Institute honors B-CU founder

Dr. Cleo Higgins shares insight on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. (PHOTO COURTESY OF JOHN REEVES/B-CU)

The Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Preservation Institute observed Bethune-Cookman University founder’s 137th birthday on July 14 in the front of her home on the campus.
Bethune was born July 10, 1875 near Mayesville, S.C.

During last Saturday’s event, Dr. Cleo Higgins talked about the founder as she knew her. The event also was attended by Bethune’s family members, who laid a wreath on her gravesite.



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