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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 Launches Surface Water Institute

Unique Partnership with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, City of Memphis and Others Will Focus on Researching and Solving Complex Water Challenges Pictured above at the launch of the Surface Water Institute (l-r):  Dick Gadomski ,  Dr. John Smarrelli  (CBU President),  Manny Belen  (City of Memphis, Chief Engineer),  Mayor Jim Strickland ,  Dr. Louie Lin ,  Steve Dunavant  (CBU Board Chairman),  Dr. Siripong Malasri  (CBU Dean of... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, November 2, 2017

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

Ross Gallery Opens New Exhibits by Crosthwait, Murray

MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces the opening of two exhibits on October 13. In the main gallery, “Forgotten Fables and Footlong Fractals” will showcase roughly 30 multi-media works by Jimmy Crosthwait . In the gallery foyer, “Noumenon and Beyond” will feature 18 paintings by Tom Murray . An opening reception for both exhibitions will be held on Friday, October 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and both will be... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, October 10, 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