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Author Caitlin Vaughn

Staff Spotlight: Shelby Shelton

With the return of the Phoenix Marching Band last fall, Band Director Wayne Ray isn’t just recruiting prospective students. This semester, he’s added Assistant Band Director Shelby Shelton to the group. As the Assistant Director for the Phoenix Marching Band, Shelton’s focus is to assist Ray with rehearsals, performances and writing music – specifically for Read More

Cumberland University Students Greatly Exceed Statewide Tennessee Promise Retention, Degree Completion Rates

UTK STUDY: Historic private university going “above and beyond” to provide student access Tennessee Promise students are beating the state average for degree completions at historic Cumberland University, which has been able to diversify its student body and provide significant college access to low income students through the program. A University of Tennessee’s Postsecondary Education Read More

Student Spotlight: Eryca Henry

Getting real-world experience is a surefire way for students to capitalize on what they’ve learned in the classroom. Just ask senior accounting major Eryca Henry, who spent last summer interning in the accounting department with the indirect tax team at Cracker Barrel headquarters. She was selected out of 300 applicants to spend two months of Read More

Cumberland University Phoenix Ball Announces The Pavilion Senior Living as Presenting Sponsor

Cumberland University and the Phoenix Ball Committee are pleased to announce Pavilion Senior Living as the Presenting Sponsor of this year’s Phoenix Ball. The 36th Annual Phoenix Ball will be held on campus on Saturday, June 1, 2019. The annual ball is the university’s largest fundraising event and proceeds help provide scholarships to current Cumberland Read More

5 Q&As: The Importance of a Liberal Arts Education

Cumberland University’s curriculum intersects traditional liberal arts values with modern practical approaches. Find out more about the liberal arts curriculum at CU: 1. What kind of coursework is included in liberal arts curriculum? Coursework associated with liberal arts curriculum is designed to provide students a well-round background in a variety of subjects ranging from the Read More

“The Good Doctor” Screenwriter to Present on Campus

Lloyd Gilyard, Jr., screenwriter for the hit ABC series “The Good Doctor,” will give a presentation March 14 at 6:30 p.m. in Heydel Fine Arts Center on the Cumberland University campus. Gilyard’s will speak on his career, his creative process, and what it entails to be a writer for a large network. The presentation will Read More

MBA Program Presents CU Directors’ Roundtable

Cumberland University’s Master of Business Administration Program Presents Their Annual Directors’ Roundtable The Labry School of Science, Technology and Business announced the Cumberland University’s Directors’ Roundtable, presented by the school’s Master of Business Administration program. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., March 14, in the Heydel Fine Arts Center on Read More

Founder of MarketStreet Enterprises, Steve Turner, Speaks at Cumberland Spring Board Retreat

Cumberland University’s spring board retreat was held on campus last week with a keynote speech from Steve Turner, founder of MarketStreet Enterprises. Turner addressed the Cumberland University Board of Trust, giving insight into his extensive resume of business experience. Steve Turner is the founder of MarketStreet Enterprises which is primarily engaged in the development of Read More

Cumberland University and the Tyler McChurch Memorial Foundation to Award Scholarships to Wilson County High School Graduates

Cumberland University and the Tyler McChurch Memorial Foundation announced today plans to award up to $20,000 in scholarships to students attending Cumberland University. The scholarships will be awarded by the Tyler McChurch Memorial Foundation, a restricted fund at Cumberland, to Wilson County high school graduates attending Cumberland in the 2019-2020 academic year. Proceeds from the Read More

Cumberland University’s #IgniteCU Crowdfunding Challenge Raises over $10,000 in Four Days

Cumberland University announced today that its #IgniteCU crowdfunding challenge reached its goal of raising $10,000 towards the Ignite the Vision major gifts initiative. The challenge, which began at midnight Monday, February 25 and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, February 28 was powered by a robust crowdfunding and social media strategy that showcased the four Read More