August 1, 2012
...new interstellar molecule during summer program Left to Right: Kennedy Johnson, Johnson C. Smith University; Nicole Sciortino, St. Augustine's...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- After two fruitless years of trying to get the city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County to fully merge, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx is trying again, with the help of former mayor Richard Vinroot.
...Energy chief executive Jim Rogers; real estate developer Johnny Harris; Johnson C. Smith University President Ron Carter; Joe Hallow of Bissell...
Hillary Clinton goes to sub-Saharan Africa: a counterpoise to China's sway?
The Secretary of State was in Senegal Wednesday, kicking off a six-nation trip to sub-Saharan Africa. Hillary Clinton will highlight Africa's economic and political progress – and try to define what Obama means by 'partnership, not patronage.'
... will hamper the US role in Africa until it becomes something more concrete,” says Terza Lima-Neves, an associate professor of African politics at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C....
August 3, 2012
Officers Leila Beimel and Erion Hysi are the newest members of the Providence Division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. The division covers SouthPark, Foxcroft and Cotswold, as well as other portions of the city north of Fairview Road.
...honored at a graduation ceremony Friday, July 27, in Charlotte. Dr. Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, was the day's guest...
August 4, 2012
August is back to school time and, for many dancers, that means starting your first year of college dance study. Dance Informa spoke with three university professors for advice on preparing for this transition.
August 6, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Teachers and staff from nine schools are meeting to discuss ways to help students in the west Charlotte corridor excel in the classroom.
...essential game change in our community long term, Foxx said. The Project L.I.F.T. Institute will run through Aug. 15 at Johnson C. Smith University.
Program to help challenged schools launches at Johnson C. Smith University
CHARLOTTE--A community initiative to help some of Charlotte-Mecklenburg's most challenged schools officially launches this week. Project L.I.F.T. stands for Leadership and Investment For Transformation.
Program to help challenged schools launches at Johnson C. Smith University...
Exam pass rates fall at two CMS schools
West Charlotte, Harding high schools fail to test enough students for ratings
...Monday. Hundreds of educators from the Project LIFT schools gathered at Johnson C. Smith University on Monday to launch a week of training for...
Project L.I.F.T. workshop kicks off at Johnson C. Smith University
CHARLOTTE--Charlotte-Mecklenburg teachers and staff members are discussing strategies for academic achievement. They met at Johnson C. Smith University to launch the L.
Project L.I.F.T. workshop kicks off at Johnson C. Smith University CHARLOTTE--Charlotte-Mecklenburg teachers and staff members are discussing...
August 8, 2012
National Journal, The Atlantic, and Microsoft are partnering to host "Conversations with the Next Generation," town hall events at the RNC in Tampa. The invite-only event will be Aug.
...Correspondent, NBC Chris Frates, Correspondent, National Journal Confirmed Guests: Ronald Carter, Ph.D., President, Johnson C. Smith University...
August 10, 2012
JCSU parking garage to be ready in time for DNC
The parking garage built as part of a $26 million retail-housing-parking village rising near Johnson C. Smith University is expected to be ready for use before the Democratic National Convention.
JCSU parking garage to be ready in time for DNC The parking garage built as part of a $26 million retail-housing-parking village rising near...
Morrison: CMS must confront race, value of diplomas
Charlotte needs to have a "courageous conversation" about the role of race in academic success and failure, Superintendent Heath Morrison told a group of westside leaders at Johnson C.
...race in academic success and failure, Superintendent Heath Morrison told a group of westside leaders at Johnson C. Smith University.
August 12, 2012
College students spend their summers lots of cool ways. You know: interning, lifeguarding, bugging Mom and Dad, discovering new molecules in space. Well, that last one’s how Albemarle County resident and Piedmont Virginia Community College student Jolie Nyiramahirwe spent her summer.
...year, according to a news release from UVa. The students came from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, PVCC, St. Augustine s College in...
August 13, 2012
Town to sponsor talk on student housing
CHAPEL HILL - The Town of Chapel Hill “Special Topics” sessions return to the community with a presentation on student housing at noon Wednesday, Aug. 15, in the Council Chamber of Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr.
...by a question and answer session. Crisp is a 1989 graduate of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte and a 1992 graduate of the UNC School...
August 14, 2012
Find is molecule-sized, but big
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- College students spend their summers in lots of cool ways. You know: interning, lifeguarding, bugging Mom and Dad, discovering new molecules in space.
...each year, according to a news release from U.Va. The students came from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C.; PVCC; St. Augustine's...
The Hurley board of managers at its annual meeting July 25 re-elected Charlotte Edwards, chairman; Philip Shaltz, vice chairman; Carl Bekofske, treasurer; and Frances Gilcreast, secretary.
...with Citizens Bank in Flint. Edwards holds a bachelor's of science degree from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., and a master's...
August 15, 2012
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx is hosting a Town Hall meeting Thursday, August 22. There, he will discuss the preparations for the upcoming Democratic National Convention, and his vision for Charlotte's future.
...open to the public. It runs from 7pm-8pm in Biddle Hall at Johnson C. Smith University on Beatties Ford Road. Copyright 2012 WBTV. All rights...
Meetings to share information on how DNC will affect you
Charlotte city leaders are planning a variety of public meetings on how the Democratic National Convention will affect businesses, transit users and Charlotteans in general.
