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CU reaches 500K goal, holds ground-breaking for softball complex

5/29/2018 Cumberland University completed its $500K Athletics Investment Campaign this week just before the prescribed deadline and also held a ground-breaking for a new softball stadium and press box during the Board of Trust meeting on campus Wednesday. “This is the first time we’ve ever seen pinpointed one specific thing we wanted to do in Read More

Dean’s List Students for Spring 2018

5/18/2018 Cumberland University congratulates the following students for their outstanding accomplishment of qualifying for the Spring 2018 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: View the Spring 2018 Dean’s List here! Read More

Men’s soccer announces 2018 schedule

5/18/2018 Cumberland men’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the teams 2018 schedule on Friday, which includes 10 home matches for a team that finished 15-3-2 overall, 5-1-1 in the Mid-South Conference last season. The Phoenix open the season August 25 at NCAA Division II Christian Brothers and begin the home schedule with consecutive outings against Read More

Hunt picks up 1,500th NAIA victory

4/30/2018 With Saturday’s doubleheader sweep at Shawnee State, Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt posted his 1,500th NAIA victory, adding to the list of superlatives for the organization’s winningest active head coach. The Phoenix won 17-4 and 11-8 to complete a weekend sweep against the Bears, improving Hunt’s all-time record with Cumberland as a four-year Read More

CU women take first at Golden Tiger Invite

3/21/2018 Senior Abbey Burgdorf tied for the low round of the day with a two-over par 74 and sophomore Ana Laura Pages Preuss shot 79, helping Cumberland to a first place team showing on Tuesday at the Golden Tigers Spring Invitational at Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville, Ga. Burgdorf tied for the low round on Read More

Cumberland baseball sweeps LSUS

3/7/2018 Cumberland scored five combined runs in the fifth and sixth innings to overcome a four-run deficit and win the opener, 5-4, and the Phoenix exploded for five runs in the third and eight more in the fourth in a 16-5 win, sweeping a doubleheader from LSU-Shreveport in baseball action here Tuesday at Pilots Field. Read More

Clair E. Martin Papers Now Accessible

2/27/2018 The papers of Dr. Clair E. Martin, 23rd president of Cumberland University, have been processed and are ready to be accessed via research inquiries with the Stockton Archives in the Doris and Harry Vise Library at Cumberland University. A finding aid is now available at: The work of processing the papers began in June Read More

Four wrestlers qualify for NAIA Championships

2/23/2018 Four Cumberland wrestlers – senior Brandon Weber, junior DeAndre Jones, sophomore John Olivieri and freshman Shota Sisco – all qualified for the NAIA Championships set for March 2-3 in Des Moines, Iowa, as announced by the national office on Tuesday. All four of Cumberland’s participants were automatic qualifiers through competition this past weekend at Read More

The Making of a Monster Opens Feb. 7

2/7/2018 Senior art major Samantha Roddam’s exhibit, “The Making of a Monster,” opens Feb. 7 in the Adams Gallery. A reception will be held that evening from 4:30 – 6 p.m. According to Peg Fredi, assistant professor and director of the Adams Gallery, Sam uses digital imaging, traditional art techniques, and graphic designs to tell Read More

CU Library Series Celebrates Black History Month

2/2/2018 In honor of Black History Month, Cumberland University’s Doris and Harry Vise Library staff are presenting a speaker panel on Feb. 8, “#CUintheLibrary: How My Past at CU Helped Shape My Future,” featuring Cumberland University alumni as well as a trustee. The panelists are Dr. Andre Churchwell, chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Read More