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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Stepher Joyner Jr. (center), stands with Dr. Carter (right) and his father and JCSU Athletics Director Stephen Joyner Sr., at the announcement.

STEPHEN JOYNER, JR. NAMED NEW HEAD WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH AT JCSU

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.

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Golden Bull Alumnus Headed to Olympics

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.

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Pinkard Selected For National Leadership Program

Johnson C. Smith University is pleased to announce that Dr. Elfred A. Pinkard, executive vice president and chief operating officer, is one of 20 senior college administrators selected by the Council of Independent Colleges to participate in a year-long presidential vocation and institutional mission program for prospective college and university presidents.

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Johnson C. Smith University and Montreat College Form Alliance

Graduates of Johnson C. Smith University with a GPA of 2.7 or greater will have guaranteed admission to Montreat College’s graduate programs in business starting in January. The Master of Science in Management and Leadership and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs will be available on the JCSU campus. Both programs were recently approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Johnson C. Smith University partners with Coke Consolidated

Johnson C. Smith University has received a $50,000 grant from the Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship Fund to provide financial aid for freshmen who are the first generation in their families to attend college.

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Johnson C. Smith University Team Wins River Roar College Division

Johnson C. Smith University helped to promote athletic programs in Charlotte by participating in the annual River Roar on June 8 to support the Charlotte Sports Commission. The university’s silver sponsorship included an opportunity to register a rafting team in the event. This year’s JCSU team placed first in the college division against the UNC-Charlotte 49ers and Johnson and Wales University.

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Times Square to Showcase Works of Visual Artist at Johnson C. Smith University

Six digital prints by Cynthia Cole, professor of photography and graphic design at Johnson C. Smith University, will be shown at a premier event “Art Takes Times Square” on June 18 in New York City. Cole and other visual artists from around the world will display their pieces that evening on the Jumbotron screens in Times Square from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and on smaller screens around the city during the day.

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