Today I sat and talked to one of Johnson Smith’s close friend Leroy Wilson, Coming
From Heming Way South Carolina. Leroy attended smith about eight years ago,
graduatuating with class 2004. He declared his major in computer science information
System. The flute players talent brought him to smith on a scholarship from the
marching band. During our interview Mr. Wilson reminisce on how rounded smith has
shaped over the years since he’s been gone. “The school has grew with multiple
advantages, for instance the diversity in ethnicity and the new buildings that are
composed off-campus” (mosaic: art factory) Wilson mentions. Campus life for us is
what you make it, Leroy explains how the campus was always filled with excitement.
Greek life did more and there were a lot more participated activities then now; the café
parties , the gym parties, the room parties, etc. “It’s just not the same around here” he
mentions. However, since the president’s changed the scenery of campus has too.
When Dr. Yanzy was here at smith in office she brought in a lot of money. Though
progression of expensesces was very settle. When carter arrived the schools expenses
moved vastly. Carter has brought to us the new off-campus dorms, Mosaic. We have
cordial landscape and even a papa johns! “Back then papa johns was Block & Barrel.
The game room. In all most things around are still the same . We complain about the
café food and as I was told the only thing different in the café is the salad bar. Tuesdays
was still “health day” Wednesdays was still “fried chicken day” and Thursdays was still “ice
cream day”. Also co-ed hours were still 7pm until 11pm. Mosaic is the “new” thing for
The senior class this year. What was the “new” thing when you were here Mr. Wilson?
New resident’s hall was theirs in comparison to mosaic. As I wrapped up my
conversation with Mr. Wilson I asked him one last thing… If he...