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‘A better living and learning experience’

‘A better living and learning experience’

New residence hall is part of a $72 million project that will make it possible for 3,000 students to live on B-CU’s campus. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Hundreds of students at Be-thune-Cookman University (B-CU) now have a new place to live on campus. A ribbon cutting and naming ceremony for the new Thomas and […]

B-CU adds four to women’s basketball team

B-CU adds four to women’s basketball team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES After the historic 2015-16 season, Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball team increases its squad by four with the addition of rookies Jayla Powers and Chardanae Hamilton and transfers Briana Hardee and Monterika Warren, head coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis announced Tuesday. “I am excited about this year’s newest additions,” Blair-Lewis said. “All of these […]

Men’s Health Summit Saturday at B-CU

Men’s Health Summit Saturday at B-CU

A free Men’s Health Summit will take place on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Bethune-Cookman University’s Center for Civic Engagement. Halifax Health, Halifax Health Hospice, The Vince Carter Embassy of Hope and Bethune-Cookman are sponsoring the event. The summit will include a healthy lunch, guest speakers, door prizes and a […]

MEAC honors  for two B-CU softball standouts

MEAC honors for two B-CU softball standouts

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES After a weekend road sweep, Bethune-Cookman softball picked up a pair of weekly honors as Bailey Conner was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week and teammate Annie Bakenhus collected her second Rookie of the Week honors the league announced Monday. Conner (Encinitas, Calif.), registered a .545 batting […]

B-CU to host daily tours for new residence halls

B-CU to host daily tours for new residence halls

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) is hosting daily tours next week for its new Thomas and Joyce Hanks Moorehead Residential Life Center. Phase one of the residence hall will house an additional 1,200 students on campus, according to B-CU. A reveal week kicks off Sunday, April 17, with a “Remember Midway” panel discussion featuring various community and […]

B-CU baseball players get MEAC honors

B-CU baseball players get MEAC honors

Bethune-Cookman Baseball collected a pair of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) weekly awards on Monday as senior Nathan Bond was selected Co-Player of the week and Danny Rodriguez picked up Rookie of the Week accolades. The announcement came from the league office in Norfolk, Virginia. Both B-CU players were critical in the Wildcats series sweep of […]

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 […]