Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Anand Gupta and Christina Jones ’19

Christina Jones’ acceptance into the inaugural cohort of JCSU McNair Scholars program was a leap toward her goal of earning a Ph.D. in a STEM discipline. Cheering her through the many steps leading up to that accomplishment is her mentor, Dr. Anand Gupta.

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Casper stages ‘Home’ for Fall theatrical production

This fall Anthony Casper, assistant professor of theater, is leading JCSU thespians in a production of “Home,” Nov. 1-4, 2018. But outside of the Arts Factory’s Black Box theatre, he can be seen on commercials airing on local cable networks, in billboard and Internet ads, and the 2017 film “An Act of Terror” starring Denzel Washington’s daughter, Olivia Washington.

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JCSU ignites Next Level leadership training program to launch next generation of Black leaders in Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C./October 19, 2018—Johnson C. Smith University is partnering with Next Level Leadership, Inc. to create a space where tomorrow’s leaders can grow, develop and flourish. Next Level, a non-profit leadership training organization, is intentionally developing well-informed, knowledgeable African-American leaders for the purpose of ushering our communities, cities and state into the future.

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Dean Jones examines higher education on Charlotte Magazine’s #discussCLT panel

On Oct. 17, 2018 Dr. Brian M. Jones, dean of the College of Arts and Letters and the College of STEM, joined representatives from the state’s third-largest university, a renowned culinary school and the state’s biggest community college to discuss the state of education in Charlotte.

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Student film featured in international 100 Words Film Festival

Marlon Newman, a Johnson C. Smith University communication arts major, wrote and directed a film selected for the 100 Words Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.

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Golden Bull ready for her close-up

Senior Jocelyn Stanley is preparing for a career in the movie industry with an internship at Susie Films, a full-service film production company.

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Vespers date announced

The Johnson C. Smith University Concert Choir and the Johnson C. Smith University Alumni Choir is pleased to present the Christmas Vespers Service Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jane M. Smith Memorial Church.

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Dance dreams take stage at Open Streets 704 Fest

The JCSU Repertory Dance Company performed Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 at the Open Streets 704 Festival. The community-building event attracted thousands to Charlotte’s West Side, near JCSU’s campus, and allowed sophomores Essence Mayhew and Neja Ervin, junior Janiya Miller, and senior Michaya Mason a chance to shine.

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‘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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