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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

CBU Announces Major Scholarship Recipients for Incoming Freshman Class

MEMPHIS — The Christian Brothers University Office of Admissions has announced the recipients of several major, competitive scholarships granted to incoming freshmen for the 2016-17 academic year. These scholarships require extensive applications and a day of interviews and other activities on campus. “These scholarship awardees are selected by a multi-step process, which includes an on-campus scholarship event,” said Kristi Forman, Director of Admissions at CBU. “It’s a very competitive... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Chad Pregracke Selected as Speaker for Vanderhaar Symposium on April 21

MEMPHIS, TN — As the founder of America’s only “industrial strength” river clean-up organization and the 2013 CNN Hero of the Year , Chad Pregracke tells a compelling story about growing up on the Mississippi river and how his river experiences led to his unique vision to clean it up and start the internationally recognized not-for-profit, Living Lands & Waters .    Growing up in East Moline, IL on the banks of the Mississippi, Chad worked as a commercial shell diver during... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, March 4, 2016

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

Sister Simone Campbell Keynote Speaker for Vanderhaar Symposium

Fresh off her latest “Nuns on the Bus” tour, this special Vanderhaar Symposium event welcomes Sister Simone Campbell, SSS to Memphis to share the stories of injustice, poverty, and division she gathered from America's heartland. In her talk she looks to amplify the concerns of the individuals, families, and communities she connected with on her recent travels. She will speak at the Dr. Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium, held Friday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the main sanctuary at First... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Maurelian Lounge Gets a New Look

The freshmen dorms' lounge, located in Maurelian Hall, has been newly renovated. With walls painted in school colors, matching carpet and floors, the lounge is a modern hang-out and study haven for students. Plush leather couches, a bar-styled area, a plug-in area for laptops, tablets and cell phones are just a few of the upgrades to the lounge.   There is also a moveable study carrel area that is perfectly customizable for individual or group study sessions. There will also be a mounted... Read More
Posted by Mye Griffin at Friday, January 9, 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

CBU NAACP Hosts Juvenile Justice Summit

MEMPHIS — The Christian Brothers University (CBU) Chapter of the NAACP will host a Juvenile Justice Summit on November 18, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium, located in Buckman Hall on the CBU campus. The summit will be feature several prominent members of the Memphis community who play a role in the juvenile justice system including: Memphis Mayor A C Wharton ; Shelby County Mayor Mark Lutrell ; Thomas Coupe , supervising attorney of the Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court; ... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, November 13, 2014

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

Memphis Reads Author Dinaw Mengestu to Appear at CBU and Memphis Public Library

Memphis Reads, the citywide community reading program sponsored by Christian Brothers University and the Memphis Public Library and Information Center, in cooperation with the Memphis Mayor’s Office, will host author Dinaw Mengestu at both the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library and CBU on November 4. Mengestu is the author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears , which was chosen by Memphis Reads as the inaugural book for its annual reading program to promote literacy in the city. The... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, October 28, 2014