Cumberland University

Alumni Awards

2017 Alumni Award Nominations Now Open! Click Here for Nomination Form.

The Cumberland University Alumni Association has established numerous awards to recognize alumni of the university for their professional accomplishments, outstanding achievements, community service, leadership and continued relations with CU.

Current awards include the Distinguished Alumni Award which is the highest honor bestowed by the Cumberland University Alumni Association, the Rising Phoenix Award which recognizes young emerging leaders 35 years old and under, and Awards of Excellence celebrating significant levels of achievement in each of our academic schools:

  • Humanities, Education and the Arts,
  • Nursing and Health Professions, and
  • Science, Technology and Business.

Recipients for the 2017 Alumni Awards will be announced at the 175th Commencement on Saturday, May 6, 2017.