JCSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEADED TO THE 2012 NCAA DII ATLANTIC REGIONAL TOURNAMENT

The Johnson C. Smith University women's basketball team has received an at-large bid to play for the 2012 NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Atlantic Regional Championship. The tournament will be hosted by Edinboro University on March 9-10, and 12 inside McComb Field House in Edinboro, PA. JCSU enters the tournament as the No. 3 seed and will face No. 6 Gannon University.

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JCSU Women’s Basketball Meets with First Lady Michelle Obama

The Johnson C. Smith University women’s basketball team had the chance to meet with the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama,on Friday, March 2 during the 2012 CIAA Basketball Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Help JCSU Retool Our School

JCSU is competing in the Home Depot Retool Your School program. The HBCU Campus Improvement Program allows 66 HBCUs from around the country to compete for one of 13 grants to make a variety of improvements around their campus.

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Johnson C. Smith University Choir to perform at First Baptist West Church Concert kicks off spring tour

The Johnson C. Smith University Concert Choir will present its Spring concert at First Baptist West Church on March 4 at 11 a.m. The concert will feature a diverse selection of music including classical, sacred, musical theater, spirituals and contemporary gospel. The concert kicks off the choir’s Spring tour to Charleston and Columbia, S.C.; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia, New York City and Durham, N.C. The tour will end back in Charlotte at Myers Park Baptist Church on March 25 with a performance at 4 p.m.

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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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