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Former state senator to speak at B-CU graduation

Former state senator to speak at B-CU graduation

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Former Florida Sen. Anthony C. “Tony” Hill will be Bethune-Cookman University’s commencement speaker on Saturday. Hill also will be receiving an honorary Doctor of Law degree from the university. The graduation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ocean Center, 101 North Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. “It is our […]

B-CU mourns death of marching band member

B-CU mourns death of marching band member

By ANDREAS BUTLER AND ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University family mourned the death of a 23-year-old marching band member this week after he died at a house party near the campus. Grief counselors were on campus Monday to help students and faculty in need of support after the May 6 death of sophomore […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats in midst of spring sports action ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman had the MEAC South Division title slip away after getting swept by archrival Florida A&M University in Tallahassee last week. B-CU also missed out on being the No. 1 seed for the conference tournament. FAMU beat B-CU 6-3 in the series opener in […]

Police investigate death of Bethune-Cookman student

Police investigate death of Bethune-Cookman student

McClatchy/Tribune - ORLANDO, Fla.  - A 23-year-old Bethune-Cookman University student died early Sunday after collapsing at a party, Daytona Beach police said Monday. Primas Foulks arrived at the party at Lake Forest Apartments drunk and had a cup of alcohol in his hand, a police report states. He began to vomit and sweat, and friends tried […]

Bethune-Cookman names interim president

Bethune-Cookman names interim president

DAYTONA BEACH – Dr. Larry R. Handfield, chairman of the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) board of trustees, today announced the university has selected Dr. Edison Jackson as interim president, effective May 14, 2012. The university will host a reception on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, to introduce Jackson to the B-CU family and the community, at the […]

B-CU football coach tackles tough questions about practice field

B-CU football coach tackles tough questions about practice field

Jenkins also says he’s in no hurry to leave Daytona BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Brian Jenkins, Bethune-Cookman University’s head football coach, convinced Daytona Beach residents last week to support a new school practice field in Midtown. He also told them that he’s committed to B-CU despite other job offers. “I’ve been offered a job […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU softball, baseball teams tighten grip on MEAC races BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES In a battle of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) South Division’s top teams, Bethune-Cookman University took two of three games from Savannah State University to hold on to the division lead. Savannah State (21-22, 9-3) opened the series by winning the […]

B-CU trustees make progress during spring board meeting

B-CU trustees make progress during spring board meeting

Daytona Beach – Following the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) board of trustees spring meeting, Dr. Larry R. Handfield is again serving as chairman of the board. After temporarily yielding leadership to fellow alumnus and first vice chairman Dr. Lee Rhyant inJanuary, Handfield has returned to the board. The B-CU board of trustees and President Trudie Kibbe […]

FAREWELL FOR B-CU’S REED

FAREWELL FOR B-CU’S REED

Retirement celebration held for outgoing president A man attending a retirement celebration for Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed signs a photo memorial during the April 19 event at the Daytona Beach Oceanfront Hilton. More than 200 people gathered at the celebration for Reed, president of Bethune-Cookman University. Reed is scheduled to leave B-CU on May 13, […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Waters, Williams lead Wildcats in football game BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Broderick Waters threw for 57 yards and a touchdown while running for another 83 yards with a score to lead the Gold team past the Maroon team 28-3 at Municipal Stadium last week. Waters, a Louisiana Tech transfer, has only been at the […]