JCSU Shining Star Earns Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment Opportunity

Shakoya Brown is a sophomore communications arts major at Johnson C. Smith University who has taken advantage of opportunities to jumpstart her career while attending the university. She is what you would call an ‘opportunist.’

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Miss JCSU to appear in EBONY Magazine’s HBCU Campus Queen Edition

Mariah Collins, Miss Johnson C. Smith University 2017-2018, will appear as one of the top ten Historically Black College and University’s (HBCU) campus queens in Ebony Magazine.

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Lumber Company feeds fraternal bonds

The Lumber Company, a group of former Johnson C. Smith University football players, expands their support to the rest of JCSU athletics.

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Black Ink Monks spread passion for poetry at Hebrew Academy

The Black Ink Monks, Johnson C. Smith University’s oldest non-Greek organization, returned to the American Hebrew Academy in Greensboro, N.C. to teach the students how to create and perform spoken word poetry.

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Faculty and staff present in China

Johnson C. Smith University sent Terik Tidwell, director of STEM Innovation, and Sherese Duncan, instructor of Entrepreneurial Studies and Marketing, to the maker space at Guangdong Baiyun University in Guangzhou, China. The two shared best practices with directors and faculty on encouraging student innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Armbrister opens term as 14th president of JCSU with warm address

Clarence D. Armbrister addressed faculty and staff for first time as 14th president of Johnson C. Smith University, laying out plans to refocus on the 'Four R's of resources, recruitment, retention and rigor.

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SACSCOC Continues Accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University for Good Cause

Decision on Reaffirmation of Accreditation is deferred for 12 months

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Celebrated artist tells JCSU: Day of the Dead a 'celebration of life'

Rosalia Torres-Weiner, who will be inducted into the Smithsonian Museum Oct. 29, 2017, gave a rich presentation on Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) at Johnson C. Smith University.

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Clarence D. Armbrister Named 14th President of Johnson C. Smith University

The Board of Trustees of Johnson C. Smith University announced today the selection of Clarence D. “Clay” Armbrister, J.D., as the university’s 14th president, effective January 1, 2018.

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JCSU announces Tami B. Simmons as new vice president of Institutional Advancement

Charlotte, N.C./Sept. 21, 2017--Johnson C. Smith University is pleased to announce the appointment of Tami B. Simmons as vice president of Institutional Advancement. Simmons, a member of JCSU’s Board of Trustees, serves as executive director of Susan G. Komen Charlotte having joined the organization in 2012. She will assume her new role at the University on Oct. 18, 2017, to head the areas of fundraising and development, communications and marketing, and alumni relations. Ms. Simmons will resign from the JCSU Board of Trustees at the end of September.

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