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Donors Express Desire to Make a Difference

June 4

The Goldbergs traveled to campus and met with Grimes, whereupon they presented a gift of $9,000, earmarked for the "We Are Our Answer" campaign.

Dr. Masood Poorandi, Dr. Allen Pelley, Ms. Lawana Walden, and Dr. Hector N. Torres

B-CU Awarded National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Grant

May 28

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $1,199,901 to Bethune-Cookman University


Summer Pre-Law Programs A Great Option for Students

May 28

Students looking to jump-start their careers and improve their chances for success are wise to take advantage of promising opportunities for summer study.

Special Events
Volusia Volunteers

VVIM and B-CU Hold Partnership Reception

May 28

Volusia Volunteers In Medicine (VVIM) provide free, compassionate healthcare to working uninsured individuals ages 18-64.

Special Events
College of Business and Entrepreneurship Students

B-CU Students Visit Set of OWN's "Greenleaf"

May 28

Professor Chevelle Hall, PhD, had the pleasure of taking students from the B-CU College of Business and Entrepreneurship to visit the set of OWN's "Greenleaf".


Jatwon Burkes Studies at MSU SROP

May 28

Jatwon Burkes is a rising junior at B-CU engaged in the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) at Michigan State University.

Jodi Sanderson

Jodi Sanderson to Focus on Cybersecurity Challenges

May 28

Jodi Sanderson is interning at Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University, in Daytona Beach, Florida this summer.

Millionaire’s Club

Join the Club!

May 28

Make a Gift that Makes a Difference in the lives of students at B-CU

President's Office
E. LaBrent Chrite, PhD  Incoming President, Bethune-Cookman University

Open Letter to the Stakeholders of B-CU

May 21

Open Letter to the Stakeholders of Bethune-Cookman University - E. LaBrent Chrite, Ph.D., Incoming President, Bethune-Cookman University

Tyron Cooper

Alumnus Tyron Cooper nominated for two Emmy Awards

May 1

Congratulations to alumnus Tyron Cooper, who has been recently nominated for two Emmy Awards. This makes a total of eight Emmy nominations and three Emmy wins.

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Dr. Clarissa West-White attends the POWRR Institute

April 30

The POWRR Institute purpose is to enhance the skills of librarians and archivists at small and mid-sized institutions.

Accounting Careers and Awareness Program (ACAP)

B-CU will host the ACAP Residency Week

April 30

The ACAP Residency Week prepares students to pursue higher education and exposes them to the college application process, FAFSA, and scholarships, etc.


B-CU Robotics Club placed in top 10 at Robotics Competition

April 30

12 students from the B-CU Robotics Club traveled to Huntsville, Alabama, to competed in the IEEE SoutheastCon Robotics Competition.

Terriance Woodard with General Motors

B-CU alumnus Terriance Woodard awarded by General Motors

April 30

B-CU alumnus Terriance Woodard, a Computer Science graduate from the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics, awarded the General Motors "Boss" Kettering Award.

Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite

Bethune-Cookman University announces new president

April 23

Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite will become the seventh president of Bethune-Cookman University, following a national search. He will take office effective July 1, 2019.

Johanna Leblanc, Esquire

B-CU Announces 2019 Commencement Speakers

April 23

Attorney Benjamin Crump, Esquire, will provide the 9 a.m. commencement address. Johanna Leblanc, Esquire, will deliver the 3 p.m. commencement keynote.

LaDoris McLaney School of Performing Arts and Communication Students Sweep NADSA Conference Awards

B-CU Students Sweep NADSA Conference Awards

April 15

B-CU performing arts and communication students sweep NADSA conference awards. The conference featured a series of workshops, competitions, performances, and panels.

Special Events Academic
Building Bridges

Building Bridges: The Future of Law Enforcement

April 15

The event is a collaborative effort of Florida HBCUs to increase diversity in the law enforcement profession.


B-CU Launches $7.5 Million Fundraising Campaign

April 11

Established in 2018, Bethune-Cookman Foundation, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation developed to enhance the academic vision and priorities of B-CU through philanthropy.

CSEM Students

CSEM Students Earn Top Prizes at Florida Academy of Sciences

April 10

CSEM Students Earn Top Prizes at Florida Academy of Sciences Annual Conference, hosted by Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida.

Pictured from left to right:Dr. Bridgett Rahim-Williams, Ashlyn Denson, Terraka Streeter, Melnetra Williams, LaVencia Walker, and Dr. Claudette McFadden

B-CU Wins at HBCU National Speech and Debate Tournament

April 9

Congrats are in order for this year’s Thurgood Marshall Speech and Debate Society whose members traveled to compete in the second National HBCU Speech and Debate Tournament

Leave you love student speaker Earl


April 6

The #ILEAVEYOULOVE campaign is designed to reach a large demographic of our supporters.

Special Events
Conductor Dr.  Julian White

Bethune-Cookman University's 44th Annual Spring Concert

April 5

Special Guest Conductor Dr. Julian Earl White to Direct Symphonic Band During Bethune-Cookman University's 44th Annual Spring Concert

Dr. Arletha McSwain & president accept award

B-CU Receives Merlot/OLC Service Award

April 4

B-CU received the Merlot/OLC Service Award at the International Online Learning Consortium/MERLOT INNOVATE conference attended by over 1200 professionals.

speaker alumni at day of service

ADOS Promotes Connections and Career Readiness

April 3

Florida Education Association President Alumnus Fedrick Ingram gave a rousing and inspiring keynote address.

Nursing Student

Nursing Students Successfully Complete ATI Exam

April 3

ATI exams are required for progression in each course in the nursing curriculum, as well as for graduation from the nursing program.

Announcements Alumni
"We Are Our Answer" Campus Cohort Campaign

B-CU Raises Over $25,000 Toward $1.5 Million Goal

March 29

B-CU Faculty and Staff Alumni Raise Over $25,000 Toward $1.5 Million Goal Through "We Are Our Answer" Campus Cohort Campaign

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