JCSU on 12-month probation after accrediting organization raises financial concerns

The latest development renews questions raised in 2015 relating to the school's financial stability and financial accounting.
By Glenn Burkins | December 6, 2017

Preserving black history: free workshops for the archivist in you

Johnson C. Smith University, in partnership with Culture Blocks, will host a series of free workshops designed to help families and individuals preserve heirloom photos and documents.
By Paul McFadden Jr. | November 7, 2017

JCSU’s Homecoming Week promises comedy, music and, of course, football

Stars from Nick Cannon's "Wildin' Out" and the Breakfast Club morning show are coming to celebrate the week-long event
By Paul McFadden Jr. | October 18, 2017

One on one with Shirley Hughes

The JCSU trustees chair talks about the school's incoming president and the process it took to find him.
By Glenn Burkins | October 5, 2017

As protests spread, JCSU volleyball players take a knee during anthem

The number of protesters have surged since the President's remarks at a rally on Friday
By Paul McFadden Jr. | September 26, 2017

Tami Simmons named VP of Institutional Advancement at JCSU

Simmons, who currently works as executive director of Susan G. Komen Charlotte, will start her new job on Oct. 18.
By QCity Metro | September 21, 2017

At JCSU, book spotlights 10 black men of Northwest Corridor

I also talked with Ronald Carter about the school's search for a new president.
By Glenn Burkins | September 20, 2017

Oprah Winfrey drops in at JCSU Baccalaureate Service

The media mogul was there to celebrate the graduation of Andronica Klaas, who enrolled at JCSU after attending the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa.
By Glenn Burkins | May 20, 2017

150 years after ‘transformative gift,’ Biddles rediscover Johnson C. Smith University

Descendants of Mary Biddle rediscover the HBCU their matriarch helped to establish a century and a half ago.
By Bruce Henderson, The Charlotte Observer | April 19, 2017

A day of celebration for two of Charlotte’s oldest black institutions – JCSU and First Baptist Church-West

Both institutions, currently separated by less than a mile along the Beatties Ford Road corridor, were founded in 1867 – two years after the end of the American Civil War.
By Glenn Burkins | March 13, 2017