surrounding DNC Gain National Media Coverage

With some 15,000 journalists and bloggers from around the world converged on Charlotte for the Democratic National Convention, JCSU's involvement in DNC-related events was captured online, in print and on the air. National media outlets that covered JCSU include Black Entertainment Television (BET), CBS, National Public Radio, The Washington Post and Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

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JCSU and the DNC: Week in Review

Johnson C. Smith University sits on the highest point in Charlotte, and over the course of the Democratic National Convention, this new urban university sparkled brilliantly across the cityscape as one of the Queen City’s brightest jewels.

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The JCSU Voice Was Heard at Conversations with the Next Generation

National Journal and The Atlantic hosted on Wednesday, Sept. 5, Conversations with the Next Generation, a town hall for college students and young Americans, during the height of the Democratic National Convention. Sponsored by Microsoft, the town hall took place at Discovery Place Theater in Charlotte and was geared for those interested in engaging youth in the election process and finding the best way to approach youth political outreach.

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JCSU Featured on WUNC Radio During DNC

Build awareness, engage students and realize that youth approach this election year from a personal level. These are just a few of the observations shared about the youth vote during the public radio show “The State of Things,” which aired on WUNC radio and other public radio stations across North Carolina on Sept. 5.

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Johnson C. Smith University and Congressional Black Caucus Institute Present UFuture: A Summit for Innovative Young Thinkers

Charlotte, N.C. - Sept. 4, 2012 – As part of Johnson C. Smith University’s participation in events during the Democratic National Convention (DNC), the University presented today with the Congressional Black Caucus Institute (CBCI), a cyber summit titled UFuture: A Summit for Innovative Young Thinkers. The event drew over 300 students from nearly 20 area colleges and universities, who came prepared to ask questions about science, technology and finance in the global marketplace to a panel of elected officials and experts from the fields of business and technology.

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Dr. Carter with members of the Kenya Parlament and National Democratic Institute representative

International Delegation Visits JCSU as Part of DNC Tour

Charlotte, N.C. - Sept. 3, 2012 – As part of Johnson C. Smith University’s participation in events during the Democratic National Convention (DNC), the University partnered with the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce to host a luncheon for 75 leaders from around the world who are members of the International Leaders Forum of the National Democratic Institute.

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DNC Spotlight shines on JCSU as CBS Broadcasts from Campus

Charlotte, N.C. - Sept. 3, 2012 - After scouting out several locations in Charlotte for the ultimate skyline view of Uptown, CBS news crews landed on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University for broadcasting its nationally televised morning and evening live news programs leading up to the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

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JCSU Featured in US Airways Magazine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. August 28, 2012 - If you fly with US Airways, keep an eye out for Johnson C. Smith University in the pages of US Airways Magazine

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The Fall Summit on Black College Student Leadership

SALISBURY, N.C. August 13, 2012 -- At a time when the relevancy of historically black colleges and universities is being unfairly challenged in some segments of the country, and many say today’s youth lack the ambition and drive demonstrated by previous generations, Livingstone College is hosting the Inaugural Fall Summit on Black College Student Leadership Sept. 7-8. The two-day caucus is for student leaders, particularly, but not limited to, members of Student Government Associations from the 19 HBCUs in The Carolinas.

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2012 GOLDEN BULLS FOOTBALL AVAILABLE LIVE THROUGH WGNC 1450 AM RADIO

The 2012 ten-game Johnson C. Smith University football schedule, along with any postseason play will be broadcast this season through WGNC 1450 AM radio.

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