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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.

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…

Cumberland Circle of Friends 2012 Alumni & Friends Donor Honor Roll

Cumberland University is grateful for the annual financial investment of alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, and organizations that are committed to fostering our mission of providing a high-quality, personalized college experience for our students.  This distinguished donor honor roll recognizes contributors of cash, stock, or gifts of property made from January 1, 2012 through December 31,…

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.

Official Ribbon Cutting at New Center for Online and Professional Studies

West Wilson County is the new home for Cumberland’s Center for Online and Professional Studies. This commitment of Cumberland to the Mt. Juliet area will serve as the headquarters for online learning and will provide off-campus facilities for Cumberland’s nursing, criminal justice, Master of Science in Public Service Management, and other programs in the health…

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 Spotlight: Maggi McLean Duncan (’92)

As the Executive Director of the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP) Maggi McLean Duncan is a force in law enforcement and public policy. A problem solver and team builder, Duncan leverages both those strengths every day to help her organization maintain its commitment to the highest standards of integrity in law enforcement. Yet…

Cumberland Circle OF Friends Lifetime Giving Donor Honor Roll

The following lifetime giving societies recognize those alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, and organizations whose cumulative gifts in support of Cumberland University total $50,000 or more.  Our mission to provide a contemporary liberal arts education to students seeking a high-quality, personalized college experience is reaffirmed by their philanthropic contributions.  This distinguished donor honor roll recognizes contributors…

Value and Affordability Cumberland Adjusts for Success

In its 171-year history, Cumberland University has never retreated from change. Since 1842, Cumberland has thrived on adaptation, not simply reacting to contemporary educational realities, but rising to those of the future. In 2013, the University is unveiling a new institutional plan to uphold that tradition and enhance its already high-quality, affordable education. Today, American…