Grads of Historically Black Colleges Have Well-Being Edge vs Non-HBCU Grads

 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the U.S. are battling a number of challenges, including declining enrollment numbers and lower-than-average graduation and retention rates. 

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JCSU Men Finish 11th at CIAA Cross Country Championship

The Johnson C. Smith Men’s Cross Country team finished 11th in the 2015 CIAA Cross Country Championships held at the WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. on Thursday morning.Senior Waynee Hyman (Warwick, N.Y.) led the way for JCSU, finishing the 8K course in 23rd with a 30:48.

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Volleyball Falls on Senior Night

In the first set, JCSU (3-16) lead throughout, bolting to a 13-8 lead.  The JCSU lead would then balloon to 15-9 following a kill from senior Salesse Stovall (Roanoke, Va.).  The Golden Bulls would increase the lead to 23-15 on a Gracyn Doctor (Charleston, S.C.) kill.  Doctor would close out the set on a kill, giving the Golden Bulls the 25-16 win.
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Shaw Drops JCSU, 3-0

Charlotte, N.C. (Oct. 26, 2015) – The Johnson C. Smith University volleyball team fell behind early to Shaw University 6-1 in set one and fell to the visiting Bears 3-0 (10-25, 20-25, 26-28) in a CIAA Southern Divisional match on Monday evening in Brayboy Gym.
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CIAA 2015 Football Week #8 Recap

Johnson C. Smith University (2-3 CIAA, 2-1 South) used a late defensive stand to take a 17-10 homecoming win over Shaw at the Irwin Belk Complex in front of a capacity crowd of 4,517.
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Defense Leads JCSU to 17-10 Homecoming Victory Over Shaw

Shaw (0-8, 0-5 CIAA) had a chance to tie it late in the fourth quarter.  The Bears embarked on a potential game-winning drive with 3:54 remaining, taking it all the way to the JCSU four yard line.  The big play for the Bears came when they converted a fourth and five situation from the JCSU 18. 
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JCSU Set to Square Off With Shaw in Annual Homecoming Game

Charlotte, N.C. (Oct. 21, 2015) – The Johnson C. Smith football team will welcome Shaw University to Charlotte for the annual JCSU homecoming game this Saturday, Oct. 24.  Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.

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10 Universities Where the Most Alumni Donate

Former students at these 10 schools were particularly generous. They received donations from the highest percentage of alumni in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 among the 1,193 ranked schools that reported data to U.S. News in an annual survey.

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JCSU’s Carlo Thomas and Coach Kermit Blount Earn CIAA Weekly Honors

Charlotte, N.C. (Oct. 20, 2015) – Johnson C. Smith safety Carlo Thomas and head coach Kermit Blount earned CIAA weekly honors as named by the league on Tuesday morning.Thomas, an East Orange, N.J. product, earned the league’s Defensive Back of the Week award after setting a new CIAA record and JCSU school record by intercepting four Fayetteville State passes.

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Carlo Thomas Named HERO Sports D2 Defensive Stud of the Week

JCSU’s Carlo Thomas Named D2 Defensive Stud of the Week: Charlotte, N.C. (Oct. 19, 2015) – Fresh off his four interception performance this past Saturday, JCSU safety Carlo Thomas (East Orange, N.J.) has been named a D2 Defensive Stud of the Week by HERO Sports.

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