Sister Simone Campbell Keynote Speaker for Vanderhaar Symposium

Fresh off her latest “Nuns on the Bus” tour, this special Vanderhaar Symposium event welcomes Sister Simone Campbell, SSS to Memphis to share the stories of injustice, poverty, and division she gathered from America's heartland. In her talk she looks to amplify the concerns of the individuals, families, and communities she connected with on her recent travels. She will speak at the Dr. Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium, held Friday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the main sanctuary at First... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | 0 comments

Christian Brothers University Ranked in Top Tier of Southern Universities by U.S. News

MEMPHIS - Christian Brothers University ( CBU ) continues to claim its place among the Top Tier of Southern Universities according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 edition of “ America’s Best Colleges. ” CBU is ranked 27th of 127 schools included among the Regional Universities category in the U.S. News methodology, which is based upon classifications created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Regional Universities are defined as those offering a broad scope... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Wednesday, September 9, 2015 | 0 comments

Former U.S. Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral to Speak at 2015 Alumni and Family Weekend

During this year’s Alumni and Family Weekend, CBU will be visited by former Treasurer of the United States, Anna Escobedo Cabral. Ms. Cabral will deliver the 2015 Lasallian Leadership Keynote Address during the Women’s Leadership Conference. The program is presented by the President’s Commission on Women and sponsored by the office of advancement. Ms. Cabral's lecture and the women's conference is an important component of Alumni and Family Weekend that focuses on recognizing the... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, September 3, 2015 | 0 comments

CBU Welcomes the 145th Class of New Students to Campus

WATCH: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2015 WELCOME (BACK) WEEKEND MEMPHIS - During the weekend of August 21-23rd, over 350 freshmen arrived on campus to usher in the 2015-2016 school year. Their entrance marks CBU’s 145th year of operation in the city of Memphis, and kicked off with events and programs aimed at exposing new students to the many facets of life at CBU.    To begin the second day of WBW, students and their families filled the University Theater to hear from CBU alum... Read More
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Dunavant and Perry Selected as CBU Distinguished Alumni

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) will honor Steve Dunavant as its 2015 Distinguished Alumnus and Brother Dylan Perry as the Distinguished Young Alumnus at its 4th Annual Bell Tower Gala on November 14. The Distinguished Alumnus Award, CBU’s highest alumni award, was established in 1974 and recognizes an alumnus who graduated with a bachelor’s or master’s degree and is 35 years or older. The Distinguished Young Alumnus Award was established in 1988 and recognizes an alumnus... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, August 13, 2015

CBU Board Of Trustees Welcomes Five New Members

MEMPHIS — The Board of Trustees at Christian Brothers University (CBU) welcomes five new members: David L. Archer , Tyree C. Daniels , Fr. Robert Marshall Jr. , Paul Posey Jr. , and Bemetra L. Simmons . David Archer is president and CEO of Saint Francis Healthcare. The Saint Francis system (Tenet Healthcare Corporation) includes 519-bed Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis, 198 bed Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett, The Surgery Center at Saint Francis, and several outpatient facilities... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | 0 comments

Student Engagement at CBU Earns National Recognition as College of Distinction

National guide to colleges highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools MEMPHIS — Innovative learning opportunities at Christian Brothers University (CBU) grew in 2014–2015, earning the school recognition among the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. CBU students earned college credit and valuable life experience while participating in study abroad programs, as well as through service learning, learning communities, internships, and other new educational paradigms. ... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, July 1, 2015 | 0 comments

CBU Launches $70 Million Capital Campaign for Advancing Education

MEMPHIS — Tonight at a celebratory reception, representatives of Christian Brothers University (CBU) announced the public launch of a $70 million capital campaign. “Faith in Progress: The Campaign for Advancing Education” now stands as the largest campaign in the history of Memphis’ oldest university. To date, over $30 million of the campaign goal has been secured. The endeavor reflects the University’s vision for the future through elevated programming, improved facilities, an increased... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, June 23, 2015

CBU Hosts 2nd Annual Regional Lasallian Collegians Conference

If John Baptist De La Salle heard about a group of students studying him and the Christian Brothers, who happened to hail from the far corners of a country that didn’t exist yet as he stood in the French classroom teaching disenfranchised students 300 years ago, chances are he probably wouldn’t have believed whoever it was that told him….    Y et that is what happened on CBU’s campus this past week as the student and Campus Ministry-run Regional Lasallian Collegians Conference... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | 0 comments

Kenrick Farewell Picnic Brings CBU Community Together to Commemorate Legacy of Kenrick Hall

Thousands of graduates have crossed the iconic yellow and brown CBC seal at the entrance of Kenrick Hall as they entered to learn and left to serve over the last 75 years; and this weekend they had the chance to do so one last time. Almost two hundred CBC, CBHS and CBU alumni throughout the region gathered on the lawn in front of Kenrick Hall on Saturday, May 23rd to re-visit the hallways and classrooms where they once learned about early civilizations and slogged... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 0 comments