June 2012

June 1, 2012

Is it ever appropriate to say 'no comment' to the press?

Expert advice on your questions.

...your questions Sherri Belfield, director, university communications and marketing, Johnson C. Smith University: It s never good to say no comment...

About six months ago I learned about a great nonprofit organization in Charlotte called Freedom School Partners. FSP helps children succeed in school and in life by offering educational enrichment programs and partners with numerous community organizations.
...Missionary Baptist Church, The Grove, Highland Renaissance Academy, Johnson C. Smith University, Montclaire Elementary, Providence Day School...

June 3, 2012

Local Swimmers Prepare for Olympic Trials

Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) The Olympic trials are in Omaha, Nebraska June 25th thru July 2nd , where area swimmers will hope to qualify for the London Olympics in July.

We caught up with some of Charlotte SwimMAC's Team Elite, at Johnson C. Smith University, where they sometimes train. These guys and gals are...

June 4, 2012

MHS Class of 2012 College Acceptances

A list of the colleges where Melrose High School's Class of 2012 has been accepted.

...College Jacksonville University James Madison University Johnson & Wales University Johnson C. Smith University Keene State College Knox College La...

DESA, Inc. Awards Six Collegiate Scholarships; Educational Donations Totaling Over $12,000 For The Year
COLUMBIA, SC - June 1, 2012 - DESA, Inc., a Columbia-based consulting firm, has recently awarded collegiate scholarships to six South Carolina students as part of the company’s annual scholarship program.
...Bolton, a recent graduate of Eau Claire High School who plans to attend Johnson C. Smith University to study criminal justice; and finally, Charles...

June 6, 2012

Colleges where students from Melrose's Class of 2012 were accepted

Melrose, Mass. — The following is a list of universities and colleges where Melrose High School students, from the Class of 2012, were accepted: American International College, Anna Maria College, Assumption College, Babson College, Bard College, Bates College, Bay State College, Becker College, B

Jacksonville University, James Madison University, Johnson & Wales University, Johnson C. Smith University, Keene State College, Knox College,...

June 12, 2012

Obama meets, praises seniors from Science Leadership Academy

Some had tears in their eyes. Some had chills. Some tried to be dignified but couldn't stop themselves from whooping and hollering for the leader of the free world, standing just a few feet away and telling them he was proud of them.

...about," Obama said. Alexis Beckton, 17 and planning to study psychology at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., said that, in some...

June 14, 2012

Tour for Diversity Inspires Minority Students to Pursue Medicine

—By Whitney L.J. Howell, special to the Reporter At Mississippi’s Jackson State University campus, roughly 160 undergraduate students gathered last February to learn about the ins and outs of medical school—applying, financing, and navigating the curricula.

...State, Tuskegee University in Alabama, South Carolina State University, Johnson C. Smith University in North Carolina, and Hampton University in...

June 15, 2012

Opening week for Project LIFT programs

Initiative launches with summer academics

...Leaders for Life, or BELL, and Charlotte s Web, a Johnson C. Smith University initiative that will enroll 40 West Charlotte freshmen and sophomores...

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (WBTV) - As the country pauses to celebrate Fathers' Day, one father is grateful to be alive. Howard Estell was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease at the age of 5.
...supported why she supports me for my future endeavors." And he attends Johnson C. Smith University by night. He is pursuing his passion. He has...

June 16, 2012

Shuler - Ivey

Dr. Caroletta A. Shuler of Orangeburg, S.C. and Pastor Marshall P. Ivey, Jr., of Florence, S.C., proudly announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mrs.

...currently a faculty member at Claflin University. Rev. Ivey is a 1992 graduate of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., with a Bachelor of...

Grandfather’s life is a great story
I attended a poetry reading this spring and got a bonus: David Bottoms reminisced about his father. Bottoms is Georgia’s Poet Laureate and a masterful story-teller.
...for a higher education took him to Charlotte, where he graduated from Johnson C. Smith University. After college he made a career of government...

June 20, 2012

From Yale University to the military, the class of 2012 has a variety of plans.
...School 476 WRIGHT, JARED Bergen Community College 477 WRIGHT, KHADIJAH Johnson C. Smith University 478 WRIGHT, NATHAN Rhode Island School of...


Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

...University, Bethune-Cookman University, Fayetteville State University, and Johnson C. Smith University. Also receiving grants are Kentucky State University,...

June 21, 2012

A fundraiser with HAT-ti-tude

UNCF luncheon highlights women's success...

...private historically black colleges, including five in North Carolina Johnson C. Smith Universityin Charlotte, Livingstone College in Salisbury...



Finance workshops come to JCSU

Community Empowerment Day focuses on wealth-building, money management

Finance workshops come to JCSU Community Empowerment Day focuses on wealth-building, money management An association of financial planners will...

City Council split over streetcar funding

...make their case for the project's benefits during a news conference at Johnson C. Smith University on Thursday. State Sen. Malcolm Graham said...

Johnson C. Smith University president shows support for streetcar project

CHARLOTTE -- Johnson C. Smith University's president, Dr. Ronald Carter, is throwing his support behind the streetcar project. A news conference is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at JSCU, where Carter will publicly announce his support for the $119 million project.

June 24, 2012

Streetcar would bring critical development to westside

Dr. Ronald L. Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University: On Monday, Mayor Anthony Foxx and the Charlotte City Council will try to resolve their stalemate over the city’s operating budget and capital investment plan.

Streetcar would bring critical development to westside Dr. Ronald L. Carter, president of  Johnson CSmith University: On Monday, Mayor Anthony...

June 25, 2012

Charlotte’s roster of Freedom Schools is booming, with 10 new sites this year

The stream of public-school students getting off the bus at the private Providence Day School last week illustrates a summer trend: Freedom Schools are popping up across Charlotte.

The summer of 2009 saw the addition of three more sites, including Johnson C. Smith Universityand A Child s Place, a nonprofit group serving...


Moore & Van Allen Recognizes Jim McLoughlin at 11th Annual Public Service Luncheon

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 25, 2012) - Moore & Van Allen Litigation Member James P. McLoughlin, Jr. received the 2012 Sally & Bill Van Allen Public Service Award at MVA’s annual Public Service Award Luncheon on June 19.

...which are detailed in the Public Service Committee s 2012 Annual Report. Johnson C. Smith University President Dr. Ronald L. Carter was the guest...

June 26, 2012

Charlotte council approves domestic partner benefits, scraps capital plan

Capital Improvement Plan called for tax increases supporting neighborhood, road, infrastructure improvements

...controversial streetcar line extension from Uptown to Beatties Ford Rd. and Johnson C. Smith University. The second plan, spearheaded by Democrat...


Northwest corridor revival needs great expectations

In the winter of 2011, Dr. Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, pulled together dozens of community leaders to enlist their support for a lofty goal: reversing decades of social and economic decay in the area in the city’s Northwest Corridor.

...corridor revival needs great expectations In the winter of 2011, Dr. Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, pulled together dozens...