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B-CU students present food tester during White House event

B-CU students present food tester during White House event

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University students recently returned from the nation’s capitol after being invited to participate in President Obama’s National Week of Making event June 12-18 at the White House. B-CU students were invited to this event after impressing the panel of observers at this year’s HBCU Making for Change Showcase. Students, […]

Retired B-CU vice president Dr. Shirley Lee dies at 96

Retired B-CU vice president Dr. Shirley Lee dies at 96

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Shirley B. Lee, retired executive vice president of Bethune-Cookman University, died June 21 at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Daytona Beach. She was 96. She was a community pillar and accomplished academic who dedicated herself to Bethune-Cookman in 1945 as a faculty member and held numerous positions at the […]

‘Mama’s Girls’ to grace the B-CU stage

‘Mama’s Girls’ to grace the B-CU stage

“Mama’s Girls,’’ a play co-produced by AARP, will be presented at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 28 at the Performing Arts Center at Bethune-Cookman University, 698 International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Gdavis Productions and the Petrock College of Health Sciences’ Department of Aging Studies in association with the Mike CURB Institute are bringing the award-winning stage […]

B-CU track star a nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year

B-CU track star a nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman student-athlete Deidra Jordan has been selected as a nominee for the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year. The announcement was made on June 19 by the NCAA from its home office in Indianapolis, Ind. NCAA member colleges and universities have nominated 480 female student-athletes – the most ever in […]

B-CU to host Educational Justice Conference

B-CU to host Educational Justice Conference

Three-day collaboration in Orlando will include governmental agencies, community organizations school districts and families BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University is serving as a millennium model to advance awareness of critical issues affecting minority student education. The university will host its First Annual Educational Justice Conference July 12-14 at Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa […]

B-CU golfer ties for fifth at amateur tourney in Scotland

B-CU golfer ties for fifth at amateur tourney in Scotland

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES ANGUS, Scotland – Bethune-Cookman men’s golfer Leon Fricker fired an opening-round 69 on Monday, placing himself tied for fifth at the 120th Amateur Championship in Angus, Scotland. This year’s event runs June 15-20, at Carnoustie and Panmure. Fricker, a native of Ivybridge, England – a small town in the South Hams […]

Fund started for former B-CU punter

Fund started for former B-CU punter

The Bethune-Cookman University Athletic Department family is seeking spiritually and financially assistance for former punter Zac Adrian. A GoFundMe.com page has been established to help Adrian and his wife, Melissa, with their needs as he continues chemotherapy sessions. He has had major surgeries on his hip and femur as well as 32 radiation treatments. Adrian […]

B-CU hosts presidents of ‘Divine Nine’

B-CU hosts presidents of ‘Divine Nine’

The presidents of the of the largest, Black Greek letter organizations came together last weekend for a retreat at Bethune-Cookman University. The attendees included: Paulette Walker, president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Mark Tillman, president of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity; Dorothy Wilson, international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Senior Grand Vice Polemarch Thomas Battles, […]

B-CU wraps up NCAA track and field preliminary

B-CU wraps up NCAA track and field preliminary

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman concluded the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminary, May 30. Neither Tristie Johnson (200 meter), Michael Tiller (triple jump) or the 4×100 meter relay of Angelo Cabrera, Kareem Fair, Donavan Frater or Justin Martin could break into the top 12 of their respective events and advance […]

Wildcats win MEAC’s All-Sports Award again

Wildcats win MEAC’s All-Sports Award again

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES For the second consecutive year, Bethune-Cookman University won the Talmadge Layman Hill Men’s Award, announced late last week by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) during its annual summer meetings in Miami. The award is also title the “all-sports award” by the conference. The All-Sports Award highlights the overall strengths of […]

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