B-CU computer engineering alumnus John Gibson successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation, “Reconfigurable Antennas Using Liquid Crystalline Elastomers” in electrical engineering at Florida International University in Miami, Florida, on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
Bethune-Cookman University is all abuzz with the announcement that entertainer and philanthropist Beyonce Knowles will award a $25,000 scholarship for the 2018 – 2019 school year to a deserving female student as part of her Homecoming Scholars Award Program.
Graduating Senior, Jacari Harris will intern for U.S. Senator Kamala Harris
The Department of Communication Studies,Theater and Dance is pleased to announce a resounding victory at the National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts Competition (NADSA), which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 21 – March 25, 2018.
National Statuary Hall Campaign Event Raises $213K Toward Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Statue Fundraising Goal
More than 100 friends and supporters joined Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees and Dr. Hubert L. Grimes, interim president, on Friday, April 20, 2018, to kick off the National Statuary Hall campaign. The celebratory event raised more than half of the $400,000 goal.
Arbor Day Planting and Celebration Date: Friday, April 27, 2018 Time: 4 p.m. Location: White Hall
Event: Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Time: 7 p.m.
Valencia Gallon-Stubbs serves as Deputy Counsel and Director of Human Resources for Bethune-Cookman University.
Dr. Shams Rahman Joins Network of Diverse Scholars at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections Symposium
Dr. Shams Rahman, assistant professor, Department of Public Health and Health Equity in the Petrock College of Health Sciences, was selected and sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWFJ) to attend its annual New Connections Symposium.
Department of Integrated Environmental Science Announces Second Annual Earth-Week Teach-In Schedule April 16 – 22, 2018
The Department of Integrated Environmental Science (IES) at Bethune-Cookman University will host its second annual Earth Week Teach-In, April 16 – 22, 2018, at various venues in Daytona Beach, New Smyrna and Ormond Beach, Florida.
Bethune-Cookman University Partners with RICOH to Provide Enhancements to Wildcat Print and Mail Center
In a move to provide expanded service options, greater convenience and additional auxiliary revenue, B-CU has partnered with RICOH print and copy solutions. Business Affairs and Student Affairs worked collaboratively to ensure a seamless implementation from the renovation of the space to the transition of B-CU employees to RICOH employees.
Chomel Johnson, a senior majoring in aging studies/gerontology, was accepted into the Michigan Future Public Health Leaders Program The program is an intensive 10-week residential experience at the University of Michigan School of Public Health designed to encourage underrepresented college students and recent graduates to choose a career in public health.
Petrock College of Health Sciences Master of Science in Counseling Students Bound for Doctoral Studies in the Fall
The Department of Counseling in the Petrock College of Health Sciences announces that three Master of Science in Counseling graduate students have been accepted into doctoral programs.
Pompano Beach Attorney Johnny L. McCray, Jr., will be the 2018 recipient of the Harry Gulkin Award. The Harry Gulkin Award, named for the late Broward County criminal defense lawyer and judge, is the highest honor presented by the Broward Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (BACDL).
B-CU and Tennessee State University Partner to Provide Faculty and Students with Open Education Resources with Support from Hewlett-Packard and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Bethune-Cookman University has been selected to participate in a pilot grant for assisting faculty and students - both online and onsite - with Open Education Resources (OER) Affordable Learning Solutions.
More than 45 abstracts have been accepted for oral or poster presentation, with diverse representation across the University’s schools and colleges, including Business & Entrepreneurship, Education, Health Sciences, Hospitality Management, Liberal Arts, Performing Arts and Communication, Religion and Science, Engineering and Mathematics.
Mara Brody was selected as a 2018 Rangel Summer Scholar and will spend six weeks this summer at Howard University, a historically black college and university in Washington, DC.
Kendra Jacobs has been selected to attend the Congressional Fellows Program, a leadership development and training opportunity for university students who desire to incorporate faith and values into their leadership.
National Statuary Hall Campaign to Launch at Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation-National Historic Landmark, Students and Alumni Encouraged to Participate
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 on April 20.
Bethune-Cookman University Announces Spring Commencement Speakers: U.S. Congresswoman Val Demings and Henry Thomas
The University will host two ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The 9 a.m. commencement speaker will be U.S. Congresswoman Val Demings. At the 3 p.m. ceremony, U.S. entrepreneur and civil rights activist Henry Thomas will give the keynote address.
Alysha Hinton, a vibrant lead soprano for B-CU Concert Chorale, is best known for her operatic voice. The junior communications major has even more to sing about – she landed an internship with WFTV /WRDQ Channel 9 in Orlando, Florida.
B-CU Presents at National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference –“From Trials and Tribulations to Triumph: Developing an Effective Summer Bridge Program at Your Minority Serving Institution”
Jabal Moss, Ronnie Mack, Derenzo Thomas and Ariana Rodriguez recently attended the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Over 7,000 student affairs professionals attended the conference, where it’s the largest of its kind.
West Palm Beach, Florida native Khaleelah Harris ('18), a senior in the School of Religion, majoring in philosophy and religion, gears up for Yale Divinity School in the fall.
For the past five years, Bethune-Cookman University has expanded the minds of students by offering an intensive mission experience in the family islands of The Bahamas during each spring break term.
More than 50 Jacksonville community residents, stakeholders, and youth received training on the roles, responsibilities, and perspectives of law enforcement professionals
B-CU Signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bahamas Technical & Vocational Institute
School of Hospitality Management Eighth Annual Industry Day