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CBU Lasallian Fellows Class of 2017 Inducted

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) conferred its 2017 CBU Lasallian Fellows during Academic Convocation on August 25 th . Raymond (Trey) McGinnis, Taylor Flake, RaKesha Gray, Lauren Jeu, and John Buttross were officially inducted as the CBU Lasallian Fellows Class of 2017, which is considered the highest student honor granted by the Catholic university, which was founded by the De La Salle Christian Brothers . CBU Lasallian Fellowships are presented annually to... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, August 25, 2016 | 0 comments

CBU and Comcast Partner to Offer Free Streaming TV for Students

Students Residing On Campus Can Now Watch Live TV & On Demand Programming Across Devices through ‘XFinity on Campus.’ Students Residing On Campus Can Now Watch Live TV & On Demand Programming Across Devices through ‘XFinity on Campus’ Christian Brothers University (CBU) has announced the launch of Xfinity On Campus , a service that lets its students watch live TV and On Demand content on their IP-enabled devices, including laptops, tablets and... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, August 25, 2016 | 0 comments

CBU Professors Enact Lasallian Mission at Countdown 2 College Summer Program

MEMPHIS — Last month, two CBU professors traveled to Saint  Mary’s University of Minnesota , one of Christian Brothers University’s Lasallian sister schools, to teach first-generation college students from Lasallian and Jesuit high schools across the United States in the Countdown 2 College Summer Program. This was actually the second trip to Minnesota for Dr. Kelly James , assistant professor of Behavioral Sciences, and Dr. Jeffrey Gross , Chair and associate... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, August 11, 2016 | 0 comments

Campus Prepares to Welcome New and Returning Students to Campus Next Weekend

MEMPHIS, TN — Next weekend, over 330 new students will arrive with their families on campus to begin an exciting chapter of life at Christian Brothers University (CBU). During the three-day program, incoming freshmen will move throughout campus attending dozens of programs hosted by various departments around CBU. This year’s Welcome Back Weekend schedule will include information sessions, tours, meetings, and other fun activities intended to foster community among first-year... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Tuesday, August 9, 2016 | 0 comments

CBU Earns National Recognition as a College of Distinction

National guide to colleges highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools  MEMPHIS — Innovative application of high impact educational practices at Christian Brothers University (CBU) have earned it 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, and internships. ... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, July 25, 2016

Head Coaches for Baseball and Track and Field Join CBU Athletics Staff

MEMPHIS, TN — Two new coaches have been selected to lead both Track and Field and Baseball for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. Both Nic Fortenberry (Track and Field) and Lee Parks (Baseball) come to CBU after serving as coaches for the University of Memphis. Meet the new coaches in their bios below! Nic Fortenberry Nic Fortenberry has been named the men's and women's track and field head coach at Christian Brothers University by Director of Athletics Brian Summers.... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, July 22, 2016 | 0 comments

McGuffee Appointed Dean of School of Sciences

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University has named Dr. James W. McGuffee to fill the position of Dean of the School of Sciences , one of the four major academic schools that comprise the University. McGuffee comes to CBU from Northern Kentucky University, where he served as chair of the Computer Science department in the NKU College of Informatics from 2013 to 2016. He fills the position following the 19-year tenure of Dr. Johnny Holmes, who retired as dean to return to the... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, July 12, 2016 | 0 comments

Major Named Dean of Academic Services and Faculty Development

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University has named Cory L. Major to head the Office of Academic Services, which has been renamed Academic Services and Faculty Development to reflect Major's expanded role in the dean’s position. In the new position of Dean of Academic Services and Faculty Development, Major will administer CBU’s academic advising program (including the First Year Experience, Freshman Orientation, and peer educator programs) and provide support for... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Alumnus and MACS Student Releases Book on Sports and Spirituality

MEMPHIS — Anthony Maranise, a current candidate for the Master of Arts in Catholic Studies at Christian Brothers University (CBU), recently released the second edition of his book, Sport & the Spiritual Life: The Integration of Playing & Praying , published by the Order of Saint Benedict (Charleston, SC). The release is in advance of Maranise joining fellow Christian sports scholars from across the globe at the Inaugural Global Congress for Sports and Christianity (IGCSC), which... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, July 1, 2016

CBU's Art Therapy Program Enters Into Partnership with Memphis Brooks Museum

This piece orignally appeared in the Bell Tower Magazine   Spring 2016 edition. By: Cory Dugan art therapy \ |ärt |ˈther-ə-pē \ n : therapy based on engagement in artistic activities (such as painting or drawing) as a means of creative expression and symbolic communication especially in individuals affected with a mental or emotional disorder or cognitive impairment That definition is explicated a little by Page Scheinberg and Sarah Hamil, teachers in the Art... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Tuesday, June 14, 2016