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Couple Establishes Scholarship for Post TN Promise

5/2/2017 Gary and Tammye Whitaker of Lebanon have established a new scholarship fund for Tennessee Promise students at Cumberland University who want to turn their associate degree into a bachelor’s degree. Priority consideration will be given to those students who have a documented disability. Gary serves as executive vice president of Wilson Bank & Trust Read More

2nd Annual Pre-K Field Day

5/2/2017 The 2nd Annual Pre-K Field Day for Lebanon Special School District’s Pre-K classes took place last Friday, April 28th on the Cumberland University campus.  Cumberland University’s Libby O’Guin, Director of Student Life and Dr. George Walker, Program Director for Health, Physical Education, and Athletic Coaching hosted the event along with Dr. Penny Thompson, Director of Read More

Students inducted into Sigma Theta Tau

4/28/2017 Senior Nursing students and RN to BSN students were inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society Xi Alpha Chapter held April 23, 2017.   Lebanon-May 2017 Hannah Marie Alexander Meghan Dannielle Buckler Doniele Danner Danielle Ann Dubois Katlin Eakes Tamara A. Floyd Megan Michelle Grindstaff Emily Elaine Hall Emily Celeste Homan Dacia Read More

Education program receives $100,000 grant

4/28/2017 Cumberland University is one of four institutions statewide to receive a Diversity in Teaching Grant from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC), officials announced yesterday. The $100,000 grant will be used to provide scholarships and cover expenses for 18 new English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers over the next two years. Scholarship recipients Read More

Cumberland’s Select Artists Show

4/27/2017 CU Art students have an exhibit, “Cumberland’s Select Artists Show” at The Mill in Lebanon beginning today (4/27) and running for about a month. There will be 8 students’ work represented. Come out to the opening night reception tonight at The Mill at 5:00. All are welcome to attend. Read More

Nurses’ Day on the Hill

4/17/2017 Students from Cumberland University’s Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions gathered at the Tennessee State Capitol on April 5 to participate in the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA) Legislative Summit. The annual Summit provides a “live” look at some of the bills before this year’s Tennessee legislature that would affect the practice of nursing Read More

CU’s educator prep program recognized as model

4/7/2017 Cumberland University’s Educator Preparation Program (EPP) will be highlighted as a model for success at the Tennessee Department of Education’s Set Up for Success: Strengthening Our New Teacher Pipeline event on April 5 at the Music City Center. Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen and leadership from the department of education are highlighting the work Read More

CU alumna enjoys political internship; well-rounded education

3/28/2017 Kaleigh Chitwood (‘16) is putting her business degree to work on Tennessee’s Capitol Hill. As an intern for Sen. Ferrell Haile, she is proving to be a valuable part of his team, especially when it comes to communicating with constituents.State Rep. Mark Pody worked hard to secure a coveted internship spot for Cumberland at Read More

23 students and one honorary member inducted into the National Leadership Honor Society

3/28/2017 Cumberland University inducted 23 students and one honorary member into the Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) National Leadership Honor Society on March 26. In addition to strict academic criteria, inductees must also have an ODK Cumberland Circle member recommend them for the honor of membership, indicating proven leadership skills and service to the community. Honorary Read More

Meet Josh

Background Josh McCausland’s work approaches visual reality from its own unique angle. As both a videographer and graphic designer, Josh is comfortable reconciling the real with the imagined, and it shows in what he creates. His work is refreshing, and exhibits a cleanliness that is never too removed from humanity. Healing plays a large part Read More