May 2013

May 1, 2013

Black colleges’ charge: Evolve vision or perish

...be sent. Al Austin, major gifts officer in institutional advancement at Johnson C. Smith University, said HBCUs will always exist in America.

Commencement Speakers Announced: Baltimore City CC, Colby, Episcopal Divinity,Harper, Johnson C. Smith, McNally Smith, NYU, Thunderbird, U. of Richmond, Washington & Jefferson, Wentworth, Willamette

Commencement Speakers Announced: Baltimore City CC, Colby, Episcopal Divinity,Harper, Johnson C. Smith, McNally Smith, NYU, Thunderbird, U. of Richmond,


Former Spring Valley standout gets shot at NFL

...pound offensive lineman who played his college ball at Charlottte's Johnson C. Smith University has been invited to the New York Giants rookie...

 

May 2, 2013

List of Giants’ Rookie Camp Invitees

...Missouri State long-snapper Brandon Gabbard East Stroudsberg G Seve Rivers Johnson C. Smith University LT/C Jordan Mosley Albany State DT Justin...

May 3, 2013

Forum on Gold Rush changes

...proposed shortening the Red Line to a service area between Johnson C. Smith University and Central Piedmont Community College and eliminating...

May 6, 2013

A more purposeful city budget proposal?

...Carlee believe the streetcar is important to the economic revival of communities near Johnson C. Smith University, and it s a piece of a larger...


Johnson C. Smith University Arch of Triumph Gala

Johnson C. Smith University Arch of Triumph Gala On April 20th the Arch of Triumph award, presented by Johnson C. Smith University, was given...

May 8, 2013

Can Charlotte growth policies get smarter?

...southwest Charlotte including the Ayrsley-Whitehall area. The area near Johnson C. Smith University, taking in West Trade Street, Rozzelles Ferry...


State senator to seek 12th District seat if Watt is confirmed

...the gate ready to get to work." Graham, a 1985 graduate of Johnson C. Smith University, now works for his alma mater as special assistant to...


CATS holding public meeting to discuss Gold Rush Service

...Line is to reduce the service area, providing service between Johnson C. Smith University and Central Piedmont Community College. The shortened...

N.C. Sen. Graham to file for 12th Congressional District

...come out of the gate ready to get to work. A 1985 graduate of Johnson C. Smith University, Graham now works for his alma mater as a special assistant...

May 10, 2013

Graham files for congressional run

Graham, special assistant for community engagement and government affairs at Johnson CSmith University, served on Charlotte City Council from...


At “low performing” charter school, administrator earns $187,000

...not the demand. Kennedy is moving next year to the campus of Johnson C. Smith University, closer to many of its students in northwest Charlotte.


Shaw University launches program to promote entrepreneurship

...University, Livingston College in Salisbury, Winston-Salem State University, Johnson C.Smith University in Charlotte, N.C. Central University...


Liston family descendants hold annual reunion

...one son, Hardy Liston, who attended Biddle University (the predecessor of Johnson CSmith University) and the University of Chicago. In 1947,

May 12, 2013

New Charlotte streetcar plan coming Monday

...$25 million federal grant. But an effort to extend that line to Johnson C. Smith University and along Hawthorne Lane has created a massive rift...


City manager to present new Charlotte streetcar plan today

...$25 million federal grant. But an effort to extend that line to Johnson C. Smith University and along Hawthorne Lane has created a massive rift...

May 13, 2013

Celebrate freedom, desegregation in Charlotte

...faces today. Monday, May 20 10:30 a.m., March from Johnson C. Smith University to county courthouse. Kicking off with brief remarks at Johnson C.


Students build raised garden beds to help feed community

...community Dr. Philip Otienoburu, faculty leader of the Sustainabilty Village at Johnson C.Smith University, shows President Dr.

Pursuing a Ph.D. part four; securing an interview

...worthy." the guest speaker from Meharry Medical College advised our Cell Biology class at Johnson C. Smith University in the late 1990s.

NC: New Charlotte Streetcar Plan Coming Monday

...$25 million federal grant. But an effort to extend that line to Johnson C. Smith University and along Hawthorne Lane has created a massive rift...

Shaw Univ. launches program to promote entrepreneurship

...University, Livingston College in Salisbury, Winston-Salem State University, Johnson CSmith University in Charlotte, N.C. Central University... 


Effort to save old school underway

...there was a strong local connection. Dr. George Davis who was Johnson C. Smith University's first African American Professor became a strong...


Streetcar gets boost from city manager

...approved, the city would have in five years a 4-mile line from Johnson C. Smith University, through uptown, and to the Elizabeth neighborhood at Hawthorne...

 

May 14, 2013

Charlotte officials tout South End as model for rail-oriented development

...Monday proposed a $126 million streetcar line extension running from Johnson C. Smith University to Hawthorne Lane in the Elizabeth neighborhood.

Transit credited for South End growth

...Laundry on Beatties Ford Road. It is located across the street from Johnson C. Smith University. She is optimistic that a light rail extension...

May 16, 2013

Mission accomplished for veteran

Mission accomplished for veteran JCSU graduate earns degree after 22-year break Michael Lipscomb spent 10 years marching for his country. PHOTO/PAUL...


Setting example for South

...African-American dentist had been leading protests. This time he and Johnson C. Smith University students headed to the County Courthouse on East Trade...

May 17, 2013

Charlotte to mark 50 years of desegregation

...activist, who on May 20, 1963, led a march from Johnson C. Smith University to the Mecklenburg Country Courthouse. His cry against gradualism...


