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B-CU: Transforming Lives, One Student at a Time

June 18

Ashley N. Jennings is a 2012 graduate of Bethune-Cookman University, having earned a Master of Science in transformative leadership. Jennings has a deep experience that connects her to B-CU. She...

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Farm Share, State Rep. Henry and B-CU Collaborate

June 11

Farm Share, State Rep. Henry, and B-CU Collaborate to Provide Food for Nearly 300 Families Campus and community came together to address food insecurity in Midtown, one of the City of Daytona...

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It's Never Too Late to Earn Your College Degree

June 11

At age 44, Nakeesha Howard satisfied a lifelong dream when she completed graduation requirements earning a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the College of Liberal Studies. At the same time, she...

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Grady Irvin, Esquire ('85) to Emcee 105th National Dental Association Convention

June 11

Attorney Grady Irvin (’85) will serve as master of ceremonies at the 105th National Dental Association (NDA) Annual Convention being hosted at the Rosen Centre Hotel, July 11-15, 2018, in Orlando,...

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Trustee Dr. Lucille O'Neal Hosts Benefit Luncheon

Trustee Dr. Lucille O'Neal Hosts Benefit Luncheon

June 11

For eight years now, Bethune-Cookman University Trustee and alumna, Dr. Lucille O'Neal, has convened hundreds of family, friends and supporters for a benefit Faith and Fellowship Luncheon, which...

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National Science Foundation Funds Research Experiences for Undergraduates at CSEM

National Science Foundation Funds Research Experiences for Undergraduates at CSEM

June 11

Bethune-Cookman University has been awarded a three-year grant valued at $300K from the National Science Foundation for a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site at the College of...

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2004 Graduate LaShakia Moore to Lead Flagler County Public Schools' Rymfire Elementary 

June 4

Flagler County (Florida) Superintendent James Tager announced LaShakia Moore will become the third principal in the history of Rymfire Elementary School, according to a news release on May 30. She...

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Passionate Mentorship by Professors Helped Me Navigate the World

June 4

From day one, however, Bethune-Cookman was not about where I started, but about from where I would launch. Passionate mentorship from Dr. Claudette McFadden and global exposure from Dr. Rebecca...

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Erica Anderson Earns Florida Education Fund McKnight Doctoral Fellowship 

June 4

Erica Anderson, research coordinator for the Disparities in Arthritis Pain and Physical Activity (DAPPA) research study sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National...

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B-CU Conference on Education and Social Justice to Address Tough Issues

June 4

Historically Black Colleges and Universities have always been at the vanguard of tackling society’s most intractable social issues. Bethune-Cookman University continues that tradition during its...

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Brenika Beltinor Awarded Walton-UNCF Education Fellowship

June 4

Brenika Beltinor, a rising senior, majoring in psychology, has been selected as a UNCF Walton K-12 Fellow. The Walton-UNCF K-12 Education Fellowship is a leadership and talent development...

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History Professor Jeannette Ford Publishes Book on China’s Mao, Directs Summer Undergraduate Research Projects

May 29

Mao's Prey: The History of Chen Renbing, Liberal Intellectual,written by Jeannette Ford, Ed.D., associate professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts, is being reissued by Routledge Taylor...

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B-CU Hosts National Conference on Equitable Development

May 29

The National Conference on Equitable Development at Bethune-Cookman University, held June 20 – 21, 2018, will provide a forum for discussion of approaches to addressing health, economic, housing...

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Dean of B-CU Global Online Education Elected to United States Distance Learning Association Board of Directors

May 29

At the 2018 United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) International Conference held April 28, 2018, Arletha McSwain, Ph.D., dean of B-CU Global Online College, was elected to serve a...

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Record Number of Graduates Receive Juvenile Justice Reform Certificate Through Florida HBCU Talent Pipeline Project

May 29

Spring 2018 commencement marked a record number of students receiving the Certificate of Completion in Juvenile Justice Reform through the Florida Historically Black Colleges and Universities...

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Fifth Annual Salute to Everyday Heroes Ceremony Honors "BCC" Alumnus Howard Gentry

May 29

Orlando’s Spectrum News 13 announced its “2017 Hero of the Year,” along with winners in the categories of Education, Health Advocate, Volunteer, Young Hero, Viewer’s Choice and Public Service at...

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Alumna Joins 2018 Harvard Business School Young American Leaders Program

May 18

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...

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Edward Tucker Appointed to the Florida Council for the Social Status of Black Men and Boys

May 18

Edward Tucker, a 2016 B-CU alumnus, was recently appointed to the Florida Council for the Social Status of Black Men and Boys.

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B-CU Announces 2018-2019 Tuition Increase, First in Eight Years

May 18

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...

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Psychology Department Chair Appears in Documentary

May 14

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...

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University Students Gain Professional Awareness and Exposure at International Organization of Black Security Executives Conference 

May 14

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)...

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Area Students to Explore Higher Ed and Hospitality Careers During Bob Billingslea School of Hospitality Summer Bridge Program June 4 – 7

May 11

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...

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Cynthia M.A. Butler McIntyre to Deliver Keynote at Education and Social Justice Conference

May 11

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...

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Computer Science and Engineering Students Attend 2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers SoutheastCon

May 8

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)...

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2018 Spring Commencement Rife with University Traditions as Graduates Depart to Serve, The Answered Prayer of a Dream

May 8

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...

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B-CU Continues to Lead Annie E. Casey Foundation's Florida HBCU's Expanding the Bench Summit

May 8

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...

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American Actor/Producer Isaiah Washington to Address Education and Social Justice Conference

May 8

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...

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