The Charlotte Post published a story about JCSU linebacker Austin Jacques: Austin Jacques is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He also happens to be a linebacker at Johnson C. Smith, where he’s third in NCAA Division II tackles with 95 (45 solo). He’s tied for the nation’s best single-game total with 23 against Bowie State.
Johnson C. Smith University's Danielle Williams is one of this year's outstanding nominees
Johnson C. Smith University will celebrate Homecoming 2014 on Saturday, Nov. 1. In a nod to the timeless love alumni have for the University and in recognition of lifelong ties that bind, the theme for this year is “Forever, Smith.” The day promises to be filled with fun activities for alumni, fans and the community. The celebration will begin with a parade at 10 a.m. on Beatties Ford Rd starting at the intersection of Beatties Ford Rd. and Lasalle St.
Black Enterprise Magazine is touting innovation at Johnson C. Smith University in its September issue featuring Historically Black Colleges and Universities that are getting it right when it comes to educating African-American students in a competitive environment.
Johnson C. Smith University will celebrate Homecoming 2014, “Forever Smith,” on Saturday, Nov. 1. The community-wide celebration will start with a parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 beginning at West Charlotte High School and ending by the university’s main front gate at 100 Beatties Ford Road. The route is approximately 1.5 miles.
Johnson C. Smith University is among the top 20 small colleges and universities in the nation recognized by Teach For America for contributing the greatest number of alumni to its 2014 teaching corps.
Johnson C. Smith University’s Austin Jacques has been named CIAA Linebacker of the Week for the week ending September 21, 2014. The junior from Springdale, MD, was honored for his game high 21 tackles in the Golden Bulls loss to West Georgia on September 20. In addition to his 14 solo tackles, Jacques also had 3.5 tackles for a loss of 7 yards, and he intercepted a pass.