A graduation story: Beating the odds

A graduation story: Beating the odds CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Johnson C. Smith University's (JCSU) graduation will be special for Sasha Gay-Cunningham.


All-Female Medical Practice

It’s a scene that’s played out since the beginning of recorded time: Women gathered at a common table to talk and laugh; to share their woes; to name their fears; to sing; to joke...


Growing Food and Awareness on Campus

In a back corner of Johnson C. Smith University, not far from the shadows of Charlotte’s skyscrapers, dozens of pale tilapia swim in bins of gurgling water. 

May 18, 2013

Faith briefs, Saturday, May 18

...Ministries in Charlotte. She holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Johnson CSmith University, and is married to Bruce Little, founder...


Andrew Young to JCSU grads: 'You are in God's hands'

Andrew Young to JCSU grads: 'You are in God's hands'

May 19, 2013

Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte holds its 141st commencement

Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte holds its 141st commencement CHARLOTTE --Johnson C. Smith University students will start a new chapter...


Single mother works double-time to finish degree

...to academic success, graduating cum laude as a social work major from Johnson C. Smith University. Nelson was among 251 in the class of 2013,

May 20, 2013

Re-enactment marks 50th anniversary of march demanding end to segregation in Charlotte

...(http://bit.ly/12Hc8a8) that Monday's recreation of the march from Johnson C. Smith University campus to the Mecklenburg County Courthouse is part of a...


...South to do the same thing. The four-mile march will start at Johnson C. Smith University and then head to the court house. Marchers will then...

 


WLOS ABC13 NewsRe-enactment marks 50th anniversary of NC march

...(http://bit.ly/12Hc8a8) that Monday's recreation of the march from Johnson C. Smith University campus to the Mecklenburg County Courthouse is part of a...


Desegregation march re-created today

-- Fifty years ago today, Reginald Hawkins led a march from the Johnson C. Smith University campus to the Mecklenburg County Courthouse, in a...


Consultant: Streetcar could spark Charlotte development

...a second, 2.5 mile CityLYNX Gold Line streetcar leg would begin at Johnson C. Smith University, shown above in a city rendering.


March reflects de-segregation in Charlotte 50 years ago

...forefront of de-segregation. Both then and now, they marched from Johnson C. Smith University to the historic courthouse in uptown. Elisha Minter is...


Re-enactment marks 50th anniversary of NC march

...(http://bit.ly/12Hc8a8) that Monday's recreation of the march from Johnson C. Smith University campus to the Mecklenburg County Courthouse is part of a...


A day of walk and remembrance in Center City

...up in that era, " O'Neill said. Demonstrators started at Johnson C. Smith University by retracing the very same steps to uptown Charlotte on...

May 21, 2013

Tourism officials work to keep CIAA in Charlotte

...two, and North Carolina has eight. But Charlotte only has one, Johnson C. Smith University, where President Ronald Carter is lobbying to keep the...


...marchers, led by Reginald Hawkins Abdullah Salim Jr., began at Johnson C. Smith University and walked under cloudy skies and through occasional rain...

May 22, 2013

Johnson C. Smith hosting event on land-use regulations and housing cost

Johnson C. Smith hosting event on land-use regulations and housing cost CHARLOTTE Johnson C. Smith University and the Piedmont Public Policy...

May 23, 2013

AAHC Forum: The Gathering Place Project-Training and Sustaining in North Carolina

...archiving. Horton House, Historic Stagville Site-Visit At Johnson C. Smith University, Art Professor Hasaan Kirkland passionately expressed how...

May 24, 2013

Free things to do around Charlotte this Memorial Day weekend

...Museum of the Modern Art, Levine Museum of the New South and Johnson C. Smith University are participating. Waxhaw Memorial Day observance: Monday,


Hawkins' way -- and Charlotte's -- helped restaurants integrate

...outside the system. In 1943, while student council president at Johnson C. Smith University, he picketed to desegregate the Charlotte post office.

May 27, 2013

First of four FVSU presidential candidates speaks

...proposed and received grants totaling more than $28 million at Dillard and Johnson CSmith universities. She hopes to create a culture in which...

May 28, 2013

Council could vote on streetcar grant bid

...section already approved. The 4-mile route would extend from near Johnson C. Smith University on the west to the Central Avenue corridor on the...


Vote on Lynx Gold Line passes city council

...to Sunnyside Avenue in one direction and then to French Street near Johnson C. Smith University in the other direction. When the vote passed...


Johnson C. Smith permitted for new sciences building

Johnson C. Smith permitted for new sciences building CHARLOTTE Mecklenburg County has issued a building permit, valued at about $9.7 million,


Streetcar extension on Charlotte council agenda

...in the city. That streetcar extension would run from uptown Charlotte to Johnson C. Smith University and could cost $126 million. Council will...


In a switch, City Council OKs streetcar

...city gets the federal grant, the streetcar would be extended, to Johnson C. Smith University to the west and along Hawthorne Lane to the east.

May 29, 2013

Gold Line’s ticket to expand

...Line, which would extend the streetcar from Hawthorne Lane in east Charlotte to Johnson C. Smith University in the west. Construction of a 1.5-mile...


Charlotte city leaders react to streetcar vote

...city gets the federal grant, it would extend the streetcar from uptown to Johnson C. Smith University. "Mass transit is very important to all of...

May 30, 2013

People along streetcar extensions could profit

...city, county, state and federal governments own 28 parcels. Johnson C. Smith University owns about 10 parcels. Central Piedmont Community College...