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Saira Martinez is TheDream.US "DREAMer of the Day"

WASHINGTON, DC — TheDream.US, the nation’s largest college access and success program for undocumented immigrant youth, has launched a “DREAMer of the Day” feature – a daily profile of a TheDream.US-affiliated Scholar whose story offers a powerful example why Congress passing legislation resolving the crisis facing DREAMers and TPS holders will be good for America. Today’s DREAMer of the Day is Saira Martinez (Mechanical Engineering '21), a resident... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Friday, February 9, 2018

Ross Gallery Opens Exhibits by Niles Wallace, Metal Museum

NOTE: The opening reception has been rescheduled for Friday, January 19 due to the University's inclement weather closure. MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces the opening of two exhibits on January 12. In the main gallery,  “The Sunny Side”  will showcase porcelain and stoneware works by  Niles Wallace . In the gallery foyer,  “Forge Cast Fabricate”  will feature works by... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, January 8, 2018

Dr. Altha Stewart is Guest Speaker at CBU's MLK Prayer Service

MEMPHIS —  Altha J. Stewart, MD  will be the guest speaker at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Service and Commemoration hosted by Christian Brothers University (CBU) on January 11 at 1:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium, located in Buckman Hall on the CBU campus. Dr. Stewart is president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association, director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth,... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Inside Out/Dreamers Project Comes to CBU

Nationwide Participatory Art Project Comes to Memphis to Underscore Urgency of Passing the Dream Act MEMPHIS — On December 8, the Inside Out/Dreamers Project will travel to Christian Brothers University (CBU) in Memphis. This is part of a nationwide participatory art initiative, the Inside Out Project, launched by award-winning international artist JR , to create a portrait of America that includes immigrants and the descendants of immigrants alike. During this stop,... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Earnest Duffie Joins CBU as Director of Human Resources

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) is pleased to announce the selection of Earnest Duffie as its Director of Human Resources. Duffie is a native of Memphis and brings over 20 years of human resources and leadership experience. He began his career in the US Army and has served in various human resources roles for industry-leading companies such as AutoZone, Coca-Cola, International Paper, and Time Warner. Duffie holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, November 7, 2017

CBU Ranks Low for Student Debt, According to Recent Studies

According to two recent studies, students of Christian Brothers University (CBU) graduate with less student loan debt that most of their contemporaries at other colleges and universities. The Student Loan Report ( studentloans.net ) recently published a new study analyzing how much private student loan debt new college graduates carry.. CBU is featured in the study for leaving its students with very little private student debt. CBU ranked #68 out of 800 private colleges and... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Friday, September 29, 2017

Ron Brandon Named CFO, Vice President for Administration & Finance

Ron Brandon has been named chief financial officer and vice president for administration & finance for Christian Brothers University (CBU), effective October 11, 2017. Brandon comes to CBU from the Catholic Diocese of Memphis, where he currently serves as chief financial officer. Previously, he was the CFO of Memphis-based Protech Systems Group, Inc. for eight years, following a stint in the same role with the YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South. “It is with great enthusiasm... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Friday, September 15, 2017

CBU Ranked Among Top Universities by U.S. News, Forbes, Princeton Review

CBU Ranked in Top Tier of Southern Universities by U.S. News; Also Listed Among the “Best in the Southeast” by Princeton Review and “America’s Top Colleges” by Forbes MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) again enjoys top marks on a set of prestigious rankings of colleges and universities, according to recent lists from U.S. News & World Report , Forbes , and the Princeton Review . According to U.S. News & World Report, CBU is once... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, September 14, 2017

Choudhary Named to "Women Worth Watching"

MEMPHIS — Dr. Divya Choudhary , director of the Graduate Engineering Program and the STEM Center for Women and Diversity at Christian Brothers University (CBU), has been named as one of Profiles in Diversity Journal’s “Women Worth Watching 2017.” The publication’s Summer 2017 issue features profiles of all the honorees. Nominated by their employers, colleagues, and peers, the honorees represent leaders from across the nonprofit, manufacturing, higher... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Billingsley Joins CBU as Vice President for Advancement

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) is proud to announce that Mark Billingsley has joined the University’s executive leadership team as its newest Vice President for Advancement, effective August 15, 2017. Billingsley will be responsible for all of the fund development and unearned revenue-generating strategies for the 146 year-old University, including alumni activities, major gifts, bequest gifts and planned giving, CBU’s annual fund, and grants management.

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Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, July 26, 2017