Thursday, September 24, 2020

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...

College campuses opening up

B-CU, Daytona State and ERAU are scheduled to start classes next month. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The coronavirus pandemic shut down colleges and universities back...

Lewis marches to the polls in Daytona

  In 2016, Congressman John Lewis travelled to Volusia to march to the polls with residents voting at the City Island Library. Former Bethune-Cookman University...

Always remembered

DR. MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE’S 145TH BIRTHDAY

Prep coach leaves for college; teams begin summer workouts

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES New Smyrna Beach native Sean Washington has stepped down as head coach at Pine Ridge High in Deltona. He is taking a...

Sports trying to make a comeback in the midst of a pandemic

COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Even as cases of the coronavirus continue to rise worldwide, the sports world is trying to return in some...