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Umunnakwe Receives the T. E. Mahan Memorial Award


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.- University of the Cumberlands is proud to announce that Chihikoi “Edwin” Umunnakwe from Nigeria, is the recipient of the T. E. Mahan Memorial Award.

Umunnakwe, the son of Sidney and Ngozi Umunnakwe, is pursuing a major in biology and computer information systems. While at Cumberland he has served as a tutor in the Academic Resource Center, and was recently inducted into the Gamma Sigma Epsilon National Chemistry Honor Society. After graduation Umunnakwe plans to attend graduate school in bioinformatics and computational science.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, is a private liberal arts college in its 119th year of operation. Cumberlands offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and nine pre-professional programs, as well as online and accelerated, nontraditional programs for adults.