WFAE’s Charlotte Talks host Mike Collins Interviews JCSU Professor

WFAE’s Charlotte Talks host Mike Collins interviewed JCSU Associate Professor Cindy Kistenberg, Actor and Director Lou Bellamy and Community Activist Sarah Stevenson last week. The show featured how the university is continuing to “lead the way on what is becoming a profound revitalization of the west side of Charlotte.”

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Johnson C. Smith University enhances Liberal Studies Program to meet the needs of today’s students and employers

Johnson C. Smith is laying a new foundation for its Liberal Studies Program to reflect the needs of today’s students and employers. After three years of study and discussions with faculty, alumni, students and administrators, faculty recently voted overwhelmingly in favor of the change.

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Johnson C. Smith to Host Fourth Annual Arch of Triumph Gala

Johnson C. Smith University will host its fourth annual Arch of Triumph Gala at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the Charlotte Convention Center Ballroom.

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Johnson C. Smith University and Fifth Third Bank to Host Economic

Fifth Third Bank’s African American Network, in partnership with Johnson C. Smith University, will host a breakfast on Feb. 23 for business leaders and entrepreneurs who support and advance North Carolina’s African American communities. The breakfast will be held at the Charlotte City Club on 121 West Trade St. from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

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Johnson C. Smith University to Host Diversity in Medicine, Aetna Foundation Event to Attract Minority Students to Medicine

Tour for Diversity in Medicine, a new initiative by a group of Boston and Chicago-based physicians, will stop at Johnson C. Smith University Feb. 21 to offer a day of premedical enrichment activities to students from area colleges, universities and high schools. The free event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Grimes Lounge on the Johnson C. Smith University campus.

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Playwright August Wilson is topic of lecture at Johnson C. Smith University

Lou Bellamy and Sarah Bellamy will visit Johnson C. Smith University on Feb. 14 to give a lecture on August Wilson and the staging of his plays. The lecture will take place at 1:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre at Johnson C. Smith University’s Arts Factory on Beatties Ford Road near the main campus.

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Johnson C. Smith University and Charlotte School of Law to Offer Dual Degree Program

A collaborative effort between Johnson C. Smith University and Charlotte School of Law will enable students to attend three years at Johnson C. Smith University and three years at Charlotte School of Law to earn a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree and a Juris Doctor degree. The 3+3 program has been approved by the Southern Associations of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to begin in fall 2012.

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U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan Tours Johnson C. Smith University

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan spent a couple of hours on the Johnson C. Smith University campus on Jan.10 to review the school’s urban corridor development plans and meet with JCSU President Ronald L. Carter. She also toured the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research building and the Smith Institute for Applied Research.

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Dr. Michael K. Fauntroy to speak at Johnson C. Smith University

Dr. Michael K. Fauntroy, associate professor at George Mason School of Public Policy, will present a free public lecture, “Black Politics: A Call to Action,” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 8 at Johnson C. Smith University.

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Terrell Clark to speak at Johnson C. Smith University

Terrell Clark, an Atlanta-based photographer known for his recent book “Eyes of Uganda: A Sociological Perspective,” will present a free public lecture at 7 p.m. on Feb. 6 at Johnson C. Smith University.

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