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Notes for Nurses Event Raises Over $123,000 for the Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions

Cumberland University’s seventh annual Notes for Nurses fundraiser, which took place on Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Wilson County Expo Center, raised approximately $123,000 for the Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions. Over 400 guests were in attendance for a night of dinner and dancing. In its seventh year, this event has raised over Read More

Cumberland to Hold Annual Christmas Choral Concert

The Cumberland University choirs will host its Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 6.  This annual event showcases the talent and hard work of the Cumberland choral students, while giving the Wilson County community a free holiday concert.  The choirs will be performing “Sing We Now of Christmas” by Harry Simeone with professional brass, percussion and Read More

Cumberland University Joins the Global GivingTuesday Movement

Cumberland will participate in GivingTuesday by fundraising for the university in support of its’ students throughout the month of Nov., concluding on December 3, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. GivingTuesday, taking place around the world on December 3, is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage Read More

Chairmen Lynn, Boyd Present Presidential Papers Check to Cumberland University

Wilson County House Members discuss leadership, state government with students State Representatives Susan Lynn and Clark Boyd presented Cumberland University with a ceremonial check for $50,000 to help fund the ongoing work of Papers of Martin Van Buren project at the school. The funding is a direct appropriation from state government spearheaded by Lynn and Read More

Cumberland University Announces “The Phoenix Ball Masquerade” For 2020 Annual Event

Cumberland University President Paul C. Stumb is pleased to announce Ray and Stephanie Hubner as the official chairs for the 2020 Phoenix Ball. The 37th Annual Phoenix Ball will be held on campus on Saturday, June 6, 2020, and will have the theme of, “Draped in Decadence and Masked in Mystery: The Phoenix Ball Masquerade.” Read More

Cumberland to Host Sixth Annual Research Colloquium

Cumberland University will host its sixth annual research Colloquium on Wednesday, Nov. 20. The day will consist of presentations on a variety of topics, both research and interest-based, from students and faculty, as well as research from the broader community. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Bill McKee is looking forward to the Read More

Cumberland University’s Phoenix Players to Present “Winnie the Pooh” as Fall 2019 Play

The Cumberland University Phoenix Players will present the fall 2019 production of “Winnie the Pooh” on Nov. 8 through Nov. 10. at CU’s Heydel Fine Arts Center.  The two-act children’s play is based on the book by author A.A. Milne, was adapted by Kristin Sergel and produced with Dramatic Publishing. “At CU, we try to Read More

Cumberland to Host World War II Maneuvers Monument Rededication Ceremony on Veterans Day

Cumberland University will host a rededication ceremony for its World War II Maneuvers Monument on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11 at 8 a.m.  The rededication of the monument comes after the opening of the new McClain Circle entrance to campus. The monument was removed during construction of the entrance and now has been prominently mounted Read More

PA Talk: Homecoming

Homecoming By: Christian Jordan Homecoming is here at Cumberland University! Homecoming is one of the most anticipated events of the school year for good reason; it welcomes back all our alumni, involves the local Lebanon community, and gives CU students and faculty and staff a whole week to show their school spirit! I know that Read More

PA Talk: Advice for Freshmen from a Senior

Advice for Freshmen from a Senior By: Hollie Kepley As you begin college, you may be worried about fitting in, making friends, or deciding what to do with your future. No matter the obstacles you face or what others may say, you can do this. Answering and addressing these unknowns may seem like an unmanageable Read More