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CBU Connection

CBU Connection is the newsletter of Christian Brothers University, published and distributed via email weekly during the academic year (except for weeks during Fall and Spring Break and during certain holiday weeks). It is not published during the summer months.

If you have news to submit to the CBU Connection, please send it to connection@cbu.edu.

Recent newsletters are available online at the links below. If you are looking for an edition or item prior to those included here, please contact connection@cbu.edu.

CBU CONNECTION: March 27, 2017
CBU CONNECTION: March 20, 2017
CBU CONNECTION: March 13, 2017
CBU CONNECTION: February 27, 2017
CBU CONNECTION: February 20, 2017
CBU CONNECTION: February 13, 2017
CBU CONNECTION: February 6, 2017
CBU CONNECTION: January 30, 2017
CBU CONNECTION: January 23, 2017
CBU CONNECTION: January 17, 2017
CBU CONNECTION: January 9, 2017

Memphis Immersion Experience Donations Needed

The RN-BSN Nursing Program will have several students participating in service learning during the "Memphis Immersion Experience" April 3-6. During that time, the program will be reaching out to help homeless people, the elderly, people suffering from dementia, children, and women recovering from substance abuse. If you have any donations you could provide to help meet needs right here in our own back yard, bring them to the Nursing Office in Buckman Hall on the third floor or... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Friday, March 24, 2017

International Student Spotlight: Aamir Howisha

Aamir Howisha Does your name have a special meaning? Prince Hometown/Country: Khartoum (Sudan) Major: Master of Science in Engineering Management Class Year: 2017-2018 Tell us about yourself: I have been studying in higher education institutions for more than ten years in America and have many degrees in the sciences and arts.  I hope to teach at a University soon. Why did you choose to come to CBU?  I wanted to challenge myself by taking on a rigorous... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Friday, March 24, 2017

International Student Spotlight: Saleh Almejaibel

Saleh Almejaibel Does your name have a special meaning?  I was named after one of the prophets in my religion (Islam) and it means "good man." Country: Kuwait (its near Dubai) Major: Chemical Engineering Class Year: 2019 Tell us about yourself:  I’m 20-years-old and I was born in Kentucky. My father was studying for his PhD at the time at Eastern Kentucky University. Traveling is my passion and my family is the most important thing in my life. Also,... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, March 20, 2017

International Student Spotlight: Gabriela Morales Medina

Gabriela M. Morales Medina Does your name have special meaning? Not that I’m aware of, but I think it’s funny how I got my name. My mom knew she wanted to have a daughter named Gabriela since she was a kid so as soon as she got pregnant, she started calling me Gabriela. Now my dad didn’t love the name at first, so he argued that it should be changed so “it would better match my last name” and my mom just replied that if that was the case, she’d just... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, March 13, 2017

Happy Birthday, President Smarrelli

Students take a pause from their busy schedules to wish a very happy birthday to Dr. John Smarrelli Jr., 22nd president of Christian Brothers University, whose birthday is today (February 27)! BACK TO CBU CONNECTION Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, February 27, 2017