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Cumberland Science Students Win Awards at Regional Conference

Two Cumberland students have won awards for original research presented at the Tennessee Academy of Sciences regional conference on Nov. 22 at Columbia State Community College in Columbia, TN.  The Tennessee Academy of Science has been providing a forum for science education and research throughout the state of Tennessee since 1912. The annual meeting gives Read More

The Final Steps to Graduation

The Final Steps to Graduation By: Lauren Gregory, ’18, ’20 Congrats soon to be graduate! You have worked hard for four years to reach this moment of great achievement! Before you cross that final finish line, aka the graduation stage, make sure that you don’t miss out on the final few important steps. First, keep Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Don Carlos Birdwell

When Don Carlos Birdwell graduated high school, his father gave him two options: he could buy the farm next to theirs and he could farm tobacco or he would send Don to college. “I knew there must have been a better sight than the rear-end of a mule, so I chose college,” said Birdwell. He Read More

The Gift of Music

In 2017, Cumberland announced the addition of a glorious pipe organ to Baird Chapel. The university chose to name pipe organ in memory of a dearly beloved music faculty, Dr. H. Bert Coble, because of his significant contributions to the Cumberland music program and the countless lives he touched during his sixteen years on campus.  Read More

PA Talk: Fun Things to do in Lebanon

Fun Things to do in Lebanon By: Grant Pody No matter where you live, people constantly complain about there being nothing to do. However, these people simply do not put in the effort to find out what is going on, because where there are people, there is life! In Lebanon, there are a ton of Read More

Student Spotlight: Allie García

Growing up, we’re taught to leave things better than we find them. This is a lesson that junior Allie García has put into practice during her time at Cumberland.  García saw an opportunity to leave her mark on Cumberland’s campus by creating a mural in the student lounge featuring Phoenix wings, to brighten up the Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Laura Marsh

CU alumna Laura Marsh (‘04)  always knew she was destined for the stage. When choosing where to spend her college years, Marsh wanted to study theater and searched for a program that would challenge her, but one that was also close to home. “I decided to come to CU because the theater program was unmatched Read More

PA Talk: Finding Your Best Friends at CU

Finding Your Best Friends at CU By: Eryca Henry  “Cumberland University is a small school… so doesn’t that mean you’re like best friends with everyone you go to school with?” If you come to CU, you will hear this a lot. My answer is not really. I heard this question be answered once like this Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Pace Pope

There are certain people who always make you feel at home. Pace Pope is one of those people. Her shared office in Memorial Hall is constantly filled with students and visitors looking to make CU their new home. As an international admissions liaison, Mrs. Pope works to integrate the almost 100 international students into the Read More

PA Talk: The Game Day Experience from the Band in the Stands

The Game Day Experience from the Band in the Stands By: Joesph Grah Hi CU! My name’s Joseph and I’m one of the dots on the field for the halftime show, aka a Phoenix Band member. I wanted to give a rundown of it’s like to be a band member at a football game, and Read More