5 landmark places to visit for Black History Month

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission lists 34 African American historic sites on its register of Mecklenburg County landmarks. Here are five to get you started.
By Tom Hanchett | February 2, 2016

JCSU competes for Division II Award of Excellence

Johnson C. Smith University is among 22 schools and three conferences competing for the 2016 Division II Award of Excellence, which recognizes positive initiatives taken in 2015.
By QCity Metro Staff | December 30, 2015

Let’s remember what really matters at JCSU

As drama unfolds surrounding Johnson C. Smith University and its leadership, we must not forget the most important people in all of this -- the JCSU students.
By By Patrick Graham | November 25, 2015

Former JCSU President Dorothy Yancy says she left the school financially sound

Former Johnson C. Smith University President Dorothy Yancy has taken exception to comments made in the Charlotte Observer by former JCSU trustee Jim Woodward, who talked about the school’s troubled finances.
By Glenn Burkins | November 23, 2015

JCSU launches program to assist military veterans

The "veterans' support hub" will assist military veterans seeking administrative support and counseling referrals. It also will house the school's newly established chapter of the Student Veterans of America Association.
By Glenn Burkins | November 11, 2015

Disputed JCSU board member starts petition to remove university president

Talmadge Fair, who was elected to the Johnson C. Smith University Board of Trustees, said he has started a petition drive to remove the school’s president, Ronald Carter, and Trustees Chairman Monroe Miller, among others.
By Glenn Burkins | October 30, 2015

Delta line marks 20-year anniversary with community service

Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Gamma Lambda Chapter took part in three community service projects during Johnson C. Smith University homecoming weekend to celebrate the group's 20th “Deltaversary.”
By QCity Metro Staff | October 27, 2015

Johnson C. Smith choir will perform in Spoleto’s ‘Porgy and Bess’

The 20-member student choir will form the nucleus of a chorus that will perform during the first production of "Porgy and Bess" ever staged during the annual arts festival in Charleston, S.C.
By Glenn Burkins | October 1, 2015

Convicted rapist gets 36 years for JCSU assault

Frederick Sullivan, a 44-year-old temporary laborer, was convicted of sexually assaulting a JCSU student during homecoming weekend in 2013.
By Glenn Burkins | August 28, 2015

JCSU executive Elfred Pinkard resigns

Elfred Pinkard, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Johnson C. Smith University, has resigned, effective August 14. The […]
By Glenn Burkins | August 18, 2015