Johnson C. Smith women beat Virginia State to win first CIAA title since 2009

The JCSU bench came up big, outscoring Virginia State’s reserves 47-14.
By Herb White, Observer Correspondent | February 26, 2017

Inside the mind of Ronald Carter: His thoughts on leaving JCSU, his fears for America’s future and more

Speaking at the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum, the president of Johnson C. Smith University was full of optimism and concern.
By Glenn Burkins | January 25, 2017

JCSU hires Boston search firm to find new president

The search firm Isaacson, Miller says it has conducted more than 5,600 executive searches since its founding in 1982. Its client list includes some of the nation’s leading universities.
By Glenn Burkins | January 18, 2017

JCSU appoints search committee for new president

University officials hope to have a new president in place by June 2017, when President Ronald Carter is scheduled to step down.
By Glenn Burkins | November 15, 2016

JCSU begins yearlong celebration marking 150 years

Founded two years after the Civil War as a school to educate black preachers, Johnson C. Smith University today offers 24 undergraduate degrees and one graduate degree.
By Glenn Burkins | August 15, 2016

JCSU President Ronald Carter will resign in 2017

Johnson C. Smith University President Ronald Carter will resign at the end of the 2017 academic year, the school announced Monday.
By Glenn Burkins | August 1, 2016

JCSU scholarship fund gets $1 million from Levine Foundation

The gift is in addition to $200,000 the Levine Foundation has given to the JCSU scholarship fund over the last two years.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 7, 2016

Shirley Hughes will lead JCSU board of trustees

For the first time in its nearly 150-year-history, Johnson C. Smith University will have a woman leading its board of […]
By Glenn Burkins | July 5, 2016

Oprah Winfrey to JCSU grads: ‘Your future’s so bright, it burns my eyes’

In speech to JCSU's graduating class, the media mogul stressed the importance of persistence and individual excellence.
By By Théoden Janes, The Charlotte Observer | May 16, 2016

JCSU’s Ronald Carter says university is ‘financially sound’

JCSU President Ronald Carter said the school will emerge stronger as a result of its "radical transformation."
By Glenn Burkins | February 15, 2016