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5 Q&As: The Importance of a Liberal Arts Education

Cumberland University’s curriculum intersects traditional liberal arts values with modern practical approaches. Find out more about the liberal arts curriculum at CU: 1. What kind of coursework is included in liberal arts curriculum? Coursework associated with liberal arts curriculum is designed to provide students a well-round background in a variety of subjects ranging from the Read More

“The Good Doctor” Screenwriter to Present on Campus

Lloyd Gilyard, Jr., screenwriter for the hit ABC series “The Good Doctor,” will give a presentation March 14 at 6:30 p.m. in Heydel Fine Arts Center on the Cumberland University campus. Gilyard’s will speak on his career, his creative process, and what it entails to be a writer for a large network. The presentation will Read More

MBA Program Presents CU Directors’ Roundtable

Cumberland University’s Master of Business Administration Program Presents Their Annual Directors’ Roundtable The Labry School of Science, Technology and Business announced the Cumberland University’s Directors’ Roundtable, presented by the school’s Master of Business Administration program. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., March 14, in the Heydel Fine Arts Center on Read More

Founder of MarketStreet Enterprises, Steve Turner, Speaks at Cumberland Spring Board Retreat

Cumberland University’s spring board retreat was held on campus last week with a keynote speech from Steve Turner, founder of MarketStreet Enterprises. Turner addressed the Cumberland University Board of Trust, giving insight into his extensive resume of business experience. Steve Turner is the founder of MarketStreet Enterprises which is primarily engaged in the development of Read More

Cumberland University’s #IgniteCU Crowdfunding Challenge Raises over $10,000 in Four Days

Cumberland University announced today that its #IgniteCU crowdfunding challenge reached its goal of raising $10,000 towards the Ignite the Vision major gifts initiative. The challenge, which began at midnight Monday, February 25 and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, February 28 was powered by a robust crowdfunding and social media strategy that showcased the four Read More

Spring Theater Production Information

The Cumberland University Phoenix Players presents a Phoenix Players tradition with the group’s fourth production of “Love Rides the Rails or Will the Mail Train Run Tonight?” a melodrama in three acts by Morland Cary. Performances will run Feb. 28 to March 2 at 7 p.m. and a matinee performance on March 3 at 2:30 Read More

Cumberland University Remains Above State Average in State Educator Preparation Report Card

Cumberland University announced today that its Education Preparation Program ranked above the state average in the annual state Board of Education Educator Preparation Report Card. The report card on the effectiveness of teacher training programs contains four domains, candidate profile, employment, satisfaction and provider impact. Each domain looks at specific metrics including percentage of endorsements Read More

Cumberland Preservation Project Receives Significant Gift

The Cumberland University Office for Advancement announced on Wednesday that it received a generous gift of $12,800 from Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home. The gift will assist in the restoration and maintenance of the Robert L. Caruthers portrait, one of the initiatives included in The Cumberland Portrait Preservation Project. “This generous gift will make a Read More

Student Spotlight: Stefany Ortega

Junior nursing major Stefany Ortega knows what it takes to run a successful campus organization. She co-founded the Cumberland FUTURO chapter, an inclusive, professional community that creates opportunities for career growth and civic engagement, in 2016. During its first year on campus, the group had 25 active members and was named the Best Student Organization Read More

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