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Cuban filmmaker visits B-CU

Cuban filmmaker visits B-CU

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES World-renowned Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando, who has produced her films and documentaries in Cuba for more than two decades, was on Bethune-Cookman University’s campus last week. Her visit was facilitated by Dr. Alberto Jones of the Caribbean-American Children Fund and B-CU history professor Raphael Jackson. Rolando previewed her 2004 documentary […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats softball, baseball teams leading MEAC Southern Division BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Wildcats stayed atop the MEAC South Division by sweeping North Carolina A&T in a three-game series in Sanford. B-CU continues to play well. For the month of April, the team had a 12-3 record as of Monday. “The goal from the […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Track and field program making great strides BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats track and field program has quietly put together a decent outdoor season. The program has eight gold medals, 117 top 10 finishes and 29 athletes (12 women and 17 men) qualified for the MEAC Championships. “Right now we are […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Big week for baseball and softball teams BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It was a good week on the diamond for the Bethune-Cookman University baseball team. The team went 5-1 from April 2 through April 8. B-CU swept Florida A&M in a three-game series and picked up wins over Miami and Stetson. The only blemish […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats sweep North Carolina team during MEAC play BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman opened Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play with a sweep of North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C. B-CU (8-27, 2-0) opened the series by taking a doubleheader from Central (2-27, 0-2) by scores of 11-4 and 9-1 on March 30. Kelsey Rodney […]

Community pleased with Jackson as B-CU’s ‘permanent president’

Community pleased with Jackson as B-CU’s ‘permanent president’

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University’s Board of Trustees’ decision to ask Interim President Dr. Edison Jackson to be the school’s permanent president is welcome news to many Daytona Beach residents and supporters of the school. Upon learning that Jackson had accepted the position, Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry said the president’s unique vision, […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Track and bowling highlight Wildcats sports action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Lady Wildcats’ bowling team went 2-2 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Bowling Championships at AMF Chesapeake Lanes in Chesapeake, Va. Bethune-Cookman (60-65) is currently ranked 20th in the latest National TinPin Coaches Association poll. B-CU entered the MEAC tournament as the sixth […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Madness magic runs out for the B-CU Wildcats BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman had its basketball season come to an end with an 81-72 loss to Morgan State University in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference  (MEAC) tournament on March 8. The Morgan Bears shot 57 percent from the field and scored 48 […]

BREAKING: Bethune-Cookman University names new president

BREAKING: Bethune-Cookman University names new president

Staff reports - Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees on Wednesday unanimously named Dr. Edison Jackson to the permanent position of president. Jackson had served as the school’s interim president. Read the full story in this week’s Daytona Times.

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats hoping for some March Madness magic BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Both Bethune-Cookman basketball programs are competing this week in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament in Norfolk, Va. The men’s team used a balanced attack to knock off Coppin State University 89-78 in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday. Adrien Coleman scored […]