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Cumberland’s Campus Gateway Entrance and McClain Circle Project Expected to Complete in Fall 2019

Cumberland University announced today that construction of the new campus gateway entrance and McClain Circle is expected to complete in Fall 2019. The project, which officially began construction in May 2019, stems from a recent gift from Mrs. Carrie “McClain” Hatfield. In 1892, a portion of the McClain family’s farmland, which spanned 55 acres, became Read More

Cumberland University Papers of Martin Van Buren Project Receives $143,888 Grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Cumberland University announced today that it received a grant for $143,888 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 Hosts Nashville Symphony for the 30th Year

Cumberland University will host the Nashville Symphony Friday, June 7 at 7 p.m. on Memorial Hall lawn for its annual summer concert. This year’s performance marks the 30th year that the Nashville Symphony has performed on the Cumberland campus. All are invited to attend, and admission to the concert is free. The Grammy Award-winning orchestra Read More

Cumberland Announces Spring 2019 Dean’s List

Cumberland University congratulates the following 392 students for their outstanding accomplishment and inclusion on the 2019 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. The full dean’s list is available here. Read More

Cumberland Receives Gift from the Bert Coble Singers

Cumberland University announced today that it received a generous gift from the proceeds of this year’s Bert Coble Singers Christmas Dinner Shows. The annual Christmas Dinner Shows benefit Wilson County charities and institutions, including Empower Me Center, Wilson County Community Help Center and Cumberland University. Patrons of the annual Christmas Dinner shows dedicate the proceeds Read More

Cumberland University Presented Lawrence and Peggy West with the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Community Award

Cumberland University announced Lawrence and Peggy West as the 2019 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Community Award recipients during its Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 4. The award recognizes Cumberland University community members who exemplify a generous spirit, an outstanding commitment to service and excellent character. The award was established in 1925 to honor the memory of Read More

Cumberland University Hosts 177th Commencement Ceremony

Cumberland University hosted its 177th Commencement, celebrating the largest graduating class in university history. The graduate degree ceremony and hooding took place on Friday, May 3 and the undergraduate degree ceremony took place on Saturday, May 4. Both ceremonies were held in the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena on Cumberland’s campus. An estimated 3,000 guests were Read More

Rain Plan In Effect For May 4, 2019 Commencement Ceremony

RAIN PLAN –  The Rain Plan is officially in full effect for the May 4th, 2019 Commencement ceremony. Please adhere to the below plan for the ceremony. Due to the inclement weather of the past week and forecasted for tomorrow, Commencement for all undergraduate students will take place at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 4th in the Dallas Read More

5 Tips For Finals Week

There are many exciting events happening at the end of the school year. Between applying for internships, preparing summer plans and finishing up school assignments, studying for finals can seem like an impossible task. Here are five tips to ensure a successful finals week: 1. Get Plenty of Sleep Late night cram sessions will not Read More

Cumberland to Celebrate Largest Graduating Class in its 177-Year History

Cumberland University announced today that it will graduate the largest class in school history in a commencement ceremony scheduled for May 4, 2019. The 2018-2019 academic year that began with the school’s largest total enrollment, will also conclude with a milestone achievement. Cumberland’s May commencement ceremony will honor 594 total graduates. “I am thrilled that Read More