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Oprah Winfrey Delivers Commencement Address at Johnson C. Smith

She quotes Jackson: Excellence is the best deterrent to racism

Oprah added, “And I said, ‘Listen, anybody that knows me knows: I don’t believe in…

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For Many, High School Diploma Indicates They’re not Ready

Schools focus on attaining credits, not mastery

The U.S. high school graduation rate has reached a record high of 81%, but questions…

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HBCU Student Says ‘Let There Be Light’

Johnson C. Smith provides high-potential students a pathway to success

After losing her way academically, this HBCU student is determined to succeed, and does, thanks…

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HBCUs Invest in Students and Get Results

Historically black colleges invest in students who soar

HBCUs are known for supporting academically underserved students and getting great results. Bill Gates writes…

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Meeting Bill Gates: HBCU Student Has the Mental Discipline to Succeed

Students from Delaware State University and Johnson C. Smith University visit the Gates Foundation

Two HBCU presidents and several students visited the Gates Foundation to discuss their challenges and…

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Meeting Students Where They Are

Bill Gates meets with two HBCU presidents

Bill Gates writes of the innovative work at two historically black universities that is helping…

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Four HBCUs Receive Grants to Support LGBT Programs

HBCUs will use The New Black film to discuss issues pertaining to LGBT community

In an effort to focus on more LGBT inclusion, the Human Rights Campaign has awarded…

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Bank of America Donates to Johnson C. Smith Student Employment Program

JCSU receives $500,000 donation to improve student employment

Thanks to a $500,000 donation from Bank of America, Johnson C. Smith can work to…

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Johnson C. Smith Receives Grant to Launch Art Exhibit on Black Philanthropy

A $96,665 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Johnson C. Smith University receives $96,665 grant to launch a traveling art exhibit on the…

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Why Common Core is Vital to Your Business

Our global economic competitiveness depends on a well-educated workforce

Common Core State Standards – the set of internationally benchmarked goals for public school…

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