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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 […]

B-CU’s young track stars  shine at North Carolina meet

B-CU’s young track stars shine at North Carolina meet

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Jan. 10 was a big day for Bethune-Cookman’s track and field underclass women at the Joe Hilton Open on the campus of the University of North Carolina, securing three of B-CU’s eight first-place finishes as the Wildcats logged eight (five women, three men) additional Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Championships qualifying marks […]

Wildcats to celebrate football team at Jan. 17 banquet

Wildcats to celebrate football team at Jan. 17 banquet

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman Football will hold its end of the season banquet Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village Hotel. The event will honor the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champion Wildcats. The night starts with a reception at 6:30 p.m., held on the second floor of the Hilton just […]

Lady Wildcats snap losing streak with win over Western Carolina

Lady Wildcats snap losing streak with win over Western Carolina

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman Head Coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis earned her 200th victory and her Lady Wildcats (4-10) snapped a five-game losing streak on Saturday at Richard V. Moore Gymnasium, stringing together a near-complete game effort to jump out early and hold off Western Carolina (7-7) for the 63-53 non-conference victory. Although the Catamounts put up […]

Stewart helps team win big over Trinity Baptist

Stewart helps team win big over Trinity Baptist

Brandon Stewart scored a career-high 32 points as Bethune-Cookman snapped a five-game losing streak with a 97-71 victory over Trinity Baptist Monday night. The senior, a walk-on from Miami, was 10-16 from the field and 8-10 from the line. He also had nine rebounds, two blocks and three steals to lead five Wildcats in double […]

Sims takes over as B-CU’s head coach

Sims takes over as B-CU’s head coach

Assistant coach replaces Jenkins who accepted position at Alabama State FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Bethune-Cookman introduced Terry Sims as its new head football coach on Monday at a press conference on campus at the Larry R. Handfield Athletic Training Center. Sims had spent the past five years as an assistant football coach, primarily responsible […]

Volusia’s ‘Guiding Lights’ through segregation

Volusia’s ‘Guiding Lights’ through segregation

B-CU Women’s Advisory Board honors pioneer Black teachers BY JOY S. JONES SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University Women’s Advisory Board paid tribute to 74 living Black educators last week at a fundraiser for its endowed scholarship fund. The event with the theme, “Honoring Our Unsung Heroes: The Black Teachers of Volusia County […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY FALL COMMENCEMENT 2014

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY FALL COMMENCEMENT 2014

B-CU honors Troutmans as ‘Total B-CU Family’ FROM STAFF REPORTS At Bethune-Cookman University’s Dec. 13 fall commencement, 213 students received degrees. Among those was Ted Troutman of Daytona Beach, who graduated with a degree in criminal justice. Ted followed in the footsteps of more than 40 relatives who have graduated from the university. Last Saturday, […]

Wildcats lose Jenkins to Alabama

Wildcats lose Jenkins to Alabama

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Brian Jenkins was introduced as the new head coach of Alabama State University (ASU) on Wednesday afternoon during a press conference at the school’s new stadium. The 43-year-old said it was part of God’s plan for him. “When God speaks, you don’t question it,” Jenkins said at the press […]

B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9

B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES After some schedule adjustments to maximize opportunities for the defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) men’s champion Wildcats, Bethune-Cookman Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Donald Cooper announced the 2014-15 indoor and outdoor schedules last week. “First of all, we definitely wanted a competitive schedule for our elite-level athletes,” Cooper […]