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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

The 6 Best Places to Study on or Around Campus

With finals around the corner, it’s important to practice great studying habits. The best way to stay focused while preparing for exams is to surround yourself in a productive working environment. Here are the best places on or around campus to get the most work done as you prepare for finals season: 1. Library: Of Read More

Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions Receives Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Accreditation

Cumberland University announced today that its Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has been reaccredited and its Master of Science in Nursing program has received initial accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This recognition is the culmination of a comprehensive process, including an intensive 18-month self-study by the program faculty, as well Read More

Cumberland to Host Fifth Annual Research Colloquium

Cumberland University will host its fifth annual research Colloquium on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Faculty and students will present on topics that include perspectives on various research topics and projects being conducted at the university. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Bill McKee is looking forward to the university community coming together for such Read More

Internationally Renowned Pianist to Perform at Cumberland University

Cumberland University’s School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts announced today that renowned pianist, Agnes Wan, will give a concert on campus on October 18, 2018. RRecognized as a Steinway Artist since 2013, Wan has performed in competitions and concerts around the world. She fills her performances with “compelling artistry that draws the listeners in Read More

Phoenix Ball Planning Committee Hosts Spooktacular Halloween Bash

The Phoenix Ball Planning Committee announced today that tickets are available for a new upcoming event — A Spooktacular Halloween Bash. The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 20, from 7:00 PM – 12:01 AM, in historic Baird Chapel. This “Ghouls and Gals” adults only costume party is part of the Planning Committee’s efforts to Read More

Department of English to host visiting author, Sally Franson, on campus

The Cumberland University Department of English is hosting author Sally Franson on campus Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Heydel Fine Arts Center. Franson will present on her debut novel, “A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out,” which was published this year in April. Franson said she is excited to visit campus and not only Read More