Bethune-Cookman College

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Bethune-Cookman College,

at Daytona Beach, Fla.; United Methodist; coeducational. Named for its founder and first president, Mary McCleod BethuneBethune, Mary McLeod
, 1875–1955, American educator, b. Mayesville, S.C., grad. Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, 1895. The 17th child of former slaves, she taught (1895–1903) in a series of southern mission schools before settling in Florida to found (1904) the
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, the school was formed as a result of a merger (1923) of the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Girls (founded 1904) and the Cookman Institute (founded 1872). It became a four-year college in 1941. Founded primarily for African Americans, it is open to all qualified students.
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Their entrepreneurial instincts supported the formation and expansion of what became Bethune-Cookman University.
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Spelman College was selected from among three finalists, which include Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University.
Handfield joined the board of trustees of Bethune-Cookman University, the oversight drill for trustees of the small, historically Black liberal arts institution in Florida was routine as it was for most schools around the country: ensure the president was not running amok with the school's money or mission, help put out occasional "fires," and secure or deliver a favor to and from the school on occasion.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings assigns an 'A+' rating to the following Higher Educational Facilities Financing Authority (HEFFA, or the issuer), FL revenue bonds issued on behalf of Bethune-Cookman University (BCU, or the university):
The Florida Classic, in which the Florida A&M Rattlers take on the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium this Saturday, is the main attraction during an entire weekend of cultural, educational and athletic events beginning Thursday, November 19.
The scholarships will be used to assist with housing and books for students with financial hardships who attend Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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For three hours, marching band enthusiasts were treated to eight electric performances from Alabama A&M University , Alabama State University, Bethune-Cookman University , Morehouse College, North Carolina A&T University , South Carolina State University, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Winston-Salem State University.