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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

Alumni Spotlight: Evelyn (White) Cason

Kindness and a smile goes a long way. The stylish, classy, elegant and kind Ms. Evelyn (White) Cason, a 1968 Teacher Education alum and Lebanon resident, has the same beautiful smile and radiance that lights up a room as she did when she was a student at CU. In fact, if you looked at her Read More

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