Friday, September 25, 2020

‘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...

FUTURES Foundation names top first-year teachers in Volusia County

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools announced its 2016 First Year Teacher Award recipients during its annual recognition event April...

Stetson University to graduate largest class on Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Stetson University’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 7 will be its 130th and is expected to set two new...

Great Migration a triumph of Black Press

The FBI and lawsuits could not stop the effort to create the largest migration in American History. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the...

Holdsclaw discusses ‘Mind/Game’ documentary, mental illness

Directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Rick Goldsmith, the film chronicles her rise to basketball stardom and her battle against mental illness while offering a...

‘A better living and learning experience’

New residence hall is part of a $72 million project that will make it possible for 3,000 students to live on B-CU’s campus. BY ANDREAS...

Travel scholarships available for students to go abroad

BY JOSEPH HERNANDEZ CHICAGO TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Heads up, intrepid world travelers: Hostelling International USA is offering scholarships to help young nomads hit the road. Applications are...

39 local juniors graduate from Tomorrow’s Leaders Program

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools graduated 39 high school juniors on April 14 from its 28th annual Tomorrow’s...

A new way to handle college debt

Education department launched another loan repayment program in 2015 BY ERIN E. ARVEDLUND PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE There’s yet another way to pay back student loans without...

Free summit to tackle health issues affecting Black men

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES An upcoming event is geared toward helping men get serious about their health. However, organizers say it will be much more...