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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

In Memoriam: Retired School of Business Professor Dr. John Megley Passes Away

Last month, the CBU community mourned the loss of retired business professor Dr. John Edward Megley III. Dr. Megley passed away on November 8 after a six-year battle with lung cancer. He was 84. Dr. Megley was born in Avon, Massachusetts to John Edward Megley Jr and Anna Feeley. John separated from the U.S. Army in 1952 as a lieutenant. He attended the University of Illinois-Champaign and received a BA in Biochemistry. After completing his undergraduate degree, Megley worked for... Read More
Posted by Alana Byrd at Friday, December 2, 2016

CBU Commencement Celebrates Class of 2015

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) will celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2015 with its official Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 16 at 9:00 a.m. at Signaigo Field on the CBU campus. The ceremony will be presided over by Dr. John Smarrelli Jr., President of CBU; John Mitchell Graves, Chair of the CBU Board of Trustees; and Brother Dominic Ehrmantraut, Director of the Christian Brothers Community. CBU will confer 228 Bachelor degrees at the ceremony from the Rose Deal... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, May 14, 2015

CBU Awards Top Scholarships for Incoming Freshman Class

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) has announced the 2015 recipients of the Trustee Scholarship and  Leadership Scholarship , the most prestigious financial aid awards granted by the university awarded annually to members of its incoming freshman class. Both scholarships require extensive applications and a day of interviews and other activities on campus. “The scholarship awardees are selected by committee review following the on-campus scholarship event days,” said Kristi... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, March 12, 2015

Casey Named Academic All-American Player of the Year

Christian Brothers University senior guard Trey Casey is the Capital One Academic All-America Men's Basketball Player of the Year, announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). This is his second consecutive year being named a First Team Academic All-American. Casey, a native of Cincinnati and a graduate of La Salle High School, is averaging 18.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.5 steals per game for the Bucs while carrying a perfect 4.0... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, February 25, 2015

CBU Honored as a “College Of Distinction”

    MEMPHIS – Christian Brothers University (CBU) has been honored as a “ College of Distinction ” by the publishers of Colleges of Distinction, a website ( collegesofdistinction.com ) and corresponding e-guidebook dedicated to honoring schools nationwide for their excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education. CBU is one of a select group of colleges to earn this prestigious designation, based on its excellence in four areas of distinctions: engaged students, great... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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

Get Happy? CBU Offers Course On Happiness In The Business Environment

Research  overwhelming indicates happy employees are higher performers. With that in mind, Christian Brothers University (CBU) is offering  Happiness 101  this summer, an online course designed for working adults. The Happiness 101 course is being offered as a Business class through CBU’s new College of Adult Professional Studies and will be taught by  Dr. Bevalee Vitali , an associate professor of management at CBU. The course is designed to be highly interactive, with... Read More
Posted by Devon Wade at Friday, May 30, 2014