CBU in the Media

CBU President John Smarrelli was featured in a January 9 WMC Channel 5 broadcast entitled “Promise for Free Community College Receiving Mixed Reviews.” Dr. Smarrelli warned students and parents to have caution with the president’s plan. “The numbers don’t add up to say that this is a perfect return on your investment.” If the video above does not appear or play in your browser or on your mobile device, please click here.

The Commercial Appeal published an article entitled “A Year to Remember: For Memphis teen, where there’s a way, there’s a will” in its December 26 edition that profiled Joshua Salter, a junior at Middle College High School and a participant in the dual enrollment program at CBU. In the face of various difficulties and hardships, Joshua’s goal is to graduate high school with 70 college credit hours. The video below was produced and published by The Commercial Appeal to accompany the article.
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The Cincinnati Enquirer published a profile on Coach Mike Nienaber (Men’s Basketball) in its January 6 edition, entitled “Ex-La Salle point guard makes own history as CBU coach.”

Memphis Parent published an article entitled “Reaching the Reluctant Reader” in its January edition, which features an interview with Rene Friemoth Lee (Education, Adjunct) on ways to interest children in reading.