2021 Posts

October

Founder's Day

In Observance of Founder's Day

September

Michelson Institute For Intellectual Property Partners With B-CU

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with The Michelson Institute For Intellectual Property. The Institute aims to bring intellectual...

B-CU Alumni Are Blazing Trails!

The VERY talented Mr. Riddick recently auditioned for the United States Army Field Band and was selected, alongside another, to hold the first-ever...

A Letter From Interim President Dr. Hiram Powell

Dr. Hiram Powell addresses students, alumni, parents, and members of our community.

Optimizing Mind & Body Balance Workshop

The virtual training program focuses on body mapping, physiology, Tai Chi, music therapy, mental health, and nutrition to improve mind-body...

Engineering A Bright Future: Meet B-CU Alumnus Brent McGlashon

2021 B-CU Alumnus Brent McGlashon is trailblazing! He recently accepted an amazing engineering position at The Walt Disney World Company.

August

Strike Up The Band!

The Marching Wildcats are back in action! They put on a stellar, engaging performance at the National Battle of the Bands held in Houston Texas.

B-CU Computer Engineering Program Accreditation Extended To 2027

It was a banner day for the team that comprises the B-CU College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics as they received an extension of...

A Message From Interim President Dr. Hiram Powell

Bethune-Cookman University Interim President addresses the Wildcat Nation regarding Covid-19 and campus best practices.

B-CU Spotlight : Meet Curtis Rayam, Jr

The future is surely looking bright for B-CU as long as we continue to have such passionate, dedicated faculty members who are so focused on...

Judge Joan Anthony Rises From Humble Beginnings To a Life Lived in Service

More than a century ago, Bethune-Cookman University was founded by a humble woman, born to former slaves, with a vision and desire to serve and...

A True Hero's Welcome

The African American woman who literally changed the course of history for thousands upon thousands of lives all around the globe will be honored...

Introducing the B-CU College Of Nursing and Health Sciences

The Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees, the administration, the faculty and staff, are all pleased to announce a new designation for the...

July

Youth Draw Closer To God Through B-CU EGG Program

Youth from across the United States logged on to enhance their faith and celebrate God through the EGG program at B-CU.

Innovate & Engage 2.0

Save the date, August 9-10, 2021 for the B-CU 2021 Virtual Fall Faculty & Staff Institute.

Wildcats Return To The Den

Bethune-Cookman University is making plans to roar back to life in the Fall Semester of 2021. Wildcats are tough, and we demonstrated that...

B-CU and MOAS Partnership is Made for History

Earlier this year, the B-CU History department rekindled its relationship with the Museum of Arts and Sciences (MOAS) in Daytona Beach. The MOAS is...

B-CU Joins Florida Institute of Oceanography Consortium

B-CU has an Integrated Environmental Science Department focused on large-scale coastal and watershed issues and challenges. Recently, B-CU joined...

Former NBA Star Reggie Theus Named Athletic Director/Basketball Coach At Bethune-Cookman University

Former NBA All-Star turned coach Reggie Theus has been named to the dual role of Athletic Director and Men’s Basketball Coach for...

When in doubt, look to Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune

When Pastors John ’16 and Victoria Galloway ’17 were asked to become leaders of the newest campus of Calvary Christian Center, they...

Coach Janell Crayton Appointed New B-CU Head Coach of Women’s Basketball Program

Bethune-Cookman University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is pleased to announce the appointment of Coach Janell Crayton as our new head...

June

B-CU Fondly Remembers Mrs. Valerie Gasparini

“I am so saddened to hear the news about Mrs. Gasparini. She was above all, a wonderful person, a proud and loving mother, and a consummate...

Bethune - Cookman University Ends Controversial Dorm Deal And Stabilizes B-CU's Future

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – After many years of trying to resolve the controversial dormitory deal agreed to by past...

Bethune-Cookman University Partners with the University of Tampa for Master’s program

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) announces it has partnered with the University of Tampa (UT) to guarantee qualified B-CU students and graduates...

Speak Up, Speak Out. Meet B-CU Alumna Terrye Howell

Ms. Terrye Howell has seen a lot in her short time on this Earth. She was born in Daytona Beach in 1958 to then, Bethune Cookman College graduates...

B-CU: Founded On Faith, Nurtured In Love

“I leave you faith. Faith is not the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is...

Behind the Badge of Daytona Beach’s Chief Public Servant: Meet B-CU Alumnus Chief Jakari Young.

“When you call the police, it means something has happened. And when you respond, you get to help somebody, you get to try to right the...

Mr. Anthony Jones Joins B-CU As Vice President Of Enrollment

Bethune-Cookman University is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony E. Jones, M.Ed. as the Vice President of Enrollment Management and...

QEP Summer Program: Virtual Seminar Series

We're so delighted to have Dr. Mai Trinh, Assistant Professor, Leadership and Integrated Studies, from Arizona State University join us as our...

Bethune-Cookman University Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation.

Daytona Beach, Florida (Thursday, June 3, 2021) Bethune Cookman University announced today that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly®...

Winning Wildcats! Scholarships Awarded To Two B-CU Students.

We’re Wildcats. Winning is what we do! We wanted to share some great news with our B-CU community and congratulate two Bob Billingslea School...

Long-time B-CU Educator Teaches From Experience

“I leave you a thirst for education. Knowledge is the prime need of the hour. More and more, Negroes are taking full advantage of...

May

B-CU Digital Meet & Greet: Meet Dr. Timothy Mirtz

Discover the B-CU difference! Our faculty, staff, and students are driven and passionate about learning, about the B-CU family, about our founder...

A Home Run For the B-CU Carl Swisher Library

Forgive the cliché, but a recent donation to Bethune-Cookman is most definitely a grand slam.

