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Author Caitlin Vaughn

CU’s Finch and Novo part of trailblazers coalition on teacher diversity

7/27/2017 Over the last year, Dr. Kim Finch, associate professor of education, and Jennifer Novo, director of student success, have been a part of an initiative of the Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition called the “Trailblazers Coalition,” which is addressing the issue of teacher diversity in Metro Nashville Public Schools. Cumberland University is one of six Read More

Revealing documents on eighth president released

7/24/2017 Cumberland University History Professor Mark Cheathem announced today the release of the first set of documents to be made publicly available from modern Democratic Party founder and U.S. President Martin Van Buren on the website VanBurenPapers.org. The documents reveal Van Buren’s personal correspondence and numerous senatorial remarks and speeches from 1825. These first-pass transcriptions represent Read More

Donadio earns CNE designation

7/14/2017 Cumberland University’s Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions’ assistant professor of nursing, Andrew “A.J.” Donadio, has earned the well-esteemed designation of Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) from the National League for Nursing (NLN), University officials announced.  The CNE exam has strict eligibility criteria along with a rigorous certification examination. Many academic nursing programs in Read More

CU’s education program ranks highest in TN

7/7/2017 Teachers with degrees from Cumberland University are among the most prepared for success in Tennessee classrooms according to a new state ranking system. Cumberland University’s educator preparation program (EPP) overall received the highest marks on the Tennessee Board of Education’s new Teacher Preparation Report Card. The Report Card reveals how effectively the state’s colleges, Read More

Bone Named Board of Trust Chairman

6/26/2017 W.P. Bone, III, respected businessman and longtime trustee of Cumberland University, has been elected chairman of the CU Board of Trust. A native and lifelong resident of Lebanon, Tenn., Bone graduated from Castle Heights Military Academy in 1958. He went on to earn an associate degree from Cumberland University followed by a bachelor’s degree Read More

Cumberland University Releases Spring 2018 Dean’s List

Cumberland University congratulates the following students for their outstanding accomplishment and inclusion on the Spring 2018 Dean’s List. Information for the list was provided by the University’s Office of Institutional Research. This honor is reserved for full-time undergraduate students who have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher on all classes attempted and is compiled Read More

Cumberland University receives NHPRC grant for Van Buren papers project

6/19/2017 Cumberland University received a grant for $60,752 from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Papers of Martin Van Buren (PMVB) project. The funds will support the creation of the digital version of the papers of Martin Van Buren, which will make accessible approximately 13,000 documents belonging to the eighth president. Read More

Westfield Insurance Foundation’s Legacy of Caring Fund Benefits CU

6/7/2017 Cumberland University received a grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation thanks to the help of THW Insurance Services, LLC.  The grant is part of the Westfield Legacy of Caring program, which invites Westfield independent insurance agents to nominate a local nonprofit in the areas of disaster recovery, insurance pathways, family stability or safety. Cumberland University Read More

Stumb assists Major League Soccer recruitment

5/8/2017 Paul Stumb, president of Cumberland University, has been appointed to the Founders Council of the MLS2Nashville committee, which is comprised of over 100 Middle Tennessee leaders working to bring a Major League Soccer team to Nashville. “Dr. Stumb was named to this committee because of his contributions as a leader in the Nashville area Read More

Thorton Cline signs with major literary agent

5/18/2017 Cumberland University Arts Academy instructor, bestselling author and songwriter, Thornton Cline (left in picture), recently inked a contract with major literary agent, Paul Shepherd. Shepherd, president and CEO of Shepherd Literary Services of Franklin, Tenn., represents authors on Simon and Schuster, Abingdon Press, Thomas Nelson (Harper Collins), AMG Publishing and other major book publishers. Read More