Edward Tucker, a 2016 B-CU alumnus, was recently appointed to the Florida Council for the Social Status of Black Men and Boys.
The 2018 Class of the Young American Leaders Program is a Harvard Business School initiative that convenes leaders from 12 U.S. cities that are working to make their communities prosper. Dr. Wendy Thompson, vice chancellor for organizational effectiveness at the Tennessee Board of Regents, was named to the 2018 class, which will convene at Harvard University in June.
In order to improve our buying power and retain our competitive advantage in this current economic environment, effective fall 2018, the B-CU Board of Trustees, after careful analysis and consideration, has approved a tuition increase of 3% per credit hour for undergraduate students, excluding B-CU Global direct online and military students. In addition, residential meal plans will be increased by $250 per semester.
Event: “Lies Uncovered: The Truth About the Arthur G. Dozier Reform School for Boys," a documentary Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: Friday, May 25, 2018 Location: Orlando Urban Film Festival -AMC Theater Universal City Walk, 6000 Universal Boulevard Orlando, FL 32819
University Students Gain Professional Awareness and Exposure at International Organization of Black Security Executives Conference
Three Bethune-Cookman University students—Aisha Bowen, Shontericka Hall and William Gomillion—were invited to attend the annual International Organization of Black Security Executives (IOBSE) conference held in Plano, Texas, April 23 – April 26, 2018.
Area Students to Explore Higher Ed and Hospitality Careers During Bob Billingslea School of Hospitality Summer Bridge Program June 4 – 7
The 2018 Hospitality Management Summer Bridge Program, a rigorous, four-day, three-night summer residential program! The program will provide a select group of up to 30 secondary students a head start in their transition to campus life.
As a motivational, educational and religious speaker, Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre has inspired thousands over the course of her career. She lives by the precept taken from 1 Peter 4:10 which states in part that “Each one should use whatever gift he/she has received to serve others.”
Rain or shine, Volusia County residents are invited for a free food distribution Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Michael & Libby Johnson Center for Community Engagement. First come, first served while supplies last! The event is open to the public. No identification is required.
Computer Science and Engineering Students Attend 2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers SoutheastCon
A group of faculty and students from the Computer Science and Engineering Department represented Bethune-Cookman University at the 2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) SoutheastCon in St. Petersburg, Florida.
2018 Spring Commencement Rife with University Traditions as Graduates Depart to Serve, The Answered Prayer of a Dream
A tree planting by seniors whose shade will be enjoyed by future generations, a consecration ceremony culminating in a wreath-laying at the gravesite of founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune and graduation ceremonies overflowing with wisdom, love and the charge to serve, marked the culmination of Bethune-Cookman University's Spring Commencement 2018.
Researchers and scholars from Edward Waters College, Florida A&M University, Florida Memorial and Bethune-Cookman University will convene at the Florida HBCUs Expanding the Bench in Performance Management Summit May 16 – 18, 2018in Orlando, Florida. Annie E. Casey Foundation has provided more than $300K in funding to this B-CU-led project since 2015. B-CU faculty members Dr. Randy Nelson, principal investigator, Dr. Kideste Yusef, co-site coordinator, and Dr. Nichole Jones, co-site coordinator, will facilitate summit activities.
A veteran of several Spike Lee films, including Love Jones, the NAACP Image Award recipient is also known for his role as Dr. Preston Burke on the ABC medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy from 2005 until 2007, and again in 2014. Currently, Washington portrays Thelonious Jaha on The CW's science fiction television series The 100. Isaiah Washington will be one of the speakers at the Education and Social Justice Conference: A Multidisciplinary Framework, held at B-CU June 24 - 26, 2018.
HBCU Records, the student-run record label at Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU), has another milestone to celebrate this week. The first B-CU student developed by HBCU Records as a recording artist, Daniel (DJ DGlove) Glover, is preparing for graduation on Saturday, May 5 and also the release of his first single, “Good Time,” today, May 4, on Curb Records.
Second Lieutenant Ashely Weatherspoon, an aging studies major, became a commissioned officer of the United States Army on May 3, 2018. She was one of 300 students graduating from Bethune-Cookman University Saturday, May 5, 2018. The Delray Beach, Florida native finished with a 3.5 grade point average.
The BeyGOOD Foundation Homecoming Scholars Award is a merit-based scholarship open to all incoming, accepted and returning undergraduate and graduate students at Bethune-Cookman University pursuing a degree in one of the Disciplines of Study described below.
Celebrating his twenty-second year as Director of Bands, Donovan V. Wells is a 1984 graduate of Bethune-Cookman College and a 1995 graduate of Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia.
The Wildcat Immersion Program, formerly Summer Bridge, is an intensive six-week program that aids in the transition from high school to college of students who have been conditionally accepted into the University and ensures that each student experiences a transformation in their academic and personal development and social involvement.
UniverCity magazine is the official student magazine of B-CU’s Mass Communications Department. It is also the sister publication to the department’s award-winning Voice of the Wildcats student newspaper.
On Thursday, May 3, 2018, the Bethune-Cookman University Concert Chorale will release its long-awaited new CD, “Hold Fast to Dreams,” a collection of Negro spirituals, on the University’s student-run record label, HBCU Records, which is the only student-run record label at an HBCU.
California State University’s Multimedia Education Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT), in partnership with Tennessee State University, has selected Bethune-Cookman University as a sub-grant awardee for a $10,500 pilot grant that assists faculty and students both online and onsite with Open Education Resources (OER) Affordable Learning Solutions.
The Department of Communication Studies,Theater and Dance is pleased to announce a resounding victory at the National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts Competition (NADSA), which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 21 – March 25, 2018.
Alysha Hinton, a vibrant lead soprano for B-CU Concert Chorale, is best known for her operatic voice. The junior communications major has even more to sing about – she landed an internship with WFTV /WRDQ Channel 9 in Orlando, Florida.
B-CU Presents at National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference –“From Trials and Tribulations to Triumph: Developing an Effective Summer Bridge Program at Your Minority Serving Institution”
Jabal Moss, Ronnie Mack, Derenzo Thomas and Ariana Rodriguez recently attended the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Over 7,000 student affairs professionals attended the conference, where it’s the largest of its kind.
West Palm Beach, Florida native Khaleelah Harris ('18), a senior in the School of Religion, majoring in philosophy and religion, gears up for Yale Divinity School in the fall.
For the past five years, Bethune-Cookman University has expanded the minds of students by offering an intensive mission experience in the family islands of The Bahamas during each spring break term.
More than 50 Jacksonville community residents, stakeholders, and youth received training on the roles, responsibilities, and perspectives of law enforcement professionals
B-CU Signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bahamas Technical & Vocational Institute