Category Archives: Accomplishments

The Phoenix on Fire

An international conference. Renowned scholar athletes. Top-tier Education graduates. These were but a few of the distinctions by which Cumberland University measured its success—and its rising profile—in the past year. On-ground and online, Memorial Hall has rarely projected a larger presence than it does today, and for good reason. With a growing academic and athletic…

Hunt and Kosser Release Chasing Rainbows Book

Cumberland University’s renowned Head Baseball Coach Woody Hunt recently co-authored a new book with Michael Kosser: Chasing Rainbows: Building Baseball Champions. The book recounts the rise of Cumberland’s baseball program. Under Hunt’s leadership, the Cumberland Bulldogs have become one of the most heralded teams in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, winning two NAIA National…

Building Tomorrow…Today

To Cumberland University, tomorrow’s education is today’s opportunity. Celebrating a growing community footprint and unprecedented enrollment figures, Cumberland is utterly transforming its campus facilities to provide the most modern, cutting-edge liberal arts education possible, with projects ranging from a newly opened residence hall to a rapidly progressing Mt. Juliet facility. In 2012, students at Cumberland…

CU Around the World – Keeley Locke (’10)

 I decided to go to Africa to volunteer shortly after graduating from CU in May 2010. I had decided to take a gap year before graduate school to determine what I wanted to do next with my life. Africa seemed to be the perfect place to strip away the extraneous and find “the” path. So,…

Cumberland Announces Landmark Gift for New Cafe

Officials at Cumberland University are pleased to announce a contribution of $500 thousand to support the construction of a new Café on campus.  To learn more about the Cafe and this generous gift, please click here.

Student Profile: Katie Wolf

For Cumberland University student Katie Wolfe, English is but the strongest of many passions. Double-majoring in English and Humanities & Social Science, Wolfe rarely spends a day without writing articles for The Cumberland Chronicle, coordinating activities for Cumberland’s College Republicans, or liaising with students for the Student Government Association.  Read more about Katie’s story here.

CU’s Corey Bleaken Claims National Wrestling Title

Cumberland University’s Corey Bleaken claimed the school’s first individual wrestling national championship since 2005 with a 4-3 overtime victory Saturday over No. 3 Thomas Straughn of Notre Dame College at the 54th Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Saturday night.  Read more.

CU Wrestling Team Ranked 6th in latest NAIA Poll

Five Cumberland University grapplers rank in the Top 5 individually, while the team moved up five spots to sixth in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, released by the national office Tuesday, January 11, 2011. For more information, please visit the Cumberland Athletics – Wrestling website at

A New Alumni Volunteer and Upcoming Events

Hello CU Alumni! My name is Rebekah and I am the new Alumni Volunteer for the Office of Advancement.  I graduated this past May with my Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Cumberland University.  I am spending some quality time as an Alumni Volunteer on campus while earning my Master’s of Business Administration here…

Brendan & Martin Share Their CU Experience