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B-CU men defeat Aggies 78-56

B-CU men defeat Aggies 78-56

Brandon Stewart’s 21 points led five Bethune-Cookman players in double figures as the Wildcats finally took a home win with a 78-56 decision over North Carolina A&T Monday night. The Wildcats (9-17 overall, 5-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) had dropped their last six games in Moore Gym, the third-longest home losing streak in the nation entering the game. […]

B-CU president applauds Women’s Advisory Board for generosity

B-CU president applauds Women’s Advisory Board for generosity

The Bethune-Cookman University Women’s Advisory Board held its annual fiesta luncheon on Monday. The board recently presented $15,000 to the endowed scholarship fund of B-CU. B-CU President Dr. Edison O. Jackson thanked the women and their continued commitment to the university, also noting that three board members recently gave $1 million each from either their […]

B-CU student named MEAC’s Bowler of the Week

B-CU student named MEAC’s Bowler of the Week

NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman University sophomore Krysta Coleman has been selected as this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Bowler of the Week, announced Tuesday afternoon from the MEAC office. Coleman, a native of Trotwood, Ohio, earned tournament MVP honors at the Wildcat Invitational over the weekend in DeLand. In claiming the top prize during individual […]

B-CU baseball players make media outlet’s preseason team

B-CU baseball players make media outlet’s preseason team

With the 2015 season coming up quickly, College Sports Madness (CMS) has released its preseason Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) baseball picks for all-conference recognition and several Wildcats made the cut for the media outlet. Most notably of the preseason selections is Jason Beverlin as CSM’s Preseason Coach of the Year. Entering his fourth year at […]

B-CU signs about 20 players on National Signing Day

B-CU signs about 20 players on National Signing Day

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bethune-Cookman signed up about 20 football players during National Signing Day on Wednesday. On it’s athletics website (BCUathletics.com), B-CU lists details about the signees, including their bios and past game highlights. Here’s a glance at just some of those who signed on to play football on Feb. 4. Charles ‘C.J.’ Allen The […]

B-CU, Smithsonian partnership to provide national exposure for students, university

B-CU, Smithsonian partnership to provide national exposure for students, university

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has formed a partnership with the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) that will offer opportunities for students and include exhibits featuring Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. The partnership provides a stipend for a student to work at the B-CU Mary McLeod Bethune […]

University to kick off violence prevention series with Lucille O’Neal

University to kick off violence prevention series with Lucille O’Neal

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University graduate Lucille O’Neal will be the keynote speaker at the first of an ongoing series of campus and community events focused on domestic violence. The series entitled “Ending the Cycle of Violence on our Campus and in our Community….The Message Continues,” will begin at 11:15 a.m. on Jan. […]

B-CU renovating building erected in 1941

B-CU renovating building erected in 1941

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University President Edison Jackson, Board of Trustees, students and other supporters gathered on Jan. 16 for a dedication ceremony of one its oldest buildings – the Harrison Rhodes Memorial Building. Originally the campus library and eventually the home to the social sciences department, the building has been on […]

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats notched their fourth weekly conference honors of the 2014-15 season as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the honorees on Monday afternoon, tabbing Kailyn Williams as MEAC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. A redshirt sophomore center, Williams (6-5, New Orleans), […]

B-CU, SBA team up to offer free entrepreneurship certificate program

B-CU, SBA team up to offer free entrepreneurship certificate program

Staff reports – Bethune-Cookman University and the U.S. Small Business Administration North Florida are offering an Entrepreneurship Certificate program that is free and open to the public. The program runs every Thursday from Jan. 29 to March 15, 5:30 p.m. to 730p.m.  The classes will help current small business owners or those who wish to start […]