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Carriere Chronicles History of Nativist Political Party in New Book

A book by Dr. Marius M. Carriere , professor of History & Political Science at Christian Brothers University (CBU), entitled The Know Nothings in Louisiana , has been published by the University Press of Mississippi. The book chronicles the history of a startling new political party that appeared on the American scene in the 1850s. Both its members and its critics called the new party by various names, but to most it was known as the Know Nothing Party. It reignited political fires... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, July 12, 2018

Joseph Turek Named Dean of CBU School of Business

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University’s (CBU) vice president for academics and student life, Paul A. Haught, has announced the appointment of Joseph H. Turek as dean of CBU’s School of Business effective June 1. Turek comes to CBU from Lynchburg College in Virginia where he served as dean of the School of Business and Economics (SOBE) from 2007 to 2017 after serving as director of the Walter G. Mason Center for Business and Economic Research. “We are very... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Ross Gallery Hosts “Connecting Memphis” Exhibition by Cindy McMillion

MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces the opening of an exhibition of selections from the “Connecting Memphis” photography-and-storytelling project by Cindy McMillion on May 18. An opening reception will be held on Friday, May 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and the project will be on exhibit through July 18. From August 2014 to February 2017, Cindy McMillion conducted a community storytelling project called... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan

Dr. Altha Stewart is Speaker at CBU Commencement

MEMPHIS — The Board of Trustees of Christian Brothers University (CBU) announced that alumna Altha Stewart, MD will deliver the address at the University’s 2018 commencement exercises on Saturday, May 12. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. at Signaigo Field on CBU’s campus, where the university will confirm associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees to 470 participating graduates in the fields of liberal arts, fine arts, accounting, business, engineering and the... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, April 30, 2018

CBU Hosts Alumni Panel on Race Relations and Identity 50 Years After Dr. King's Death

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination at a special event on campus on April 5, 2018. “Race Relations and Identity: Reflections from CBU Alumni” will feature a panel of African American alumni responding to the question "Where Are We Now?" — fifty years after Dr. King’s death. The Black Student Association and the CBU Collegiate Chapter of the... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Together We March: Diocese Organizes MLK50 Walk of Faith

MEMPHIS — On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Most Reverend Martin D. Holley, D.D., Bishop of Memphis, and Reverend Dr. Paul D. Watkins, OP, First Rector of the National Shrine of St. Martin de Porres, invite all the faithful of the Diocese of Memphis to come together to march, pray, and remember the legacies of St. Martin de Porres and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Both helped further the cause of justice and... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, March 22, 2018

Vanderhaar Symposium at CBU Looks at “Who Gets to Be American”

Stephanie Teatro Will Speak on “Who Gets to Be American: Immigration Policy and Our Multicultural Democracy” The Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium at Christian Brothers University (CBU) is proud to present  Who Gets to Be American: Immigration Policy and Our Multicultural Democracy  with  Stephanie Teatro , co-executive director of the Tennessee Immigration and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC), as the keynote speaker for its thirteenth annual symposium on... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Ross Gallery Hosts Exhibitions by Tullos-Leonard and Woodturners

Claudia Tullos-Leonard, Dogwood, 2017, oil on canvas, 36” x 48” MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces the opening of two exhibitions on March 9. In the main gallery,  “Looking at the World”  will showcase paintings by Memphis artist  Claudia Tullos-Leonard . In the gallery foyer,  “Riding the Bevel”  will feature works by artists from the  Mid-South Woodturners Guild... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, March 12, 2018

CBU and City of Memphis Honor First Graduates of Professional Development Institute

Among the graduates of the PDI Program were Fire Services officials (l-r) Daryl Payton, Michael Jubirt, Gina Sweat, and Dale Lock  MEMPHIS — The City of Memphis and Christian Brothers University (CBU) hosted a graduation ceremony on March 1 in the Hall of Mayors in City Hall for the first 34 graduates of the Professional Development Institute (PDI) Senior Leadership Program. CBU’s College of Adult Professional Studies (CAPS) created the program in response... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, March 1, 2018

Saira Martinez is TheDream.US "DREAMer of the Day"

WASHINGTON, DC — TheDream.US, the nation’s largest college access and success program for undocumented immigrant youth, has launched a “DREAMer of the Day” feature – a daily profile of a TheDream.US-affiliated Scholar whose story offers a powerful example why Congress passing legislation resolving the crisis facing DREAMers and TPS holders will be good for America. Today’s DREAMer of the Day is Saira Martinez (Mechanical Engineering '21), a resident... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Friday, February 9, 2018