McNair students present research in New Mexico

Three McNair students took the stage at the University of New Mexico’s (UNM) McNair Research Conference in Albuquerque. Dr. Jonathan Smalls, Director of McNair Scholarship Program, selected Aria Springfield, Emoni Lewis, and Kneadee Jackson to represent Johnson C. Smith University.

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JCSU sheds light on mental health during volleyball game

During the Oct. 10 volleyball game against Livingstone, multiple departments, including Athletics, Counseling Services, Campus Police, University Communications and Marketing and community health organizations came together to shed light on mental wellness for World Mental Health Day.

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Professor teaches University history through community engagement

Residents of McCrorey Heights, one Johnson C. Smith University’s surrounding neighborhoods created by former President Dr. Henry McCrorey, welcomed JCSU students and alumni to its community for a homecoming celebration. Smithites old and new enjoyed music, food and games October 5, 2019 after the Golden Bulls win against Lincoln University.

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Alumna makes history with Charlotte Fire Department

Venessa Roy ’08 has been a firefighter for the last 10 years. It wasn’t the career she envisioned for herself, but the one she is making big achievements in. The Alumna is the first African American engineer (driver/operator) with the Charlotte Fire Department.

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Author and advocate shares powerful message with JCSU

Minda Harts sat in front of a packed room Wednesday, October 4, 2019 reading from her new book, “The Memo”. Her message: How women of color can gain a seat at the table.

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Student launches organization, brings awareness to mental health

More than a dozen students recently attended JCSU senior Ramel Brown’s mental health discussion, Mel’s Mind, in the Rotunda September 20, 2019. The psychology major is working to break the stigma around mental health.

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JCSU student lands job months before graduation

The school year has just begun, but Ramoya Grandison has already secured the bag. Deloitte & Touche hired the senior, who double majors in computer science information systems and business administration, five months before graduation. Grandison will remain in the Queen City after graduation in December before starting her new role as Risk and Financial Advisory Group Consultant in March.

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Omega Psi Phi Fraternity gives $10,000 to JCSU

Pi Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., presented a $10,000 check to Clarence D. Armbrister, President of Johnson C. Smith University, on September 12, 2019. The contribution will support the President’s Gap Scholarship Fund, which provides funds for students to close the gap between the financial aid they receive and the cost of tuition.

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Phasing Up to New Possibilities Celebrates Ten Years

Phasing Up to New Possibilities, the foster program developed at Johnson C. Smith University in 2009, is celebrating 10 years. To mark the momentous occasion, the program is bringing back a dozen alumni September 20, 2019, to speak on a panel about their experience.

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Single Stop partners with CMS, expands reach across Mecklenburg County

Single Stop, a food pantry on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University, is expanding its services across Mecklenburg County. The program just got the green light for a second-year deal with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

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