A Diamond In The Rough. Meet Noah Douglas

When you have a program that truly works, you want to share it with the world. Earlier, we put the spotlight on Bethune Cookman University’s...

B-CU: Educating Minds, Nurturing Future Leaders

“We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power...

Interim President Takes Office May 16, 2021

Bethune-Cookman University is pleased to announce that Dr. Hiram Powell’s term as Interim President of B-CU will become effective Sunday, May...

Staff Highlight: Meet Ms. Alicia Phillips

When you’ve found your dream job, you shine. Our Executive Administrative Assistant to Sr. VP of Academic Affairs & Provost Ms. Alicia...

Virtually Yours Summer Bridge Program

* Meet Tyla Plowden, a bridge Program Participant who graduated with honors last semester. This could be You!

Bethune-Cookman University: Changing Lives For Over A Century.

Bethune Cookman University was founded on a legacy of changing lives. From the five little girls in Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune’s classroom at...

Bethune-Cookman Adjunct Professor Awarded Fulbright Scholarship.

Adjunct Instructor and former Chair and Professor at our Bob Billingslea School Of Hospitality, Dr. Desmond O. Brown was awarded a Fulbright U.S....

All Roads Led to Bethune-Cookman University

Leonte Tukes was 11 years old the first time he stepped on the Bethune-Cookman University campus. He recalls being in awe of the ambiance, noting a...

Call For Proposals: 2021 Virtual Fall Faculty Institute

We’re putting the final touches on our upcoming 2021 Fall Virtual Faculty Institute. This year's program is entitled INNOVATE &...

Congratulations Class Of 2021!

“Godspeed GRADUATES...and always do what you must do resolutely, with all of your heart. Mary McLeod Bethune once said, "Believe in...

Faculty Spotlight: Meet Earnie “Doc” Fingers

When you’re blessed with an amazing team that always puts students first, you’ve got to tell the world about it. We’re excited to...

April

Humble Beginnings: Meet B-CU Alumnus Judge Pierce

Humble Beginnings From a remote field in Valdosta, Georgia to serving on the bench as a Circuit Court Judge in Florida’s 6th Judicial...

Bethune-Cookman University Names Interim President

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Thursday, April 22, 2021 – Hiram C. Powell, Ph.D., has been named Interim President of Bethune-Cookman University...

Concert Chorale Spreads Faith, Love, & Joy At Dr. Phillips Center In Orlando

When you exude Faith, Love, & Joy, you have the ability to inspire people on a whole new level, and that’s exactly what B-CUs Concert...

The Things That I Love. Harnessing The Versatility Of An English Degree.

“For me, what started by majoring in English with a specialization in creative writing led to a career where I can incorporate my varied...

Digging Deeper Into The Classroom Experience.

At Bethune-Cookman University, we're constantly striving to provide our students with the best education possible to prepare them for 21st...

B-CU Professors & Students Are Changing The Local Community, One Door Knock At A Time.

It’s no secret that severe trust issues exist between the black community and the police, which can lead to some potentially dangerous...

Powerful Partnerships

Powerful partnerships are helping B-CU students pave the way of the future. B-CU has been a partner of the NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric...

Welcome Home To New Daytona Beach City Manager B-CU Alumnus Deric Feacher.

Wildcats change the world! Mr. Deric Feacher, B-CU alumnus is returning home to Daytona Beach to serve as the new City Manager/. Mr. Feacher has...

Wildcats Return To The Den

Bethune-Cookman University is making plans to roar back to life in the Fall Semester of 2021. Wildcats are tough, and we demonstrated that...

A Very Important Video Message From Dr. Karen Bearden, Executive Vice President

It was brought to our attention that there is a motion/proposal in the Florida Legislature to reduce funding for the Effective Access to Student...

B-CU Concert Chorale

Join B-CU’s remarkably talented Chorus Chorale for an evening of inspiration. The Chorale will be performing live at the Doctor Phillips...

US Foods Partners With B-CU To Provide Culinary/Hospitality Scholarships

Food purveyor giant US Foods has partnered with the Bob Billingslea School of Hospitality Management at Bethune-Cookman University to provide two...

An Apple A Day To Help B-CU Students Code Away.

We’re so excited to announce our ongoing participation in Tennessee State University’s HBCU C2 initiative. This unique program is...

March

A Universe Of Opportunities For B-CU Students

We’d expect nothing else from Bethune-Cookman University students than out of this world results, and we’re seeing that manifest today...

B-CU To Host His Excellency Bocchit Edmond, Ambassador of the Republic of Haiti to the United States

Join the B-CU Department of Justice and Political Studies and Club Creole for a virtual International Studies and Political Science Professional...

Exciting News: Bethune-Cookman University Makes Top Degrees List With Intelligent.Com

Leadership matters, and Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) has proven that. The University’s Master of Science in Organizational Leadership...

Exciting News: B-CU’s Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology Ranked #7 In The Nation.

Study.com has ranked B-CU’s Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology as one of the top programs in the United States. The program ranks in at #7...

In Memoriam: Honoring Mrs. Bronson

The First Lady Of Bethune-Cookman University. Mrs. Helen Williams Bronson

This Is Who We Are; Wildcats Serving Our Community

This Is Who We Are; Wildcats Serving Our Community

January

Public Notice of Upcoming Nursing Accreditation

Bethune-Cookman University, School of Nursing wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its BSN Nursing...

MLK Day: Monday, January 18, 2021 B-CU will be closed.

Bethune-Cookman University will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The University looks forward...

In Memoriam: Jack "Cy" McClairen

The life of Jack "Cy" McClairen is one of the crown jewels in our rich history of Bethune-Cookman University. His storied career as a...

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