January 2013

January 2, 2013

STEM outreach part one; career day at Columbia Park elementary school

“Thank you for coming to speak at our career day. Our students don’t usually get to meet scientists. At our career days, they usually meet police officers, fireman, emergency medical technicians, and metro workers,” said several of the faculty members at Columbia Park Elementary School in Landover,

...at Columbia Park Elementary School was presented to me at one of our Johnson C. Smith University, DC alumni chapter meetings. One of the faculty...

January 3, 2013

Charlotte youth activist Geraldine Powe dies at age 90

Longtime youth director and Charlotte community activist Geraldine Powe is being remembered by friends and family for her passion in helping children become their best no matter their background.

...Charlotte native who graduated in 1944 from West Charlotte High and later from Johnson CSmith University. She worked for about three decades in New...

January 7, 2013

Farrakhan: The streets, college campuses and the Caribbean in 2012

(FinalCall.com) - Several trips to the Caribbean, leading the Fruit of Islam out into the streets of America and a continued focus on the next generation of Black leadership highlights how the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan spent 2012.

...his appearances. On Oct. 12, the Minister visited the campus of Johnson C. Smith University and told students life is a struggle, but each human...

January 6, 2013

Sen. Malcolm Graham gets sworn in for 5th term

Eyewitness NewsFollow us on Twitter NORTH CAROLINA — North Carolina State Sen. Malcolm Graham will be sworn in for his fifth term on Sunday. His ceremony is at Johnson C.

...be sworn in for his fifth term on Sunday. His ceremony is at Johnson C. Smith University where he works and went to school. Graham represents...

January 11, 2013

Whenever Shakuwra Randolph walked onto the court as a cheerleader, was honored at a banquet or participated in any other school function, she knew her mother, Maria, would be there.

...was also the captain of the cheerleading squad. Shakirah matriculated to Johnson C. Smith University in North Carolina, where she was named Miss...

January 13, 2013

Dr. Ron Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, believes leaders must constantly read: “Leaders have the responsibility to inspire others to see what can be.

My Favorite Titles Dr. Ron Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, believes leaders must constantly read: Leaders have the responsibility...

January 15, 2013

HBCU CDAC Board Elects New Board Members

Membership Elects Three New Directors Representing Winston-Salem State University, Hinds Community College and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

...President/Director-Center for Applied Leadership and Community Development, Johnson CSmith University; Morris Autry, Director-Community Development,...

January 16, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The McCrorey Family YMCA branch is the second oldest branch in Charlotte. It was established in 1936 as the Second Street YMCA. The McCrorey Y moved from that location in the late 1960s during the urban renewal of the Brooklyn neighborhood.

...used by the United Way. The branch was named after a former president of Johnson CSmith University, Henry L. McCrorey. There s a lot of history...

 

 


Pushing forward

Mom of 5 finds support, opportunity at JCSU.

Pushing forward Mom of 5 finds support, opportunity at JCSU Being a single mother of five, attending college miles away from home with no family...

January 17, 2013

"RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N."

Golden LEAF Scholarship Applications due March 1 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Golden LEAF Scholarship information and applications for 2013-14 are now available at CFNC.org/goldenleaf. A total of 215 awards will be offered to first-time recipients for the 2...

...Arts Johnson & Wales University University of North Carolina at Wilmington Johnson CSmith University Wake Forest University Lees-McRae College...

January 18, 2013

City of Charlotte Martin Luther King Day parade has 2 grand marshalls

If you love a parade, celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday at one of the best in Charlotte. Carolina Panther Thomas Davis, founder of the Defending Dreams Foundation, will share the honors with Dr.

...founder of the Defending Dreams Foundation, will share the honors with Dr. Ronald Carter, 13th president of Johnson C. Smith University as co-Grand...


Kai and Adam Wingfield

Kai and Adam, both 34, felt an instant attraction when they met freshman year at Johnson C. Smith University in the late’90s. Their young romance matured with them, and the couple married Oct.

...both 34, felt an instant attraction when they met freshman year at Johnson C. Smith University in the late 90s. Their young romance matured with...

 

January 20, 2013

Golden LEAF Scholarship information and applications for 2013-14 are now available at CFNC.org/goldenleaf. A total of 215 awards will be offered to first-time recipients for the 2013-14 academic year.

...Arts Johnson & Wales University University of North Carolina at Wilmington Johnson CSmith University Wake Forest University Lees-McRae College...

January 21, 2013

JCSU Makes College Possible for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care

JCSU Makes College Possible for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care JCSU Makes College Possible for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care - Johnson C.

January 25, 2013

United Negro College Fund telecast is Sunday

One of the main fundraisers for the United Negro College Fund is the annual “Evening of Stars” telecast, which will be broadcast on Sunday at 10 p.m. on Black Entertainment Television (BET).

...Carolina UNCF institutions are Bennett College for Women, in Greensboro, Johnson C. Smith University, in Charlotte, and Saint Augustine s University...

