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The Peggy and Lawrence West Foundation Donates $100K Toward Phoenix Marching Band

The Peggy and Lawrence West Foundation donated $100,000 to the Cumberland University Phoenix Marching Band. This gift will be used toward band operations as part of the Ignite the Vision major gifts initiative, a strategic program focusing on enhancing CU students collegiate experience.  Leading this initiative is Jacqueline Cowden, daughter of Peggy and Lawrence West, Read More

Cumberland University Elects Wright Pinson to Board of Trust

Cumberland University announced today that Dr. Wright Pinson has been elected to the Board of Trust.  Dr. Pinson currently serves as Deputy CEO and Chief Health System Officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He helped develop and organize the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network, a 69 hospital affiliated system covering Tennessee and surrounding states and serves Read More

Cumberland Nursing Student Scholarship Recipients Thank Tennova Lebanon Administrators

Students from Cumberland University’s Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions met and thanked Tennova Lebanon administrators for their scholarship contributions last week. Tennova Lebanon was the 2018 Notes for Nurses Champion of Nursing Sponsor, which provided scholarships to five Cumberland University nursing students, called the Tennova Scholars. Each of the five selected students was Read More

Papers of Martin Van Buren Project Publishes 327 New Documents

The Papers of Martin Van Buren project at Cumberland University recently published 327 documents as part of Series 7, which covers the period of Van Buren’s vice presidency under Andrew Jackson from March 4, 1833 to March 3, 1837. The newly published documents include correspondence related to Van Buren’s participation in the Bank War and Read More

Chairman of the Board named 2019 Recipient of the Andrew Jackson Award by the Tennessee Automotive Association

W.P. Bone III, owner of Wilson County Chevy Buick GMC and Wilson County Hyundai, was named the 2019 recipient of the Andrew Jackson Award by the Tennessee Automotive Association at the organization’s annual meeting. The Andrew Jackson Award is the highest honor a member of the association can receive. Nominations are based on a dealer’s Read More

Cumberland University’s Patrons’ Party, Hosted by Eric and Deanna Purcell, Opens Tickets for Purchase

Cumberland University’s annual Patrons’ Party will be held Saturday, July 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Eric and Deanna Purcell are hosting the event at their beautiful home located at 1900 Shenandoah Trail in Lebanon, TN. Dress for the event is “Garden Party Casual.” The Patrons’ Party is a post-Phoenix Ball celebration and is Read More

Cumberland University Board of Trust Member Appointed to Board of Judicial Conduct

Cumberland University announced today that Trustee William C. Koch, Jr. has been appointed to the Board of Judicial Conduct.  The Board of Judicial Conduct was created by the legislature to investigate, and when warranted, act on complaints against judges. Members are appointed by multiple appointing authorities, including the Governor, Lt. Governor, Speaker of the House Read More

Family Donates Nursing Cape and Hat to Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions

Cumberland University Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions announced that the family of Esther Arrington has donated a shadow box of her nursing cape and cap to the school. Arrington was a World War II cadet nurse, who received her diploma in nursing from Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, before becoming a registered Read More

2019 Cumberland University Alumni Association Board of Directors Announced

Cumberland University announced the 2019 CU Alumni Association Board of Directors today. Elections were held in April by the CUAA, and the new Board of Directors assumed their roles in June. The CUAA elected A.C. Agee Jodway as President. Jodway graduated in 2013 from Cumberland with bachelor’s degrees in Criminal Justice and English and has Read More

Cumberland University Board of Trust Elects Four New Trustees

Cumberland University announced today that four new trustees have been elected to the Board of Trust. Laura Daily, Michael Moscardelli, Rob E. Porter and Dr. Ed Powell were elected during the Board of Trust Spring Meeting on Wednesday, June 19. President Paul Stumb is pleased to have these accomplished individuals join the Board of Trust. Read More