Thursday, November 26, 2020

B-CU alum’s debut rap single encourages young people to vote

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Aquino Cole, professionally known as “Kino Ink,” is releasing his debut single, “Write A Way” to launch his career...

COVID-19 hits B-CU hard; in-person classes and sports halted

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A recent spike in COVID-19 cases at Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) has led the institution to tighten safety protocols and limit activities...

DOING HIS PART

Fred Beneby, an 85-year-old Army veteran has been taking to the street to inspire residents to go to the polls. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Fred Beneby...

Reflecting on 116 years

Local B-CU alumni host Founder’s Day program On Oct. 3, 1904, the Daytona Literary and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls was founded by Mary...

Another Mind of Christ food giveaway

The Mind of Christ Ministries in partnership with Bethune-Cookman University held a food giveaway at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church in Daytona Beach on Sept....

A BRIGHTER FUTURE

Bethune-Cookman’s leadership expresses joy and relief about restored accreditation. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) recently received some long-awaited good news. The Southern Association of Colleges...

B-CU off probation; will maintain accreditation

FROM STAFF REPORTS After two years of being placed on probation relating to “governance and financial sustainability", Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) will maintain its accreditation with...

Elder Calvin Banks, a Bethune-Cookman grad, dies at age 57

Elder Calvin Dwayne Banks, a minister and singer, died on Aug 21 in Gainesville. A public viewing is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m....

B-CU and Florida’s Juvenile Justice unite for student internships

Bethune-Cookman University and the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) have partnered to provide internship and employment opportunities to qualified B-CU students (undergraduate and...

‘She did for everybody’

Family, friends mourn passing of activist Norma Bland BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Norma Poole Bland is being remembered as a longtime outspoken local activist as well...