A ‘Wildcat roar’ at B-CU commencement

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES More than 350 Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats are now the proud owners of a new bachelor or master’s degrees, including three...

From Civil War to Civil Rights

Frank Smith’s life has been about activism, honor and service. BY AVIS THOMAS-LESTER URBAN NEWS SERVICE Frank Smith, Jr. emerged from a Mississippi jail and learned that...

‘Work hard, persevere and serve’

Political strategist encourages grads; Shaq  surprises mom, crowd at B-CU graduation BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile challenged 314 Bethune-Cookman University graduates Saturday...

Daytona State commencement ceremonies held May 13

Thousands take next step forward SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES More than 3,100 students – with more than half earning honors or high honors – joined...

Pennsylvania HBCU in jeopardy of folding this month

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS SERVICE After years of financial trouble and heartbreaking enrollment decline, Cheyney University, one of the oldest Black institutions of higher...

Students learn about homebuilding and teamwork during tour

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Over 125 middle school students were treated as VIPs during a recent construction tour of ICI Homes’ Plantation Bay community...

Embry-Riddle ranked top online educator for bachelor’s

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide has garnered the No. 1 spot on the 2016 U.S. News & World Report list...

Gaps in teacher effectiveness can hurt young minority students

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS WIRE Minority and low-income students are less likely to have consistent access to effective teachers between preschool and the third grade...

Teacher gives insight on historically Black school

Dorothy Moore to join alumni of Campbell Street Elementary for Aug. 23 reunion Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories about Campbell...

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...

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