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Cumberland’s 2020 Recap

This year was full of challenges. From natural disasters to a global pandemic, our Cumberland family came together to rise above the challenges. While many of us are excited to see 2020 come to an end, it is important to reflect on the good things this year has brought.  Here’s a look back on the Read More

Phoenix Feature: Sugeidy Sanchez

Grade: Senior Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN Major/Minor: Biochemistry What has your experience at CU been like?  My experience at Cumberland has been amazing. The staff and professors are very much like family. Because the class sizes are small, I’ve had the opportunity to make many friends and get to know my professors better. I know that Read More

CU’s Student Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us! With everything that 2020 has brought with it, this season of giving and celebration means that much more. Especially for college students! If you’re shopping for a student this year, take a look at the list below to find some helpful gift ideas that will make your student grin Read More

Sweet Home Away from Home

CU’s West Spring Street neighbors, Cal and Danielle Sims purchased Danielle’s dream home, the peach house across the street from the baseball field, in March 2016. They have been welcoming Cumberland University students into their home since 2018. In 2018, Cumberland alum and Pastor Darrin Reynolds of Immanuel Baptist Church mentioned to the Sims the Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Moises Feliz

Moises graduated from CU in 2005 with his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with minors in Management and Marketing and in 2007 with his Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership and Human Relations. Moises is an Associate Vice President and Office Manager at Wilson Bank & Trust.  What were you involved in at CU?  Baseball Read More

Phoenix Feature: Annie Cater

Major: Business Administration ’20 Hometown: Davidson County What got you interested in photography? My dad started taking photos of my older brother while he played basketball and I became fascinated by it. So, he showed me the beginnings and it just kind of blossomed from there. I grew on what I learned from him from Read More

A Letter from the President: CU’s Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CU Family, In June, I wrote to you in response to the tragic and unnecessary death of George Floyd and the demonstrations that followed across the nation. Today, we as a nation are facing similar societal turbulence as we grieve the life of Breonna Taylor and the belief of many of us that justice has Read More

Phoenix Feature: Jon Carrothers

Favorite part about CU? My favorite part was for sure the small class sizes. I transferred to CU from another university and was able to raise my GPA because of the one-on-one help I was able to receive from my professors. In every course I took, I felt like they were talking directly to me Read More

We Rise by Lifting Others

On the evening of March 3, category three and four tornadoes tore through Middle Tennessee leaving a path of destruction from East Nashville to Cookeville. Hundreds were left without a roof over their heads, thousands went without power for days, and some lost their loved ones. While CU’s campus and students were graciously spared from Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Branson Edward Clark

Branson Edward Clark ‘02  Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Music Education K-12 Choir Director at Lebanon High School and the Music Director for Lebanon First Presbyterian Church How did you get to Cumberland? I came to Cumberland by sheer chance for a tour of campus guided by the CU football coaches.  They introduced me to Read More