DEFIANT GRADS TAKE A STAND

Boos, jeers greet commencement speaker DeVos BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Lexis Melo was one of about 300 students who graduated from Bethune-Cookman University on Wednesday afternoon....

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

FROM STAFF REPORTS The NAACP Florida State Conference is calling on Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) President Dr. Edison Jackson and Board Chairman Dr. Joe Petrock to...

An open letter to the students, friends and supporters of Bethune-Cookman University

My alma mater Bethune-Cookman, a historically black university in Florida, has invited U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to deliver the commencement speech and receive an honorary...

Mary McLeod Bethune Women’s Conference set for March 27-28

The eighth annual Mary McLeod Bethune Women’s Conference is slated for March 27 and 28 on the campus of Bethune-Cookman University. The theme this year...

Black History Month observances shaping up

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The start of Black History Month is less than a week away and programs to educate area residents on the achievements...

B-CU graduation set for Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) will graduate more than 200 students and bestow doctorate degrees upon three key influencers at Saturday’s fall...

Ministers help facilitate B-CU’s ‘Exploring Gifts and Graces’ youth program

Forty-two “Exploring Gifts and Graces (EGG)” program students visited the Life Enrichment Center, a United Methodist retreat camp in Fruitland Park, last month. Students, completing...

Wildcats whip Rattlers for sixth year in a row

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman defeated Florida A&M 39-19 in front of an announced crowd of 45,327 fans at Camping World Stadium in Orlando to...

Marching Wildcats among the bands selected for Atlanta showcase

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Students, alumni and fans of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) rocked the vote for an epic lineup of bands...

Free concert to feature B-CU Gospel Choir

The community is invited to a free concert featuring the Bethune-Cookman University Inspirational Gospel Choir at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, at Tomoka...

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