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Volusia’s ‘Guiding Lights’ through segregation

Volusia’s ‘Guiding Lights’ through segregation

B-CU Women’s Advisory Board honors pioneer Black teachers BY JOY S. JONES SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University Women’s Advisory Board paid tribute to 74 living Black educators last week at a fundraiser for its endowed scholarship fund. The event with the theme, “Honoring Our Unsung Heroes: The Black Teachers of Volusia County […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY FALL COMMENCEMENT 2014

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY FALL COMMENCEMENT 2014

B-CU honors Troutmans as ‘Total B-CU Family’ FROM STAFF REPORTS At Bethune-Cookman University’s Dec. 13 fall commencement, 213 students received degrees. Among those was Ted Troutman of Daytona Beach, who graduated with a degree in criminal justice. Ted followed in the footsteps of more than 40 relatives who have graduated from the university. Last Saturday, […]

Wildcats lose Jenkins to Alabama

Wildcats lose Jenkins to Alabama

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Brian Jenkins was introduced as the new head coach of Alabama State University (ASU) on Wednesday afternoon during a press conference at the school’s new stadium. The 43-year-old said it was part of God’s plan for him. “When God speaks, you don’t question it,” Jenkins said at the press […]

B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9

B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES After some schedule adjustments to maximize opportunities for the defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) men’s champion Wildcats, Bethune-Cookman Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Donald Cooper announced the 2014-15 indoor and outdoor schedules last week. “First of all, we definitely wanted a competitive schedule for our elite-level athletes,” Cooper […]

B-CU adds 11 players to baseball team

B-CU adds 11 players to baseball team

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman fourth-year Head Baseball Coach Jason Beverlin announced the signing of his 2014-15 early class to National Letters of Intent on Tuesday, welcoming a class of 11 to Daytona Beach for the 2015-16 school year. “The last couple of years, we’ve had a lot of graduating position players, so we definitely had some […]

Wildcats football team finishes second in sports media poll

Wildcats football team finishes second in sports media poll

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES RALEIGH, N.C. – The Bethune-Cookman football team finished in second place in the final BoxToRow Media Poll, announced Monday afternoon from the BoxToRow home office in Raleigh, N.C. For the Wildcats, the second place finish marks the third consecutive year the team has finished in the top three of the final HBCU […]

Lady Wildcat posts career high; gets MEAC basketball honor

Lady Wildcat posts career high; gets MEAC basketball honor

The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats earned their second weekly conference honors of the 2014-15 season after a sound victory over the weekend as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) named Kayla Crawford as MEAC Player of the Week. A redshirt senior and B-CU’s captain (6-0, Miami), Crawford earned her first career double-double in last Saturday’s […]

6 Wildcats named top MEAC players for 2014

6 Wildcats named top MEAC players for 2014

Six Bethune-Cookman football players have made All-MEAC teams. The teams were voted on by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s head football coaches and sports information directors. Seniors LeBranden Richardson and Ralph Williams, both from Miami, picked up All-MEAC First Team Defense honors. Richardson had 41 total tackles (22 unassisted). He is earning his third postseason conference […]

Local students: ‘We are Mike Brown’

Local students: ‘We are Mike Brown’

Vigil, forums held in response to grand jury’s decision in Ferguson BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES “We shall overcome. We are our brother’s keepers. We are Mike Brown,” chanted 20 or so Bethune-Cookman University students as the rain came down Tuesday afternoon. The students encircled a statue of university founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune […]

2014 FLORIDA CLASSIC

2014 FLORIDA CLASSIC

A toast to the Wildcats B-CU alumni and friends at Orlando’s Rosen Centre celebrated the university’s latest Florida Classic gridiron victory against archrival Florida A&M University.

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