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Congratulations Research Institute Participants!

Congratulations to the following individuals who were selected to participate in Smith Institute’s Summer Research Institute! Thank you to everyone who applied. (more…)

John Bannister of Metropolitan College Receives National Treasure Award


John Bannister, Metropolitan College‘s instructional designer, received the 2016 National Treasure Award for his dedication and support to nontraditional students. The presentation, “ANTSHE at JCSU,” highlighted the progress of the organization and the impact that it has had on JCSU’s nontraditional student population.

John is a member of the Smith Institute’s STAR Research Mentor Group and ensures nontraditional students’ viewpoints are considered in all of our decision making.


Dr. Williams to represent JCSU as 2016 Penn Center ELEVATE Fellow

Dr. LaTonya Williams, assistant professor of Political Science, has been selected as an ELEVATE 2016 Fellow! (more…)

Call for Applications: 2016 Summer Research Institute

Smith Institute invites applications from JCSU faculty, staff, and graduate students for the Summer Research Institute. Ideal applicants are enthusiastic about improving or enhancing the research skills of themselves and their students.

Applications are due by 5pm on April 29, 2016.

If you would like to participate in the Summer Research Institute, please complete the application form available HERE.


Mentoring Undergraduate Student Researchers: Best Practices and Lessons Learned with Dr. Dennis Livesay

Join Smith Institute for Applied Research for a presentation and Q&A session with Dr. Dennis Livesay, former Director of UNC Charlotte’s Charlotte Research Scholars program. (more…)

Call for Applications – STAR Research Mentoring Group

Would you like to be involved in key discussions and influence decisions about the research culture at JCSU?

Do you want to enhance your CV with research and service activities?

Need an extra $500?


Faculty Research Discussion Breakfasts Spring 2016 Schedule

Friday Mornings at 9:00 am in Faculty House

Please RSVP to attend by clicking on the workshop title below. (more…)

2015-2016 STAR Grant Recipients

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Applied Research (STAR) Grants Program

 The purpose of the STAR Grants program for Faculty and Staff is threefold: (more…)

Nominate Today! Faculty Research Mentor Award 2016

Faculty Research Mentor Award

Deadline: February 1, 2016


As Smith Institute for Applied Research strives to enhance the culture of research at JCSU, we introduce the Faculty Research Mentor Award.


Recap of “Addressing the Disparities of Black Males” at the Sixth Annual Invitational Symposium

November 5-6, 2015 the Smith Institute for Applied Research hosted the Sixth Annual Invitational Symposium in the New Science Center on JCSU’s campus. (more…)