Perkins Employee Lends a Helping Hand

If you have attended Johnson C. Smith University within the last quarter century, then you likely know Miss Shirley Bertha. The Floor Supervisor in the dining hall has worked at JCSU for the last 24 years. During her time here, she has mentored, prayed and guided a number of students in need. So it was no surprise when she was seen helping a student on the first day of class.

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Student projects examine housing, healthcare and food in Charlotte’s Historic West End

This summer 11 students presented their research in the New Science Center auditorium on the campus of Johnson C Smith University. It was all a part of an eight-week Research Experience for Undergraduates created and funded by the National Science Foundation.

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JCSU participates in second annual HBCU Diversity in Tech Summit

Johnson C. Smith University is one of 34 Historically Black Colleges and Universities to participate in the second annual HBCU Diversity in Tech Summit.

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More than a dozen students enroll in the National Summer Transportation Institute at Johnson C. Smith University

For three weeks, 14 students are participating in the National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University.

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Tennis Programs Named ITA All-Academic Team, Six Players Honored as All-Academic Scholar-Athletes

The Johnson C. Smith University women's tennis team was named to the 2019 Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team and six Golden Bulls earned individual ITA Scholar-Athlete honors, the ITA announced Thursday.

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New Director of Public Safety, Jermaine Cherry, outlines plans for 2019-20 school year

Johnson C. Smith University’s new Director of Public Safety, Jermaine Cherry, is wasting no time getting to work.

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Community invited to help design public art in Five Points

Local residents gathered at James B. Duke Memorial Library at Johnson C. Smith University to share their ideas for public artworks coming to West End as part of the City of Charlotte’s West Trade/Rozzelles Ferry Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program (CNIP).

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Local author, alumna credits JCSU as the foundation of her career

Cheris Hodges ’99 is preparing for the release her 30th romance novel, Tempted at Midnight. The Johnson C. Smith University graduate, and former communication arts major, credits her professors with teaching her how to write.

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McNair Scholars complete summer fellowship program

Students enrolled in the McNair Scholars Summer Program presented research to faculty, mentors and staff during a symposium. The six-week summer program couples students with a faculty mentor as they engage in research based on their academic discipline.

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Alumnus successfully dives into entrepreneurship; launches lapel pin brand

What started as a form of therapy has turned into a successful business for alumnus Jeremiah Allen ’04. Allen, the creator of Rook and King, transformed one of his darkest moments in life into works of art; creating unique lapel pins.

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