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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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Sarah Crum Wins Negro Spiritual Scholarship Competition

Sarah Crum Wins Grady- Rayam Negro Spiritual Scholarship Competition

B-CU's CLSJ Discussion Open Season with Attorney Crump

Attorney Benjamin Crump stopped by B-CU, to engage students through the B-CU Center for Law & Social Justice (CLSJ)

B-CU’s BBSHM and the School Board of Volusia County Partner

Bethune-Cookman University’s School of Hospitality Management and the School Board of Volusia County Partner To Provide Career Pathway...

B-CU Students Present Research at Florida Gulf Coast University

B-CU Students Present Research at the Florida Undergraduate Research Conference at Florida Gulf Coast University

Faculty Seek to Enhance Online Learning Through Innovation

On March 31, 2020, through April 3, 2020, 12 faculty members from Bethune-Cookman University will present at this year’s Online Learning...

Nursing Students Honored During Fall 2019 Pinning Ceremony

The ceremony is a symbolic welcoming of newly-graduated nursing students into the nursing profession

Senior Class Tree Planting and Service of Consecration

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune created the Service of Consecration as a sacred time of recommitment in the 1930s. Today, the Service of Consecration is a...

Master of Athletic Training Program receives accreditation

B-CU's Master of Athletic Training Program in the Petrock College of Health Sciences officially received its inaugural accreditation by the...

School of Religion at B-CU Receives Nearly $300,000

Bishop Cornelius and Dorothye Henderson School of Religion at B-CU Receives Nearly $300,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to Sustain Youth Theological...

Robert Frederick Smith Summer Internship Program Awards B-CU

B-CU's Oral History Collection is Awarded Robert Frederick Smith Summer Internship Program for the Third Consecutive Year

Sikhs Visits B-C U’s Henderson School of Religion

Dr. Singh told the Sikhism story that there are 25 million in the world who practice the Sikh faith and who believe in Ik Onkar, “One Divine...

NSF Awards $999,702 to B-CU and FAMU for Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) a...

Tedarius Abrams Awarded Chevy NNPA Journalism Fellowship

Mass Communications Student Tedarius Abrams Awarded Chevy NNPA Journalism Fellowship

B-CU Welcomes 2019 National Science Foundation REU Scholars

The National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site: Mathematical Modeling in Environmental, Biological, and Other...

Sara Wilson Selected For Dow Jones News Fund Scholarship

Bethune-Cookman University Student Sara Wilson Selected For Dow Jones News Fund Scholarship

Jatwon Burkes Studies at MSU SROP

Jatwon Burkes is a rising junior at B-CU engaged in the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) at Michigan State University.

Jodi Sanderson to Focus on Cybersecurity Challenges

Jodi Sanderson is interning at Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University, in Daytona Beach, Florida this summer.

B-CU will host the ACAP Residency Week

The ACAP Residency Week prepares students to pursue higher education and exposes them to the college application process, FAFSA, and scholarships,...

B-CU Robotics Club placed in top 10 at Robotics Competition

12 students from the B-CU Robotics Club traveled to Huntsville, Alabama, to competed in the IEEE SoutheastCon Robotics Competition.

B-CU Announces 2019 Commencement Speakers

Attorney Benjamin Crump, Esquire, will provide the 9 a.m. commencement address. Johanna Leblanc, Esquire, will deliver the 3 p.m. commencement...

Building Bridges: The Future of Law Enforcement

The event is a collaborative effort of Florida HBCUs to increase diversity in the law enforcement profession.

CSEM Students Earn Top Prizes at Florida Academy of Sciences

CSEM Students Earn Top Prizes at Florida Academy of Sciences Annual Conference, hosted by Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida.

B-CU Receives Merlot/OLC Service Award

B-CU received the Merlot/OLC Service Award at the International Online Learning Consortium/MERLOT INNOVATE conference attended by over 1200...

Nursing Students Successfully Complete ATI Exam

ATI exams are required for progression in each course in the nursing curriculum, as well as for graduation from the nursing program.

