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Grant to Improve Pedestrian Access in CBU Neighborhood

MEMPHIS — A $750,000 grant for pedestrian infrastructure improvements to the southern border of Christian Brothers University along Central Avenue is the largest among the Transportation Alternatives grants recently awarded by the Memphis Metropolitan Planning Organization to the City of Memphis and the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA). The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) is a federal source of grants restricted for use on infrastructure projects that address... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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 11, 2017 | 0 comments

Activist, Author, and Speaker Shaka Senghor Selected as Speaker for Vanderhaar Symposium on March 31

MEMPHIS—Christian Brothers University (CBU) will welcome author, activist, and speaker Shaka Senghor to campus for the twelfth annual Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium on Friday, March 31, 2017. Senghor is a leading voice in criminal justice reform and the president and co-founder of  #BeyondPrisons, an initiative designed to uplift the voices and experiences of those impacted by the criminal justice system. His memoir,  Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Wednesday, January 11, 2017 | 0 comments

CBU and Baptist College Face Off in the Second Annual Inter-Professional Health Care Case Study Challenge

MEMPHIS—Christian Brothers University (CBU) and Baptist College of Health Sciences will compete in the second annual Inter-Professional Health Care Case Study Challenge at Baptist Hospital on February 21. The collaboration between the two private institutions is a continuation of last year’s inaugural event , which was held in the University Theater on the CBU campus, and reflects the larger goal of preparing students for the fast-paced, ever-changing world of healthcare in... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, January 5, 2017 | 0 comments

CBU Partners with Zipcar to Offer More Transportation Options to Students, Promote Sustainability

MEMPHIS – Today, Christian Brothers University (CBU) launched a new partnership with Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, to offer a car sharing program on campus. The service gives students the freedom to go where they want, when they want, without the hassles of car ownership. The partnership also helps CBU meet sustainability goals by reducing the need for personal vehicles and parking spots on campus. This new location builds on Zipcar’s 12 existing... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, January 5, 2017 | 0 comments

In Memoriam: Retired 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 Friday, December 2, 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 Cory Dugan at Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | 0 comments

A Call for Compassion and Unity

Dear Students,  Tuesday evening concluded one of the more polarizing political seasons in our nation’s history. Noting the often challenging rhetoric of the campaign, we find it encouraging that the president-elect struck a conciliatory tone during his victory speech, praising his opponent and voicing a desire to bring unity to the nation. Our campus should take heed. Whatever the future holds for the next four years, there is no license or mandate from this election for meanness... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, November 11, 2016

CBU Mourns the Loss of 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 Friday, November 4, 2016

CBU Recognized as VETS Campus

Christian Brothers University Will Be Officially Designated a VETS Campus on Veterans Day MEMPHIS - Christian Brothers University (CBU) has been designated a VETS Campus by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and will be officially recognized in a ceremony on Veterans Day, November 11. CBU’s designation is in recognition of the university’s services and resources to student veterans. CBU is one of only 17 institutions in Tennessee and only the second private... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, November 2, 2016