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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In the final year of Bethune's life, she invested her efforts toward the establishment of a foundation that ultimately would be located in her home on the campus of Bethune-Cookman College. The mission of the foundation included awarding educational scholarships, sponsoring an annual women's conference, providing a chapel for interracial devotional retreats, and collecting documents related to Bethune's life.
(11.) The ten pilot Pericleans are Allegheny College, Bethune-Cookman College, Elon University, Hampshire College, Macalester College, New England College, Pace University, Pitzer College, Swarthmore College, and Ursinus College.
and Manuel Vasquez, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona, Fla.
* Commercial division has increased project diversification such as Bethune-Cookman College's new performing arts center.
While segregation slowly dissipated in the nation's capital, it was still official policy in 1953 when Eleanor Roosevelt last visited the campus of Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona.
I had already left to attend Bethune-Cookman College (an all-black school) in Daytona Beach, FL.
Mary Mcleod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College and Special Assistant to both the Secretary of War and President Franklin D.
Her examples include Anna Julia Cooper, who rose from slavery to earn her doctorate, and Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College. Beyond their heroic stories, Evans, an assistant professor in the African-American studies program at the University of Florida, also explores their inspirational philosophies and translates them for the present day.
Washington's Tuskegee Institute and the institution that would become Bethune-Cookman College. One of the NAACP's major benefactors, Walker protested Jim Crow laws barring blacks from public facilities and fought for anti-lynching legislation.
Trudie Kibbe Reed is leaving Philander Smith College after six years as the college's president to become president of Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The message also got out through special programs at the University of florida, University of Miami, Florida A&M University, and Bethune-Cookman College football games, talks by Bar President Tod Aronovitz at voluntary bars, media editorial boards, and other groups, messages and information on the Bar's Web site, direct email messages, and other methods, Barney said.
He moved to Daytona Beach in 1994 with the intention of going to Bethune-Cookman College, but he never enrolled.