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Cumberland University Announces Fall Sports to be Moved to Spring 2021

Mid-South Conference Commissioner Eric Ward announced today the postponement of fall sports to spring 2021. The decision gives each institution autonomy to play non-conference games this fall. The decision from the Mid-South stems from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ (NAIA) announcement to move fall championships to the spring on July 31. The Mid-South Conference Read More

Move-In Checklist

As move-in day is quickly approaching, here’s a helpful checklist for what to bring to your new home at CU. Use this list as a guideline when packing. Move-In Checklist-2020Download Read More

Campus Reopening FAQs

When do classes start with the adjusted academic calendar?  The first day of classes is Monday, August 17. You can view the academic calendar here:  How does the A/B schedule work? To limit the total volume of students on campus, all undergraduate students will be divided into an A group and a B group. Read More

Cumberland Announces Campus Reopening Plan

Cumberland University released its comprehensive Campus Reopening Plan today for the Fall 2020 semester. The plan includes a hybrid model for all courses, splitting students into two groups to limit the total volume of students on campus at one time. The plan is available to the public, and can be accessed on the Cumberland University’s Read More

Cumberland University’s Papers of Martin Van Buren Project Publishes 140 New Documents

The Papers of Martin Van Buren project at Cumberland University recently published 140 new documents belonging to the eighth president. The newly published documents include correspondence related to Van Buren’s presidential campaign to succeed Andrew Jackson in 1836, his reelection campaign in 1840, and his attempt to earn the Democratic Party’s nomination in 1844. “This Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Aireka Harvell

Strong people oftentimes have lived through some of the hardest and most difficult experiences. Their backgrounds are a testament to mastering difficulties that have been placed before them.   No stranger to obstacles, Nashville native, Aireka Harvell, a 2015 Bachelor of Business Administration graduate and female tech entrepreneur, has faced much adversity, yet, she still chooses Read More

Cumberland to Revise Academic Calendar for Fall 2020 Semester

Cumberland University announced today that in response to ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university will alter the academic calendar for the fall semester.  The Cumberland Campus Reopening Planning (CROP) Team has been meeting regularly to make plans for opening the campus as safely as possible in August. In response to concerns including Read More

Cumberland Celebrates Largest Graduating Class in 178-Year History

Cumberland University hosted its 178th Commencement Ceremony, celebrating the largest graduating class in school history in a graduate-only ceremony on Sat., June 20. The 2019-2020 academic year began with the school’s largest total enrollment and concluded with a Commencement Ceremony honoring 615 graduates, the largest number in the university’s 178 year history. Only graduates were Read More

Cumberland University Alumnus Brandon Eldridge Awarded 2020 James Madison Memorial Fellowship

Cumberland University announced today that alumnus Brandon Eldridge has received the 2020 James Madison Memorial Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Foundation.  Fellowship Awardee Brandon Eldridge graduated from Cumberland University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Public Administration and graduated in 2010 with a Master of Arts Read More

Supreme Court Votes to Uphold Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Cumberland University stands with DACA recipients after encouraging Supreme Court decision Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision allowing the continuation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA is an immigration policy that provides protection from deportation, the ability to work in the United States and enabled approximately half a million undocumented students to enroll Read More