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Cumberland University to Host Homecoming Weekend October 25-26

Cumberland University will host its annual Homecoming weekend activities for alumni, students and the local community the weekend of Oct. 25 and Oct. 26.  Activities for students will take place on campus the week prior to Homecoming weekend, including an artist-led canvas painting class, a movie night, a Unity Holi Festival of Colors and game Read More

Cumberland University to Host Preview Days for Prospective Students October 19 and November 2

Cumberland University announced today that Fall Preview Days for prospective students will be held on Oct. 19 and Nov. 2. Preview Days give students a chance to experience what college life is like at Cumberland. Students and parents will explore the campus and meet with faculty, staff and current students. Attendees will learn more about Read More

PA Talk: The Student-Athlete Experience

Student-Athlete Experience By: Carlos Angeles-Solis The student-athlete experience may differ on what sports you play, but there is one thing we share in common: time-management. In this blog, I’ll share a typical day for me as a cross country student athlete.  4:40 a.m.: We wake up silly early to get to practice at 5:45 a.m.. Read More

Cumberland University to Host First Creative Writing Conference

Cumberland University’s new Creative and Imaginative Writing program is hosting its first Creative Writing Conference, titled “Find Your Place,” on Oct. 8-10, 2019 on CU’s campus. The conference will be centered around written works where the setting and place are essential to the theme. The conference will feature two guest lecturers, writer Jonathan Escoffery and Read More

An Open Letter from Executive Director of Enrollment Services, Eddie Lovin

Every fall as students return to our campus, I am reminded how much I truly love what I do. Watching students, hopeful for the future, begin their journey into the next phase of their lives makes me feel grateful and humbled to play even the smallest role in these moments. As the Executive Director of Read More

Cumberland University Professor receives Phi Alpha Theta’s Best Subsequent Book Award

Cumberland University professor Dr. Mark Cheathem was awarded the 2019 Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society Best Subsequent Book Award for his 2018 publication, The Coming of Democracy: Presidential Campaigning in the Age of Jackson. The Coming of Democracy is the first book-length treatment to reveal how presidents and presidential candidates used both old and Read More

Cumberland University Announces Record Enrollment for Fifth Consecutive Year

Cumberland University announced today the largest student enrollment in the school’s 178-year history, with 2,550 students this fall.  This represents a 72 percent increase in total enrollment since 2014. In addition to the largest enrollment in school history, Cumberland also welcomed the largest freshman class, with 692 first-time full-time freshman.  “It speaks volumes about the Read More

Cumberland University Announces Biennial Ghosts and Goblets Event

Cumberland University’s Ghosts and Goblets event will be held on Oct. 17, 2019 in Baird Chapel from 7 to 10 p.m.. Ghosts and Goblets was created in 2015 to celebrate the life of renowned CU history professor Monty Pope, who long ago began ghost tours of CU as a way to entertain and educate his Read More

Cumberland University Instructor of Nursing Jessica Haynes Barré, MSN, APRN, RN, NP-C, CNE Named Certified Nurse Educator

Cumberland University is pleased to announce that Jessica Haynes Barré has earned the designation of Certified Nurse Educator®(CNE®) after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing (NLN). Jessica Haynes Barré is an academic nurse educator, family nurse practitioner, and PhD student. She Read More

Cumberland Welcomes Eleven New Faculty for 2019-2020 Academic Year

Cumberland University is proud to welcome 11 new full-time faculty members to campus for Fall 2019.  “Cumberland’s faculty is an impressive group of men and women who continually strive for personal and professional growth for themselves and our students,” said Cumberland University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Bill McKee. “We are pleased Read More