Category Archives: Cumberland University

New CST Program

The Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business has introduced a new degree program in Computational Science and Technology (CST). The new program will debut this fall, targeting students who desire a more computer-intensive learning experience and want to solve complex computer challenges. For more information click here.

NBJ Honors Eaton As 2013 Impact Award Winner

The Nashville Business Journal has named Dr. Harvill C. Eaton a recipient of the 2013 Wilson County Impact Awards. The awards honor leaders who are making a significant impact on the economies and communities of Middle Tennessee.

CU Around the World: Gatluak Ter Thach (’07)

Long before Sudanese-American nonprofit leader Gatluak Ter Thach became a Cumberland alumnus, he began his educational journey half a world away—and in conditions far different. As a refugee in African United Nations camps in the late 1980s, Thach had to balance learning with survival. Displaced from Sudan by the Second Sudanese Civil War, Thach began…

Alumni Message – Fall 2013

CU Family and Friends, HOMECOMING:  What does it mean to you?  Its definition states that homecoming is “the tradition of welcoming back alumni of a school; it usually includes activities for students and alumni such as sports and social events.” Mark your calendar on October 11-12, 2013, for the best Homecoming weekend ever at Cumberland. …

Learning to Serve: Cumberland’s Service Learning Trips Bring Students and the Community Together

On an overcast day in November 2012, more than 200 Cumberland students lent their hands—and their hearts—to organizations in the Greater Nashville area. Packing food, renovating offices, and removing trash, the freshmen students learned firsthand what it means to serve one’s community. The students were participants in the latest of Cumberland’s Service Learning Trips. Formative…

Come Here to Get There: Student Success Begins at Cumberland

Life is a series of destinations, and for every destination, there is a journey. For students striving to succeed in 21st-century careers, that journey begins at Cumberland University. Combining vibrant liberal arts programs with innovative career preparation experiences, Cumberland offers its students a pathway to lifelong success. Whatever students’ destinations in life may be, they…

Historic Lebanon

Cumberland University and Historic Lebanon have formed a partnership for the purpose of lifting up historical preservation in the city. The goal of the partnership is to be a driver for economic revitalization in Lebanon’s Public Square and its neighborhoods while preserving its historical characteristics.

Cumberland Names Suber Head Coach

Donnie Suber has been named Head Coach of the Football program. Suber takes the place of Dewayne Alexander, who announced he was leaving the program in January. Suber recently completed his fifth season in his third stint at Cumberland, Serving as the defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. He has worked as an assistant coach…

Jonathon Hawkins Receives Prestigious Fundraising Certificate

Jonathon Hawkins, Cumberland’s Executive Director of Development & Alumni Relations, was recently awarded the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential. The CFRE is the only professional certification available to fundraising professionals and is a standard that is recognized around the world. He is one of only 5,400 motivated professionals who have achieved this goal that…

Alumni Message – Spring 2012

As I sit down to write this letter to my fellow alumni, I am amazed at what Cumberland University has achieved over the past year.  It truly is a great time to be a Cumberland student…and graduate.  Soon, we will be celebrating the 170th Commencement of our institution and congratulating the Class of 2012.  This…