Vespers Christmas Service

President Clarence D. Armbrister, First Lady Denise Armbrister, faculty, staff, students and the community gathered in Jane M. Smith Memorial Church for the annual Christmas Vespers service November 24, 2019.

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Two students represent JCSU at Human Rights Campaign HBCU Leadership Summit

Johnson C. Smith University was well represented during the 14th annual Human Rights Campaign (HRC) HBCU Leadership Summit. This year, 49 students from 33 HBCU’s convened in Washington, D.C. November 7 – 12, 2019, including JCSU’s Emanuel Hester ’22 and Jasmine White ’20.

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The Duke Endowment funds faculty development cohort at Johnson C. Smith University, Davidson College

Johnson C. Smith University faculty members are participating in a new type of professional development cohort developed by Dr. Brian M. Jones, dean of College of Arts and Letters, and the Duke Endowment.

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Professor Jemayne King featured in ESPN documentary

Professor Jemayne King, who teaches Sole Food: Digestible Sneaker Culture at Johnson C. Smith University, knows all too well the value sneakers have on trends. King’s class is the only one of its kind taught on a collegiate campus in the world. His niche has gained him global media coverage, most recently with ESPN’s docuseries, SneakerCenter.

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Dr. Antonia Mead raises awareness of stem cell donation, helps save a life

November is recognized as National Marrow Awareness Month, which honors the people who donate stem cells and bone marrow to help give others a second chance at life. This year Dr. Antonia Mead, professor of Health Education, donated her stem cells to a blood cancer patient.

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JCSU students selected to attend Forbes under 30 Summit for the first time

Johnson C. Smith University has not one, but two Forbes under 30 Scholars. Ramoya Grandison ’19, and Anthony Edwards ’21, attended the Forbes under 30 annual summit in Detroit October 27 – 30, 2019, where the best young leaders, founders and creators come together to connect, learn, teach and build.

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Johnson C. Smith Veteran’s Hub continues to boost academic support for those who served

North Carolina has one of the country’s largest military veteran populations. Those who choose to attend post-graduate institutions are not your typical students; they’re usually older, may have more responsibilities and often require more flexibility to obtain a degree.

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Golden Bullettes learn routine from Charlotte Hornet Honey Bees

Johnson C. Smith University’s Golden Bullettes had the opportunity to practice with the Honey Bees, the official dance team for the Charlotte Hornets.

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JCSU Mourns the Loss of Floyd D. Young, President of FDY, Inc.

It is with a heavy heart that Johnson C. Smith University acknowledges the passing of Floyd D. Young, founder and president of FDY, Inc. Young’s food service company provided service to students, faculty, staff and guests at JCSU for 30 years.

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Melvin Crispell III brings the gospel to JCSU

Melvin Crispell III, the Season 9 winner of BET’s Sunday Best, brought his powerhouse vocals to Biddle Hall Monday, October 21, 2019 for Johnson C. Smith’s homecoming gospel explosion.

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