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B-CU School of Religion Receives Financial Contribution From the Central Florida Presbytery Church

Bethune-Cookman University new School of Religion received $25,000 from the Central Florida Presbytery Church, Thursday, June 2nd. The late Rev. Everett Perry left a bequest to the Central Florida Presbytery for $25,000 to support innovative ministry among African-Americans in Volusia County. In April, the Presbytery Council acted on a proposal by Dr. William Anderson, Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Daytona Beach, to contribute the Perry funds to B-CU. Rev. Dr. Dan Williams, Executive of the Central Florida Presbytery, presented the Perry check to Reverend Dr. Randolph Bracy, Jr. Dean of the School of Religion.

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Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.  B-CU offers 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private, historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit

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