Ms. Courtney Lauren Vick graduated from Harpeth Hall School in Nashville in 2008 where she was Student Body President and a three-sport athlete. She went on to attend the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she graduated magna cum laude and received her undergraduate degree in Journalism and Electronic Media in 2012. While at UT, she was an active volunteer and student leader (30+ organizations) who interned with Jewelry Television and worked for Aramark. Upon graduation, the University of Tennessee System President Dr. Joe DiPietro recognized her as a Torchbearer, the highest honor bestowed upon a student. She graduated from Cumberland with her MBA (4.0 GPA) in summer 2015. Prior to obtaining her MBA, she entered the workforce as an intern/sales assistant for Custom Packaging.
Ms. Vick now serves as the Senior Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations. She previously served as CU’s Director of Career Services and Internships, the Director of Residence Life & Greek Affairs, the Director of the Academic Enrichment Center, and a Graduate Assistant for First Year Studies & General Education. She was the Board President for the Nashville Area Career Fair Consortium. Courtney was President of her Mortar Board Chapter at the University of Tennessee and became a Section Coordinator for the Tennessee Valley region of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society after graduation. She is a Board Member, current chair of the sports & events committee, social media chair, and former Secretary for the University of Tennessee’s Nashville Area Board and Young Alumni Council. She is a member and Secretary of Cumberland University’s Alumni Board of Directors. She serves as her high school class’ reunion chair.
She has been awarded the inaugural Faculty/Staff Homecoming Representative Award, the Favorite Staff Member Award, and the Faculty/Staff Member of the Year Award for Greek Life. She enjoys working with Cumberland’s Notes for Nurses committee, Working Wonders students, Best Buddies Program, and Pride Alliance.
She is a 2018 Leadership Wilson graduate and was named and honored as a “Woman of Wilson”. She is a board member for Leadership Wilson and is now part of Leadership Middle Tennessee. She resides in Lebanon, where she has lived since August 1996.