January 2012

January 31, 2012

JCSU's Carter on education magazine cover

Johnson C. Smith President Ron Carter and his program for students aging out of foster care are the cover story for the January issue of Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine.

...JCSU's Carter on education magazine cover Johnson C. Smith President Ron Carter and his program for students aging out of foster care are the...

January 27, 2012

Pioneer in treatment of mental illness dies

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Dr. Mildred Mitchell-Bateman, a trailblazer in the treatment of mental illness with a career that spanned six decades, has died at the age of 89.

...impact on the family. She went to a junior college for women and then to Johnson C.Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., where she majored in...


Tour for Diversity in Medicine, Aetna Foundation Launch Bus Tour to...

Education Editors/Health Editors HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2012--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 fr

Monday, February 20 Hampton University, Hampton, Va. * Tuesday, February 21 JohnsonC. Smith University, Charlotte, N.C. * Wednesday, February 22...

January 26, 2012

Martin Luther King Jr.’s message remembered

Surviving on education alone is not the key to success; you have to balance education with your faith, humility and the ability to rise to the occasion.

...University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor s degree in English at Johnson C. SmithUniversity. Among these prestigious accomplishments, he is the...


History restored

Inner city buildings find new purpose with renovation

...look at. The former home of George Davis, built in 1895 for Johnson C. Smith University s first black professor, has a buckled roof and crumbling...


Prestigious Awards for Three Black Scholars

Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, professor of ophthalmology and associate vice president of the Office of Multicultural and Community Affairs of Creighton University Health Sciences, received the John P.

...College in Columbia, South Carolina. Professor Boutte is a graduate of Johnson C. SmithUniversity in Charlotte. She holds a master s degree...

January 25, 2012

Cost analyst discovers her true passion

Jessica Ferguson has browsed the aisles of local improvement stores countless times during her life. In fact, the 48-year-old cost analyst from Lawrenceville would just as soon spend the day pricing dryer ducts and gutter guards than shop for a dress and stockings.

...around to give it an "update." And when she went off to Johnson C. Smith University on a track scholarship, Ferguson furnished her dorm room and...

January 22, 2012

Revamped DNC schedule will work for labor

What do you do if you're a Democrat throwing a party for 75,000 people on Labor Day to "celebrate the Carolinas?" Check with organized labor. That's what Steve Kerrigan, CEO of the Democratic National Convention Committee, did Thursday night.

...savings," he said. Jim Morrill Washington Post columnist to speak at JCSU event JohnsonC. Smith University kicks off a convention-related speakers...


High ozone levels found in seven Piedmont counties Air monitoring program

SALISBURY – The more than 100 people who attended Thursday evening's presentation at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus learned they had something in common: high ozone levels.

...Porter, a senior at Davidson, and Alexandra Buckley, a junior at Johnson C. SmithUniversity in Charlotte helped Hauser analyze the data. Hauser said...

January 21, 2012

2012 Democratic National Convention could boost Johnson C. Smith's Mosaic Village

Officials hope convention will propel JCSU project into national spotlight

...C. Smith's Mosaic Village Officials hope convention will propel JCSU project into national spotlight As the days count down to the Democratic...


January 20, 2012

Students honored as latest Pillars of Hope

Mooresville Community Alliance honors 14 students

...Michelle Horton, a former marketing executive who now teaches at Johnson C. SmithUniversity in Charlotte. Horton is founder of YOUniversity...


January 19, 2012

JCSU courts Hagan

Redevelopment and sciences highlight U.S. senator’s tour

...JCSU courts Hagan Redevelopment and sciences highlight U.S. senator s tour Johnson C.Smith University s revitalization efforts in the Northwest...

January 18, 2012

NoDa shop puts style on the street

Indiana native Kimberly Wilkinson moved to Charlotte in 2005 to attend Johnson C. Smith University. After graduation, she decided to open a women's clothing store in her NoDa neighborhood.

...street Indiana native Kimberly Wilkinson moved to Charlotte in 2005 to attend Johnson C.Smith University. After graduation, she decided to open...

January 17, 2012

J'can trio wins at US Indoor collegiate meets

KEIRON Stewart of the University of Texas clocked a collegiate-leading 7.77 seconds to prevail in the 60m hurdles at the Arkansas vs Texas Dual in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the Randall Tyson Track weekend.

...Invitational in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Her compatriot Rosemarie Carty of Johnson CSmith University placed second in 8.43 seconds, ahead of...


Hagan praises JCSU's job training efforts

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Two weeks into the new year and unemployment in North Carolina still hovers around 10 percent with 450,000 people out of work. Sen. Kay Hagan spent part of the day Tuesday at Johnson C.

Hagan praises JCSU's job training efforts CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Two weeks into the new year and unemployment in North Carolina still hovers around...

January 13, 2012

African-American history timeline: Charlotte

Life and death in the early community 1891 The Cherry neighborhood is planned adjacent to Cherry Park. Cherry Neighborhood an all black neighborhood was designed by the city for use by African American families.

...University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Many of the students came from JCSU, which had reached it capacity due to the large number of students...


MLK Day breakfast to honor ‘Pillars of Hope’

The Mooresville Community Alliance will recognize 15 students for community and classroom excellence at its Monday, Jan. 16, Day of Unity Breakfast.

...as the breakfast's keynote speaker. Horton, a professor at Johnson C. Smith University, started the YOUniversity Drive program, which caters...


Local Web Designer Creates Web Site To Connect With Neighbors

CHARLOTTE, NC- From borrowing missing ingredients, to selling stuff collecting dust in your garage… a new social media site connects you with people right down the street.

...neighborhood," said Hodge. The site can also be used on college campuses. Johnson C.Smith University is interested in using it for their dorms. Students...


January 11, 2012

5 questions for Stacey Rose

Playwright/director Stacey Rose is one of 31 artists in various disciplines who won Arts & Science Council 2012 Regional Artist Project Grants. Rose, a New Jersey native and UNC Charlotte graduate, in June directed the comedic play "Fabulation or the Re-Education of Undine.

...I'm also co-directing "Yellowman" by Dael Orlandersmith with Eric Paulk at Johnson CSmith University Feb. 8-19, and working in health care...

January 9, 2012

NC woman works to help others as she was helped

SALISBURY, N.C. - Stephanie Bruce grew up in public housing. Now she helps people move out of it. Bruce, 45, serves as the new coordinator for the Family Self-Sufficiency program at Salisbury Housing Authority.

...interests." Bruce graduated from Salisbury High School in 1984 and attended Johnson CSmith University for two years. She was the first person...

January 7, 2012

JULIETTE TURNER AND DARREN CLARK LOWE'S SENIOR CLASS AWARD NOMINEES

...University), SheQuita Manning (Fayetteville State University), LaQwesha Gamble (Johnson C. Smith University), Elicia Gilliam-Washington (Livingstone College),...

January 6, 2012

AAA: Gas price jump 'unavoidable' in New Year

...days. It's frustrating news for people like Caty Jones, a student at Johnson C. Smith University. "Considering I don't have a job and I still...


Oprah school: first class graduates

...said Nobiva, 18, who will study visual and performing arts at Johnson C Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. Winfrey will be at the...


Businesses gearing up for DNC in unique ways

...Convention will likely mean a lot of upheaval in uptown. Students at Johnson C. Smith University will probably start fall classes a week late so...

January 4, 2012

Former JCSU Trustee chosen to pick N.C. judges
(via Sheriff Moose Butler to help pick N.C. judges)

...Community Foundation. He has also served on the Board of Trustees for Johnson CSmith University. He has received a number of honors, including...