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Visit Carnegie Hall to view Smith Institute for Applied Research’s reference materials! Titles include: Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks, Research Methods for Community Change, Principles of Modeling and Simulations, Washington and Wesley Heights Neighborhood Plan, West End Land Use and Pedscape Plan, and others. To check-out items, please be sure to sign the sign in sheet attached to the clip board and return materials within a month.
JCSU Awarded National Archives Grant to Create 3D Model of Former African-American Neighborhoods Decimated by Urban Renewal
Dr. Tekla Ali Johnson, Instructional Electronic Resources Librarian at Johnson C. Smith University has been awarded a National Historical Publications and Records Commission (National Archives) grant in the amount of $194,000.
The grant will allow Johnson C. Smith University to lead the creation of 3D Modeling of a virtual site that will replicate African-American neighborhoods in Charlotte, NC that were destroyed under urban renewal. Brandon Lundsford, of JCSU’s James B. Duke Memorial Library will also contribute to the project, and JCSU undergraduate students will support the implementation of the grant once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.(more…)
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…)
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.