Thursday, July 9, 2020

Desegregation linked to closing achievement gap

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Year after year in measure after measure, Black, Latino, and Native American students trail their White peers...

A major feat for B-CU’s Online College

Bethune-Cookman is the first university in the state to receive the certification. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University has received a major accomplishment for its online...

‘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...

Embry-Riddle to debut program in aerospace physiology

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES This fall, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will launch a unique undergraduate aerospace physiology program in collaboration with Florida Hospital for students...

Black male enrollment declines in med schools

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON –The number of Black males applying to medical school is lower than it was three decades ago, raising concerns...

Film series continues at college

Daytona State College is continuing its film series of rare African-American filmmakers. They are being shown in the Southeast Museum of Photography Madorsky Theater,...

Black Press played vital role in ‘Hidden Figures’

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS WIRE In her book, “Hidden Figures,” author Margot Lee Shetterly pays homage to the African-American women who worked as human...

Black preschoolers’ suspensions triple that of Whites

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT WASHINGTON   – Even before they typically learn to read, Black preschoolers – some as young as 4 years old –...

FEA president to speak at B-CU Alumni Day of Service

Fedrick C. Ingram DAYTONA BEACH – Fedrick C. Ingram, an alumnus of Bethune-Cookman University, will provide...

Pay it forward however you can

Among the worst behavior of the man in the White House that one could ever imagine, there...