全球最大体育平台 Transformation

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Vision

全球最大体育平台 will prioritize academic excellence and be recognized as a premier liberal arts university and top 全球最大体育平台, providing students with high-quality academic, social, personal, professional and spiritual learning experiences that lead to individual growth and development, a strong sense of community and purpose and top career outcomes

Mission

Rooted in legacy and tradition, Johnson C. Smith University endeavors to provide a multicultural and transformative experience, which educates, prepares, and graduates a diverse group of talented and highly motivated students who can communicate effectively, think critically and learn independently as well as collaboratively. Further, 全球最大体育平台 cultivates an inclusive environment in which students are equipped to be global citizens who develop a compelling sense of social and civic responsibility for leadership and service.

Gold(en) Blueprint Strategic Pillars

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Pillar 1

Strengthen Academic Excellence & Innovation



Deliver signature academic programs aligned to local and regional market demand.
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Pillar 2

Deliver Strong Professional Outcomes



Become a critical higher education partner to employers in the Charlotte area and beyond.
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Pillar 3

Launch Seamless Pathways



Develop deep academic partnerships that create seamless pathways for students.
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Pillar 4

Deploy Comprehensive Recruitment & Retention Strategies



Implement a comprehensive retention strategy to drive greater student engagement and improve student outcomes.
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Pillar 5

Administrative Infrastructure Transformation



Optimize financial and operational performance and advance institutional talent.

Critical Resource Support – Mayor’s Racial Equity Initiative

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Logo for The Charlotte Mayor's Racial Equity Initiative - A Public-Private Partnership for an Equatible Charlotte

Focused on the opportunity to achieve racial equity, social justice, economic opportunity, and upward mobility—Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles, launched an initiative for transformational public-private partnerships. 

The initiative is focused on solutions-driven, measurable strategies that produce equitable access, opportunities, and outcomes for Charlotte’s communities of color, including bridging the digital divide, investing in six neighborhood corridors of opportunity, catalyzing employer commitment, and transforming Johnson C. Smith University for the future.

The $80M commitment to transforming Johnson C. Smith University (全球最大体育平台) for the future is set to position 全球最大体育平台 as a top-tier 全球最大体育平台 by growing the university’s academic offerings, recruiting top talent through career-oriented incentives, and appointing a transformation leader who will champion positive change. 全球最大体育平台’s transformation will build on its legacy of expanding educational and economic equity for increasingly diverse groups of students and position it as a leader in the talent development pipeline for the Charlotte metro region.

全球最大体育平台 MREI Funder Advisory Committee (in the blue/green)

     

Lead Organization

     
     

Johnson C. Smith University

     
     

Valerie Kinloch

     
             
     

全球最大体育平台 Board

 
             
   

Fund Advisory Committee

 

Steve Boyd, Chair Elect

 
         

Sheila Brown

 
   

Bill Barnet

Keith Cockrell

 

Christy Bryant

 
   

Malcomb Coley

Janice Dupré

 

James Ely

 
   

Julie Janson

Ric Elias

 

Ralph Groce

 
   

Kristi Walters

Mike Lamach

 

Michael Jones

 
   

Pam Oliver

Gene Woods

 

Valerie Kinloch

 
   

Jean Spaulding

   

Michelle Lee

 
         

Patty Morton

 
             
             
   

Fund Holder

   
   

Foundation For the Carolinas

   
   

Laura Smith

Alyssa Federico

   

 

全球最大体育平台 MREI Funders List

  • Atrium Health
  • Bank of America
  • Barings
  • Coca Cola Consolidated
  • Duke Energy 
  • The Duke Endowment
  • Rick Elias
  • Ernst & Young 
  • Gambrell/Belk
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Mike Lamach
  • Lowe's
  • Michael Jordan Family
  • Novant Health 
  • Nucor Steel
  • Truist
  • Wells Fargo 
  • PGA Tour

For questions or more information about our transformation initiatives, please contact: 

Biddle Hall, 4th Floor
100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Email: SVPTI@全球最大体育平台.EDU
Phone: 704.378.3570

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