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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Johnson C. Smith University announced Stephen Joyner, Jr., as the new head women’s basketball coach on Thursday, July 5, during a news conference on campus.
Kingston, Jamaica – Johnson C. Smith University alumnus Leford Green is headed to the 2012 London Summer Olympics after winning the 400 meter hurdles event at the 2012 Jamaica National Senior Championships on Friday evening inside National Stadium. Green is the national champion in the event for the third consecutive year. He won the race with a season best time of 48.88.