Category Archives: Featured

Success At Your Fingertips: Cumberland Brings Student Success Online

For working adults, online education comes alive at Cumberland University. For students too busy or too far away to engage with the traditional classroom, Cumberland is making education accessible through its School of Online and Professional Studies. Offering four online programs, Cumberland is embracing technology to offer working adults convenient, accessible opportunities to advance their…

Hooked in Film: An Interview with Dr. John Markert

To say that I was nervous about interviewing Cumberland University Sociology Professor Dr. John Markert about his book Hooked in Film: Substance Abuse on the Big Screen would be an understatement:  I called him eight minutes earlier than the scheduled interview time and then asked his wife if I could speak to Mr. Dr. John…

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…

Reaching Out

  Cumberland University is reaching out. Educating students with a cutting-edge liberal arts curriculum, the institution is molding leaders that set the standard in their chosen professions. The winners of Cumberland’s 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards are a testament to that mission. Leading and achieving in the local community, in national business, and in universal innovation,…

Redefining Student Success

Cumberland University is changing the face of student success. Through a bevy of new and expanding student services such as vibrant First-Year Experience initiatives and powerful Career Services and Internships activities, Cumberland is preparing students to flourish in and out of the classroom. Redefining the idea of the successful undergraduate, Cumberland is creating students prepared…

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…

An Everyday Commitment: CU Gives Back

Cumberland University is giving back. As an institution and as a campus family, Cumberland is working every day to return the support it receives from the community. From president to professor, from staff to student, people at the 169-year-old institution are helping others not just through education, but also through direct community involvement. As Cumberland…

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.