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B-CU's Christmas at Campbell


Bethune-Cookman University continues to spread good cheer to the Daytona Beach community. On Monday, December 11th, at 2:00 p.m., B-CU’s First Lady, Mrs. Daisy Grimes and the University administration gifted over 150 Campbell Middle School students with an assortment of Christmas gifts. The B-CU campus family and surrounding communities came together to collect male and female accessories and necessities for the local middle schoolers.

Campbell Middle School is a predominantly African-American school in the Daytona Beach community. Dr. Jerry L. Picott, Jr., Principal of the school is also a Bethune-Cookman University alumnus and was ecstatic about the partnership. B-CU’s First Lady Grimes and Interim President Hubert Grimes, handed out gifts and took pictures with the students. The young males received cologne, bow-tie sets and hygiene products, and the young ladies received perfume and jewelry accessories.

Check out more of the excitement from Campbell Middle School, B-CU's Good News Clip of the Week

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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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