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B-CU to honor 40 grads under age 40 during Classic weekend

B-CU to honor 40 grads under age 40 during Classic weekend

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Jada Wright-Greene earned bragging rights in 2000 as a coveted Bethune Cookman University (B-CU) alumna. Today, she is CEO and publisher of Heritage Salon Magazine. Greene’s path to greatness was followed by Gregory Drane, who left the Wildcat yard in 2002 and is now a Littany Lion at Pennsylvania State […]

Medals of Honor for local students

Medals of Honor for local students

Dr. Edison Jackson, president of Bethune-Cookman University, places a medallion around the neck of a student from Elementary School in Deltona. With him is Volusia County Councilwoman Joyce Cusack. The university recently hosted student breakfasts and luncheons for local students and their parents to celebrate academic excellence.  All students who participated made the honor roll, […]

2016 MEAC Hall of Fame Class to include B-CU’s Lynn Thompson

2016 MEAC Hall of Fame Class to include B-CU’s Lynn Thompson

Lynn Thompson, Bethune-Cookman University’s vice president for Intercollegiate Athletics, will be inducted as one of five members into the 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Hall of Fame Class. The inductees will be enshrined during an awards brunch on Thursday, March 10, 2016, beginning with a welcoming gathering at 9:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Waterside Hotel […]

Marching Wildcats chosen again for Honda Battle of the Bands

Marching Wildcats chosen again for Honda Battle of the Bands

Bethune-Cookman University’s marching band has been selected again as a Final 8 band to participate in the 14th annual Honda Battle of the Bands. Students, alumni and fans from America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) helped select eight top marching bands to perform at the Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase, on Jan. 30, 2016 […]

Flawless conference record for women’s volleyball team

Flawless conference record for women’s volleyball team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman’s volleyball squad made history in Durham, N.C., on Sunday, Nov. 9 when the team took a 3-1 (19-25, 25-19, 25-14, 25-16) victory from North Carolina Central University to finish the regular-season perfect in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play. The 10-0 flawless MEAC record is the first in school history as […]

A BIG FINISH FOR THE WILDCATS

A BIG FINISH FOR THE WILDCATS

B-CU quarterback, lineman get MEAC’s top awards of the week COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman quarterback Quentin Williams has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the homecoming game against Norfolk State. The Wildcats defeated the Spartans 59-49 with a crowd of 9,875 at […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE 2015

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE 2015

A morning of bright smiles and regal waves While the football game was the highlight of the homecoming festivities, Bethune-Cookman University’s Saturday morning parade kicked off a day of excitement for Wildcats and Wildcat fans. Hundreds of spectators lined Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard on Oct. 24 to check out this year’s lineup, which included festive […]

B-CU celebrating homecoming with barbecue, free concert

B-CU celebrating homecoming with barbecue, free concert

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach will be saturated in a sea of maroon and gold this weekend as Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) celebrates its homecoming. Despite the controversy in the past weeks regarding Florida Gov. Rick Scott being awarded the university’s Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Leadership Award Wednesday night at B-CU’s Legacy Awards Gala, […]

A LEGACY OF LOVE

A LEGACY OF LOVE

B-CU building’s rotunda named in honor of trustee and his late wife BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES About 100 people gathered on the lawn of Bethune-Cookman’s University’s College of Liberal Arts on Oct. 9 for a dedication of the Wilson Memorial Rotunda in honor of B-CU Trustee Rufus L. Wilson, and his late wife, Janice […]

National business challenge open to local women

National business challenge open to local women

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has been selected as one of several host sites for the semifinal rounds of a women’s business challenge competition titled “The Innovate HER Challenge.” The national competition allows individuals and small businesses to compete at the national level for cash prizes totaling over $70,000.  The Small Business Administration’s […]