Category Archives: Press Releases

MEMPHIS — On May 17, Christian Brothers University (CBU) will claim the distinction of graduating the first class of physician assistants educated in the city of Memphis — 31 students who were admitted into the first cohort of the city’s … Continue reading

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MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University President Dr. John Smarrelli Jr., has appointed Brian Summers as CBU’s seventh Director of Athletics, effective June 30. Summers comes to CBU after a distinguished 13-year career at Lewis University, a fellow NCAA D-II Lasallian school … Continue reading

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CBU will host a lecture and demonstration by Ben McClelland, the main author of the book Lifesaving Labradors, on April 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. McClelland is a Professor and Schillig Chair of English at the University of … Continue reading

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Memphis, TN – Carolyn Head has been newly appointed as the CFO and Vice President for Administration & Finance for Christian Brothers University (CBU), effective June 1, 2014. In her role as Vice President for Administration and Finance, Head serves … Continue reading

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Ignite is a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide. At theses events, Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes. And, for the second … Continue reading

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Gabriel Bol Deng, a former Lost Boy of Sudan, will speak in Spain Auditorium at CBU on Thursday, April 3 at 3:00 p.m. Deng was 10 years old when North Sudanese Murahileen militiamen led a violent attack on his village of Ariang … Continue reading

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Memphis, TN – Christian Brothers University will play host to the first annual Memphis Cup of Nations Soccer Tournament and Festival on April 12, 2014. The all-day event will be held at CBU’s Signaigo Field, with soccer matches featuring 16 … Continue reading

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Gulf South Conference-high four Christian Brothers University basketball players were named to the Academic All-GSC Team. The Bucs comprised half of the men’s Academic All-GSC Team. Senior guard Cory McArthy (St. Louis, Mo./Christian Brothers College HS), … Continue reading

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Canoes Made of Concrete, Bridges Made of Steel, and Mystery Projects Challenge Students The Christian Brothers University School of Engineering will play host to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Deep South Conference on March 27-29. The Deep South … Continue reading

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MEMPHIS – Christian Brothers University will start men’s and women’s track and field this fall, interim athletic director Donna Crone announced. CBU cross country coach Bill Hoffman will also coach the track and field teams. “I think track and field … Continue reading

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