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Prepping for the 2019 Nashville Area Career Fair

As the 2019 Nashville Area Career Fair approaches, it’s time to start thinking about how you can stand out to employers. Follow these best practices for a successful trip to the career fair: 1. Be prepared. Knowing ahead of time which companies and employers will be represented at the fair is a great way to Read More

Cumberland University Kicks Off Ignite the Vision Major Gifts Initiative with Online Fundraising Event

Cumberland University announced today the launch of its major gifts initiative, Ignite the Vision. With Cumberland’s enrollment numbers increasing every year, it is necessary to expand and transform the campus to meet the needs of students. The Ignite the Vision major gifts initiative has a working goal of $1.7 million to enhance and transform Cumberland Read More

Cumberland Culinary Center Passes Major Milestone

Cumberland University announced today that the Cumberland Culinary Center passed a major milestone during the month of January when it packaged its one millionth unit of product. The Cumberland Culinary Center, a 2,400 square-foot facility, houses a commercial kitchen and storage space that is intended to aid entrepreneurs and farmers in producing, promoting and packaging Read More

Cumberland University to host Preview Day Saturday, Feb. 16

High school students will get a chance to experience college life and what their future could look like at Cumberland University during Spring Preview Day, Feb. 16. Students and parents will be able to explore the campus and meet with faculty, staff and current students. Visitors will be able to receive information from admissions and Read More

United States Attorney Don Cochran to Host Lecture On Campus

United States Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee Don Cochran will give a lecture Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel on the Cumberland University campus. Cochran’s lecture will cover his successful prosecution of the final defendant charged with the 1963 bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Cumberland University Read More

Cumberland University announces Fall 2018 Dean’s List

Cumberland University congratulates the following 453 students for their outstanding accomplishment and inclusion on the 2018 Fall Dean’s List. This honor is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher on all classes attempted and is compiled at the conclusion of each academic semester. A complete list is available here.  Read More

LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention Gives the Gift of Music to Cumberland University

Cumberland University is pleased to announce one of the most generous gifts ever received by the university is now in place in historic Baird Chapel. The gift is a magnificent pipe organ donated by Lifeway Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention (formerly the Baptist Sunday School Board). For more than 50 years the custom-built Read More

Cumberland receives $100,000 gift to establish Tom H. Proctor Memorial Scholarship

Cumberland University received $100,000 from the Estate of Carrie Elizabeth Proctor. The bequest will establish the Tom H. Proctor Memorial Scholarship Fund. In honor of Ms. Proctor’s father, who had aspired to attend Cumberland but was was not afforded the opportunity. This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time Cumberland student that displays a well-rounded Read More

Cumberland University Announces the Chairs, Date and Theme for the 2019 Phoenix Ball

Cumberland University President Paul C. Stumb announced Scott and Kirsten Harris as the official chairs for the 2019 Phoenix Ball. The 36thAnnual Phoenix Ball will be held on campus on Saturday, June 1, 2019. The annual ball is the university’s largest fundraising event and proceeds help provide scholarships to current Cumberland students. President Paul C. Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from Cumberland University!

This year, CU students, faculty and staff were asked to share what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving. Needless to say, the CU community has so much to be thankful for and celebrate today. We wish everyone in the Cumberland family and community a wonderful Thanksgiving spent with friends and family. Check out what students, Read More