Upcoming Events

LUNCH & ENTERTAINMENT WITH THE BSA: In celebration of Black History Month, the CBU Black Student Association will present musical entertainment during lunch on Thursday, February 13, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Alfonso Dining Hall. Featuring special musical selections by the Divine Voices Gospel Choir and performances by CBU African-American Greek organizations.

LOVE LETTERS FOR VALENTINES DAY (AND HOMECOMING):  The CBU Office of Advancement and the Visual and Performing Arts Department will present a special Valentine’s reading of A. R. Gurney’s play Love Letters in Sabbatini Lounge with a 3-course dinner and wine on February 14 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person — RSVP by February 10 to  rsvp@cbu.edu or (901) 321-3277. Love Letters is the story of Andrew Ladd III  and Melissa Gardner’s complex relationship as told through the reading of a lifetime of correspondence between the two — from childhood birthday invitations and thank you notes to pledges of adolescent infatuation, through the trials and tribulations of marriage, professional aspirations, parenthood, addiction, and ultimately to their love affair.

HOMECOMING 2014
Saturday, February 15
• Dedication of Nadicksbernd Field – 11:30 a.m.
• CBU Baseball doubleheader vs. Alderson-Broaddus, beginning at 12:00 p.m.
• Women¹s Basketball vs. Lee University at ­ 2:00 p.m.
• Men¹s  Basketball vs. Lee ­University at 4:00 p.m.
• 2014 Homecoming Court
• Fun music and giveaways during timeouts
• Alumni Skybox Party during the basketball games with hot dog bar and beer
• Reunion After Parties at various locations around town

FORUM ON BULLYING:  ”It’s More Than Jus’ Playin,’” a forum on bullying, will be held on Tuesday, February 18, in Spain Auditorium, 1:00-1:50 p.m. The forum will include an overall introduction to the culture of bullying and the variety of forms it can take, as well as the legal aspects of bullying. The forum will be presented by Dr. Kelli Hefner, Dean of Academic Services and Officer Deana Sanford, Campus Police & Safety. The CBU campus is invited to attend.

POSTPONED: The Community Conversation with the President scheduled for Thursday, February 20 has been postponed due to an unexpected event. A new date and time will be announced in the near future.

RIGHT IN YOUR BACK YARD: The Black Student Association will sponsor an address by Ms. Rita Harris of the Sierra Club of Memphis on Thursday, February 20 in Spain Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. Ms. Harris will explain how the pollution that factories purposely place in predominately African-American neighborhoods affects our everyday life.

BALLET MEMPHIS “WORLD WONDERS”: Ballet Memphis will present “World Wonders” at Playhouse on the Square February 21-23, showtimes at 2:00 and 8:00 p.m. “World Wonders” is a cultural fusion of some of the world’s most creative music, art and dance in four dazzling works from lauded young choreographers Matthew Neenan, Gabrielle Lamb and Rafael Ferreras — featuring performers from Hattiloo Theatre and the hottest local jookin’ talent. CBU faculty and staff can receive 20% off tickets to performances by calling the box office at (901) 737-7322 by February 7.