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Cumberland University Announces SERVPRO of Wilson County as Phoenix Ball Presenting Sponsor

Cumberland University and the Phoenix Ball Committee are pleased to announce SERVPRO of Wilson County as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 Phoenix Ball.  The 37th Annual Phoenix Ball, chaired by Ray and Stephanie Hubner, will be held on campus Saturday, June 6, 2020. The ball is the university’s largest fundraising event that helps provide Read More

Cumberland to Create Chemistry Degree for Fall 2020

Cumberland University announced today that it will offer a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree to students beginning Fall 2020. The program will be housed in the Labry School of Science, Business and Technology. This addition comes from a growing interest in students wanting to pursue careers in the chemistry field and continue on to Read More

Cumberland Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Elected to SACSCOC Board of Trustees

Cumberland University announced that Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Bill McKee has been elected to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees.  McKee currently serves Cumberland in the capacity of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. He has served in various roles throughout his Read More

Cumberland to Host Ceremony in Recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Cumberland University will host a ceremony recognizing International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m in Vise Library. International Holocaust Remembrance Day recognizes the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. This ceremony will serve to commemorate the tragedy of the Holocaust and recognize the current growth of antisemitism and antiziganism. The Read More

Cumberland Elects Frank Rudy to Board of Trust

Cumberland University announced today that Frank Rudy has been elected to the Board of Trust. Rudy is a native of Nashville and previously worked in the family business, Rudy’s Farm Sausage Company, until the primary production facility was relocated outside of Nashville during the late 1980’s. Thereafter, Rudy created his own meat business for the Read More

Cumberland University and Journey Church Announce Closing on Leeville Pike Property

Cumberland University and The Journey Church announced today that they have closed on the property on the corner of Leeville Pike and South Maple Street. This deal stems from both organizations needing to expand their footprint in the Wilson County community after significant growth in population. Both Journey Church lead pastor Erik Reed and Cumberland Read More

Cumberland Announces Fall 2019 Dean’s List

Cumberland University congratulates the following 568 students for their outstanding accomplishment and inclusion on the 2019 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

Cumberland University’s Creative Writing Program Receives $95K Grant for “The Art of Life” Outreach Program to Serve Wilson County Schools

Cumberland University’s newly established Creative Writing program received $95K from the Hays Foundation of Nashville for “The Art of Life” (TAL) outreach program in Wilson County high schools.  The program will be headed by CIW Program Director, Mrs. Kerry Ann Moore, and Dean of the School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts, Dr. Eric Cummings Read More

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