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B-CU Receives Best Choir Nomination By HBCU Digest

On the heels of what has been a dynamic year for B-CU’s Concert Chorale, the world renowned choral performers were recently nominated for “Best Choir” by HBCU Digest, a national online publication highlighting historically Black colleges and universities. Finalists for the seventh annual event were selected from more than 175 nominations from HBCUs across the country. Throughout the years, The B-CU Concert ...

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B-CU Student Derenzo Thomas Selected for NASPA Undergraduate Fellowship Program

Derenzo Thomas is a B-CU junior majoring in psychology with a minor in political science. Most recently, Thomas was selected to participate in the 2017-2018 class of the NASPA Undergraduate Fellowship Program (NUFP NASAP) as a student fellow. NUFP NASAP is an organization for students and administrators in higher education. NUFP fellows will participate in activities that are structured around: Writing, Res ...

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Bethune-Cookman University Ranked in the Top 20 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities with Online Programs

Onlinecollegeplan.com has ranked B-CU the 5th Best HBCU Online Program out of twenty HBCUs located in the U.S. According to onlinecollegeplan.com, the ranking criteria were chosen because a high-quality and flexible educational program is one of the strongest indicators of a school’s capabilities of producing excellence in students. Selected schools were ranked based on a 50% quality of education and flexib ...

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FAMU athletics nears Investing in Champions goals, renewal deadline is Friday

The 2017 football season is right around the corner and Florida A&M’s athletic departments has its sights set on another season ticket sales record. If recent trends are any indication, the department will get there with room to spare. Last season, the department sold 4,300 season tickets, shattering the previous all-time high of 3,677, which was set in 2015, during Athletic Director Milton Overton’s fi ...

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FAMU Grad Student Receives Honor from Department of Defense

FAMU graduate student Faheem Muhammed has been awarded the 2017 Department of Defense SMART (Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation) Fellowship, one of only two hundred nationwide across all fields. Muhammed is the first FAMU student to receive this prestigious award. The award also marks the first DoD SMART Fellowship in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at the FAMU-FSU Co ...

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FAMU, City of Orlando Will Host International Summit to Address Energy, Water, Food Crisis

Florida A&M University (FAMU) is partnering with the City of Orlando to host its 2017 EnergyWaterFoodNexus International Summit from Sept. 20-22 at the Hilton Orlando. This new science enterprise, launched by FAMU’s School of the Environment in 2015, will unite international thought leaders, researchers, policymakers, corporations and student-scholars in finding innovative and sustainable solutions to t ...

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FAMU assistant basketball coach search underway, former B-CU coach visits

Florida A&M men's basketball coach Robert McCullum is looking to fill out his coaching staff, and a familiar face was on campus for an interview. Gravelle Craig, who was Bethune-Cookman's head coach until March, was on campus, a source in FAMU's athletic department confirmed. Craig was at the helm of B-CU's basketball team for seven years and he compiled a 74-123 overall record with a 46-51 record in co ...

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The ride that changed one man’s life

A bike riders: Qua along with some of the celebrity bike riders. By Yolonda Bell Meet Niquá “Qua” Jones. The 46-year-old, native of Atlanta, GA., has participated in a 713-mile bike ride from Atlanta to Miami, Fla. For two years in a row. The journey, which started off as a challenge by his brother, music producer Polow Da Don to one of their artists, Vivian Vega, was one that Quá also accepted. Quá, also a ...

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New Passport Office opens in the Broward County Central Courthouse

New Passport Office opens  Brenda Forman By Byler E. and Arrieal Henry “My mission is to make improvements in areas that need them and to make the office more user friendly through updated technology and a community relations campaign to inform our residents about the services that we offer.” This statement was made seven months ago immediately after Brenda Forman was elected as Broward County Clerk of the ...

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There Must Be A Just Response to the Killing of Charleena Lyles

The killing of Charleena Lyles raises many disturbing questions and is a critical moment for Seattle's police accountability system The following statement is from ACLU of Washington Executive Director Kathleen Taylor. “The ACLU of Washington is dismayed and heartsick at the killing of Charleena Lyles, a mother of four and longtime Seattle resident, after she called to ask the Seattle Police Department (SPD ...

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