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Cleaning up their community

Cleaning up their community

Turie T. Small Elementary School’s PTA and Dr. Earl Johnson, principal, held a Community Cleanup Day on Oct. 19. Students, teachers and PTA members from the elementary school in Daytona Bach as well as volunteers from Bethune-Cookman University and the University of Central Florida participated in the event. There will be another Community Cleanup Day […]

How they made it to the top

How they made it to the top

SeaWorld executives share career advice with business students at B-CU BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University business graduates have something other students don’t have – exposure to CEOs who can help them when they enter the real world. That’s what Aubrey Long, Dean of B-CU’s School of Business said recently as the university welcomed […]

Homecoming with ‘Human Beat Box’

Homecoming with ‘Human Beat Box’

Rapper Doug E. Fresh, also known as the “Human Beat Box,’’ is scheduled as the guest at Bethune-Cookman’s Homecoming pep rally on Friday, Oct. 25. The Wildcats will host conference foe South Carolina State on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Municipal Stadium for the 2 p.m. game. For a list of Homecoming activities, visit http://www.cookman.edu/homecoming/Events_2012.html.

Miami lineman named top player on national college list

Miami lineman named top player on national college list

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Defensive end LeBrandon Richardson has been selected as this week’s National Defensive Lineman of the Week by College Football Performance Awards, announced Monday afternoon by the CFPA office in Davidson, N.C. This is the first time all season Richardson is earning this prestigious weekly award, while already being listed on the […]

The inauguration of Edison Ovanda Jackson

The inauguration of Edison Ovanda Jackson

Bethune-Cookman’s sixth president was installed on Wednesday BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES After 11 months as the interim, Dr. Edison Jackson became Bethune-Cookman University’s sixth president on Wednesday. He became the interim president this spring.  It was his third time as a college president. In 1985, Jackson became president of Compton Community College in California. […]

Wildcats extend MEAC winning streak to 15 games

Wildcats extend MEAC winning streak to 15 games

FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Anthony Jordan rushed for two first quarter touchdowns, Isidore Jackson added 65 yards and another score as Bethune-Cookman held Howard University to 182 total yards en route to a 27-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) victory Saturday at Greene Stadium. The No. 16/13 Wildcats (5-1 overall, 2-0 MEAC) extended their conference-winning streak to 15 […]

B-CU freshmen shine in softball team’s opener

B-CU freshmen shine in softball team’s opener

FROM WIRE REPORTS The opening day of fall ball proved to be a freshman showcase as Bethune-Cookman split a doubleheader with Embry-Riddle Sunday. Sabrina Anguiano threw four innings of shutout relief while Jessica Valenzuela’s two-run triple in the eighth broke open a 1-1 tie as the Wildcats posted a 5-1 victory. In game two, Destinee […]

Grand marshals for  B-CU homecoming  parade to include Henrys

Grand marshals for B-CU homecoming parade to include Henrys

FROM STAFF REPORTS A weeklong of activities for Bethune-Cookman University’s annual homecoming celebration will kick off Friday, Oct. 18, with the Tastes of Culture around the World event. It will culminate with a football game on Saturday, Oct. 26 with the Wildcats playing South Carolina State at Municipal Stadium beginning at 4 p.m. This year’s […]

Plans under way for 2014 Bethune festival

Plans under way for 2014 Bethune festival

B-CU founder’s family to host week of forums, concerts and other events FROM STAFF REPORTS Members of the Bethune family held a press conference on Oct. 4 to announce the creation of the Mary McLeod Bethune Cultural Heritage Arts Festival to be held in Daytona Beach April 6-13, 2014. Bethune-Cookman University will participate in the […]

Music fraternity ordered to suspend activities at B-CU

Music fraternity ordered to suspend activities at B-CU

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has ordered Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America to suspend all activities on and off campus, including meetings, practices, and involvement in events and programs. Pi Gamma, the local chapter of the music fraternity, is named in a lawsuit connected to the death of B-CU student and […]