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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.


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.


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…)

Student Reflection: Q&A With Horane Holgate

Through a Smith Institute grant that Dr. Ruth Green received to mentor students in conducting research,  Horane Holgate received funding to present his work at the Southeastern Psychological Association’s Convention and Annual Meeting in Nashville and won one of three student regional awards at the conference.


When Passion Meets Perseverance

Innovo Scholar excited to work with entrepreneurs, mentors and professionals this summer.


The Other Side of Apathy

It was just last year that 21 year old Daniel Rocha Herrera tirelessly shoveled the sidewalks and sewers of Columbus, Georgia in the thick of the summer’s heat. (more…)

Continuing A Legacy of Service

JCSU student accepted into medical program at UNC Chapel Hill. (more…)

Innovo Scholars 2013-2014

Innovo Laboratory inducts its second class of Scholars. (more…)

Innovo Scholars 2012-2013

Innovo Laboratory inducts its inaugural class of Innovo Scholars. (more…)