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Cumberland Announces Spring 2020 Dean’s List

Cumberland University congratulates the following 571 students for their outstanding accomplishment and inclusion on the 2020 Spring 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. Deans List – Spring 2020Download Read More

Cumberland University Receives $145,000 Grant for Papers of Martin Van Buren Project

Cumberland University announced today that it received a grant for $145,000 from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Papers of Martin Van Buren (PMVB) project. The funds will continue to support the creation of a digital edition of the Van Buren papers, which will make accessible approximately 13,000 documents belonging to Read More

Cumberland to Hold Commencement Ceremony June 20th

Cumberland University announced today that it will hold its annual Commencement ceremony on June 20, 2020. In an effort to maintain social distancing protocols, the ceremony will be limited to graduates only and no guests will be in attendance. The ceremony will be streamed live for supporters to watch. The ceremony will take place on Read More

Cumberland to Resume On-Ground Classes in the Fall

Cumberland University announced today that it will have students and faculty return to campus for the Fall 2020 semester amid COVID-19. “We are committed to reopening our campus in the Fall 2020,” said University President Paul Stumb. “We do acknowledge that based on regulations and advice from officials and the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Read More

Cumberland Announces New Online Programs with Tennessee Reconnect

Cumberland University announced that it will now offer two associate degree opportunities fully online in coordination with the Tennessee (TN) Reconnect program. This comes as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Cumberland will offer both the Associate of Arts and Associate of Arts in Business programs fully online to adult learners looking to further their Read More

Cumberland to Use Nearly $1 Million in CARES Act Funding to Support Students During COVID-19 Pandemic

Cumberland University will use all of the $960,321 it has received as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to directly support students during the pandemic. The disbursement, from the U.S. Department of Education as part of the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, is designed to prioritize students Read More

Cumberland to Participate in The Big Payback

Cumberland University will participate in The Big Payback, a 24-hour, online giving event created to help Middle Tennessee nonprofits raise funds vital to continuing their work and directly improving the community around them.  Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, this year’s event will be held Wed., May 6 – Thurs., May 7.   Once Read More

Cumberland Moves Summer Semester Courses Online, Implements Alternate Grading Method for Spring Semester

Cumberland University announced today that it will move all summer semester courses to a distance learning format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition to moving summer courses online, the university has opted to implement an alternate grading option for current students. For the spring semester only, students will be able to choose whether Read More

Cumberland Adds Graduate-Level Athletic Training Program

Cumberland University announced today that it will offer a Master of Science in Athletic Training beginning Fall 2020.  With the change in degree level requirement for the athletic training profession, the undergraduate athletic training program has transitioned to the graduate level to maintain accreditation. Current undergraduate athletic training students will graduate in Fall 2020.  The Read More

Cumberland Postpones Commencement Ceremony

Cumberland University announced today that it will postpone its Commencement ceremony to June 20, 2020 due to the risk of COVID-19 spread.  This postponement comes in response to CDC guidelines and recommendations from government officials. The Commencement ceremony was originally scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2020.  The ceremony will now take place on Saturday, June Read More