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5 Simple Words Encourage Foster Youth College Attendance

Charlotte, N.C., April 5– Johnson C. Smith University hosted the 3rd Annual Phasing Up to Higher Education Conference to discuss Best Practices in Higher Education Supports for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care. Dr. Ronald L. Carter gave the welcome to an audience of higher education professionals, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools guidance counselors, Department of Social Services Youth and Family Services Division case workers, students and faculty.
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Collaborative Research Cites Geography Cost & Economic Development as Impacting Food Security

Charlotte N.C., March 31, 2016– Key findings for the collaborative research project, State of the Plate assessment were presented to an audience of community members, policy makers, health practitioners, and researchers in JCSU’s HealthPlex, yesterday.
Speakers included Dr. Romano, Food Policy Council Chair Young-Sun Roth and Elliott Royal of the Mecklenburg County Health Department. Members of Charlotte City Council, Mecklenburg County Commission, and community stakeholders will also be present.

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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…)

Need an Expert for your Media story?

Johnson C. Smith University has various faculty members that have expertise in topics ranging from parasitology to the impact of the HBCU. The faculty members below have expressed interest in sharing their expertise.

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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…)

2015 Call for Student Research Posters

JCSU Student Researchers! The Smith Institute for Applied Research requests submissions for the Fall 2015 Research Showcase to be held November 5-6, 2015 at Johnson C. Smith University. JCSU students engaged in research may submit proposals to have a poster highlighting their research included in the showcase. Posters will be displayed during the Research Showcase at lunch in Grimes Lounge both days, and selected poster presenters must be present to answer questions about their research for attendees.
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2015 Symposium Save the Date

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.
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Novant & JCSU Partner on Heart Study

Dr. Indhu Gopal and her students, JCSU juniors Imani Scott, and Waynee Hyman. (more…)

Showcasing Your Work

March 12, 2015 in the JCSU MACMAS Lab, TC 114 from 11:00am to 12:00pm, Tiffany Taylor will discuss the various options to research presentation. Students will be informed of multiple avenues to take in determining the best way to showcase and share their work. Additionally, students will discuss networking opportunities and the appropriate ways to gain academic currency in applied research. (more…)

Promoting Family, School and Community Engagement Symposium 2014

All are welcome to Smith Institute for Applied Research’s fifth annual Invitational Symposium November 13th from 1:00pm – 4:00pm and Friday, November 14th from 8:30am – 2:30 pm in Johnson C. Smith University’s Grimes Lounge. (more…)