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Volusia cities’ improvement coalition hosting environmental conference

Volusia cities’ improvement coalition hosting environmental conference

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF An Environmental Justice Conference geared toward non-profit organizations, governments, community stakeholders, students, scholars, artists and environmental health professionals is scheduled for April 20 in New Smyrna Beach. Dr. Deanna Wathington, executive dean of Bethune-Cookman University’s College of Health Sciences, will discuss how the environment affects health at the free conference, […]

B-CU to present opera, jazz and more during free Spring Concert

B-CU to present opera, jazz and more during free Spring Concert

Highlights from the popular folk opera “Porgy and Bess’’ will be presented Sunday, April 10, by Bethune-Cookman University’ s Concert Chorale. The songs will be performed during the university’s Spring Concert at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center, 698 W. International Speedway Blvd. The Concert Chorale, directed by Damon Dandridge, and the Symphonic Band, […]

B-CU basketball stars earn Boxtorow honors

B-CU basketball stars earn Boxtorow honors

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball collected two final honors this week following the historic Wildcat season as the junior duo of Kailyn Williams and Kendra Cooper were named Boxtorow All-Americans. After earning their first regular-season championship in school history and making the schools first post-season appearance, earning an automatic bid to the […]

MEAC honors softball players

MEAC honors softball players

NORFOLK, Va. – After a weekend sweep over North Carolina A&T, Bethune-Cookman softball picked up a pair of weekly Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) honors as sophomore hurler Sabrina Anguiano was named Pitcher of the Weekly and teammate Annie Bakenhus earned Rookie of the Week honors the league announced Monday. Anguiano (Hacienda Heights, Calif.) went 2-0 against […]

Potts named to Boxtorow HBCU basketball team

Potts named to Boxtorow HBCU basketball team

Bethune-Cookman University redshirt junior Jordan Potts has been named to the Boxtorow HBCU All-American Basketball Third Team. Potts, a guard from Columbus Ohio, was named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s All Conference second team and the National Association of Basketball Coaches District 15 second team last month. He led the Wildcats in scoring with an […]

B-CU baseball player earns two Player of the Week honors

B-CU baseball player earns two Player of the Week honors

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Michael Cruz has been selected as Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week, as well as Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week as a catcher. The announcement came from the MEAC Office in Norfolk, Va. as well as the Collegiate Baseball News home office in Tucson, Ariz. Cruz, […]

B-CU’s golf team wins trophy in South Carolina tourney

B-CU’s golf team wins trophy in South Carolina tourney

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman turned in a tournament-low scoring mark on Sunday afternoon, sweeping its way to the team trophy at the 2016 Low Country Intercollegiate hosted by Wofford. The two-day, 36-hole event took place at the famed Moss Creek Golf Club in Hilton Head, S.C. Bethune-Cookman (304-307=611, +35) sat just two shots […]

B-CU women to face FCGU Friday in Fort Myers

B-CU women to face FCGU Friday in Fort Myers

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) regular-season Champion’s season stays alive as Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball heads to Fort Myers to take on FCGU Friday, March 18 at 7:05 p.m.  during the first round of the WNIT (Women’s National Invitation Tournament), the committee announced late Monday, March 14 following the NCAA women’s […]

B-CU player named MEAC Pitcher of the Week

B-CU player named MEAC Pitcher of the Week

Bethune-Cookman’s Tyler Norris has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Pitcher of the Week. Norris, a 6-foot-1, 160-pound sophomore from Coral Springs, helped Bethune-Cookman to a 1-0 victory over Florida Gulf Coast last weekend inside Radiology Associates Field at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. The strong-throwing right-hander helped the Wildcats even the series with the […]

Another shooting, another memorial service

Another shooting, another memorial service

B-CU pays tribute to student fatally shot at off-campus event BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF “Your life matters.’’ A simple sentence that carries a lot of weight.  It was pronounced by local retired Judge Hubert Grimes Wednesday at a service at Bethune-Cookman University in memory of Don’Kevious Johnson, a student from Belle Glade who died from […]