JCSU in the Media

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February 19, 2019

Issues of The Charlotte Post from 1996 and 1997 are available

...Post, visit their page at DigitalNC here. To learn more about Johnson C. Smith University, click here, or visit their partner page here....

February 17, 2019

For African Americans, 2019 marks 400 years of perseverance—Dr. Edna McKenzie Branch of ASALH hosts Black History event

Ronald B. Saunders read a proclamation from the president of Johnson C. Smith University, Clarence Armbrister, on behalf of William Henry...

February 15, 2019

Kids to Score Business Skills on NBA All-Star Weekend

WNBA and the Charlotte Hornets. Leford Green, an alumnus of Johnson C. Smith University, is one of the speakers. The Olympic gold medalist


Charlotte’s role in the intersection between NBA All-Star and sneaker culture

...for companies to make an excuse to release a sneaker,” said Johnson C. Smith University professor Jemayne King. “Everyone has an All-Star...


J.C. Faw remembered for economic, human impact

...while at Lincoln Heights High School. During summers while attending Johnson C. Smith University and N.C. Central University, Turner worked...

February 14, 2019

Life of a DJ: Have beats, will travel

In addition to his craft, DJ Jroxx is enrolled at Johnson C. Smith University, where he’s pursuing a degree in information technology and...


Student group says rising CMS grad rates mask grim future for many black graduates

...for life,” said Kennedy Cook, a sophomore at Charlotte’s Johnson C. Smith University and a member of Students For Education Reform, a New...


West Charlotte welcomes shot at nationally ranked Oak Hill Thursday at JC Smith

West Charlotte welcomes shot at nationally ranked Oak Hill Thursday at JC Smith...


Thursday’s Roundup: UNC/Wake target Cole Anthony, Oak Hill, hold off West Charlotte

Thursday night at the Brayboy Gymnasium on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University. The opener of the high school basketball doubleheader...

February 13, 2019

Part II: How—and what—is Charlotte doing, one year after NAACP Minority Report?

...Schools, lives in a Habitat house in Seversville in the Johnson C. Smith University area. Her tax value jumped a 188 percent increase from...


Catawba College Team Wins 2019 NCICU Ethics Bowl

...University, Gardner-Webb University, High Point University, Johnson C. Smith University, Livingstone College, Louisburg College, Mars Hill...


BOYS BASKETBALL: Top-ranked Cox Mill closes out title-winning SPC slate by pulling away from Vikings

School as part of the Jordan Brand Own the Game Classic event at Johnson C. Smith University. The Vikings visit Jay M. Robinson Friday, with...


Meet Jemayne Lavar King, sneaker culture influencer

Professor King talks about his class at Johnson C. Smith University, “Sole Food: Digestible Sneaker Culture".


The NBA All-Stars – of fashion: Charlotte panel picks best-dressed ballers

...Culture". By Designs By JK JEMAYNE KING Professor at Johnson C. Smith University who teaches a course on sneaker culture. Chris Paul...

February 12, 2019

Students honor sit-in participants

...married -- he was able to graduate from college at Johnson C. Smith Universityand become an accomplished writer, historian and civic...


12 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Are Named 2019 Social Mobility Innovators

...University South Carolina State University Tuskegee University Johnson C. Smith University Southern University “Most higher education...

February 9, 2019

During Black History Month, Rockford's Wabongo Leadership Council looks to the future

...year's tour includes historically black colleges such as Johnson C. Smith University in North Carolina and Morehouse College in Atlanta, as...

February 8, 2019

21 influential African American leaders in Union County

...Melita Pope Mitchell – Mitchell, an assistant dean with Johnson C Smith University, is president of the  Union County chapter of Delta...


Nike and Jordan Brand Take Over Charlotte for 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend

...of the country’s top high school teams will face off at Johnson C. Smith University on Thursday, February 14. The Patrick School (Elizabeth,...


Five African American Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education 

...Dr. Boutte holds a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, a master’s degree in child...

February 7, 2019

Catawba College among 22 colleges to Ethics Bowl

...University, Gardner-Webb University, High Point University, Johnson C. Smith University, Livingstone College, Louisburg College, Mars Hill...


Thomas Kerns, Greenville's first black superintendent, accomplished the 'unimaginable'

...band, according to the state Department of Education.   He attended Johnson C. Smith University, where he earned a degree in French, before...


Browns DC Steve Wilks determined to help Myles Garrett reach 'next level,' Denzel Ward stay healthy

...during his brief tenure. "I started [coaching] at Division II Johnson C. Smith University, where I'm lining the field, washing clothes,"...


