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Christian Brothers of the Midwest Host 5th Annual Lasallian Day Memphis

Guest Speakers Include Brother Dominic Ehrmantraut, Brother Tom Sullivan, and Brother Getachew Nadew The Institute of the Brothers of the Christians Schools has five different Regions in over eighty countries throughout the Lasallian World. This year’s Lasallian Day Memphis, held on Wednesday, October 25 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m., will feature the Region of Africa, specifically, the Lwanga District, which includes five countries: Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Nigeria and South... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, October 23, 2017

CBU Lasallian Fellows Class of 2017 Inducted

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) conferred its 2017 CBU Lasallian Fellows during Academic Convocation on August 25 th . Raymond (Trey) McGinnis, Taylor Flake, RaKesha Gray, Lauren Jeu, and John Buttross were officially inducted as the CBU Lasallian Fellows Class of 2017 , which is considered the highest student honor granted by the Catholic university, which was founded by the De La Salle Christian Brothers . CBU Lasallian Fellowships are presented annually to... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, August 25, 2016

CBU Professors Enact Lasallian Mission at Countdown 2 College Summer Program

MEMPHIS — Last month, two CBU professors traveled to Saint  Mary’s University of Minnesota , one of Christian Brothers University’s Lasallian sister schools, to teach first-generation college students from Lasallian and Jesuit high schools across the United States in the Countdown 2 College Summer Program. This was actually the second trip to Minnesota for Dr. Kelly James , assistant professor of Behavioral Sciences, and Dr. Jeffrey Gross , Chair and associate... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Thursday, August 11, 2016

Earth Week 2016 Celebrated on Campus

Get ready to "Go Green" as CBU celebrates Earth Week   in collaboration with CBU Sustainability, Food Recovery Network, Vanderhaar Symposium, and the TN Renewable Energy Economic Council during the week of April 19-22! The week's program aims to cultivate a deeper recognition of issues related to the environment, sustainability, and initiatives taking place on campus by various organizations. We are especially excited to welcome activist, founder, speaker, and 2013 CNN "Hero of the Year"... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, April 15, 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

CBU Hosts 2nd Annual Regional Lasallian Collegians Conference

If John Baptist De La Salle heard about a group of students studying him and the Christian Brothers, who happened to hail from the far corners of a country that didn’t exist yet as he stood in the French classroom teaching disenfranchised students 300 years ago, chances are he probably wouldn’t have believed whoever it was that told him….    Y et that is what happened on CBU’s campus this past week as the student and Campus Ministry-run Regional Lasallian Collegians Conference... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Tuesday, June 9, 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 Lasallian Fellows Class Of 2015 Inducted

MEMPHIS —  Christian Brothers University (CBU) conferred its 2015 CBU Lasallian Fellowships at a dinner for the honorees and their families and friends on September 11, 2014.  Ronald Fotso , Lauren Harrett ,  Mallory Harvey ,  Shanice Oliver  and  John David “JD” Wolfe  were officially inducted as the CBU Lasallian Fellows Class of 2015, the highest student honor granted by the Catholic university, which was founded by the De La Salle Christian Brothers. CBU... Read More
Posted by Devon Wade at Friday, September 12, 2014

Six Christian Brothers Affiliated With CBU Celebrate Jubilee Anniversaries

Six De La Salle Christian Brothers affiliated with Christian Brothers University (CBU) will be among the 21 being honored by the Midwest District for their Jubilee ceremonies on July 19 at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL. Brother Robert Staub, Professor Emeritus in Biology, entered the Christian Brothers in 1939 and is celebrating his 75th year. He received his B.S. in Biology from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and was given his first teaching assignment at De La Salle High... Read More
Posted by Wendy Sumner-Winter at Thursday, July 10, 2014

CBU Hosts Day Of Action For Immigration Reform

Christian Brothers University (CBU) hosted an event promoting comprehensive immigration reform on July 9 in the Wilson Family Commons of the Living Learning Center on the CBU campus. Billed as part of “A National Day of Action for Immigration Reform,” the event featured several speakers who urged the government to act on this issue, including  Dr. John Smarrelli , CBU President;  Lacy Upchurch , President of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation;  Andre Dean , Vice President... Read More
Posted by Wendy Sumner-Winter at Thursday, July 10, 2014