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B-CU engaging fans, preparing for Sept. 1 game

B-CU engaging fans, preparing for Sept. 1 game

Athletics department beefs up social media during summer campaign FROM STAFF REPORTS Throughout the summer, B-CU has held a social media campaign with Wildcats fan having the opportunity to win tickets, prizes, see pictures and get more information on the 2013 football season. Bethune-Cookman’s season opener is Sept. 1 at Tennessee State in Nashville. Fans […]

B-CU brings on new assistant volleyball coach

B-CU brings on new assistant volleyball coach

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University Head Volleyball Coach Isaac Raphael announced this week that Brittany Williams has joined the Lady Wildcat program as an assistant coach. Williams comes to B-CU after two seasons at South Carolina State and replaces Kisya Killingsworth, who has been named the head coach at Delaware State. “We welcome Brittany […]

Jackson hires new provost for B-CU; Powell becomes dean

Jackson hires new provost for B-CU; Powell becomes dean

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Edison Jackson, president of Bethune-Cookman University, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Makola M. Abdullah as B-CU’s provost. Abdullah replaced Dr. Hiram J. Powell, who is now B-CU’s Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. “As we continue to develop new graduate programs and expand into new markets, many […]

Reunion in the works for 1983 Bethune-Cookman class

Reunion in the works for 1983 Bethune-Cookman class

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES It’s been 30 years since more than 200 students graduated from then Bethune-Cookman College. Classmate Michael Matlock is searching for his fellow grads with hopes of a big reunion during Bethune-Cookman University’s Homecoming this year. “We’re searching in Florida for the alumni of the Bethune-Cookman College class of 1983,” said […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

No NCAA action for baseball team Savannah State wins MEAC showdown and automatic bid to tournament BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It comes as no surprise that Bethune-Cookman won’t play in the NCAA regional baseball tournament. B-CU didn’t receive an at-large bid during the selection show on Monday. The Wildcats knew they had a slim […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU falls to Savannah State in MEAC final BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Peter Poole’s sacrifice fly RBI in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted Savannah State University to a 1-0 win over Bethune-Cookman for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament championship. The Tigers (33-21) won the title and earned an automatic trip to […]

‘Never, never give up’

‘Never, never give up’

This is just one of the pearls of wisdom shared with hundreds of B-CU graduates at their May 11 commencement BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A college graduate’s first job after receiving his diploma was at a supermarket. On his first day on the job, the store manager gave him a broom to sweep the […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Softball team falls in MEAC tournament; baseball up to bat BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman concluded its season with losses to #23 South Florida 7-3 on May 7 and then ranked #30 the University of Central Florida 4-0 on May 8. The Wildcats now shift their attention to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament in […]

Public invited to ‘Youth On Move’ at Daisy Stocking Park May 18

Public invited to ‘Youth On Move’ at Daisy Stocking Park May 18

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Second Avenue Merchants Association (SAMA) along with C-Style Entertainment and Promotions  hosting “Youth on the Move” on May 18. “Youth on the Move” is a a free event that will be held at Daisy Stocking Park in Daytona Beach from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  This event will focus […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats softball grinds out season, win division ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Wins have been hard to come by for the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats softball team, but the wins that they have are big ones. B-CU finished the regular season at 17-33 overall and 11-3 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). They won the MEAC South […]