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Together We March: Diocese Organizes MLK50 Walk of Faith

MEMPHIS — On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Most Reverend Martin D. Holley, D.D., Bishop of Memphis, and Reverend Dr. Paul D. Watkins, OP, First Rector of the National Shrine of St. Martin de Porres, invite all the faithful of the Diocese of Memphis to come together to march, pray, and remember the legacies of St. Martin de Porres and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Both helped further the cause of justice and... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, March 22, 2018

Vanderhaar Symposium at CBU Looks at “Who Gets to Be American”

Stephanie Teatro Will Speak on “Who Gets to Be American: Immigration Policy and Our Multicultural Democracy” The Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium at Christian Brothers University (CBU) is proud to present  Who Gets to Be American: Immigration Policy and Our Multicultural Democracy  with  Stephanie Teatro , co-executive director of the Tennessee Immigration and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC), as the keynote speaker for its thirteenth annual symposium on... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Ross Gallery Hosts Exhibitions by Tullos-Leonard and Woodturners

Claudia Tullos-Leonard, Dogwood, 2017, oil on canvas, 36” x 48” MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces the opening of two exhibitions on March 9. In the main gallery,  “Looking at the World”  will showcase paintings by Memphis artist  Claudia Tullos-Leonard . In the gallery foyer,  “Riding the Bevel”  will feature works by artists from the  Mid-South Woodturners Guild... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, March 12, 2018

CBU and City of Memphis Honor First Graduates of Professional Development Institute

Among the graduates of the PDI Program were Fire Services officials (l-r) Daryl Payton, Michael Jubirt, Gina Sweat, and Dale Lock  MEMPHIS — The City of Memphis and Christian Brothers University (CBU) hosted a graduation ceremony on March 1 in the Hall of Mayors in City Hall for the first 34 graduates of the Professional Development Institute (PDI) Senior Leadership Program. CBU’s College of Adult Professional Studies (CAPS) created the program in response... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, March 1, 2018

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