February 2012

February 28, 2012

Colleges near uptown try to plan for DNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Colleges in and around uptown Charlotte are trying to plan for the unpredictable—the week in which the Democratic National Convention takes over the Queen City.

February 27, 2012

JCSU Helps Foster Students Feel At Home

CHARLOTTE, NC- "Once you age out of foster care, you're pretty much on your own. You have to find what makes you… you," said Cory Carter, a former foster teen.

February 24, 2012

Johnson C. Smith University Overhauls Its Liberal Studies Program

Johnson C. Smith University, the historically black educational institution in Charlotte, North Carolina, has revamped its liberal studies program, which includes the core curriculum for undergraduate students.


Tour for Diversity in Medicine meets goal to attract minorities

Doctors, dentists to visit five Historically Black Colleges in South to advise, mentor future health care providers this spring JANS – Tour for Diversity in Medicine, a new initiative from several young Boston- and Chicago-based physicians, revved up for its inaugural bus tour in February to take 11...


Panel: Slow economy is ripe for lean innovation

Annual local gathering sees challenges but also success for businesses open to change.


Center exec tapped for advanced program
(via Business Briefs February 24, 2012)

The board of directors of the Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center has announced that the center's executive director, Courtenay O'Neil, has been accepted into an accredited business marketing program tailored specifically for experienced professionals in the child care management and leadership field.

February 23, 2012

Sorority sponsors health Olympics

Delta Sigma Theta sponsors games at JCSU on March 17

Sorority sponsors health Olympics Delta Sigma Theta sponsors games at JCSU on March 17 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Charlotte Alumnae Chapter will...


Rivalry night

J.C. Smith-Livingstone intensity spills over to basketball

Rivalry night J.C. Smith-Livingstone intensity spills over to basketball It s been a long time since a Johnson C. Smith-Livingstone basketball...



February 21, 2012

Program aims to get minorities into medicine

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The Tour for Diversity in Medicine makes a stop at Johnson C. Smith University on Tuesday. The program aims to turn young minority students towards a career in medicine.


Group encourages minorities to get into health care

CHARLOTTE – There's an urgent need for more unrepresented minority health care workers. That was part of the message at a recruiting event held Tuesday at Johnson C....


 

February 19, 2012

Jamaica to the Queen City

Johnson C. Smith University is a hot-bed for some of the best track talent in the World. Many Athletes go on to compete at the National and International levels.

February 16, 2012

Investigators at Johnson C. Smith University Describe Research in Pediatrics

"In 2003, the child mortality rate in Kenya was 115/1000 children compared to 88/1000 average for Sub-Saharan African countries. This study sought to determine the effect of maternal education on immunization (n = 2,169) and nutritional status (n = 5,949) on child's health," investigators in...


Tour’s goal: Recruit more black doctors

Tour's goal: Recruit more black doctors National initiative stops at JCSU on Feb. 21 A national initiative to recruit blacks to the medical field...


February 15, 2012

College expo brings higher education close to home

College Expo 2012 runs from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Gastonia Conference Center. Gaston County high-schoolers can learn how to make college more affordable and get an acceptance letter from the college of their choosing at the first countywide...


Charlotte Law to Offer Bachelor’s Degree and JD in Six Years

...Charlotte School of Law has joined forces with Johnson C. Smith University to offer students a bachelor and law degree...


February 9, 2012

Johnson C. Smith University Embraces Foster Youth

For many youth who emancipate or age out of the foster care system when they turn 18, homelessness and incarceration, not higher education, are often the alternatives, say child welfare experts.


February 5, 2012

Johnson C. Smith, Charlotte School of Law to offer dual degree

Beginning this fall, Johnson C. Smith University and Charlotte School of Law will offer a dual degree program that will allow students to earn an undergraduate degree and a law degree in six years.


Some DNC costs come out of Rogers' own pocket

...website The convention is one of the catalysts behind the new RUN DNC website atJohnson C. Smith University. But it isn't the only focus of the...


T. Jeffers' influence recalled

Editor's note: With the nation's first African-American president poised to preside over the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this fall, the Observer will look back each Sunday this month (Black History Month) at trailblazing black political figures of the region's past.

...grew up in segregated Roxboro in Person County and after college at Johnson C. SmithUniversity, he went to the University of Southern California...



February 4, 2012

Stepping continues to gain popularity

School spirit is rarely in short supply at Wilson Commencement Academy. But a group of students brought it to a thunderous new level last week in the basement cafeteria.

...strong African-American history. Fleming, for instance, honed his stepping at Johnson C.Smith University in Charlotte, N.C. But like the students...


February 3, 2012

Johnson C. Smith University and Charlotte Law School Start Dual Degree Program

Johnson C. Smith University, the historically Black educational institution in Charlotte, North Carolina, has entered into a joint degree program with the Charlotte School of Law.

Johnson C. Smith University and Charlotte Law School Start Dual Degree Program Johnson C. Smith University, the historically Black educational...

February 2, 2012

JCSU and law school team up for dual degree

JCSU and law school team up for dual degree...

February 1, 2012

JSCU, Law School Team Up For Dual Degree

JSCU, Law School Team Up For Dual Degree Johnson C. Smith University doesn't have a law school, but it's teaming up with one. JSCU and the Charlotte...


...Charlotte School of Law to offer dual degree Beginning this fall Johnson C. SmithUniversity Johnson C. Smith University Latest from...


Tour for Diversity in Medicine, a new initiative from several young Boston- and Chicago-based physicians, has revved up for its inaugural bus tour in February to take 11 doctors, dentists and medical school students from minority populations to five historically black colleges and universities (HBCU...