Press Releases - 2012

B-CU Names Interim President

Dr. Larry R. Handfield, chairman of the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) board of trustees, today announced the university has selected

B-CU Mourns the Passing of Student Marcus Thomas

Five B-CU students this morning were involved in a one-vehicle crash, resulting in the

B-CU Board of Trustees Holds First Meeting of the Year

The B-CU board of trustees gathered today for a meeting and was presented with a generous gift from the

B-CU Mourns the Loss of Student

President Trudie Kibbe Reed and the Bethune-Cookman University family today are mourning the tragic loss of

B-CU Faculty to Attend NYU Series

As members of the New York University (NYU) Faculty Resource Network, the following B-CU faculty members

B-CU Hosts ICUF Meeting

Dr. Dorcas McCoy, B-CU's interim vice president for academic affairs, and Dr. Dwaun Warmack, vice president for student affairs, were recently honored to host on campus the Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida (ICUF) Academic and Student Affairs Meeting.

Distinguished Alumni Awarded by NAFEO

The B-CU family congratulates alumni Donzell Floyd ('72, not pictured), Kelvin Mayner ('91), Israel Milton

B-CU Co-Sponsors Minority Health Month Summit 2012

In recognition of National Minority Health Month, the B-CU Odessa Chambliss Wellness Center, along with the

Bethune-Cookman University Convenes First Board of Trustees Meeting

After a productive three day session, the Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees concluded its first meeting

B-CU Alumna Achieves Publishing Success

B-CU alumna Dr. Michelle Donice ('91) is enjoying critical success with the publishing of her first novel

B-CU President Trudie Kibbe Reed to Retire

Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed is stepping down from her role as president of B-CU. At the age of 64,

B-CU Hosts The Honorable Tony Hill

Former State Senator will deliver 2012 Commencement remarks and receive an honorary degree

B-CU Student Offered Internship with the UMC

B-CU student Valerie Barry has been offered a position with the Summer Mission Intern program of the Florida Conference

B-CU Trustees Make Great Progress During Spring Board Meeting

Following the B-CU board of trustees spring meeting, Dr. Larry R. Handfield is again serving as chairman

President Jackson Holds First Staff Meeting

Dr. Edison Jackson, who took office as interim president on May 15, gathered the B-CU staff together this

B-CU President Trudie Kibbe Reed to Retire May 13

At the age of 64, Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed is retiring from her role as president of Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) effective May 13, 2012.

B-CU Features Weldon Ryan as Artist-In-Residence

The B-CU's Visual Arts Gallery is featuring a new artist-in-residence. The works of Weldon Ryan

Gala Honoring President Reed Gathers Special Guests

As the sun set over Daytona Beach on April 19, approximately 280 special guests began to arrive at the Hilton

Rededication of the B-CU White Hall Administration Building

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) this week will rededicate its historic White Hall, located at

B-CU Awarded Nearly $3 Million by US Department of Education

The university was one of 97 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the U.S. – including the four in Florida

B-CU'S 2012 Legacy Forum Addresses Hazing

When students, faculty and administration arrived at the spring Legacy Forum in the B-CU Performing Arts

SSEM Students Inducted Into Honor Society

On April 25, sixteen students from the School of Science, Engineering and Mathematics (SSEM) honor society

Tropical Storm Isaac Alert Update

On August 25, 2012, at 11:17 am the National Weather Service issued a Tropical Storm WATCH

Midtown Redevelopment Area Board Approves Practice Field

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) student-athletes are one step away from a new practice field.

Chairman John W. Harrington Convenes Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees

Chairman John W. Harrington convened the Executive Committee

Bethune Cookman University presents "Faces of Color"

Celebrating Black History Month B-CU is pleased to present, "Faces of Color," a juried multi-medium visual

Bethune-Cookman Launches Honors College

In his resolve to elevate the academic enterprise at B-CU, President Edison O. Jackson has established

President Jackson to Offer New Students an Optimal First-year Experience

In a renewed emphasis on providing each and every new Bethune-Cookman student an "excellent" first-year experience, President Edison Jackson has established

B-CU's National Society For Leadership and Success Represented at Regional Leadership Retreat

B-CU's Sigma Alpha Pi chapter of the National Society for Leadership and Success was represented at the fall Regional Leadership Retreat

In Case You Missed It - November Press Coverage

Here is some B-CU press coverage from November