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B-CU Alumni Association Awards

2024 B-CUAA Alumni Awards

B-CU Alumni Association Awards proudly recognize outstanding chapters and graduates for their volunteerism.   These awards are given to officially recognized chapters, groups, and volunteers who have effectively engaged their alumni constituency and fulfilled or furthered the mission of the B-CU Alumni Association through innovative events, fundraising, and community-building strategies, sustained leadership in engaging alumni and cultivating the spirit of the Wildcat pride. 

UNCF Outstanding  Alumni Award
Robert Delancy, '79

The UNCF National Alumni Council honors alumni whose respective UNCF alma maters have been selected to receive the UNCF-NAC Hall of Honor award. These individuals have made significant contributions to their alma maters, professions, and the community.   The Alumni Association members recommend a candidate, and the university gives final approval.

Congratulations to the 2024 recipient, Mr. Robert Delancy, class of 1979, member of the B-CUAA South Florida Regional Alumni Chapter.

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Event of the Year Chapter Award

In 2023, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Alumni Chapter

hosted the newly elected Wes Moore, the 63rd Governor of Maryland.  He is Maryland's first Black Governor in the state's 246-year history and just the third African American elected Governor in the history of the United States.  The Scholarship Brunch brought together alumni and friends of Bethune-Cookman University and raised over $9,000 in Scholarships, allowing the chapter to establish and issue their first

B-CUAA Scholarships for the 2023 -2024 school term.  


Congratulations to Reanatta Floyd, '79, President, and the B-CUAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Alumni Chapter Members!

Innovation of the Year Chapter Award

In 2023, the Space Coast Regional Alumni Chapter, under the leadership of the '22-'23 Chapter President, Valarese Poole, '81, hosted an innovative fundraising and networking event, "Homecoming Space Coast Style." This event relaunched the chapter's presence and uplifted the brand of your beloved alma mater, the Great Bethune-Cookman University, within the Space Coast Region of Florida. The event engaged alumni and friends of Bethune-Cookman University and welcomed other community and civic organizations to participate in the chapter's forward trajectory. 


Congratulations to Gloria Johnson-Jones, '78 & '82, President and the B-CUAA Space Coast Regional Alumni Chapter Members.

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B-CUAA Receives National Recognition

The Bethune-Cookman University Alumni Association (B-CUAA), founded in 2022 under the leadership of Executive Director Kimberly Woodard, has achieved a significant milestone. It has been honored with the prestigious Insight into Diversity Magazine's 2024 Alumni Association Inclusive Excellence Award, a recognition that underscores our commitment to diversity and inclusion.


This inaugural award is a testament to the outstanding commitment of institutions to fostering a sense of belonging and community for all alumni, regardless of their diverse backgrounds. It is a special honor for B-CU, as it is the sole historically-Black institution among the 32 awarded colleges and universities from across the nation.

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