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Kenrick Farewell Picnic Brings CBU Community Together to Commemorate Legacy of Kenrick Hall

Thousands of graduates have crossed the iconic yellow and brown CBC seal at the entrance of Kenrick Hall as they entered to learn and left to serve over the last 75 years; and this weekend they had the chance to do so one last time. Almost two hundred CBC, CBHS and CBU alumni throughout the region gathered on the lawn in front of Kenrick Hall on Saturday, May 23rd to re-visit the hallways and classrooms where they once learned about early civilizations and slogged... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Robert Buckman Named to CBU Board of Trustees

MEMPHIS — The Christian Brothers University Board of Trustees will welcome Robert H. Buckman as its newest member during its February meeting. Buckman is the Chairman of the Board of Applied Knowledge Group and Chairman of the Board of Tioga Holdings, Inc. (holding company of the Applied Knowledge Group), both of which are headquartered in Reston, VA. He is the former CEO and Chairman of Bulab Holdings, Inc. (parent company of the Buckman Laboratories Group) of Memphis and author of ... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Tribute to Glass Artist Jan Singer in Ross Gallery

MEMPHIS — The Beverly and Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University (CBU) announces the opening of “A Tribute to Jan Singer, Glass Artist” on January 9, 2015. A public reception for the artist will be held that evening in the gallery, which is located on the lower level of Plough Library on the CBU campus, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The exhibition will remain on display through February 12. Jan Singer attended the Cleveland Art Institute from 1946 to 1948, where she studied Fine Arts. She... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, January 5, 2015

Bell Tower Gala

Christian Brothers University will hold its third annual Bell Tower Gala on Saturday, November 15 at the Hilton Memphis Tennessee Grand Ballroom at 6:00 p.m. 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 proceeds support CBU’s exceptional academic programs and scholarships, it’s a great way to invest in the future of CBU students and the CBU community.... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, November 4, 2014

CBU Board Of Trustees Welcomes Six New Members

MEMPHIS — The Board of Trustees at Christian Brothers University welcomes six new members: Richard A. Cargile , Leslie L. Daniel , Russell J. Hensley , Maria Lensing , Harold G. McNeil , and Glenn W. Mitchell . Richard Cargile (’82) is the President of Midstream for Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), based in Houston and one of
the largest natural gas transporters and the fastest growing natural gas liquids producer in the U.S. His responsibilities include overseeing operations of... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, October 16, 2014

CBU Gallery Exhibits Retrospective By Sue S. Miller

MEMPHIS —  The Beverly and Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University (CBU) announces the opening of “ Creative Fire ,” a retrospective exhibition by Memphis painter  Sue S. Miller , on October 10. A public reception for the artist will be held that evening in the gallery, which is located on the lower level of Plough Library on the CBU campus, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Miller, who holds a BFA from the Memphis College of Art and a MFA from the University of Memphis, has exhibited... Read More
Posted by Devon Wade at Thursday, September 25, 2014

CBU Announces Largest Individual Gift In University History, Renames School Of Arts

CBU School of Arts is renamed in honor of benefactor, Dr. Rose Deal MEMPHIS—Christian Brothers University (CBU) today announced the renaming of its School of Arts as the “Rose Deal School of Arts” in honor of a gift from the Rose G. Deal Educational Charitable Trust. A bequest of $5.4 million from the estate of Dr. Rose Deal, it represents the largest individual gift in the history of the University. It also pushes the University’s fundraising total for the fiscal year, which ends May... Read More
Posted by Wendy Sumner-Winter at Thursday, May 15, 2014

Founder’s Week At CBU

F ounder’s Week at CBU begins on Monday, April 7, the  official feast day of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, founder of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and patron saint of teachers. A Founder’s Week Heritage Mass , celebrated at Christian Brothers High School, will begin the week.  Bishop Terry Steib  will celebrate the Mass, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Brothers, faculty and staff, SGA Officers, Lasallian Fellows, and students are all invited to CBHS for this special Mass.... Read More
Posted by Devon Wade at Thursday, April 3, 2014

CBU Hosts Memphis Cup Of Nations Soccer Tournament

Memphis, TN – C hristian 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 local men’s amateur teams, as well as a festival for players’ families and community members. Each team will represent a different nationality. The event’s purpose is to seize the universal passion for soccer to cultivate lasting friendships and... Read More
Posted by Devon Wade at Thursday, March 27, 2014

Spring Career & Internship Expo Scheduled For February 18

CBU’s  Spring 2014 Career & Internship Expo  has been scheduled for Tuesday, February 18  in Canale Arena, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. More than 40 employers are already confirmed to attend, seeking students and alumni for full-time, part-time, internship & co-op positions. Make plans to be there! Dress professionally, research companies in advance, and bring plenty of resumes!  The expo is open to CBU students and alumni. Companies currently scheduled to attend as... Read More
Posted by Devon Wade at Friday, February 7, 2014