Recent News Releases
Recent News Releases
Bethune-Cookman University and the U.S. Small Business Administration North Florida are offering an Entrepreneurship Certificate program that is free and open to the public.
Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Edison O. Jackson and members of the Board of Trustees gathered with guests on a cold, sunny Friday to dedicate the Harrison Rhodes Memorial Building. Attendees were serenaded by the Concert Chorale.
Two of the area’s most visible institutions serving the community have joined forces to form a partnership they hope will benefit the area for years to come. Bethune-Cookman University and the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA Association will host signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and a press conference at 4 p.m., Jan. 14 at the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation House.
Terry Sims was announced as the new head coach for Bethune-Cookman University Football on Monday afternoon, in a press conference held in front of a standing room only crowd at the Larry R. Handfield Athletic Training Center. The announcement was held inside the Harold V. Lucas Hall of Fame Room.
With Brian Jenkins stepping down after a highly successful run as head football coach at Bethune-Cookman University, the search has already begun to find his successor to head the Wildcats program.
Bethune-Cookman University will honor Brian Lamb, president and CEO for Fifth Third Bank (Tampa Bay), philanthropist Betty Jane France and B-CU Chief of Staff Fontaine Davis with honorary degrees at the fall commencement.
Bethune-Cookman University Chorale proudly presents Christmas at Cookman on Friday, Dec. 5 at 7:00 p.m. This free event will be held at the B-CU Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center.
Franklin Beckwith, who is blind, couldn’t see the expanse of the current campus. But, he said he wants to be a part of educating the next generation and contribute to the school’s growth. Thus, he proudly delivered a check for $60,000 to Bethune-Cookman University, and quietly asked that the funds be used to help current students pay for their education.
The Center for Law and Social Justice at Bethune-Cookman University will host its first official event on Wednesday, Nov. 19. The event will honor the legacy and memory of the late Virgil Hawkins, a 1940s graduate of Bethune-Cookman who was later employed as the Director of Public Relations for the institution.
Bethune-Cookman University hosted the President's Award Luncheon recognizing the rising stars of Turie T. Small Elementary on Nov. 10. Students were recognized for being on the honor roll, for making academic gains, for good citizenship and for improved social skills.
Bethune-Cookman University hosted nearly 500 guests at its annual Mary McLeod Bethune Awards Gala on Tonight at the Daytona International Speedway 500 Club (1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114). The annual affair honored six awardees who have contributed to the livelihood of the community and the University.
Bethune-Cookman University campus will be overflowing with excitement as alumni, students, and friends enjoy a fun-filled week of Homecoming activities Oct. 5-12. This year’s theme is “110 Degrees of Wildcat Fever: Celebrating 110 years Of Greatness and the Legacy Continues.”