Everything Nike and Jordan Brand Are Doing for NBA All-Star Weekend

...top high school basketball programs will also be squaring off at Johnson C. Smith University on Feb. 14 to help kick off the weekend...

February 6, 2019

National Signing Day: Charlotte Observer-area signees 02.06.19

...Roberts, football, N.C. A&T; Katrel Shaw, football, JC Smith; Kendren Smith, football, Pennsylvania; NIcholas Treco, football, NC State...


Metropolitan College program aims to boost birth advocates

...launches Feb. 9-10 at Johnson C. Smith University's Metropolitan College. A Johnson C. Smith University initiative aims to help black...

February 3, 2019

Honoring Dr. King by treating each other with dignity and respect

...where you were on April 4, 1968. I was a student at Johnson C. Smith Universityin Charlotte, NC when I received the news. I was numb and...

February 1, 2019

9 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Charlotte

...the historical route and tour sites with ties to black history like Johnson C. Smith University, W.T. Alexander Slave Cemetery and multiple...


Black History Month Op-Ed: The Evolution of Sneaker Culture

...its origin. Jemayne Lavar King is an English professor at Johnson C. Smith University and author of “Sole Food: Digestible Sneaker Culture...


Natasha Williams joins LPB

...2001 Xenia Tornado. Williams earned an undergraduate degree from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina and a Master’s...

January 31, 2019

Taking the co-anchor's chair: Natasha Williams joins LPB

...affiliate in Dayton.  Williams received her undergraduate degree from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina and a master...


Prep Notes: Two longtime athletics directors resign, one to keep going

...triple jump, while also being offered a full scholarship by Johnson C. Smith University (according to Olympic track coach, Stuart Belizaire...

January 30, 2019

Battle for the Belles

...colleges’ operational and academic fitness. Dawkins, a 1975 Johnson C. Smith University graduate who became Bennett’s president in 2017, is...


Richmond Jammers set to host tryouts at Ninth Grade Academy

...a former basketball player at Richmond Senior High School and Johnson C. Smith University, started the Jammers organization back in 2003 as...

January 28, 2019

Rep. Alma Adams delivers State of the District focusing on impacts of government shutdown - Q City Metro

...her State of the District address on Sunday evening at Johnson C. Smith University. Nearly 100 people filled the auditorium in Biddle Hall...

January 27, 2019

Recently-ended shutdown still has lasting local impacts

...pay some time this week. On the Johnson C. Smith University campus Sunday night, Congresswoman Alma Adams gave...

January 25, 2019

How 'Mom O' Changed Our Lives: Oprah Winfrey's Students Share Their Powerful Stories

...going to be there.” She also received her Bachelor’s Degree from Johnson C. Smith University, before getting her Master’s last May from the...

January 24, 2019

International Business Machines : Computer Science Faculty Member Breaks Barriers, Encourages Women to Be 'Unapologetically Dope'

...entered the work force." After earning a degree from Johnson C. Smith University, Washington, at the insistence of former JCSU President...

January 23, 2019

Penn honors 1979 Final Four team

...and soccer at Simon Gratz, began his college career at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina before enrolling into the...


No mile-long tunnel under uptown: CATS recommends a different route for light rail

Line streetcar, running from Central Avenue through uptown and west to Johnson C. Smith University. The $150 million project, with the cost

January 22, 2019

CIAA Tournament Moving to Baltimore With Possible $50 Million Economic Impact

...the CIAA headquarters in Charlotte and from CIAA affiliate Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. The newest CIAA member institution...

January 21, 2019

HBCU Students Debunk The Myth That Black Students Don’t Want To Study Abroad

...as other institutions, Briana Robinson feels differently. The Johnson C. Smith University graduate was able to study abroad three times...


W.T. "Dub" Massey

...involved with protests against segregation. Massey later graduated from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, then was drafted into the...

January 20, 2019

The Purple Charlotte Steppers are moving social networks from online to the dance floor - Q City Metro

...expanding your social repertoire. Co-founded in 2004 by Johnson C. Smith University graduate Demond Carter and the late William Brown, the...

January 19, 2019

CIAA Tournament Moving to Baltimore With Possible $50 Million Economic Impact

...the CIAA headquarters in Charlotte and from CIAA affiliate Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. The newest CIAA member institution...

January 18, 2019

Report cards point out racial disparities in schools across the state, including those in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

...as recruitment fairs at Fayetteville State, Livingstone College, Johnson C. Smith University and North Carolina Central,” Campbell said. “We...