B-CU Department of Psychology Hosts Scholar Dr. Na'im Akbar

Distinguished Scholar Dr. Na’im Akbar gave a keynote address at the College of Liberal Arts monthly Professional Seminar.

B-CU & Sustainable Human and Environmental Systems Foundations

B-CU Environmental Science Chair Delivers National Webinars on Sustainable Human and Environmental Systems Foundations

B-CU Global Online College Continues to Lead in Online Education and Rank Highly Among HBCUs

Bethune-Cookman University is ranked as the fifth best Historically Black College and University out of 104 colleges with online degree programs...

BCU graduate works to inspire youth through mentorship

Student Lands Internship with NFL's Los Angeles Chargers

B-CU Performing Arts Students Earn Distinction in Solo Performances at State Music Competitions

Vocal students from the Dr. LaDoris McLaney School of Performing Arts and Communication Department of Music brought home honors from two music...

B-CU and Morgan & Morgan Law Firm Announce Partnership

Bethune-Cookman University and Morgan & Morgan Law Firm Announce Partnership

Professor Don Spence Collaborates with Friends of Canaveral to Publish New Book

Natural Sciences Professor Don Spence Collaborates with Friends of Canaveral to Publish New Book

College of Business and Entrepreneurship Students Help Promote Cricket Field of Dreams

College of Business and Entrepreneurship Students Help Promote Cricket Field of Dreams

Bethune-Cookman University College of Education Earns Seven-Year CAEP Accreditation

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) recently granted Bethune-Cookman University College of Education accreditation for...

B-CU Hosts HBCU Open Education Resources Forum

Forum participants gather on the front porch after touring the historic Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation Home

Living Shoreline Project Reduces Pollutants Contributing to Harmful Algal Blooms

Native Plants Reduce Pollutants in Mosquito Lagoon

Salvador Victor to Serve on Florida Public Relations Association Board of Directors

B-CU Assistant Professor Salvador R. Victor, Ph.D., was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for Volusia/Flagler County chapter of the...

Computer Science Student Presents Research at Iowa State University

TeAndre Roberts, a Computer Science major with a minor in Mathematics from Kissimmee, Florida was given the opportunity to complete an internship...

National Public Radio "Florida Frontiers"  to Feature Public History Concentration at Bethune-Cookman University 

History came alive at B-CU as Florida Historical Society Executive Director Ben Brotemarkle interviewed Professors of History Anthony Dixon and...

Associate Provost Presents at National Assessment Conference

B-CU Associate Provost Adrienne Cooper, Phd, served as a presenter during the HBCU Roundtable at the Annual Drexel University Assessment Conference...

CURE Summer Research Scholars Apply Learning to Real Life

CURE promotes effective student-faculty interaction and collaborations, pairing undergraduate students with faculty to provide hands-on research...

B-CU Invited to Host Inaugural HBCU Forum Focused on Open Education Resources -Affordable Learning Solutions

This year’s HBCU Open Education Resources (OER) Forum will host 30 HBCUs that were selected to participate in a pilot grant for assisting...

B-CU Florida Teaching Certification Exam Workshop Makes Impact on Volusia County Educators

Since its inception, B-CU has produced world-class educators via its teacher education programs. Within the last year, the College of Education has...

Nursing Instructor's Dissertation Unveils Strategies to Address Drowning and Swimming Disparities Among Black Population

Instructor Lorna Wilson successfully defended her dissertation on July 19, 2018, and has completed the requirements for her Ph.D. in nursing from...

Dean of Bob Billingslea School to Serve on Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration

Congratulations to Bob Billingslea School of Hospitality Dean Deanne Williams-Bryant who has been selected to serve on the Accreditation Commission...

Librarian Participates in UNCF-Mellon Faculty Institute Black Girls Write/Right the Future

Clarissa West White, Ph.D, reference/instructional librarian, was invited to participate in the UNCF-Mellon Faculty Institute at Hampton...

Study Abroad 2019 - 2020 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities 

Application Deadline: August 1 The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program to the Western Hemisphere nations offers scholars the...

