This Week at CBU

 Dr. and Mrs. John Smarrelli Jr., the Brothers of the Lambert Hall Community, and the Student Government Association invite the entire CBU community to the annual Christmas Celebration and Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 4 in Alfonso Dining Hall and at the CBU Christmas Tree.
 Christmas Dinner courtesy of the President’s Office and the Lambert Hall Brothers
 Photos with Santa
 Caroling with the Divine Voices Gospel Choir
 Hot Chocolate
 Angel Tree collecting canned goods and unopened toys for Catholic Charities.

Dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m., with the Tree Lighting at approximately 6:30 p.m. RSVP to the Santa Hotline at 321-3082 or

DODGEBALL: Intramural Dodgeball starts this week! It is not too late to sign up. You can create a team through! If you have any questions, you can contact Thien Nguyen at

SAFE ZONE TRAINING: Safe Zone training for interested faculty and staff will be held on Friday, December 5, 2:30-4:30 p.m. in Montesi Executive Center. Dr. Kelly James (Behavioral Sciences) will facilitate the training. To sign up, contact Dr. James at More information about CBU Safe Zones can be found at this link >>>


Join the Deckhands!









If you’ve ever dreamed of slinging t-shirts into the crowd or dancing in a half-time show, this is your chance! The award-winning CBU Deckhands, CBU’s faculty/staff dance team, will hold an organizing meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 11 in Sabbatini Lounge (Yes, we know that’s late in the year; we’ve been busy.) If you are interested in participating, please contact Tracie Burke at or 321-3357.  Practices are generally held one evening per week. Show your CBU spirit and have some fun with the Deckhands this year!

Buccaneer Bulletin

The CBU Buccaneers basketball team climbed to No. 18 in the NABC Division II Coaches Poll and No. 9 in the D2SIDA Media Poll announced on November 25. The Bucs enter the NABC poll for the first time since December 4, 2012, when they were No. 19 in the rankings. CBU is the highest-ranked of three Gulf South Conference teams in the poll, and they are the second-highest of seven teams who were not in the preseason rankings, trailing only defending national champion Central Missouri, who jumped to No. 10. CBU is ranked second among five South Region teams in the rankings. No. 6 Florida Southern, No. 21 Delta State, No. 24 Barry and No. 25 Alabama-Huntsville also represent the South Region in this week’s poll.

11/25: Bucs 69, Bellarmine 74 (at Canale Arena)
11/26: Lady Bucs 77, Lane College 56 (at Jackson, TN)
11/28: Lady Bucs 39, Arkansas State 79  (Exhibition at Jonesboro, AR)

12/04: Lee University (Cleveland, TN; 7:00 p.m.)
12/06: Shorter University (Rome, GA; 3:00 p.m.)
12/04: Lee University (Cleveland, TN; 5:00 p.m.)
12/06: Shorter University (Rome, GA; 1:00 p.m.)