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B-CU at Miami stadium:  On and off the field

B-CU at Miami stadium: On and off the field

The first football game of the season at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens attracted plenty of enthusiastic Wildcats eager to cheer on their team. Although Bethune-Cookman lost the game to the University of Miami, it didn’t keep the Wildcats from showing their team spirit. The Hurricanes defeated B-CU 45-0 in a lightning delayed game. […]

A major feat for B-CU’s Online College

A major feat for B-CU’s Online College

Bethune-Cookman is the first university in the state to receive the certification. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University has received a major accomplishment for its online college. The online college recently was certified as a United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) program. According to the university, B-CU’s Online College is the first program in Florida […]

One million steps toward learning

One million steps toward learning

Local leaders give students handshakes and words of encouragement on first day of school as part of the Million Father March BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The pitter pat of anxious feet marched forward with pride to shake the hands of leaders in the annual Million Father March, a national movement that provides an opportunity […]

B-CU names building after retired provost

B-CU names building after retired provost

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES History and legacy have intersected at the corner of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. boulevards for years that precede its rural roads and civil rights echo. Dr. Ann Taylor Green is the third namesake whose academic stature and community service have earned the right to […]

Cross-country team begins season on Sept. 4

Cross-country team begins season on Sept. 4

SPECIAL TO THE  DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman begins preparation for the 2015 cross county season having already answered its biggest question: Who will replace Ricy Brown? According to Director of Track & Field Donald Cooper, the answer is Xavier Walton from Titusville. Walton, the Florida Class 2-A cross country runner-up from 2014, will make his B-CU […]

One more treat before school resumes

One more treat before school resumes

Festival offers day of fun for students, parents Bethune-Cookman students help to give treats to students and parents gathered Saturday, Aug. 15, at Daisy Stocking Park for the Community Unity Festival sponsored by the City of Daytona Beach and others. It was the city’s last big summer event for students before school resumes. The first […]

Wildcats face Miami next month in televised game

Wildcats face Miami next month in televised game

Bethune-Cookman University football games will be televised nationally at least four times during the 2015 regular season. Having won at least a share of the last three Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) titles, Bethune-Cookman will open the 2015 slate with an ESPN3 contest at FBS opponent University of Miami (Sept. 5) at Sun Life Stadium in […]

Football team ranked third in preseason poll

Football team ranked third in preseason poll

The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats are ranked third in the BoxToRow preseason poll. The ranking was announced on Aug. 7 from the BoxToRow home office in Raleigh, N.C. Bethune-Cookman went 9-3 a season ago, finishing third in the final BoxToRow poll behind Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) champ Alcorn State (10-3) and co-MEAC champion North Carolina A&T (-3). […]

A history lesson on B-CU’s founder

A history lesson on B-CU’s founder

B-CU expands degree offerings

B-CU expands degree offerings

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) continues its quest to advance as not just a formidable HBCU but a top-ranked small university in America. In addition to naming Joe Petrock its chairman of the board of trustees this month, the university recently expanded its degree offerings with seven new academic programs, six of which […]