Gain College Credit for Work/Life Experience, Save Money and Time

If you are among those considering a return to college, now could be the time, as there are ways to earn college credit for things you already know!

CURE Summer Program Promotes Undergraduate Research

The 2018 Center for Undergraduate Research Excellence (CURE) program is now underway. CURE is a 10-week summer residential program that...

National Science Foundation Funds Research Experiences for Undergraduates at CSEM

Bethune-Cookman University has been awarded a three-year grant valued at $300K from the National Science Foundation for a Research Experience for...

Erica Anderson Earns Florida Education Fund McKnight Doctoral Fellowship 

Erica Anderson, research coordinator for the Disparities in Arthritis Pain and Physical Activity (DAPPA) research study sponsored by...

Brenika Beltinor Awarded Walton-UNCF Education Fellowship

Brenika Beltinor, a rising senior, majoring in psychology, has been selected as a UNCF Walton K-12 Fellow. The Walton-UNCF K-12 Education...

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

Historically Black Colleges and Universities have always been at the vanguard of tackling society’s most intractable social issues....

B-CU Hosts National Conference on Equitable Development

The National Conference on Equitable Development at Bethune-Cookman University, held June 20 – 21, 2018, will provide a forum for discussion...

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

At the 2018 United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) International Conference held April 28, 2018, Arletha McSwain, Ph.D., dean of B-CU...

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

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

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

Spring 2018 commencement marked a record number of students receiving the Certificate of Completion in Juvenile Justice Reform through...

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

In order to improve our buying power and retain our competitive advantage in this current economic environment, effective fall 2018, the B-CU Board...

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...

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...

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...

How to Apply for BeyGOOD Foundation Homecoming Scholars Award

The BeyGOOD Foundation Homecoming Scholars Award is a merit-based scholarship open to all incoming, accepted and returning undergraduate and...

B-CU Receives Grant to Provide Affordable Learning Solutions for Students and Faculty

California State University’s Multimedia Education Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT), in partnership with Tennessee State...

Jacari Harris to Intern with State of California Junior U.S. Senator Kamala Harris

Graduating Senior, Jacari Harris will intern for U.S. Senator Kamala Harris

Communications Students Victorious at National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts Competition

The Department of Communication Studies,Theater and Dance is pleased to announce a resounding victory at the National Association of Dramatic and...

Dr. Shams Rahman Joins Network of Diverse Scholars at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections Symposium

Dr. Shams Rahman, assistant professor, Department of Public Health and Health Equity in the Petrock College of Health Sciences, was selected and...

Department of Integrated Environmental Science Announces Second Annual Earth-Week Teach-In Schedule April 16 – 22, 2018

The Department of Integrated Environmental Science (IES) at Bethune-Cookman University will host its second annual Earth Week Teach-In, April 16...

Petrock College of Health Sciences Master of Science in Counseling Students Bound for Doctoral Studies in the Fall

The Department of Counseling in the Petrock College of Health Sciences announces that three Master of Science in Counseling graduate students have...

Chomel Johnson Chosen for Michigan Future Public Health Leaders Program

Chomel Johnson, a senior majoring in aging studies/gerontology, was accepted into the Michigan Future Public Health Leaders Program The program is...

Bethune-Cookman University Announces Spring Commencement Speakers: U.S. Congresswoman Val Demings and Henry Thomas

The University will host two ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The 9 a.m. commencement speaker will be U.S. Congresswoman Val Demings. At the 3 p.m....

B-CU and Tennessee State University Partner to Provide Faculty and Students with Open Education Resources with Support from Hewlett-Packard and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Bethune-Cookman University has been selected to participate in a pilot grant for assisting faculty and students - both online and onsite - with...

Attend Bethune-Cookman University 2018 Academic Showcase of Student and Faculty Research April 6

More than 45 abstracts have been accepted for oral or poster presentation, with diverse representation across the University’s schools and...

Law Enforcement and Community Engagement: From Talk to Action

More than 50 Jacksonville community residents, stakeholders, and youth received training on the roles, responsibilities, and perspectives of law...