Williamsburg, Kentucky-The faculty of University of the Cumberlands Music Department will present the 13th annual Phyllis Richardson Wood Music Scholarship Benefit Concert on Tuesday, September 20, 2005. This music scholarship fund provides financial assistance each year to one or more students who major in music at The University of the Cumberlands.
University of the Cumberlands invites you to enjoy its Recent Acquisitions Exhibit August 24 through September 23. Featuring pieces in the Universitys permanent collection, the exhibit includes works by James Whistler, Mary Cassatt, Matthew Brady, Ben Shahn & Dorthea Lang. The collection includes watercolor, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, and photography. The works of local artists and former University professors David Lockwood and Kenneth Weedman are also shown.
Williamsburg, Ky.-High school seniors and their parents will have the opportunity to explore life on campus during University of the Cumberlands Campus Discovery Day to be held Saturday, October 15 with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Other UC Campus Discovery Days will be scheduled for November 19, 2005 and February 25, 2006.
Williamsburg, Ky.-The University of the Cumberlands (formerly Cumberland College) Department of English announces that Frank X Walker will deliver the 2005 Dr. Robert L. Palmer Memorial Lecture, at 7:30 pm, Tuesday, October 18, in the Gatliff Memorial Chapel on the school's Williamsburg, Ky. campus.
Williamsburg, Ky - Cumberland Valley National Bank recently awarded University of the Cumberlands a donation of $1000.00. The donation will aid UC in a variety of ways, with portions being given to increase the general fund as well as the scholarship fund.
According to Jeannie Hensley of Cumberland Valley National Bank, We have been partners in the past, and we look forward to being partners together in the future of education and for the benefit of our greater community.
Maiden Drug, located in Williamsburg, recently donated what will be an annual scholarship of $2000.00 to two graduates entering University of the Cumberlands. The scholarship is to be split equally to support the academic scholarship of one graduate of the Williamsburg Independent School and one graduate of Whitley County High School.
The convocation service held on Monday, August 29, at University of the Cumberlands, sparked the beginning of a new school year for students. The university family was introduced to new faculty and staff and heard the message of the service's guest speaker, Dr. Bill Henard.