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Welcome Letter from President Stumb

Welcome! I am delighted you have chosen to attend Cumberland University. Transitioning to college life can be a bit overwhelming, and I want to make sure you have the tools you need to be successful throughout your college career and beyond. Cumberland is a tight knit community, and we’re excited that you are now part Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Tron Baker

Looking back, it is easy to see how our paths lead us to the present day – the people we encounter, the experiences, the hard work – they all have a way of contributing to where we end up. In 2006, Tron Baker, a native of Murfreesboro, received his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Allison Jagoda

The last few months have been anything but easy as both individuals and communities adjust to their own version of a new normal. For nurses, they must manage their typical duties in addition to the exhausting tasks of witnessing and fighting the progression of COVID-19.  Allison Jagoda, a Jeanette Cantrell Rudy Endowed Scholarship for Excellence Read More

Phoenix Feature: Zane Potter

Full Name: Zane Potter Major: Master of Business Administration Graduation year: August 2020 What are your future plans?  I’m hopeful that after graduating, I’ll have the opportunity to manage and lead people in some capacity.  What faculty and staff members have helped you achieve your goals while at CU? Dr. Mary Haley. She was my Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Alice Sullivan

Like many students, Alice Dorothy Sullivan had no idea what she wanted to do with her life when she graduated from college. Alice graduated from Cumberland in 2001 and while attending CU, she received soccer and tennis scholarships as well as the prestigious Laura Cooke Scholarship. She was the 2001 recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Tucker Vaught

Tucker Vaught graduated from Cumberland University in May 2019. Tucker has the distinction of being a Jim and Martha Bradshaw Scholar and a Dr. Thomas Richard Puryear, M.D. Scholar.  He works in the Neuromedical/Neurosurgical ICU at Erlanger Health Systems in Chattanooga, TN, as a Registered Nurse. He is currently studying for specific nursing certifications for Read More

Spring 2020 FOCUS Student Art Show

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our Spring 2020 FOCUS Student Art Show went virtual. You can now virtually walk through a gallery of our students’ art work from the 2019-2020 school year through this fantastic presentation created by the SHEA School! Click the button below to view the gallery and click “Present”. Click Here to View Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Ebony Lampkin

Ebony Lampkin, a Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholar, graduated from Cumberland University in 2018 with her BSN and is currently enrolled in the graduate program for Nursing Leadership. She will earn her MSN from CU in August 2020. Ebony works for Fresenius Medical Care in Lebanon as a dialysis nurse.  It is apparent from her demeanor Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Turner

Jennifer Turner, an Ina G. Welborn Scholar, graduated from Cumberland in 2019 with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing.  She currently works at Tristar Summit Medical Center as a Registered Nurse on the medical surgical/oncology floor.  Jennifer went into nursing because she enjoys helping others and wanted to assist people during some of the hardest Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Sara Kerbow

Sara Kerbow graduated from Cumberland in 2015 and is currently enrolled in CU’s online program, MSN for Nursing Education. Sara works for an Outpatient Cancer Care Clinic in Kingsland, GA, through Southeast Georgia Health Systems. She is the Radiation Oncology nurse for Camden County/St. Mary’s office location. It is evident when you speak to Sara Read More