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Homecoming 2016 Tames Wolves, Boosts School Spirit

MEMPHIS, TN —On February 2-6, students from around campus gathered together to take part in an annual Buccaneer tradition—Homecoming. The crisp air and light snow provided the perfect weather for student organizations to bundle up and invent ways to help the Buccaneers “Tame the Wolves” on Saturday as the women and men’s basketball teams took on the West Georgia Wolves. In addition to the big games on Saturday afternoon, Homecoming Week also featured four distinct competitive events: Wacky... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, February 12, 2016 | 0 comments

Logical Systems, Inc. Establishes Engineering Scholarships for Minority Students

MEMPHIS, TN - Logical Systems (LSI) , an international engineering firm, based in Memphis, and Christian Brothers University are pleased to announce an agreement through which LSI will fund up to two scholarships per year for selected CBU engineering students. The targeted recipients are gifted minority students from the Memphis area who otherwise would not have the economic ability to attend CBU’s engineering program. The students selected to receive these scholarships will be mentored by LSI... Read More
Posted by Wendy Sumner-Winter at Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Secretary of State Tre Hargett to Visit CBU for SGA's "Know Your Rights" Series

The CBU Student Government Association will welcome Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett to CBU on January 28 to encourage students to vote and make a difference in their communities by getting involved in local government. Secretary Hargett will speak in Spain Auditorium, 1:00-2:00 p.m.  ( taken from Secretary Hargett's bio on the tn.gov website ) Hargett was elected by the Tennessee General Assembly to serve as Tennessee’s 37th Secretary of State in 2009, and reelected in 2013.... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Monday, January 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Construction Begins on the New Rosa Deal School of the Arts

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 Art Gallery.... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, January 7, 2016 | 0 comments

CBU Recognized by White House

Franky Paz, President Obama, and Dr. John Smarrelli Jr. at the White House Christian Brothers University proudly joined nearly 150 public and private sector organizations who answered the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics’ 25th anniversary call to action. Dr. John Smarrelli , President of CBU, and Franky Paz (Sports Management ‘18) represented the University at an event on October 15, 2015 in Washington, D.C where President Barack Obama ... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, December 2, 2015 | 0 comments

CBU Named to Military Friendly Schools List

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly ® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse. Now in its seventh year, the original, premier Military Friendly ® Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data- driven ratings about post-military education and career... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, November 9, 2015 | 0 comments

Bell Tower Gala

Fourth Annual Charitable Event to Honor Daush, Dunavant, Perry MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University will hold its fourth annual Bell Tower Gala on Saturday, November 14 at the Hilton Memphis Tennessee Grand Ballroom at 6:00 p.m. This year's Gala is generously presented by FedEx Corporation . This unforgettable evening will be a festive charitable event, a tribute to the history of Lasallian education in Memphis, and a great way to reconnect with old friends. And since all... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Sunday, November 8, 2015

Baptist College of Health Sciences and CBU Compete in Health Care Case Study

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University, Baptist College of Health Sciences, and the Assisi Foundation of Memphis will present the inaugural Baptist College–CBU Inter-Professional Health Care Case Study Challenge on Saturday, November 14, from 9:00 a.m. until noon, in the University Theater on the campus of CBU. Each school has assembled an interdisciplinary team of five students to prepare a solution(s) to a specific case study. This case study focuses on a fictitious outbreak of... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, October 28, 2015 | 0 comments

CBU’s Latino Student Success Program Recognized by President Obama

MEMPHIS - Christian Brothers University is proud to join the nearly 150 public and private sector organizations who answered the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics’ 25th anniversary call to action. Dr. John Smarrelli , President of CBU, and Franky Paz, Sports Management, ‘18, will represent the University at an event on Thursday, October 15, 2015 in Washington, D.C where President Obama will formally recognize CBU, along with the other organizations... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | 0 comments

Alumni and Family Weekend Brings CBU Community Together

Last weekend, CBU alums and their families flocked to campus to take part in the largest alumni and family weekend in CBU history. With over 20 events taking place across campus during the four-day program, alums had numerous opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities, ranging from an address by former U.S. Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral to sampling rums from local liquor aficionado Brad Pitts at Saturday’s Cannon Ball.    Despite the difference in age, location,... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | 0 comments