April 2019

April 1, 2019

Opening of Gold Line streetcar project faces 6-month delay, CATS says

...it will extend the streetcar east to Sunnyside Avenue and west to Johnson C. Smith University. Lewis also told the City Council that the...

April 3, 2019

HBCUs' struggles partly result of progress in access

...by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. And Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte was recently removed from SACS probation...


Elizabeth neighbors exhausted after latest bridge construction delay

s...treetcar will run from Plaza Midwood through uptown to Johnson C. Smith University. [CATS says streetcar expansion significantly delayed...


New Amistad Principal Mines “R-Word”

...made in their schooling. When he arrived at the historically black Johnson C. Smith University in North Carolina, he struggled to afford his...


Dr. Valerie Kinloch: A Committed Change Agent

Kinloch received her bachelor’s degree from the historically Black institution Johnson C. Smith University and a master’s and Ph.D. degree...

April 4, 2019

JCSU's Clay Armbrister focuses on leading school past challenges

Johnson C. Smith University President Clay Armbrister will be officially inaugurated on April 5. Clarence Armbrister has...


Economic mobility symposium brings Charlotte stakeholders together

...for its poorest residents was part of a forum at Johnson C. Smith University. The school hosted the Community Symposium and Luncheon to...


New Johnson C. Smith University president tackles economic mobility

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) is planning for the inauguration of its 14th president. Clarence D. Armbrister...


'Yes We Can, Yes We Will': Ministry awards scholarships at gala

...Keitt, South Carolina State University • Ahnaza Muhammad, Johnson C. Smith University • Alexis Thompson, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical...

April 6, 2019

Unbroken dreams: GHS pitcher didn't allow early setback to deter her

...on her sister, who went on to play collegiately at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. Chaudoin was fascinated with Viking pitcher...


JCSU president’s inauguration speech filled with plans to improve upward mobility - Q City Metro

Charlotte’s historically Black university, Johnson C. Smith University, installed Clarence Armbrister as its 14th...

April 8, 2019

RCLM 37 pays homage to West Charlotte while attempting to combat gentrification - Q City Metro

...37 creative director Janelle Dunlap On the day that Johnson C. Smith Universitycelebrated its 152nd anniversary, the institution unveiled...


Women in STEM: Dr. Nicki Washington

...third generation HBCU graduate would get her degree in computer science at Johnson C. Smith University; her masters and PhD at NC State; and...

April 15, 2019

Training more Black women to become doulas: Could that help save more Black Mothers?

Cultivating more diversity among doulas became a priority for Charlotte’s Johnson C Smith University after Dr. Antonia Mead, the chair of...

April 16, 2019

Protesters Remember Danquirs Franklin, Object to CMPD’s Use of Force

...your life.” The 37-year-old criminal justice student at Johnson C. Smith University is talking, specifically, of the life of her cousin...

April 18, 2019

TJ Reddy, artist and poet once jailed as part of the ‘Charlotte Three,’ dies at 73

...to Charlotte from New York in the 1960s to study, first at Johnson C. Smith University and then at UNCC, where he helped found the Black...

April 22, 2019

Next Level Leadership 'Be Mindful' event provides mental health outlet for Black boys - Q City Metro

...the art session. Rice is a graduate student studying social work at Johnson C. Smith University. At the top of the session, she set ground...

April 28, 2019

Forum on community investment north, west of city's urban core

...new investment in Charlotte’s low-income communities look like? Johnson C. Smith University, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, the city of...


City Walks opens West End to celebration of history

...in which they are actually entering. It’s very important for Johnson C. Smith University and myself to make sure that we capture the history...

April 30, 2019

Cape Fear Community College hosts signing day 

Tatum – Samford University Women’s Basketball - Tracey Kemp – Johnson C. Smith University Women’s Soccer - Tianna Boeckmann – Piedmont...