February 2019

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...

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 22, 2019

Q&A with JCSU alum Jamie Miller, entrepreneur and founder of Dear Sister CLT - Q City Metro

...style contributor who mixes prints and professionals. She’s a millennial development coach, content creator and lover of all things stylish!

February 26, 2019

Who's the boss? Roddric Ross comes up big for J.C. Smith in overtime

...earn all-CIAA, scored 20 of his team-best 22 points after halftime as JCSU flipped a 12-point deficit over the final 7:02 of regulation in...

February 27, 2019

2019 CIAA Basketball Tournament Journal: Nepherterra Estrada Best, JCSU alum - Q City Metro

Now, we’re seeing what they’re doing for the 2019 CIAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. Nepherterra Estrada Best, a Class of 1999...


Golden Bulls 2-for-2 in overtime thrillers at CIAA tournament

83-80 win for the Golden Bulls in the second round of the CIAA basketballtournament. It was the only three Minor made against the Panthers;
 

 
JC Smith gets past Claflin in CIAA tournament on 3-point buzzer-beater
...maturing. They are learning about themselves.” – J.C. Smith coach Steve Joyner What’s next The Golden Bulls play Virginia Union, the North...
 

 
Local teams reflect on the good times of the CIAA Tournament in Charlotte
...like home,” said Johnson C. Smith head men’s basketball coach and athleticsdirector Stephen Joyner. With the tournament scheduled to leave...

CIAA Essay Contest Presented by Coca-Cola Consolidated and Food Lion Awarded During CIAA Tournament Championship

University Ruth Montgomery Bowie State University Adrien Simmons Johnson C. Smith University Kennedy James Virginia State University 10

February 28, 2019

Ross turns in big night, but JCSU loses in CIAA quarterfinals

“But our kids kept fighting and continued to defend and rebound the basketball and make plays.” The Panthers also had a star performance


CIC Announces Teagle Grant for Community College Transfer Pathways Project

...University: psychology Guilford College: psychology and sociology Johnson C. Smith University: psychology Louisburg College (two-year)...


2019 CIAA Career Expo

FDM Group Federal Bureau of Investigation Food Lion Johnson C. Smith UniversityLouisa County Public Schools Lyft Mecklenburg County


N.C. CAMPUS COMPACT RECOGNIZES UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATOR AS A LEADER IN CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

...civic network and service to the community. A graduate of Johnson C. Smith University, Langley completed a Master of Arts in Sociology from...


Businesses and CIAA fans react to tournament relocation

...give Baltimore a chance. “Baltimore has a lot to offer,” Johnson C. Smith University fan Maxine Leak said. “They are up and coming. They...