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Preserving the Legacy of Bethune-Cookman University: Donor Spotlight Report


This month, Bethune-Cookman University received $34,184.24 toward the “Promise to the Future” Campaign. The “Promise to the Future” was established to support the strategic vision of the University by providing students with scholarships and financial support. Contributions were presented on behalf of B-CU Faculty, Staff, Alumni and University Supporters. This month, our largest gift came from the State of Florida for grants, aid and resources totaling $4,715,658 towards development of research opportunities and programs for students, faculty and staff. To close out the 2016-2017 fiscal year, this month B-CU supporters have funded a total of $7,172,378,92. Thank you to those that have given generously in honor of the legacy of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

Many people cross bridges, but at B-CU we build bridges! To learn more about ways to give and the Promise to the Future Campaign, contact Ashley Porterfield, Office of Development, 386-481-2972 or

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Ursula James
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About Bethune Cookman University:

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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