January 26, 2013

Meet the Mecklenburg legislative delegation

It boasts one of North Carolina’s most powerful politicians as well as a half-dozen people new to state politics. The Mecklenburg delegation to the N.C. General Assembly is bigger than ever. Thanks to growth and reapportionment, it now accounts for

...member, he s a special assistant to the president of his alma mater, Johnson CSmith University. Rep. Rodney Moore, D Starting his second term,...


CMS considers hiring race bias expert

The Charlotte Observer - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- For a consultant who isn't even working with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Glenn Singleton is creating a lot of buzz in town.

...is denying history, psychology and reality, says Ron Carter, president of Johnson CSmith University. "We have to have the courage to talk about...

 

January 28, 2013

Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly News Briefs Jan. 25

Win free wedding flowers! Calvin and Ana Young feel blessed. He’s a Matthews Police officer and she’s a floral designer and owner of Silvia’s Floral Design.

...Matthews Library, 230 Matthews Station St. Brian Smith, professor at Johnson CSmith University, will lead the series called Let s Talk About...


National Liberal Arts Colleges Where Most Accepted Students Enroll

Though prospective college students are increasingly applying to more schools, each applicant can ultimately enroll in just one. For fall 2011, some of the most popular choices among students were U.

...24.1% Whitman College 1654 399 24.1% Spelman College 2204 531 24.1%Johnson C. Smith University 1552 373 24.0% Wofford College 1861 446 24.0% William...


Parks does it again

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - For the 4th time this season, Johnson C. Smith guard Trevin Parks has been named the CIAA Player of the Week. In 2 games last week, he came up with back to back 30 point games (31 against St.

...it again CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - For the 4th time this season, Johnson C. Smith guard Trevin Parks has been named the CIAA Player of the Week.


Senators’ reform plan could have been better, activists, legislators say

As a bipartisan group of U.S. senators released more details Monday about their plan for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws, individuals on both sides of the debate in North Carolina offered mixed reviews.

Prioritizing people Selene Medina, an 18-year-old freshman at Johnson C. Smith University and undocumented immigrant, said she thought the framework...

January 29, 2013

In N.C., immigration plan receives mixed reviews

As a bipartisan group of U.S. senators released more details Monday about their plan for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws, individuals on both sides of the debate in North Carolina offered mixed reviews.

...together. Selene Medina, an 18-year-old freshman at Johnson C. Smith University and undocumented immigrant, said she thought the framework was...


Six WNC nonprofits receive economic development grants

Six western North Carolina nonprofits are among 28 state organizations that will share $5.85 million in grants from the N.C. Community Development Initiative over the next three years aiming to spark economic growth and job creation in some of the state’s most distressed areas.

...Inc. Charlotte Center for Applied Leadership and Community Development at Johnson C. Smith University Durham Community Land Trustees Inc.


N.C. Community Development Initiative invests in nonprofits across the state

News Release RALEIGH - The N.C. Community Development Initiative will invest $5.85 million in 28 N.C. nonprofits over the next three years to spark economic growth and job creation in some of the state's most distressed areas.

...Inc. Charlotte Center for Applied Leadership and Community Development at Johnson C. Smith University Durham Community Land Trustees Inc.

 

January 31, 2013

Mr. and Mrs. Mason 60th anniversary

Robert Odell Mason Sr. and Viella Holloway Mason celebrated their diamond, 60th anniversary with a family celebration on January 20, 2012. They have four children, daughter Shelly Stroud and sons Robert Jr.

...is a retired educator, coach and former school board member. Mrs. Mason is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University and is a retired teacher.


Memo: McCrory threatens light-rail money over streetcar

Gov. Pat McCrory told two city of Charlotte staff members this week that state funding for the light-rail extension to UNC-Charlotte could be at risk if the city builds a controversial streetcar, which McCrory has long opposed, according to a memo sent Thursday.

With the new money, the city s streetcar line would operate from Johnson C. Smith University, through uptown, and past Presbyterian Hospital.


N.C. Gov. McCrory warns streetcar could risk light rail money

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Gov. Pat McCrory told two city of Charlotte staff members this week that state money for the light-rail extension to UNC-Charlotte could be at risk if the city builds a controversial streetcar, according to a memo sent Thursday.

...the new money, the city s streetcar line would operate from Johnson C. Smith University, through uptown and past Presbyterian Hospital. When...


McCrory warns: Streetcar could risk Charlotte's light rail money

Charlotte Mayor Foxx said he is ‘outraged’ at his rival’s position

...the new money, the city s streetcar line would operate from Johnson C. Smith University, through uptown and past Presbyterian Hospital. When...


N.C. Gov. McCrory Warns Charlotte Streetcar Project Could Risk Light Rail Money

By Steve Harrison, The Charlotte Observer Jan. 31--Gov. Pat McCrory told two city of Charlotte staff members this week that state money for the light-rail extension to UNC-Charlotte could be at risk if the city builds a controversial streetcar, according to a memo sent Thursday.

...the new money, the city's streetcar line would operate from Johnson C. Smith University, through uptown and past Presbyterian Hospital. When...