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CBU Engineering is Producing Face Shields for Healthcare Professionals

A 3D printer in the home of Mario Tellez-Gonzalez, a senior Mechanical Engineering major, and an example of the face shield headbands that it produces. MEMPHIS — Early in the period following Christian Brothers University’s decision to shift to remote learning in response to the threat of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, it became obvious that much of the university’s health science laboratory supplies would be unused and could be put to better use. The CBU School of... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information and Resources

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM PRESIDENT SHANNON (MARCH 12, 2O2O)   News Updates (March 12, 2020) — After careful research and thoughtful consideration of all available options, the CBU Board of Trustees has approved a transition to remote learning as part of CBU’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. CBU will be cancelling all classes starting Friday, March 13 and continuing such class cancellations through Tuesday, March 17. Beginning on Wednesday, March 18,... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, March 4, 2020

CBU Launches Nursing Degree to Address Regional Shortage

MEMPHIS, TN — The Tennessee State Board of Nursing recently approved plans by Christian Brothers University (CBU) to start an entry-level Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, which will now begin accepting students for this fall. The program was instituted to help address the shortage of qualified nurses in Memphis and the Mid-South region. “We are excited to expand our nursing offerings to include a traditional, entry-level BSN program,” said Dr. Jennifer... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, February 20, 2020

CBU Gallery Exhibits Sculpture by Gregory Allen Smith and Drawings by Remy Miller

MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces two exhibitions opening on February 21. Gregory Allen Smith will present “What is a Weed” in the main gallery, and  Remy Miller will exhibit drawings from a series entitled “Bridges” in the gallery foyer. A public reception for the artists will be held on Friday, February 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibitions will run through April 3. ... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Ross Gallery Features Exhibitions by Paula Kovarik and Metal Museum Artists

MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces two exhibitions opening on January 10. Memphis artist Paula Kovarik  will exhibit her textile pieces in  “Stitched Dissent”  in the main gallery, and artists from the  Metal Museum  will exhibit new works in an “Forge, Cast, Fabricate”  in the gallery foyer. A public reception for the artists will be held on Friday, January... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Christian Brothers University Commits to Living Wage for Employees

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) announces that the Board of Trustees of the university approved a plan at its October 28 meeting to bring all CBU employees to a living wage of $15 an hour. “Christian Brothers University’s values are based upon the beliefs and educational philosophy of St. John Baptist de La Salle, who advocated education for the poor,” said Jack Shannon, president of CBU. “Thus, a just and living wage for our employees is in line... Read More
at Tuesday, November 5, 2019

CBU Hosts Panel Discussion for Women Entrepreneurship Week

Women Entrepreneurship Week  is celebrated around the world and across the United States the week of October 19-26. In honor and celebration of women entrepreneurs, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Christian Brothers University (CBU) is hosting a panel on Friday, October 25 to discuss a variety of topics related to being a female business leader. This panel discussion will be held in Spain Auditorium in Buckman Hall on CBU’s campus, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. This... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, October 22, 2019

CBU Celebrates the Inauguration of Jack Shannon as the University’s 23rd President

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University will celebrate the inauguration of Jack Shannon as its 23rd president throughout the week of September 29 - October 5. Members from all parts of the CBU community—students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends—will join together for various events to welcome President Shannon to the CBU family. To celebrate CBU’s Lasallian heritage, excellence in education, and commitment to service, the University has... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Friday, October 4, 2019

Ross Gallery Presents "The Great Moon Hoax" by Mark Schoon and Casey McGuire

Mark Schoon and  Casey McGuire “The Great Moon Hoax: Science and the Recreation of the Artificial” Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery, CBU September 20 - October 30, 2109 Opening Reception: Friday, September 20; 5:30-7:30 p.m. LEFT: Casey McGuire & Mark Schoon,  Comet 67P Churyumov–Gerasimenko , 40 x 40 inches, archival pigment print, 2018 RIGHT: Casey McGuire & Mark Schoon,  Silver and Gold , 16 x 16 inches, cyanotype, 2016 ... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, September 12, 2019

Fresh Reads and Memphis Reads Select Locally Written History to Celebrate Memphis Bicentennial

Christian Brothers University’s “Fresh Reads” program and the citywide “Memphis Reads” program have selected a locally produced history of the city to celebrate the Memphis bicentennial. Memphis: 200 Years Together   brings together local writers and scholars to cover the breadth and depth of Memphis history, politics, culture, business, music, food, religion, sports, and art. From the Chickasaw Indians, the Civil War, and the yellow fever epidemic to the... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, August 27, 2019