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.
From her early days at the helm of what began as the Daytona Educational and Industrial School for Negro Girls and grew into Bethune-Cookman College, she and her students also made an impact on the life of the black community.
She founded what is now Bethune-Cookman College and the National Council of Negro Women, served as an advisor on minority affairs to five Presidents, and was one of the most influential women in America in the last 10 years of her life.
Her examples include Anna Julia Cooper, who rose from slavery to earn her doctorate, and Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College.
Washington's Tuskegee Institute and the institution that would become Bethune-Cookman College.
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.
Mary McLeod Bethune 1875 - 1955 Founder of Bethune-Cookman College
Fascinated by African-American educator Mary McLeod Bethune, who in 1904 founded what would become Bethune-Cookman College, Clayton began latching onto Bethune artifacts.
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