"To those of you with your years of service still ahead, the challenge is yours. Stop doubting yourselves. Have the courage to make up your minds and hold your decisions. Refuse to be BOUGHT for a nickel, or a million dollars, or a job!"- Mary McLeod BethuneRead More
I’ve never taken a moment to ask myself “Why I Give To Bethune-Cookman University.” So, when posed with the question, I actually had to find the words because all of my giving has come from my heart. I remember as a child, my parents were always helping others by giving. It was the Christian thing to do, whether you had little or much.Read More
Name: Jamerika Ramsey
Field of study: Political Science (minor in English)
Hometown: born in Greenwood, MS; raised in Fairburn, GA
Career Goal: Attorney and ArtistRead More
Outgoing Interim President Hubert Grimes penned two heartfelt letters last week that were shared with the B-CU community. His I Leave You Love speech at Senior Consecration recalled the words penned in Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune's Last Will and Testament, as he encouraged graduates to lead with love as they embark on their futures beyond the university.Read More
Reverend Raymond Carswell, pastor of Powerhouse Ministries Church of God in Christ, presents second installment of $10,000 pledge to support students at Bethune-Cookman University.Read More
The daughters of Mrs. Mary F. Henson have established an endowment with a matching scholarship at Bethune-Cookman University in memory of their mother, Mrs. Mary F. Henson. In fulfillment of their late mother’s wishes, the endowment will provide an annual scholarship to support non-traditional students with financial need and a GPA of 2.5 or higher.Read More
I give because it is my duty to share the blessings that have been given to me.
I give because it warms my heart to help others.
I give because I believe in supporting the legacy of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.
I give because I want to set an example of service for my children and grandchildren.
I am currently the Financial Secretary for the Volusia County Alumni Chapter, and has served as Treasurer for eight years. I am a life member of the National Alumni Association.Read More
As an B-CU Excelsior Scholar and a student-athlete, I have had the opportunity to be a part of various experiences at B-CU. It has been an intense journey combining my love for volleyball and my serious interest in environmental science.Read More
My experience at Bethune-Cookman has been one like no other. I’ve received such an invaluable experience, that I’m confident I wouldn’t have had at any other school. From the countless relationships, rigorous coursework and numerous post-graduation opportunities, B-CU has truly changed my life.Read More
I am a second-generation native Daytonian and I grew up less than four hundred feet from Bethune-Cookman College (now University). Everyone in the immediate community benefited from B-CC’s presence in our neighborhood through educational, social and spiritual exposures. As kids, we knew that a safe place for skating and riding bicycles was on the campus of Bethune-Cookman College.Read More
I am extremely grateful and excited to have been chosen as a recipient of a Dr. Oswald P. Bronson Endowment Fund scholarship. I am grateful to the Bronson family for their generous financial support towards my education.Read More
We Are Our Answer B-CU Campus Cohort held a a press conference and check presentation in the President's Banquet Room of the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 29, 2019, officially launching the second phase of the We Are Our Answer $1.5 million campaign.Read More
There are many reasons why I give back to what I have professed to be the best university on the planet. Over the years, B-CU has given so much to me and my family. When I first entered the doors of Bethune-Cookman College in 1978, I met Mrs. Helen W. Bronson, the wife of the late Dr. Oswald P. Bronson, Sr.,Read More
Being a recipient of the UNCF Koch Scholars Program means the world to me. Without this scholarship, I would have had to take out a loan, and when I graduated high school, my goal was to graduate from college debt-free.Read More
In April 2018, more than 100 friends and supporters gathered to kick off the National Statuary Hall fundraising campaign. The celebratory event raised more than half of the $400,000 goal on that day. To date, more than $370K has been contributed to the Mary McLeod Bethune National Statuary Hall Fund.Read More
Sherry Paramore, Class of '91, Political Science
Neither of my parents attended college, but they always stressed the value of education, both believing that it was truly the great equalizer. My great-great grandmother had been a student during the early days when it was an all-girls school, so they wanted me to attend Bethune-Cookman. I thank God for my parents who cultivated such educational values and a heart for service. As a first-generation college student, B-CU instilled those values in me as well.Read More
"Having the Hank Aaron Scholarship means a great deal to me because it decreases my student loans. I want to leave school without debt. The scholarship really is a financial saving grace for me, as I don't have the money to pay for a school and it is a blessing that I was given this opportunity,” said Thomas.Read More