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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…)

Student Research Workshops

Smith Institute has developed a calendar of workshops focused on refreshing students on applied research topics. Taking place Thursdays at 11 am, the workshops will prove to support faculty-mentored student research. (more…)

Fall 2014- Faculty Research Lunch & Learn

Faculty members will discuss and learn about strategies to building a culture of undergraduate research through Smith Institute for Applied Research’s Fall workshops. (more…)

Anthology available in the JCSU bookstore

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…)

Student Reflection: Life as a Federal Reserve Bank Intern

JCSU student Daniel Rocha Herrera spent his summer as an intern with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Herrera, a computer engineering major, secured the opportunity after Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond visited campus to find out why students chose to attend Johnson C. Smith University and why Innovo Scholars and Supporters participated in the program. Daniel reflects on his experience and shared it with Smith Institute.

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JCSU Launches Anthology Giving Voice to Charlotte’s West Side

Charlotte, NC–  Johnson C. Smith University has published Let There be Light: Exploring How Charlotte’s Historic West End Is Shaping a New South, a ground-breaking anthology featuring essays written by some of Charlotte’s most prominent scholars, journalists, and civic leaders including: JCSU President Dr. Ronald Carter, Tom Hanchett, historian of the Levine Museum of the New South, Robin Emmons, founder of Sow Much Good, and Mary Newsom, journalist and associate director for UNC Charlotte’s Urban and Regional Affairs.

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My Life, My Transition: A Transition Fair

Friday, August 8, 2014 – Phasing Up to New Possibilities, Johnson C. Smith University’s program to support former foster youth in college success, hosted a transition fair for youth connected to foster care inspiring them to dream about their future and prepare for success. The event, in collaboration with Mecklenburg County Youth and Family Services and various vendors showcased myriad resources available including job placement services, college options, and health care resources. Youth enjoyed a DJ, service provider stations and prizes. (more…)

JCSU Scholars Pitch Business Ideas to Investors

 JCSU Scholars Pitch Business Ideas to Investors

Radijah Hudson, a participant in the Impact U college entrepreneurial program at the Packard Place start-up incubator, will pitch her business idea to investors August 6th at 5:30pm during Demo Day at Johnson & Wales Auditorium. (more…)

Mayfest 2014 at Reid Park Academy

JCSU partners with CMS to study family engagement in Charlotte’s Northwest Corridor.

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JCSU Student Researchers 2013

Congratulations to the student researchers who were recognized during the Grantsmanship recognition ceremony! (more…)