HIS 490 - History Capstone (Spring 2019)

Early Leaders in Black Education

Rollins administrators and faculty maintained close connections with leading black educational institutions in the state, like Bethune-Cookman University and the Hungerford Vocational School of Eatonville. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) was a celebrated early African American educator and the founder of Bethune-Cookman College (founded in 1904), a still successful HBCU located in nearby Daytona, Florida. After… Read More Early Leaders in Black Education