Johnson C. Smith University welcomes Nomzamo Nobandla Winnifred "Winnie" Madikizela-Mandela as the keynote speaker for its 139th Commencement Exercises.
The mission of the Coalition for Strengthening Community Education in Charlotte (CSCEC) is to educate parents and the community at-large around issues of inclusion, diversity, and equity as it relates to the local public education system and the impact that these issues have on children's future.
Johnson C. Smith University junior student-athletes Shermaine Williams and Leford Green were named Atlantic Region Female and Male Track Athlete of the Year, respectively by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Both received their honors during the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships Banquet held at the Charlotte Convention Center.
Dr. Denisha L. Hendricks, Assistant Professor of Sports Management and Assistant Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator, has been selected to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections Research and Coaching Clinic.
Freshman sensation Leford Green has been selected as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Southeast Region Track Athlete of the Year. Green holds the nation's best time in the 400 meters at 45.56.
Johnson C. Smith University alumnus Fred "Curly" Neal was among eight inductees at the 45th annual North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame held at the North Raleigh Hilton on Thursday evening. Neal became the 253rd member of the prestigious Hall of Fame and joins the likes of other HOF members from the CIAA such as Sam Jones (1969), Dr. Leroy Walker (1975), Clarence "Big House" Gaines (1978), Bobby Vaughan (1992), John McLendon (1994), and George Williams (2000) to name a few.