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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JCSU advocate Sarah Stevenson highlighted in ‘Extraordinary’ book

August 3, 2017/CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Friend of Johnson C. Smith University and long-time West Charlotte advocate Sarah Stevenson is prominently featured in Ordinary Extraordinary African American Women: The Elders, an illuminating collection of candid narratives celebrating African-American women who have lived extraordinary lives. A book launch and signing take place 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3001 Beatties Ford Road.

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New Urban University Coalition Hosts Learning Pathways: The Future of Career Ready Students Workshop

With the support of a grant from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the New Urban University Coalition hosted a culminating event on “The Future of Career Ready Students,” on July 19-20, 2017 at the Hilton DoubleTree in Charlotte, N.C. 

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Golden Bull Express registers 200

Over 200 incoming first-year students registered for classes during Golden Bull Express, which was held July 6-8, 2017 on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University. Golden Bull Express was designed to provide additional guided support to prospective students and their families as they navigate the University’s registration and financial clearance process.

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