January 2018

January 2, 2018

Signed, sealed and delivered

...in the Queen City while his father was the head football coach at Johnson C. Smith University from 1999 through 2004. Giving a “why worry”...


CLEVELAND CHAMBERS JR.

...from Sumter High School, Class of 1976. He studied at Johnson C. Smith University for two years. He joined the United States Air Force,...


Charlotte Talks: Leading On Opportunity Co-Chairs On Tackling Economic Mobility In 2018

...next one is Wednesday, January 17th at 5:30pm at Johnson C. Smith University. Details. Leading on Opportunity website Read the full report...


Charlotte’s homicide rate hits two-decade high. Here are the victims’ stories.

...drug related. No suspects have been arrested. Chatman attended Johnson C. Smith University, according to his Facebook page. Jane Wester...

January 3, 2018

Charlotte Fire Department Looks to Transition After Controversial year

...events. The department has worked with area colleges like Johnson C. Smith University and done outreach during CIAA events, but it has also...


In Memoriam: William Wesley Harmon, 1941-2017

...years and then earned a bachelor’s degree and played basketball at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. He went on to earn a master’s...


2018: A year of reckoning with local, state implications

...will have its share of headlines. Here are a few to watch: Johnson C. Smith University JCSU has a new president in Clarence Armbrister, who...


Remembering Rev. Dr. James H. Hargett

...Hargett and Florence Hester. He received a bachelor’s degree from Johnson C. Smith University (1952), a master’s degree from Yale Divinity...

January 4, 2018

Commentary: Going into 2018 with thanksgiving and hope - WS Chronicle

...at Atkins High School in Winston-Salem and played college tennis at Johnson C. Smith University, where he was all-conference for four years...


James Hester Hargett, pastor who marched with MLK in Selma and fought for social justice in L.A., dies at 87

...in all of it. He met his future wife, Louilyn Funderburk, at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, where he earned a pre-law degree. He...


Want to make a splash with your donation? Pool it with others who share your philanthropic interests - Q City Metro

...philanthropy and giving circles beyond Charlotte. A collaboration with Johnson C. Smith University via a grant from The Institute of Museum...

January 8, 2018

Opinion: Why Oprah in 2020 Is Both Blessing and Curse for Trump and the GOP

...In 2016, I attended the inspiring commencement speech she delivered at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, where the...

January 9, 2018

Woman who lost family in Charleston shooting to speak at Andrews

...C., native graduated from Charles A. Brown High School and Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. Risher then received a...


Five J'cans win indoors at the weekend

...for Georgia Tech University with Jenkins, a Herbert Morrison and Johnson C. Smith University graduate, winning the 400m in 53.94 seconds...


Stretch of interstate honors civil rights champion Julius Chambers

...a member of Chambers’ firm from 1971-92 – and Johnson C. Smith Universitygraduate Eva Clayton became the first African Americans elected to...


5 things about Steve Wilks' Giants head coaching candidacy

...coaching for good. He became defensive coordinator at nearby Johnson C. Smith University, sparking a successful coaching career that has...


BSU women’s basketball winning with team chemistry

...our success.” After dropping their first conference matchup to Johnson C. Smith University, the Bulldogs have won four straight conference...

January 10, 2018

A Playwright's Journey: From Charlotte to Spike Lee's 'She's Gotta Have It'

...in the Queen City in 1996, Rose eventually enrolled into Johnson C. Smith University. There, an English professor reiterated what Rose's...


MLK Day In Charlotte: Parade, Service Events

...invitational competition beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 13, at Johnson C. Smith University's Jack S. Brayboy Gymnasium. 1 p.m.: West...


Green takes on new challenge at JCSU

...Following the departure of Lennox Graham from Johnson C Smith University(JCSU) to Clemson University, Leford Green, the former national 400...

January 11, 2018

Rev. Dr. James H. Hargett, Civil Rights Warrior Passes On

...Hargett and Florence Hester. He received a bachelor’s degree from Johnson C. Smith University (1952), a master’s degree from Yale Divinity...


Benedict College Names Leandra Hayes-Burgess Vice President of Institutional Advancement

...She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication arts from Johnson C. Smith University, a Master of Arts degree in philanthropy and...


Civil rights leader, Columbia native John Hurst Adams dies

...T. Washington High School in Columbia before studying at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, Boston University, Union Theological...


Columbia SC native civil rights leader, AME bishop Adams dies

...T. Washington High School in Columbia before studying at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, Boston University, Union Theological...

January 12, 2018

8 ways Charlotte is honoring Martin Luther King Jr. this year

...Basketball Showcase. Eight Carolinas high schools will square off in basketball at Johnson C. Smith University. Games run from 1 p.m. to 10...


