Johnson C. Smith University remembers J. Charles Jones

Our hearts and prayers go out to the friends and loved ones of alumnus Joseph Charles Jones Sr. ’58, who died at the age of 82 December 27, 2019.

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Springfield presents research in preparation for her journey to earn her doctorate

This semester, McNair Scholar Aria Springfield ’19 presented her research at two different conferences, most recently at Rice University’s National Student Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas. Her research deals with the Lost Cause Narrative and it’s perpetuation through historical tourism in Charleston, South Carolina.

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JCSU students participate in Food Lion Scholars Day

Ten business administration students along with Professor Jacqueline Robinson and Dr. Tiffanie Turner-Henderson participated in the annual Food Lion Scholars Day November 13, 2019.

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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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McNair Scholars present research at Florida International University

Shakoya Brown ’20 and Charles Langston ’20 traveled to Miami to present research at the Florida International University McNair Scholars conference October 17- 19, 2019. Students in the McNair Scholars Program are required to present research at national conferences, which helps to prepare them for post-graduation.

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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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