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 the final step in West Charlotte STEM pipeline

This summer, Johnson C. Smith University hosted 80 middle school and high school students 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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Tami Simmons named a 2018 Susan G. Komen ‘More than Pink Woman’

Tami Simmons, vice president of Institutional Advancement for Johnson C. Smith University, was named among Susan G. Komen's inaugural class of “More than Pink Women,” an exclusive group of leaders in the fields of medicine, business, media, science and education who are raising awareness of breast cancer in the Charlotte community.

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Rosa Parks Farmers Market returns bigger and better for third year

The Rosa Parks Farmers Market is back for a third year with a new location and more healthy options for the neighborhood surrounding Johnson C. Smith University, which has been described as a food desert. The market is a joint venture between Johnson C. Smith University, the Mecklenburg County Public Health Department, Charlotte Center City Partners, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Duke Endowment, Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation and the Rosa Parks Farmers Market Community Advisory Council.

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