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November 19, 2015

B-CU Looks for 5th Straight Win at Florida Blue Florida Classic

More than 40,000 Expected for Saturday's Game

November 17, 2015B-CU is Named a Military Friendly University

Active Duty Military Personnel Will Receive Discounted Tuition Rates

November 11, 2015John Crossman Endowed Scholarship

Crossman Commits to Raising $100,000 for Real Estate Scholarship


The University Will Recognize 40 Alumni, Under the Age of 40, Who Are Making Great Strides Within their Professions and Communities

November 4, 2015B-CU Offers Small Business Workshops to the Community

The Event is a Soft Launch for the Center for Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CEED)

October 23, 2015President Jackson's Contract Extended

Board of Trustees Approve President Jackson's Contract Extension

October 21, 2015President Jackson Responds to Alumni and Supporters

President Jackson Provides Answers for Alumni and Supporters

October 7, 2015Message from the Chairman

Chairman Joe Petrock Shares Message with Alumni, Staff, Faculty and Friends

September 30, 2015Bethune-Cookman University to Honor Governor Rick Scott and Other Outstanding Leaders

B-CU Expects Historical Attendance for its 3rd Annual Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Awards Gala

September 17, 2015Bethune-Cookman University Soccer Team Kicks Off inaugural Season With A Win

The B-CU Men’s Team Beat Albany State 2-1 in Sunday’s Match; The Teams Will Play Seven More Teams This Season

September 17, 2015Statement: Off-Campus Incident

B-CU Announces the Loss of Two Students

August 31, 2015B-CU Receives USDLA Certification

B-CU is the First and Only University in the State of Florida to be Certified

August 30, 2015B-CU Student Named White House HBCU All-Star

Landon Wright Is One of 83 HBCU All-Stars Selected for This Year’s Initiative

August 24, 2015Million Father March is a Success

President Jackson, B-CU Students and Faculty Led the Million Father March on the First Day of School

August 21, 2015President Jackson Leads Million Father March

Dr. Jackson, Male Students/Staff and Men from the Community Will Welcome Students Back to School In Hopes to Give Them a Great Start to the Year

August 21, 2015Naming Ceremony for Dr. Ann Taylor Green


August 20, 2015B-CU Featured on CNN: Baltimore Scholars

President Jackson saw promise in three young men and offered to help turn their lives around.

July 13, 2015Bethune-Cookman University Welcomes Dr. Joe Petrock as it's New Chairman of the Board

Petrock Brings Years of Relative Experience and Is Ready to Help President Jackson Elevate B-CU to the Next Level

June 24, 2015B-CU Students Get Special Invite to the White House

Students Created a Toxicity Food Tester to Address the Homeless Population and Discarded Food Reliance

June 16, 2015B-CU Hosts Educational Justice Conference This Summer

Bethune-Cookman University Will Host Hundreds of Teachers and Education Professionals to Take a Deeper Look into the Slow Progression of Minority Students in our Educational System

June 16, 2015B-CU Shines Light on Care Givers with "Mama's Girls" Stageplay

The Acclaimed Stage Play, sponsored by AARP, Will Make a Tour Stop for the Daytona Beach Community on Sunday, June 28th

June 9, 2015B-CU Welcomes Nearly 3,000 for Florida Annual Conference United Methodist Church

Bishop Kenneth H. Carter Will Preside Over the Conference; Reverend Adam Hamilton is Featured Speaker

May 28, 2015B-CU Hosts Divine Nine Presidents Retreat

The Leaders Will Convene to Discuss Strategies and Address Universal Concerns This Friday and Saturday

May 13, 2015Mother and Daughter to Graduate at B-CU Spring Commencement

Tangela Major-Finley Dropped Out 22 Years Ago to Have Her Daughter; Now She Will Walk Across the Stage with Her to Get Her Degree

May 1, 2015Rev. John Harrington is Keynote Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient at Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) Spring Commencement

Daytona Beach, Florida – Bethune-Cookman University is preparing to graduate 325 students at its 2015 Spring Commencement Exercises at 12 noon on Wednesday, 13 May at The Ocean Center (101 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL). The Keynote Speaker is Reverend John W. Harrington, Chairman of Board of Trustees and also one of three Honorary Degree recipients.

April 30, 2015National Society for Leadership and Success Induction Held

First Lady of Daytona Addresses Inductees; Bethune Essay Contest Winners Announced

April 30, 2015B-CU College of Education/Community Affairs K-16 Initiative Wins Business Award

B-CU was recently named as winner of the Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award (CRBA)

April 28, 2015B-CU Host 2nd Annual Male Empowerment Summit

Roland Martin, Smokie Norful, Pastor Marvin Winans, NFL Players and more to appear at B-CU

April 22, 2015B-CU Launches CEED Venture Incubation Program

Chosen Local Businesses Will Get Free Courses to Help their Businesses Grow