Cumberland University

175th Events

Following is a list of events that will be celebrating the 175th anniversary.  Please check back often as this page will be updated frequently.





May 18 Lebanon's Year Round Garden Club - Standard Flower Show This year’s show will chronicle significant milestones in the life of the University, reflecting five distinct eras in Cumberland’s history beginning with the school’s founding and ending with the time of unrest from 1951-56 when the University became Cumberland College. The Club’s involvement with CU goes back almost to that era. The free event is from 1-3 pm at the Winstead Paine Bone House, 516 W. Spring St., and is open to the public.
June 3

Phoenix Ball One of the premier charity events in Tennessee, The Phoenix Ball is a black tie gala benefiting Cumberland University that is attended by hundreds of prominent Middle Tennesseans and their guests and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for scholarships and other programs of the University.  Click here for more information.