Thousands to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy at parade, other Charlotte events

...Ceremony: 12:30-3 p.m. Saturday at Johnson C. Smith University. The ceremony recognizes Mecklenburg’s “unsung heroes,” including grassroots...


Three African Americans in New Administrative Posts at Southern Colleges and Universities

...of Miami in Florida. Hayes-Burgess is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith Universityin Charlotte, North Carolina, where she majored in...


What's Happening, Charlotte: 12 Ways to Honor MLK's Legacy - Q City Metro

...the Dream Awards Ceremony (Saturday) Jan. 13 @ Johnson C. Smith University ‚ÄčThis program recognizes Mecklenburg’s unsung heroes, including...

January 13, 2018

Personality: Rev. Tyler C. Millner Sr.

...Axton in Henry County. Alma maters: Bachelor’s degree, Johnson C. Smith University; master’s of divinity, McCormick Theological Seminary...

January 14, 2018

Social Justice Activist, AME Bishop John Hurst Adams to be Laid to Rest in Atlanta

...High School before earning an associate’s bachelor’s degree in history from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., in 1947...

January 16, 2018

Charlotte speakers say King’s legacy is built through education and critical thinking

...in middle school and it ends never,” Alyssa Shepard, a Johnson C. Smith University student, said of the need for mentoring. Gantt said for...


Former AME Bishop John Hurst Adams dies

...High School before earning an associate’s bachelor’s degree in history from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., in 1947...


JCSU Men’s Basketball Game Against Virginia Union Canceled Due to Wintry Weather

...The men’s basketball game between Johnson C. Smith University and Virginia Union University originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 17 at...

January 18, 2018

Former AME Bishop dies

...High School before earning an associate’s bachelor’s degree in history from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., in 1947...


Noted AME Bishop and Theologian, John Hurst Adams, Dies at 90

...He earned an A.B degree in history from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte and subsequently got a bachelor’s degree in sacred...


Schools, Businesses Close For 2nd Day As Snow Turns To Ice

...including Queens University, Central Piedmont Community College, Johnson C. Smith University, and Winthrop University. UNC Charlotte and...


African-American cultural events on tap as ASC 'Connect with Culture Day' returns - Q City Metro

...Self-guided gallery tour at James B. Duke Memorial Library at Johnson C. Smith University. View works by photographer James G. Peeler who...


Philanthropic experience and giving traditions of African Americans explored in “Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy” exhibition coming to

...Institute of Museum and Library Services, through a partnership with Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) and the giving circle New Generation...

January 19, 2018

NC DREAMer Wonders What's Next

...grew up in Monroe and ended up getting a full ride to Johnson C. Smith University. She graduated and now teaches at Community School of the...


Practical Microcontroller Engineering with ARM­ Technology

...Bai is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Before joining JCSU, Dr. Bai...


Fighting fake news: information literacy in the 21st century .

...Today Panelists: Valerie Beck is a journalism instructor at Johnson C. Smith University, where she has spent 8 years teaching broadcast...

January 20, 2018

Proponent of non-traditional faith settings at The Movement Church

...Means has always loved North Carolina, and even considered attending Johnson C. Smith University earlier in life. She is pursuing a degree...

January 22, 2018

Steve Wilks toma las riendas de los Arizona Cardinals

...defensiva desde 1995 cuando se convirtió en coordinador en la Johnson C. Smith University. Su salto al profesionalismo llegó en 2006 cuando...


Cardinals choose Panthers DC Steve Wilks as new coach

...in 1993. He began his coaching career two years later at Johnson C. Smith University in 1995. This is the second straight year Carolina has...


Arizona Cardinals está trazendo Steve Wilks para ser novo head coach

...sua carreira de treinador dois anos mais tarde, em 1995, na Johnson C. Smith University. Esse é o segundo ano consecutivo em que o Carolina...


Arizona nombrará a Wilks como nuevo entrenador

...Comenzó su carrera como entrenador dos años más tarde en el Johnson C. Smith University en 1995. Este es el segundo año consecutivo que...


Statewide debut of “Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy” exhibition opens Feb. 10 in Columbia, S.C.

...Institute of Museum and Library Services, through a partnership with Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) and the giving circle New Generation...

January 23, 2018

Statewide debut of “Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy” exhibition opens Feb. 10 in Columbia, S.C

...Institute of Museum and Library Services, through a partnership with Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) and the giving circle New Generation...


