Caitlin Vaughn, Author at Cumberland University

Author Caitlin Vaughn

Cumberland Surpasses Ignite the Vision Major Gifts Initiative Goal

Cumberland University announced today that thanks to many generous and committed donors, it has surpassed the $1,719,000 goal for the Ignite the Vision Major Gifts Initiative that began in 2019. The Ignite the Vision major gifts initiative began in 2019 with a goal of just over $1.7 million that strategically focused on four key initiatives: Read More

Cumberland Celebrates Largest Graduating Class in 179-Year History

 Cumberland University hosted its 179th Commencement Ceremony, celebrating the largest graduating class in school history in ceremonies over the weekend. The Master’s Ceremony and Hooding took place on the Memorial Hall Lawn Friday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. and the Undergraduate Ceremony was held on Memorial Lawn on Saturday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m. There Read More

Cumberland University Raises Over $55K in Honor of Coach Woody Hunt’s Retirement

Cumberland University announced today that thanks to many generous donors, over $55,000 was raised towards the Coach Woody Hunt $43,000 initiative supporting the Cumberland baseball program and the Coach Ronald “Woody” Hunt Endowed Fund supporting additional scholarships, equipment and infrastructure. Coach Woody Hunt announced his retirement in January 2021 after 43 years of service at Read More

Cumberland Announces Plans for Tuition-Free College for Select Tennesseans

Cumberland University announced today the start of its Phoenix Promise program, giving qualified Tennessee students an opportunity to earn a four-year degree, tuition free.  Cumberland has been a proud partner of the Tennessee Promise program, since its inception and the Phoenix Promise is intended to build upon the Tennessee Promise program and give more Tennessee Read More

Cumberland Announces Plans for 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

Cumberland University announced today that it will hold its annual Commencement Ceremonies on May 7 and May 8, 2021. The Master’s Hooding and Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. on the Memorial Hall Lawn on Cumberland’s campus. The Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 8 at Read More

Cumberland University’s Giving Week Raises Over $34K

Cumberland University announced today that its inaugural Giving Week raised over $34,000 and exceeded its initial goal of 179 donors in honor of 179 years of Cumberland.  The campaign, which ran from Monday, April 5 through Friday, April 9, received gifts from 213 donors. Gifts will be allocated to various university areas as designated by Read More

Cumberland University Unveils New Mural in Lebanon

Cumberland University in partnership with the Cumberland University Community Arts Council (CUCAC) announces the unveiling of a new mural in Lebanon.  This mural was generously funded by a donation from Hal Bone, Cumberland Alum Class of 1998 and President and Owner of Bone & Associates. Mural artist Karlie Odum Cunha graduated from Cumberland with a Read More

Cumberland Announces Annual Phoenix Ball to be Held August 7, 2021

Cumberland University announced today that the 2021 Phoenix Ball will be held on August 7, 2021. This annual event has traditionally been held on the first Saturday in June, but has been rescheduled to August in hopes that attendees who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations will have the opportunity to do so before this year’s Read More

Cumberland Announces Annual Giving Week

Cumberland University announced today that its annual Giving Week, a university-wide celebration of philanthropy, will take place Monday, April 5 through Friday, April 9.  With Cumberland’s continued increase in student enrollment over the last six years, it is necessary to expand and transform the campus to meet the needs of students.  “Giving Week is an Read More

Cumberland Announces Creation of the Dr. Bill McKee Academic Research Grants

Cumberland University announced the creation of the Dr. Bill McKee Academic Research Grants, which will be awarded annually. In the inaugural year, funding for 28 faculty-proposed research and creative activities projects have been competitively selected and awarded. The newly established Dr. Bill McKee Academic Research Grants are named in honor of Provost and Vice President Read More