School: Bethune-Cookman University
Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Mary McLeod Bethune founded the Bethune
Educational and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls in 1904. The school
underwent several stages of growth and development through the years, and in
1923, it merged with the Cookman Institute of Jacksonville, Florida to became co-ed. Their new $4.6 million athletic training center by architect
William Chapin is slated to open sometime this year.