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Brick Campaign

B-CU Launches "Pave the Way for Education" Brick Campaign

January 15

Bethune-Cookman University in partnership with the national alumni association launches the second phase of the Pave the Way for Education Brick Campaign.

Special Events
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FOX Business Network Features B-CU President Dr. Chrite

January 14

FOX Business Network Features B-CU President Dr. Chrite on Making Money with Charles Payne

Special Events
Music

Concert Chorale Joins the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

January 9

B-CU Concert Chorale Joins the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra for 2020 Music from the Queen of Soul

Academic
Pin

Nursing Students Honored During Fall 2019 Pinning Ceremony

December 17

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

Alumni
Jennifer Adjetey

B-CU Alumna Appointed to the SHRM Board of Directors

December 13

B-CU Alumna Appointed to the Volusia/Flagler County Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Board of Directors.

Academic Special Events
Grad

Senior Class Tree Planting and Service of Consecration

December 12

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 sacred worship experience for our graduates

Academic Announcements
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Master of Athletic Training Program receives accreditation

December 12

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

Special Events
Juan Williams

Juan Williams Serves as Commencement Speaker

December 11

Fox News Political Analyst and New York Times Best-Selling Author Juan Williams to Serve as Bethune-Cookman University's Fall 2019 Commencement Speaker

Announcements
Whipple-Hamil

B-CU Mother and Son Graduate with Honors

December 11

Kira and her son Andres will both receive degrees from B-CU. Kira will receive an M.S. in Counseling, while her son Andres will receive a B.A. in Mass Communication and Broadcasting

Special Events
Reverend Dr. Candace M. Lewis

Rev. Dr. Lewis Serves as Service of Consecration Speaker

December 11

Reverend Dr. Candace M. Lewis will serve as the speaker for the fall 2019 Service of Consecration at Gertrude Heyn Chapel. Doctor Lewis is an excellent teacher and preacher of God’s word.

Special Events
C-SPAN

C-SPAN Bus Visits B-CU

December 10

C-SPAN stopped by B-CU to provide students with information on internships and careers

Alumni Special Events
40 Under 40

Young Alumni Stepping Up to the Plate

December 10

Among this year’s group of recipients, the fifth class of honorees raised $52,189, exceeding this year's goal of $40,000

Alumni
Toni Shamplain

B-CU Alumna Named President of Statewide Association

December 10

Shamplain plans to advocate for Florida's 221 Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs) by addressing redevelopment issues and seeking new partnerships to collaborate with FRA members.

Announcements
National Science Foundation Awards

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

December 10

The researchers at both universities will investigate oyster-associated bacteria, which have the potential to remove nitrogen (N ) from estuarine waters.

Special Events
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Next Generation of Law Enforcement Leaders

December 6

Fourth Annual Florida Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Enforcement Career Opportunity Symposium and Luncheon Seeks to Develop Next Generation of Law Enforcement Leaders

Announcements
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Computer Engineering Student Shares Internship Experience

December 5

B-CU Computer Engineering Student Mel Cabrera Shares Transformative Internship Experience with IBM Corporation

Special Events
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Arts and Medicine Symposium

December 5

Arts and Medicine: “Creating Healthy Communities Arts and Public Health” Symposium

Alumni
LaVeta

Why I Give To B-CU: LaVeta Hayes-Logan, 1980, Accounting

December 5

Alumna LaVeta Hayes-Logan explains the importance of giving back to B-CU.

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

December 5

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

Special Events
brick

Paving the Way for Education Brick Unveiling

December 5

The first phase of bricklaying was unveiled on the quadrangle at Bethune-Cookman University and the first phase raised $80,172

Announcements
AKA

Gamma Tau Chapter of AKA Gives Over $30,000 to B-CU

December 5

Gamma Tau Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority Incorporated Celebrates the 70th Anniversary and Gives Over $30,000 to Bethune-Cookman University

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