New Presidents or Provosts: Bath Spa U, Camden County College, Elon U, Johnson C. Smith U, Muskingum U, Pratt Institute, Union U, U of James…

...a boarding school in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as president of Johnson C. Smith University, in North Carolina. Seth Bodnar, senior...


Forest City’s Ross having strong junior season

...minutes per game during his junior season as a forward for the Johnson C. Smith University men’s basketball team, shooting 44.3 percent from...


Set of Maps from Johnson C. Smith University Show McCrorey Heights Neighborhood in Charlotte

...Heights is a neighborhood in west Charlotte that was established by Johnson C. Smith University President H. L. McCrorey at the turn of the...


JCSU’s Christian Kirchman and Stephen Joyner, Sr. Earn CIAA Weekly Awards

...play. The honor marks the third for Joyner this season. Press release provided by Johnson C. Smith University Communications and Marketing...


Democrat wins particular election for state Home seat

...native and has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Johnson C. Smith University. Going into Tuesday’s particular election, there...


Democrat wins special election for state House seat in Western Pa.

...native and has a bachelor's degree in political science from Johnson C. Smith University. Going into Tuesday's special election, there were...


Democrat wins special election for state House seat | Capital Region

...native and has a bachelor's degree in political science from Johnson C. Smith University. Going into Tuesday's special election, there were...


Democrat wins special election for Pa. House seat

...native and has a bachelor's degree in political science from Johnson C. Smith University. Going into Tuesday's special election, there were...

January 24, 2018

Democrat Wins Mon Valley Special Election For State House Seat

...native and has a bachelor's degree in political science from Johnson C. Smith University. Going into Tuesday's special election, there were...

January 25, 2018

Soul of Philanthropy opens February 2

...of Museum and Library Services, through a partnership with Johnson C. Smith University ( JCSU) and the giving circle New Generation of...


Democrat wins special election for state House seat

...native and has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Johnson C. Smith University. Going into Tuesday’s special election, there were...

January 26, 2018

AME Bishop John Hurst Adams succumbs at 90

...born Nov. 27, 1927, in Columbia and studied at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, Union Theological Seminary and Harvard University...


Listen to the “HBCU Journeys” podcast

...a second mother and father Carlton Riddick is a 1993 graduate of Johnson C. Smith University. While Carlton spent some of his summers in...


Wow! What a week (Jan. 21-26) - Q City Metro

...to the Cyber Defense and Network Assurability Research Center. Johnson C. Smith University just built a Science Center to support six high...


Commentary: What would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. say about today’s America? - WS Chronicle

...at Atkins High School in Winston-Salem and played college tennis at Johnson C. Smith University, where he was all-conference for four years...


Pride Awards celebrates 25 Years

...programs at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Johnson C. Smith University, North Carolina State University and North Carolina...

January 27, 2018

Jaynee Alexis Reeves and Keith Alonzo Davis

...D. Armbrister, who was recently named the new president of Johnson C. Smith University. The Bride Jaynee, 55, is from Philadelphia. Her...


“Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy” exhibition coming to Columbia

...Institute of Museum and Library Services, through a partnership with Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) and the giving circle New Generation...


He was named a college president. Only 100 years ago, the KKK attacked his grandfather.

...The 14th president of Johnson C. Smith University in North Carolina is Clarence D. Armbrister, J.D., a native Miamian. The university was...

January 28, 2018

Statewide debut of “Soul of Philanthropy” exhibition, opening Feb. 10 in Columbia, S.C.

...Institute of Museum and Library Services, through a partnership with Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) and the giving circle New Generation...

January 29, 2018

Home of Lancaster backyard basketball court 'Tornado Alley' goes up for sale

...Alley court. Today the 20-year-old plays football at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. The years he spent playing...


JOHNSON C. SMITH: JCSU Earns Provisional Qualifying Marks

...a 3:16.97. Complete Results K.C. Culler Sports Information Director University Communications and Marketing Johnson C. Smith University...

January 30, 2018

Listen to their journeys on the AJC’s special podcast

...5, Carlton Riddick talks about the close attention he received at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. “My teachers really really got...


Dave Porter's Tornado Alley, a hoops haven for kids, now needs and deserves an assist

...the upcoming youth.” Kyarie Bynum, a football player at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, who was 8 years old when...


BWW Review: 25th Anniversary of The Pride Awards

...American students enrolled in engineering programs at UNC-Charlotte, Johnson C. Smith University, North Carolina State and North Carolina A&...


JOHNSON C. SMITH: Davis' Late Free Throws Wins It For Golden Bulls

...hit two free throws with 4.7 seconds left to lift the Johnson C. Smith Universitymen’s basketball team to a 65-63 win over Virginia Union...