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Daytona State offering ‘one-stop shop’ enrollment on Saturday

Daytona State offering ‘one-stop shop’ enrollment on Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Time’s getting short to sign up for fall classes at Daytona State College (DSC). Students can “one-stop shop” at DSC’s Fall Enrollment Day on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Daytona Beach Campus, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event makes it easy to complete everything from application to registration, […]

Retired B-CU vice president Dr. Shirley Lee dies at 96

Retired B-CU vice president Dr. Shirley Lee dies at 96

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Shirley B. Lee, retired executive vice president of Bethune-Cookman University, died June 21 at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Daytona Beach. She was 96. She was a community pillar and accomplished academic who dedicated herself to Bethune-Cookman in 1945 as a faculty member and held numerous positions at the […]

Actor from ‘Martin’ and ‘Cosby Show’ to star in DeLand play

Actor from ‘Martin’ and ‘Cosby Show’ to star in DeLand play

Actor Carl Payne, who is most noted for his roles as “Cockroach’’ on “The Cosby Show’’ and “Cole Brown’’ on “Martin,’’ will star in a comedic stage play on July 25 in DeLand. Andre Darby’s play, “My Prodigal Child,’’ will be performed at 5 p.m. at the DeLand High School Auditorium. Darby, the younger brother […]

Free HIV testing in Daytona June 26

Free HIV testing in Daytona June 26

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County will recognize the 20th annual observance of National HIV Testing Day by offering free HIV testing on June 26 — one day earlier than the annual kick off. Themed “Take the Test, Take the Control,” the campaign encourages people of all ages […]

Daytona State seeking teens for free Cyber Camp

Daytona State seeking teens for free Cyber Camp

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES A virtual world of fun, learning and interactive challenges will be in store for a select group of students entering grades 9-12 when Daytona State College hosts its third annual Cyber Camp July 13-16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Advanced Technology College, 1770 Technology Blvd. in Daytona […]

Legendary band Maze featuring Beverly to perform at Peabody

Legendary band Maze featuring Beverly to perform at Peabody

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, amazingly one of the most talented and influential R&B/soul groups to date, will bring The Peabody audience to their feet with an exciting show full of high energy, electricity and amazing music. Beverly and band will come to The Peabody for one show only, Sunday, June […]

Learning to ascend to greatness

Learning to ascend to greatness

Roland Martin, others share key to success with B-CU brothers BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University continues to invest in the lives of young men of color as the nation grapples with an incensed conversation on race, policing and the justice system across America. Nearly two weeks following the death of Freddie Gray, […]

Daytona State to host free summer camps for teens

Daytona State to host free summer camps for teens

Daytona State College is inviting local teens to sign up for a series of free, eight-day summer camps for Flagler County and Volusia County students in grades 9, 10 and 11. All camps will be held June 15-25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A total of 120 students (20 students per camp) will have […]

Police chief pledges free academy for qualified Blacks

Police chief pledges free academy for qualified Blacks

Chitwood announces offer at community meeting with residents, officers BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach Police Chief Michael Chitwood says his department will pay the full tuition of any Black person who would like to go through the police academy at Daytona State College with the plans of joining the local force upon […]

‘Black Panther Party’ film seeks wider audience

‘Black Panther Party’ film seeks wider audience

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,’’ the first feature-length film to focus on the origin and downfall of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense is making waves in the film community. It’s been a breakout entry at the Sundance Film Festival, and has already won an […]

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