National Science Foundation Awards B-CU $456,261 Grant Towards Improving Minority Women Success in STEM Faculty Careers

The National Science Foundation awarded B-CU a grant of $187,651 for support of a project entitled "The AGEP Florida Alliance Model: Improving Minority Women Success in STEM Faculty Careers," under the direction of Dr. Helena Mariella Walrond, University Provost and Dr. Herbert W. Thompson, Associate Provost and CSEM Dean. The award extends from September 1, 2019 and ends August 31, 2023.

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B-CU Faculty Makes Presentation on the Utilization of Results Based Accountability at the Annie E. Casey Foundation Convening

Nichole Jones, EdD Assistant Professor in the Petrock College of Health Sciences Department of Counseling and graduate student, Daniel Pichardo attended the Annie E. Casey Foundation Results Based Accountability Convening in Baltimore recently. B-CU faculty presented a poster highlighting the utilization of Results Based Accountability on campus this past academic year, while Pichardo participated in a student panel with other students from Bethune-Cookman University, Morgan State University, University of Maryland at Baltimore, FAMU, Edward Waters College and Florida Memorial University.

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Dr. Earnest Fingers Leads NFL Jags Rookie Transition Program Session

Making it to "The League" is a dream shared by many young men in America. From Pop Warner to AAU, middle and high school, scholar athletes set their sights on being one of the 1,696 players chosen to don a jersey on one of the NFL's 32 teams. Remaining there once chosen adds another dimension. Sudden fame and new wealth can be a formidable opponent for those unprepared.

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B-CU Department of Integrated Environmental Science to Host Indian River Lagoon Master Class

Bethune-Cookman University maintains an ongoing commitment to water quality research and important roles in the State of Florida’s Indian River Lagoon community. The Indian River Lagoon spans 156 miles, approximately 40 percent, of Florida's east coast, and is one of the most biologically diverse estuaries in North America.

From Monday, July 8 through Saturday, July 13, 2019, B-CU will host the Protect Our Lagoon Academy (POLA), a six-day course taught by invited speakers who are experts/stakeholders in the Indian River Lagoon system. Twenty participants from various organizations will attend and complete the course at the B.J. Moore Center for Faculty Innovation on the campus of B-CU.

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Dr. Headly White Featured Speaker on Importance of Cultural Competence in Education

Dr. Headley White, Associate Professor of Education in the College of Education was one of five featured speakers at Men on a Mission: Your Delay is not a Denial at The Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Cultural Center in Mims, Florida, earlier this month. Dr. White shared his journey through the nation’s largest and most diverse educational systems — New York and Miami — and the issues that were and remain prevalent that hinder the success of African American youth, especially males.

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Bethune-Cookman University Student Selected as 2019 STJ Intern

The 2019 Stephanie Tubbs Jones (STJ) Summer Intern is Mara Brody, a rising senior at Bethune-Cookman University, located in Daytona Beach, Florida. A resident of St. Petersburg, Florida, Mara is an international studies major and has a minor concentration in homeland security and political science. She has been assigned to complete the eight-week, congressional summer internship in the Office of Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (D-VI).

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Alumna Brittney Harris Awarded CDC Health Communication Fellowship

Brittney Harris, MPH, an alumna of the Master of Public Health program in the Petrock College of Health Sciences, has been selected for an ORISE Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health Communication Fellowship. This prestigious fellowship, which is one to two years in length, involves the Mass Media Team in the Prevention Communication Branch. The Prevention Communication Branch is responsible for developing, implementing and disseminating consumer HIV prevention social marketing campaigns and supporting campaign goals via community mobilization.

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B-CU Welcomes 2019 National Science Foundation REU Scholars

The National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site: Mathematical Modeling in Environmental, Biological and Other Sciences (MMEBS) Program is an eight-week research experience for undergraduate students hosted by Bethune–Cookman University (B-CU) with support of the National Science Foundation. The program combines learning scientific, mathematical, and data analytics with project work on interdisciplinary application problems. Students are granted stipends and assistance with housing and travel.

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Bethune-Cookman University Student Sara Wilson Selected For Dow Jones News Fund Scholarship

Bethune-Cookman University student Sara Wilson will be among those heading to Miami in August for the annual National Association of Black Journalists Conference and Career Fair and she will not have to worry about paying the registration fee.

Wilson, a multimedia journalism student, was one of 16 college students chosen by Dow Jones News Fund this spring to receive free registrations to one of six journalism industry conferences this summer and fall through its Emerging Journalists Program. The NABJ conference, slated for Aug. 7 to 11, is expected to attract more than 3,000 attendees. 

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