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Cumberlands honors retiring professor


Mr. Carlos Anderson, associate professor of the Department of Human Services, is retiring from University of the Cumberlands.

Cumberlands honors retiring professor

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. —University of the Cumberlands honored Mr. Carlos Anderson, retiring chair and associate professor of the Department of Human Services, at its 17th annual Faculty-Staff Dinner on April 23.

Anderson, who has taught at Cumberlands since 2004, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown College; a Master of Social Work from Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., and a Master of Religious Education from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville. Additionally, he has studied at Morehead University, Liberty University and in Israel.

At University of the Cumberlands, Anderson has sponsored the Social Work and Human Services Club and Jane Addams Club. He has served on a number of committees, such as the Assessment Committee, the Early Intervention Committee and Cadre II. He has been included in Who’s Who among Teachers in America and Who’s Who in Christian Education in the U.S. A member of several professional organizations, Anderson is also a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.

Anderson states that at Cumberlands he has enjoyed meeting new students each semester and attending campus events, which has made him aware of “…the talent and diversity of faculty and students.” When asked about Cumberlands’ future, he responded, “I believe that the two new majors, Human Service and Criminal Justice, will experience growth and make a vital contribution within University of the Cumberlands and various communities. Being part of this University has been an honor and experience I will always cherish.”

Anderson’s plans for retirement include travel, missions work, local ministry, building bird houses and writing a book. He especially looks forward to more time with his wife Evelyn Pearl, his children David, Steven and Lisa and his five grandchildren Sabin, Jacob, “Totti-Ana,” Coleman and Gloria.