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The Exploring Gifts and Graces program, now underway at B-CU, is presenting high school students with skills to help them beyond school. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES High school juniors and seniors from all over Florida are in Daytona Beach this month, participating in the Exploring Gifts and Graces: Summer Adventure in Theology and Leadership […]

Daytona State to offer daytime welding classes

Daytona State to offer daytime welding classes

In response to increasing demand for skilled welders, Daytona State College (DSC) has expanded its welding program to offer daytime courses leading to an industry-recognized certificate in Welding Technology, beginning fall semester. The new daytime option for future welders adds to evening classes already in place. DSC’s two-semester welding program prepares students to become professional […]

BREAKING NEWS: Sources say retired judge named B-CU’s interim president

BREAKING NEWS: Sources say retired judge named B-CU’s interim president

Dr. Edison Jackson will retire as Bethune-Cookman’s president. Hubert L. Grimes was named interim president, sources told the Daytona Times Wednesday night. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Hubert L. Grimes, Bethune-Cookman University’s legal counsel and a former Volusia County judge, has been named interim president of the Daytona Beach-based HBCU, on-campus sources told the Daytona […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN PRESIDENT RETIRES

BETHUNE-COOKMAN PRESIDENT RETIRES

The Daytona Times has learned that Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Edison O. Jackson will retire. It is unclear whether the retirement is voluntary or was the result of a specially called Board of Trustees meeting which took place on campus  July 11. It is also unclear whether the retirement is effective immediately. Sources have told […]

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College presidents are still mostly  White and male

College presidents are still mostly White and male

BY BILL SCHACKNER PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE PITTSBURGH – How White and male is the college presidency in America these days? Pretty White and male, but a study done every five years and being released Tuesday by the American Council on Education says there also are signs of increasing diversity. On average, the typical […]

HBCU students ‘Discover the Unexpected’ with Black Press

HBCU students ‘Discover the Unexpected’ with Black Press

BY NONI MARSHALL AND ALEXA IMANI SPENCER NNPA NEWS SERVICE The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) kicked off the second year of the “Discover The Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program with an “Immersion” event in Detroit, Michigan. Chevrolet, the sponsor of the program, hosted the student scholars and a handful of NNPA publishers and editors […]

Trump administration takes on Obama’s education law

Trump administration takes on Obama’s education law

Neither Trump nor DeVos can make any changes to the Common Core State Standards because states, local officials and community stakeholders developed those standards. BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos continue to make misleading statements about Common Core State Standards, muddying the waters for school districts working […]

Students in Halifax Health program receive diplomas

Students in Halifax Health program receive diplomas

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Eight Project SEARCH Volusia County students received their high school diplomas on May 26 during a ceremony held in the auditorium at Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach honoring the program’s first graduating class in Volusia County. Students in the inaugural class of Project SEARCH Volusia County included Arianna […]

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

FROM STAFF REPORTS The NAACP Florida State Conference is calling on Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) President Dr. Edison Jackson and Board Chairman Dr. Joe Petrock to resign effective immediately. The NAACP, alumni, students as well as Daytona Beach residents have expressed outrage over the university’s decision to have U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as its […]

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