Dr. Attia remembered at Science Center’s grand opening

The Science Center, a symbol of the University’s progress into the forefront of 21st century science and technology, officially opened Friday, Oct. 23. The dedication ceremony made special mention of Dr. Magdy Attia, JCSU’s former dean of the College of STEM, who dedicated years to the dream of the facility before unexpectedly passing away this month.

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JCSU students show ‘techs’-ellence at Black Enterprise conference

Four seniors were hand-picked to represent the Gold and Blue at Black Enterprise magazine's first annual TechConneXt Summit Oct. 12-13 in Santa Clara, Calif. The students took part in a 24-hour hackathon and met with tech recruiters, as well as luminaries and other young professionals.

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In Sympathy for Dr. Magdy Attia

Many of you have inquired about how to send your condolences to Dr. Attia’s family.

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JCSU-Bowie State Football Game Altered by Effects of Hurricane Joaquin

The football game scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 3 between Johnson C. Smith University and Bowie State University has been altered by the potential impact to the Charlotte region by heavy rains associated with Hurricane Joaquin.

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Johnson C. Smith University Concert Choir to perform in landmark Spoleto Festival USA production of Porgy and Bess

General Director of Spoleto Festival USA Nigel Redden and Johnson C. Smith University President Ronald L. Carter today announced a partnership that will see the University’s concert choir perform in a new production of opera Porgy and Bess during the festival, held in Charleston, S.C. May 27-June 12, 2016. The production will be sponsored by Wells Fargo as part of its focus on grants for funding arts, history, and culture.

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SACSCOC accredits first online bachelor's degree programs at Johnson C. Smith University

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has just approved the expansion of the accelerated online bachelor’s degree programs offered at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Students enrolled at Metropolitan College can earn fully accredited accelerated online degrees in Business Administration and Sport Management with this approval.

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Features JCSU’s College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

It should come as no surprise that Johnson C. Smith University, recognized by HBCU Digest as having the “Best STEM Program” among HBCUs in 2014, would now be at the forefront of training minority students for careers in homeland security.

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JCSU now offers degree in dance

Johnson C. Smith University is pleased to announce the addition of an approved and accredited program for a bachelor’s degree in dance. Students can immediately audition for acceptance and enrollment in the new major.

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Social entrepreneur heads to the White House

Antonia Childs is founder and owner of Neet’s Sweets, one of the most sought-after dessert catering firms in Charlotte, but when this Metropolitan College junior goes to the White House reception for Pope Francis this week she won’t be talking cakes and pies.

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Johnson C. Smith University receives research grant from upace

A new research project underway at Johnson C. Smith University is exploring what roles universities can play in fighting obesity and depression, while improving overall wellness for the campus and local communities. JCSU launched a partnership Sept. 10 with upace, a software developer for university fitness centers. The developer provided a research grant giving JCSU one year of unlimited access to their technological platform.

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