Tom Joyner Foundation Names B-CU October School of the Month
The Tom Joyner Foundation, a major driving force in raising money for historically black colleges since 1998, has named Bethune- Cookman University its October School of the Month.
The foundation, formed by the nationally syndicated radio personality, Tom Joyner, will assist B-CU in broadening and strengthening its efforts to raise money to help keep students in school.
B-CU will be promoted by the Tom Joyner Morning Show during October and receive funds raised from listeners, alumni and other interested parties. The show, aired in 105 markets around the country, reaches nearly eight million listeners every week.
The nation’s #1 syndicated urban morning show has distinguished itself over the years as continuously giving back to its audience with quality programming, highly popular promotions, special events and philanthropy. Since 1999, Joyner has raised more than $60 million to help keep students in historically black colleges and universities with the Tom Joyner Foundation.
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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 www.cookman.edu.