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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

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