Efforts of essential personnel help JCSU during COVID-19 pandemic

As the world continues to deal with the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, essential personnel are hard at work. At Johnson C. Smith University, faculty and a majority of staff are working remotely, but a number of essential workers remain on campus during this unprecedented time.

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City Councilman, alumnus honors sister five years after Emanuel Nine shooting

Five years after the massacre at Emanuel AME Church, in Charleston, South Carolina, Johnson C. Smith University alumnus and Charlotte City Council member Malcolm Graham ‘85 is honoring all of the victims, especially his sister, Cynthia Graham Hurd.

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Alumna remembers mother five years after Emanuel Nine shooting

Gracyn Doctor ‘16 was enjoying the summer before beginning her senior year at JCSU when bullets from the white supremacist’s gun changed her life forever.

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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards Two Grants to Johnson C. Smith University

Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) announced it has been awarded two grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation totaling $610,000 to support JCSU’s Cultural Studies program in the College of Arts and Letters and relief efforts to JCSU students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Alumnus, city councilman appointed chair of COVID-19 task force

Many Johnson C. Smith University alumni are working to make a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic, including Charlotte City councilman Malcolm Graham ’85, who serves District 2.

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Director of Library Services launches digital story time during pandemic

COVID-19 has created challenges for the students and faculty of Johnson C. Smith University, as well as staff members like Dr. Monika Rhue, director of Library services at James B. Duke Library.

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Johnson C. Smith University Sport Management Program nationally ranked

Another reason to Hold High the Gold and Blue! Johnson C. Smith University's Sport Management Program ranks #17 on the 2020 Best Colleges for Sports Management in America list, according to Niche.

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The World Needs YOU Now More Than Ever

Open Letter to the Students of Johnson C. Smith University In the midst of a pandemic that has affected nearly every continent on earth, that has exposed and laid bare the inequalities borne most heavily by the poor and underserved of our community; we now find this country in the midst of facing once again the harsh reality of the legacy of racism, the seeds of which were planted over 400 years ago on this continent.

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