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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JCSU the top-ranked university in CIAA

U.S. News and World Report ranked the best Historically Black Colleges and Universities, with Johnson C. Smith University as the top CIAA school and No. 18 of 80 HBCUs nationwide.

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SGA President advocates before state lawmakers

Student Government Association President D'Andre Carter spoke with lawmakers on HBCU Lobby Day about student voting rights.

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JCSU creates School of Social Work, restructures Metropolitan College of Professional Studies

Johnson C. Smith University has been traveling on a nine-year journey toward radical transformation under the model of becoming a new urban university. Holding high the legacy of 150 years of undeniable progress, the University is expanding our presence in new demographics and the digital sphere.

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JCSU student chosen as White House HBCU All-Star

Tasja Estiverne, a senior sport management major, was chosen as a 2017 student ambassador for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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JCSU hosts educational changemaker summit

Johnson C. Smith hosted dozens of civic, nonprofit and educational leaders for an Ashoka summit, to explore ways to support changemaking in youth.

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Ten Men explores progress of Charlotte’s West Side

JCSU plans book launch and signing for Ten Men: Examining the Passion and Progress of Black Men on Charlotte's Historic West Side

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Gold Rush service to end August 11

Starting Monday, August 14, 2017 the Gold Rush bus service will be permanently discontinued. The last day of service is Friday, August 11, 2017.

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