‘American South’ film uncovers unsung heroes of Civil Rights

Award-winning film “The American South as We Know It” screens August 28, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture. The documentary was written, directed and shot by Frederick Murphy, a former JCSU staffer, and Andrew Smith ’15, JCSU’s first graduate to major in film.

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Blue Cross NC Invests $325,000 in Expansion of Johnson C. Smith University’s Sustainability Village

The investment will expand Johnson C. Smith's Sustainability Village to four greenhouses, ensuring food production year-round and increasing healthy food options for West Charlotte.

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New data science minor funded by National Science Foundation grant

With five courses in development, professors expect the curriculum to challenge Johnson C. Smith University students to solve social or business problems in new ways.

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Cheryl Curtis appointed to academic publications board

Curtis’ appointment to the publications board of the American College Personnel Association, a leading national student affairs association that publishes journals, books, and papers for learning professionals, should boost publications from diverse student and faculty at Johnson C. Smith University.

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JCSU alliance completes minority STEM pipeline in Charlotte

This summer, Johnson C. Smith University hosted 80 students from Ranson IB Middle School and West Charlotte High School to teach computer programming skills through the IBTechReady and ENTICE programs.

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NSF grant to develop data science minor at JCSU

On July 6, 2018, the National Science Foundation (NSF) made an award to Johnson C. Smith University with an intended total amount of $149,466.00, to fund the development of a minor in data science. The award starts Aug. 1, 2018.

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JCSU lands major grants for student research

Dr. Philip Otienoburu, director of the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainability, and Dr. Tracy Brown-Fox, assistant professor of chemistry, brought over $500,000 in grants to JCSU for student research.

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Medical intern sees breakthrough in the lab

Johnson C. Smith University senior Taneva Bush's internship at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital, the No. 2 pediatric hospital in the nation, increased both her self esteem and her knowledge base.

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JCSU Choir members pinch themselves in “I Dream”

Members of the JCSU Concert Choir performed in Opera Carolina’s production of the rhythm and blues opera “I DREAM” by Douglas Tappin in Charlotte’s Knight Theater May 18-25, 2018.

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JCSU library wins $100k grant to fund makerspace

The James B. Duke Memorial Library at Johnson C. Smith University was awarded a $100,000 grant to be used for a project called “Making Space for Tech @ An HBCU.”

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