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CBU Names Engineering School in Honor of Alumnus and Benefactor Dick Gadomski

Gadomski School of Engineering Announced at Bell Tower Gala Dick Gadomski (second from left) with his wife Flo Gadomski, son-in-law Jay Healy (MBA '11), and daughter Dr. Regina Gadomski Healy ('88) MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) has announced that its nationally recognized engineering school has been officially named the Gadomski School of Engineering, in honor of alumnus and benefactor Dick Gadomski, AFSC . The announcement was made by CBU... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | 0 comments

CBU Community Mourns the Loss of Brother Robert Staub, FSC

MEMPHIS—Brother Robert Staub, Professor Emeritus of Biology at Christian Brothers University/Christian Brothers College, died on January 10, 2017 — 19 days before what was to be his 95th birthday. Brother Robert was born in Chicago, IL into a family of nine children. He joined the Christian Brothers Religious Order in 1939 and remained a faith-filled and service-oriented religious brother for 77 years. Brother Robert came to Memphis in 1950, and except for five years in his... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | 0 comments

School of Business Professor Dr. John Megley Passes Away

Last month, the CBU community mourned the loss of retired business professor Dr. John Edward Megley III. Dr. Megley passed away on November 8 after a six-year battle with lung cancer. He was 84. Dr. Megley was born in Avon, Massachusetts to John Edward Megley Jr and Anna Feeley. John separated from the U.S. Army in 1952 as a lieutenant. He attended the University of Illinois-Champaign and received a BA in Biochemistry. After completing his undergraduate degree, Megley worked for... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, December 1, 2016 | 0 comments

Mourning the Loss of Retired School of Arts Professor Dr. Roger Easson

MEMPHIS—The CBU community bade goodbye to retired Literature and Languages professor, Dr. Roger Easson, who passed away on October 22 at Methodist Hospice Residence. Dr. Easson began teaching in the School of Arts in 1987 and played a seminal role in establishing the still-popular English for Corporate Communications major , which aims to prepare students for careers in professional writing. In addition, he also directed the Writing Center for a number of years and guided students... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Monday, November 21, 2016 | 0 comments

CBU Names Engineering School in Honor of Alumnus and Benefactor

Gadomski School of Engineering Announced at Bell Tower Gala Dick Gadomski (second from left) with his wife Flo Gadomski, son-in-law Jay Healy (MBA '11), and daughter Dr. Regina Gadomski Healy ('88) MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) has announced that its nationally recognized engineering school has been officially named the Gadomski School of Engineering, in honor of alumnus and benefactor Dick Gadomski, AFSC . The announcement was made by CBU... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, November 17, 2016 | 0 comments

Dates, Details Announced for the 2016 Bell Tower Gala

MEMPHIS — This week, Christian Brothers University (CBU)  announced the honorees and details for its 2016 Bell Tower Gala. The fifth annual Bell Tower Gala will be held on November 12 in the Tennessee Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Memphis at 6:00 p.m. This year’s gala is generously presented by FedEx Corporation . During the evening’s program, guests will get the opportunity to relive the history of Lasallian education in Memphis, and ‘break ground’ for a... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 0 comments

Dates, Events, and Information Posted About Alumni and Parents Weekend

MEMPHIS — Dates, events, and programs during the 2016 Alumni and Parents Weekend are now published online! During the four-day program, alums and parents of currents students are invited to pay a visit to the CBU and partake in a robust schedule of activities both on and off campus. One of the main goals, in Alumni Director Terez Wilson’s words, is “to come back to campus to assist students with navigating the path to success after college.” And while many alums... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Monday, September 5, 2016 | 0 comments

CBU Hosts Local Leaders for Summons to Memphis Summit

MEMPHIS—“Every city has its treasures,” Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke told a diverse group of Memphians on Thursday. “I see them in Memphis every time I come here.” Mayor Berke served as the keynote speaker for Memphis Magazine’s 2016 “Summons to Memphis,” an annual luncheon which invites a speaker from outside the city “who can speak with authority about determining the character, spirit, and the essence of the place we call... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, June 2, 2016 | 0 comments

CBU Community Raises $57,000 in Single Day During Founders Week

MEMPHIS – On Tuesday, alums, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the university showed their generosity and celebrated the inaugural “Day of Giving” by contributing $57,000 to the CBU annual fund in less than 24 hours. The campaign aimed for collecting 145 gifts (to commemorate the 145 years CBU has existed as a college), which would have been matched by a $25,000 gift from Steve ('72) and Debbie Waechter. As the number of gifts climbed... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, April 8, 2016 | 0 comments

CBU Athletics Inducts Three Alums Into Athletic Hall of Fame

MEMPHIS-The Christian Brothers University Athletic Hall of Fame announces its Class of 2016, featuring three inductees. This year's induction banquet was held on Friday, April 8  in Sabbatini Lounge in the Thomas Center. Kevin McArthy starred in basketball from 1983 to 1985. In 71 games, he scored 1,037 points with 184 rebounds, 140 assists and 76 steals. He shot 57.2 percent from the field, which ranks sixth in school history, and his 14.6 points per game are good for 16th in... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, April 8, 2016 | 0 comments

Construction on the Rosa Deal School of Arts Building Commences

MEMPHIS — Construction has begun on the new Rosa Deal School of the Arts, one of the capital improvements outlined in the Faith in Progress campaign launched last summer . The Rosa Deal School of the Arts is being constructed on the site of Kenrick Hall, CBU's first building at the East Parkway campus. The new building is a state-of-the-art educational facility that will support current academics, summer and after-school programs, interdisciplinary faculty planning, and the CBU... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | 0 comments

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