Recent News Releases
Recent News Releases
Approximately 100 elementary school-age children descended on the campus of Bethune-Cookman University for a Summer Academy for rising third, fourth and fifth graders. Frolicking across the green lawns of the institution, the young students learned not only the basics such as reading, math and science, but also the importance of attending college and planning their future careers.
Kevin Lewis, a senior education major in the School of Education, has been selected to participate in Class XVI of the College Leadership Florida Institute. The six-day program will be held in Orlando in August.
Trustee Dr. Joe Petrock bequeaths $1 million to Bethune-Cookman University. The gift is the foundation of a partnership with Halifax Health.
Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats are celebrating a season that saw the melding of athletics and academics that resulted in history-making milestones.
Two cadets were commissioned and joined their classmates, half of who graduated with honors.
A new partnership between Bethune-Cookman University and INROADS will prepare college students for corporate careers.
Dr. Dwaun Warmack, senior vice president of administration and student services at Bethune-Cookman University, has been named president of Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis. Warmack was chosen after a national search and the active participation of the university and the St. Louis community. He begins his new position on July 14.
Bethune-Cookman University will bring nationally renowned speakers to the campus for a Black Male Empowerment Summit from April 30 to May 2. The summit, “Elevating the Man, While Supressing the Hood,” is free and open to the public.
The Florida Classic Consortium met April 16, kicking off plans for the 2014 Florida Blue Florida Classic game between Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University. This year’s game will take place November 22 at the reconstructed Citrus Bowl in Orlando.
Thought leader, author and noted economist Julianne Malveaux will be the keynote speaker at the Bethune-Cookman University spring commencement. The ceremony will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 14 in the Ocean Center.
Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Edison O. Jackson is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Claudette McFadden as Senior Policy Advisor for Presidential Initiatives. McFadden has been functioning in this capacity for many months.
Bethune-Cookman University will honor alumnus Larry Little and Trustee Joe Petrock at its spring commencement at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 14. The ceremony will be held in the Ocean Center.