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.
International Conference on Cabo Verdean Women is first to be held in the United States.
Roughly 400 scholars will visit Providence College in Rhode Island Saturday, March 5th to attend Poderosa: International Conference on Cabo Verdean Women. The conference is a collaboration between Johnson C. Smith University of Charlotte, NC the University of Massachusetts in Boston, and Providence College. (more…)
by: Megan McLean
Have you ever walked into a room and scoped it out to get a feel for it? You walk in, quickly skim and glance over the people and make your preconceived notion of how the day or night of the event will be. Typically, it’s based on the attendees’ style of dress, body language, event decor, and overall vibe that let you know if you’ll be inspired or bored out of your mind. But have you ever walked into a room and mentally saw a room full of ideas? To know that everyone in the room has a budding idea that could possibly be the next cure, the next major Tech giant, or latest invention that will change mankind in our era. If you have not, then it’s a given you’ve never been to Charlotte Start-Up Weekend.
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…)
“Five Essential Skills for Every Undergraduate Researcher”: Making the Most of Your Research Experience!
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is well-known for its efforts to provide great information and insight to undergraduates on getting the most out of all their academic experiences, ESPECIALLY research. (more…)
The JCSU 2015 Research Symposium and Showcase will take place November 5th and 6th in the new Science Center. The symposium will explore two themes: Thursday’s event will focus discussions on the Black Male, and Friday’s topic is Metacognition and Educational Success.
Radijah Hudson ’16, JCSU Math and Dance major reflects on her experience at Impact U, a local entrepreneurship incubator for college students.
Inspired by the opportunity to further expand her interests in reusable energy, JCSU student, Deisy Esquivel spent her time conducting research at Old Dominion University this summer. In addition to learning about new scientific tools, Deisy also enjoyed exploring different spaces with her colleagues. The biology major shared her academic and cultural experience with the Smith Institute.
The overwhelming response was clear- the community wanted to get their hands on hardcopies of the anthologies. Let There Be Light is now available for sale in the JCSU bookstore at 100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28210. As before, they are also available for iPad, Kindle, and Nook devices. (more…)