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Eight Wildcats named MEAC all-conference baseball team members

Eight Wildcats named MEAC all-conference baseball team members

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman first baseman Danny Rodriguez was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Baseball Rookie of the Year, the MEAC announced Tuesday. Including Rodriguez, a total of eight Wildcats were selected first-, second- or third team all-conference team members. All awards are voted on by the conference’s head baseball coaches and sports […]

‘Work hard, persevere and serve’

‘Work hard, persevere and serve’

Political strategist encourages grads; Shaq  surprises mom, crowd at B-CU graduation BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile challenged 314 Bethune-Cookman University graduates Saturday to “create a better world’’ during her commencement speech at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center. Brazile was bestowed an honorary doctorate degree during the ceremony along with Lucille […]

Another team win for women golfers

Another team win for women golfers

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES For the fifth time in five years, Bethune-Cookman Women’s Golf captured the women’s team trophy at the 30th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship, contested at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie. The final round took place on May 8 on the Ryder Course. Bethune-Cookman (295302-300=897) used a five-player roster […]

B-CU board honors Flagler program for mentoring at-risk students

B-CU board honors Flagler program for mentoring at-risk students

The African American Mentoring Program (AAMP) of the Flagler County School District received an “Unsung Hero Award” by the Bethune-Cookman University Women’s Advisory Board during the board’s April 22 banquet. The award is given to service organizations that, through their tireless efforts, remain steadfast in their dedication to improving the quality of life of the […]

‘A better living and learning experience’

‘A better living and learning experience’

New residence hall is part of a $72 million project that will make it possible for 3,000 students to live on B-CU’s campus. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Hundreds of students at Be-thune-Cookman University (B-CU) now have a new place to live on campus. A ribbon cutting and naming ceremony for the new Thomas and […]

B-CU adds four to women’s basketball team

B-CU adds four to women’s basketball team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES After the historic 2015-16 season, Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball team increases its squad by four with the addition of rookies Jayla Powers and Chardanae Hamilton and transfers Briana Hardee and Monterika Warren, head coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis announced Tuesday. “I am excited about this year’s newest additions,” Blair-Lewis said. “All of these […]

Men’s Health Summit Saturday at B-CU

Men’s Health Summit Saturday at B-CU

A free Men’s Health Summit will take place on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Bethune-Cookman University’s Center for Civic Engagement. Halifax Health, Halifax Health Hospice, The Vince Carter Embassy of Hope and Bethune-Cookman are sponsoring the event. The summit will include a healthy lunch, guest speakers, door prizes and a […]

MEAC honors  for two B-CU softball standouts

MEAC honors for two B-CU softball standouts

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES After a weekend road sweep, Bethune-Cookman softball picked up a pair of weekly honors as Bailey Conner was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week and teammate Annie Bakenhus collected her second Rookie of the Week honors the league announced Monday. Conner (Encinitas, Calif.), registered a .545 batting […]

B-CU to host daily tours for new residence halls

B-CU to host daily tours for new residence halls

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) is hosting daily tours next week for its new Thomas and Joyce Hanks Moorehead Residential Life Center. Phase one of the residence hall will house an additional 1,200 students on campus, according to B-CU. A reveal week kicks off Sunday, April 17, with a “Remember Midway” panel discussion featuring various community and […]

B-CU baseball players get MEAC honors

B-CU baseball players get MEAC honors

Bethune-Cookman Baseball collected a pair of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) weekly awards on Monday as senior Nathan Bond was selected Co-Player of the week and Danny Rodriguez picked up Rookie of the Week accolades. The announcement came from the league office in Norfolk, Virginia. Both B-CU players were critical in the Wildcats series sweep of […]

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