JOHNSON C. SMITH UNIVERSITY NEWS



SGA President advocates before state lawmakers
Student Government Association President D'Andre Carter spoke with lawmakers on HBCU Lobby Day about student voting rights.


JCSU the top-ranked university in CIAA
U.S. News and World Report ranked the best Historically Black Colleges and Universities, with Johnson C. Smith University as the top CIAA school and No. 18 of 80 HBCUs nationwide.


JCSU announces Tami B. Simmons as new vice president of Institutional Advancement
Charlotte, N.C./Sept. 21, 2017--Johnson C. Smith University is pleased to announce the appointment of Tami B. Simmons as vice president of Institutional Advancement. Simmons, a member of JCSU’s Board of Trustees, serves as executive director of Susan G. Komen Charlotte having joined the organization in 2012. She will assume her new role at the University on Oct. 18, 2017, to head the areas of fundraising and development, communications and marketing, and alumni relations. Ms. Simmons will resign from the JCSU Board of Trustees at the end of September.


Clarence D. Armbrister Named 14th President of Johnson C. Smith University
The Board of Trustees of Johnson C. Smith University announced today the selection of Clarence D. “Clay” Armbrister, J.D., as the university’s 14th president, effective January 1, 2018.


Celebrated artist tells JCSU: Day of the Dead a 'celebration of life'
Rosalia Torres-Weiner, who will be inducted into the Smithsonian Museum Oct. 29, 2017, gave a rich presentation on Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) at Johnson C. Smith University.