...Anthony Foxx will host a town hall at 7 p.m. at Johnson C. Smith University to discuss preparations for the DNC. All Charlotte residents are...
August 16, 2012
National Journal and The Atlantic Update Slate of Events for GOP, Dem Conventions
WASHINGTON, D.C., August 16, 2012 -- National Journal LIVE and Atlantic LIVE will team up for a slate of thought-provoking events at the Republican and Democratic conventions in Tampa and Charlotte.
...Stickan, Chairman, Young Republican National Federation Featured Guests (Charlotte): Ronald Carter, Ph.D., President, Johnson C. Smith University...
Free Gold Rush bus service to shift for DNC
Charlotte’s free, trolley-style Gold Rush buses will not be in service on Monday, Sept. 3, for CarolinaFest and other opening fesitivities for the Democratic National Convention.
...Creek Greenway s parks and trails. Red Line service going west to Johnson C. Smith University will resume after the convention. Sullivan: 704-358-5532...
August 19, 2012
QB wants to prove JCSU critics wrong
Keahn Wallace insists on being a better quarterback.
The J.C. Smith sophomore spent the offseason gaining a more thorough understanding of the Golden Bulls’ attack after accounting for 2,478 total yards and 24 touchdowns to earn the CIAA’s offensive rookie of the year award. The result is more comfort in reading and exploiting defenses.
August 20, 2012
REGION: Increasing the number of black doctoral students
Johnson C. Smith University student Asia Mapp, 21, of North Carolina, reacts to fellow student Lauren Simmons, 22, during a mentoring session by UCR associate professors Erica Edwards and Vorris Nunley.
REGION: Increasing the number of black doctoral students Johnson C. Smith University student Asia Mapp, 21, of North Carolina, reacts to fellow...
August 22, 2012
Foxx hosts town hall on DNC today
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx will hold a town hall meeting Wednesday on the citys preparations for the Democratic National Convention. The hourlong session will begin at 7 p.m.
...session will begin at 7 p.m. at Biddle Hall on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University, 100 Beatties Ford Road. Foxx, who will also discuss...
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:33 PM EST Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012 7:21 AM EST CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) -- The rumor mill of the celebrities coming to town for the Democratic National Convention has been working overtime! Every day, it seems there is a new name being thrown out.
...actress Alfre Woodard will be hosting a political summit for students at Johnson C. Smith University during the DNC. The interactive event will...
August 23, 2012
FBI: Anarchist extremists willing to use explosives at DNC
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A joint intelligence bulletin issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and Department of Homeland Security warns of violent plans anarchist extremists may have in store for the Democratic National Convention.
...Chief Rodney Monroe responded the bulletin after a town hall meeting at Johnson C. Smith University with Mayor Anthony Foxx Wednesday night. He...
August 24, 2012
Foreign leaders will tour Charlotte on Labor Day
CHARLOTTE, N.C. The Charlotte Chamber will be taking scores of foreign dignitaries in town for the Democratic National Convention on a road show through Charlotte, hoping they’ll take the message about Charlotte’s developing industry sectors back to businesses in their countries.
...some new business this way. The education group will start at Johnson C. Smith University before visiting UNC Charlotte's new Energy Production...
August 25, 2012
Charlotte theater director wins $75,000 prize
The Charlotte Observer - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Sometimes, people give you money because you're cool. You run a respected, struggling arts organization for a few years, trying to get people to notice.
...Baraka and Adrienne Kennedy, begins Sept. 14 in the Arts Factory at Johnson C. Smith University. What does Charlotte get? The rejuvenation of this...
August 26, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With the Democratic National Convention set to start in Charlotte next week, a lot is riding on the shoulders of Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx.
...the evening at a recent community forum at Charlotte's historically black Johnson C. Smith University. Residents, some from parts of the city...
August 27, 2012
A $75,000 prize Talleys up for On Q's leader
Quentin Talley will open his company's 2012-13 season next month in the black-box theater at Johnson C. Smith University's Arts Factory.
...Talley will open his company's 2012-13 season next month in the black-box theater at Johnson C. Smith University's Arts Factory. roboblogger...
August 29, 2012
Seventy years after he helped desegregate the Marine Corps, John Shadd has his Congressional Gold Medal.
...first class, Shadd was honorably discharged in 1946 and went on to attend Johnson C. Smith University. He retired from the U.S. Postal service,...
August 30, 2012
President Barack Obama has made one thing clear: North Carolina is key to his reelection.
That’s why Charlotte’s hosting the Democratic National Convention and the president has been sending representatives to the state – and the Queen City — to lobby for votes in November. From celebrities like actress Ashley Judd to First Lady Michelle Obama, North Carolina has been heavily courted.
...and spreading Obama s message. Actress Alfre Woodard joined politicians at Johnson C. Smith University in May to rally young voters and to get...
CHARLOTTE -- A project designed to help revitalize the western part of the city won't be finished in time for the Democratic National Convention as officials had hoped it would.
Construction on Mosaic Village, a $29.1 million mixed-use development for Johnson C. Smith University, will wrap up by Sept. 24, said Beth Hernandez,...
August 31, 2012
Check our guide to events around the Democratic National Convention in N.C., now through Sept. 6.
...Time: 9 p.m. UFuture: A Summit for Innovative Thinkers Location: Johnson C. Smith University, 100 Beatties Ford Road, Brayboy Gymnasium Time: 10...