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Attend Bethune-Cookman University 2018 Academic Showcase of Student and Faculty Research April 6


Event: B-CU Academic Showcase of Student and Faculty Research

Date: Friday, April 6, 2018

Time: 9:30 a.m. –  1 p.m.

Location: Wendell P. Holmes Business Building and the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center (PAC)

It’s time once again for the 2018 Academic Showcase, an annual opportunity for students and faculty to present their research findings! This year’s Academic Showcase will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. –  1 p.m. in the Wendell P. Holmes Business Building and the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center (PAC). 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. Examples of research to be presented include:

  • Hurricane Irma Impacts on Zooplankton-copepod Relative Abundance and Diversity in the Halifax River Lagoon
  • Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune: A Womanist Theologian Transcending Time, Place and Culture
  • Not Your Grandma’s Newspaper: An Investigation about College Students’ News Sources and Sites
  • Perceptions and Economic Impact of African American Recreational Bikers During the 2018 Bike Week

All are invited to attend. For more information, contact Dr. Felicia Wheaton, assistant professor of Aging Studies, Petcock College of Health Sciences at or (386) 481-2492.

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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

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