January 16, 2019

Jennifer J. Parker—branding and building is her business – Amsterdam News

Carolina and now resides upstate in Buffalo. She earned her bachelor’s at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., and graduated from...


MLK Day plans include worship, volunteering: See full schedule

...serves as the Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion at Johnson C. Smith University and pastors at Grace Baptist Church in Statesville. He...

January 15, 2019

13 Charlotte events celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. this week - Q City Metro

...Ceremony 12:30-2:30 p.m. Biddle Hall, Johnson C. Smith University, 100 Beatties Ford Rd. Free A luncheon held to recognize Mecklenburg’s...


Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019 In Charlotte: Events, Schedules

...12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Johnson C. Smith University. A luncheon held to honor community members who work to foster unity and promote...


14 MLK Day Celebrations and Observances in Charlotte 2019

Showcase 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.00 | Johnson C. Smith University Sunday, January 20, 2019 Concert: Bridging Musical Worlds, a Celebration...

 

January 14, 2019

Browns hire ex-Cardinals coach Steve Wilks as DC

Wilks began his coaching career as the defensive coordinator at Johnson C. Smith University in 1995. Monken comes to Cleveland after...


2019 Atrium Health MLK National Holiday Celebration begins Tuesday

...be held Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in Biddle Hall at Johnson C. Smith University and is free to attend, but space is limited. The MLK Please...


A key city bridge closed for streetcar construction. Now, it won’t reopen on time.

...run from just north of Central Avenue through uptown and west to Johnson C. Smith University. It’s funded by the local half-cent sales tax...


HashChain Technology Announces New Directors

...his tenure as Director of Operations. Haileab graduated from Johnson C. Smith University with a Bachelor of Science in computer science and...


My turn, Kendal Mobley: How did reconciliation resolution get to its current point?

...serves on the Actions in Faith and Justice steering committee and teaches religious studies at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte...


MLK Day plans include worship, volunteering

...serves as the Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion at Johnson C. Smith University and pastors at Grace Baptist Church in Statesville. He...

January 13, 2019

Source: Browns hiring Steve Wilks as defensive coordinator, Todd Monken as offensive coordinator

...44-31. Wilks, 49, began his coaching career as defensive coordinator at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C. in 1995. He was...

January 11, 2019

Report: Cleveland Browns working on deal to make Steve Wilks defensive coordinator

...defensive coordinator. Prior to his NFL career, Wilks coached collegiately at Johnson C. Smith University (1995-1996), Savannah State...


CIAA fans — get ready for Baltimore

...the CIAA headquarters in Charlotte and from CIAA affiliate Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. The newest CIAA member institution...

January 10, 2019

Author of 'A Lesson Learned' to kickoff Tuskegee's spring Lyceum Series – Tuskegee University

...in music and writing. After earning a communications degree from Johnson C. Smith University, he moved to Atlanta and began writing for...


Jennifer J. Parker—branding and building is her business

Carolina and now resides upstate in Buffalo. She earned her bachelor’s at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., and graduated from...


JCSU defeats Chowan in home opener

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Johnson C. Smith University men’s basketball hosted Chowan Thursday night in their 2018-19 season home opener. The...

January 8, 2019

Need to know for Tuesday, Jan. 8

“Ball in Pink” basketball game on Feb. 9 against Johnson C. Smith University. Universities across the country help raise money through an...


Baltimore scores CIAA basketball tournaments starting in 2021, with potential $50 million economic impact

Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Livingstone...


CIAA Board of Directors Select City of Baltimore as Official Home of 2021-2023 Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament

Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Livingstone...


Baltimore To Host 2021-2023 CIAA Men's And Women's Basketball Tournament

Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Livingstone...


Charlotte takes massive tourism and economic hit with CIAA relocation

...nonprofit officials, including Gov. Roy Cooper, Johnson C. Smith University President Clarence Armbrister and American Airlines spokesman...

January 7, 2019

CIAA tournament leaving Charlotte, sources say

...a hugely popular tournament especially among alumni bases which include Johnson C. Smith University. Last year, the tournament brought in...

 


CIAA basketball tournament to Charlotte: See y'all

...for fans. Eight of the league’s 13 schools, including Charlote’s Johnson C. Smith University are based in North Carolina, and a ninth...

January 4, 2019

Durham Courthouse to be Named after John Hervey Wheeler

...Carolina Central University, as well as from Duke University, Shaw University, Johnson C. Smith University, and Tuskegee University...

January 2, 2019

McCrorey Heights: The Neighborhood that Shaped Charlotte

...roles in the desegregation of schools. McCrorey Heights, near Johnson C. Smith University, doesn’t usually get the same attention as long...