Johnson C. Smith University awarded $1 million grant from Wells Fargo

The grant is part of Wells Fargo’s $3.2 million pledge to address economic mobility and racial equity. JCSU is one of nine recipients.
By QCity Metro | May 6, 2021

Duke Endowment will gift West End property to JCSU, a source says

The gift involves a former A&P grocery store site on W. Trade Street, just south of the JCSU campus.
By Sarafina Wright | May 3, 2021

Charlotte deejay launches new line of bottled water

DJ K.i.D., a Charlotte deejay best known for his work with the Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby, will launch K2O Water on the Livingstone College campus.
By Glenn Burkins | April 26, 2021

West Charlotte student uses pandemic hurdles as fuel for college dreams

The National Student Clearinghouse reports that historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, have seen a decline in enrollment since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | April 20, 2021

On the JCSU campus, new sights and sounds emanate from the iconic Biddle Hall tower

The school has raised money to repair the Biddle Hall clock and bell, and soon nighttime lighting will illuminate the historic clock tower.
By Sarafina Wright | April 13, 2021

CPCC and JCSU announce new transfer program for students pursuing four-year degrees

Under "JCSU Connect" students at the community college will be offered a seamless pathway to a JCSU degree.
By Sarafina Wright | April 9, 2021

JCSU virtual-reality project to showcase Black neighborhoods torn apart by urban renewal

Using grants totaling $307,000, researchers at the school will use computer technology to reconstruct the former Brooklyn and Greenville neighborhoods.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 5, 2021

Charlotte firm Dentsply Sirona gives $100,000 for N.C. A&T scholarships

The company's board of directors includes a prominent alumnus and donor.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 19, 2021

N.C. Central is helping the state craft a BIPOC vaccination message

Because of that work, state officials say, more people from historically marginalized communities say they are willing to be vaccinated.
By QCity Metro | February 12, 2021

Three years in, JCSU President Clarence Armbrister talks of visions and challenges

Because of Covid-19, the school recently decided to keep its campus closed for the entire spring semester.
By Glenn Burkins | January 22, 2021