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B-CU’s Williams captures third straight MEAC honor

B-CU’s Williams captures third straight MEAC honor

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES For the third-straight week, Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball redshirt junior Kailyn Williams was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. The MEAC weekly defensive honor marked the fifth this season for the 6-4 Wildcat center. Williams, who is from New Orleans, averaged 10.5 rebounds, 6.0 […]

Williams signs with Canadian Football League

Williams signs with Canadian Football League

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University’s former quarterback Quentin Williams has signed to play with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Williams also competed on Jan. 17 in the inaugural Tropic Bowl in North Miami Beach. The Tampa native was named most valuable player for the National Team after producing stellar numbers […]

Standout B-CU player enshrined into coaches hall of fame

Standout B-CU player enshrined into coaches hall of fame

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES If offensive lineman never get the glory, heaven help the offensive lineman who also runs track. Calvin Jackson will be best remembered as one of the top linemen in Bethune-Cookman football history – remember, Larry Little also played defense during his playing days before the NFL – as Jackson opened holes […]

B-CU inducts record number of students into honor society

B-CU inducts record number of students into honor society

B-CU inducts record number of students into honor society SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Chapter of the National Society for Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Society, recently held induction ceremonies for more than 160 new inductees. The ceremony took place on campus in Heyn Chapel. “We are so proud of our […]

B-CU’s LaRon Smith makes MEAC’s top list again

B-CU’s LaRon Smith makes MEAC’s top list again

Bethune-Cookman’s LaRon Smith garnered his second Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of The Week honor of the season, it was announced on Jan. 18. The 6-8 redshirt junior from Palm Bay  had 21 rebounds and eight blocked shots in the Wildcats’ two games last week. Against Norfolk State, he sank two key free throws with […]

Author to discuss B-CU founder’s life, legacy

Author to discuss B-CU founder’s life, legacy

Nancy Long will discuss her biography, “The Life and Legacy of Mary McLeod Bethune,” at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. Long is president of the Heritage Preservation Trust and a retired professor at Bethune-Cookman University. Her book is based on interviews with people who had firsthand knowledge […]

B-CU’s Smith earns MEAC Player of the Week honor

B-CU’s Smith earns MEAC Player of the Week honor

Bethune-Cookman University’s LaRon Smith has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of The Week, it was announced Monday. The 6-8 redshirt junior, a product of Heritage High School in Palm Bay, totaled 18 rebounds, three assists, 11 blocks and four steals against Brown, Jacksonville and Grand Canyon last week. For the season, Smith […]

B-CU football players get invitation to Tropic Bowl

B-CU football players get invitation to Tropic Bowl

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Marquis Drayton and Quentin Williams have been invited to participate in the Tropic Bowl, set for Jan. 17 in North Miami Beach. The game will take place at North Miami Athletic Stadium. The Tropic Bowl is an elite and exclusive FBS and FCS College All-Star game played in January, featuring some […]

B-CU provost named president of Virginia HBCU

B-CU provost named president of Virginia HBCU

Dr. Makola Abdullah was chosen as 14th leader of Virginia State University. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES When Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) conferred more than 220 degrees at its fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 12, students were not the only legacy symbols to leave the historical institution. President Edison O. Jackson also announced that Provost Makola […]

B-CU graduates 246 students; honors civil rights martyrs

B-CU graduates 246 students; honors civil rights martyrs

DAYTONA TIMES STAFF History was made by Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) on Dec. 12 when 246 students were bestowed 246 degrees during the fall commencement.  It was the university’s largest ever fall graduating class. The graduation was made even more special with the bestowing of four honorary doctorate degrees, which included posthumous honors for civil rights […]