Skip to main content
Main content

National Statuary Hall Campaign to Launch at Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation-National Historic Landmark, Students and Alumni Encouraged to Participate

statuary

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune pictured with President Harry S. Truman, Madame Vijaya Pandit,

Dr. Ralph J. Bunche Photo credit: National Archives
Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees and Interim President Hubert Grimes will launch a nationwide campaign to raise funds for completion of the Mary McLeod Bethune National Statuary Hall Campaign. The event will take place on the site of the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation-National Historic Landmark located at 640 Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida on April 20, 2018 at 2 p.m. Opportunities will be provided for both alumni and students to be involved and participate in this historic project. Moreover, the community is vital to this campaign, and all contributions of any amount are important and will be acknowledged. Honorary fundraising chairpersons are Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees Nancy Lohman and Dr. Lucille O’Neal. For more information regarding the Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune National Statuary Hall Campaign, contact Bethune-Cookman University’s Office of Legacy and Women’s Initiative at 386-481-2374.

Office of Communications

Joy Jones
Director of Communications
jonesjo@cookman.edu
PH: 386-481-2959
FX: Fax

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 www.cookman.edu.

To Top