Katie Herrington (Arlington, Washington), junior Art major and French minor at University of the Cumberlands, was recently awarded second place in the American Association of Teachers of French 2015 Essay Contest.
Over 200 essays about French heritage in the United States were submitted from students across the nation.
Tiffany Brannon, a graduate student at University of the Cumberlands, recently received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the Kentucky Counseling Association. Brannon, who hails from Lexington, Kentucky, is in her third year of the doctoral program at Cumberlands, working toward a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision.
The Board of Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) recently granted the Hutton School of Business at University of the Cumberlands the status of candidate for accreditation.
Students and faculty from the Jazz Ensemble at University of the Cumberlands recently attended the Jazz Education Network Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.
The three-day conference featured exhibits and clinic sessions dealing with all aspects of teaching and performing jazz. Throughout the conference performances were conducted by jazz enthusiasts ranging from the middle school level through professional jazz musicians.
Several online degree programs at University of the Cumberlands are listed among the best in America, according to the annual “Best Online Programs” rankings released January 12, by U.S. News & World Report.
The widely-known and respected rankings are designed for “working adults – often in their 30s or 40s – who may not be able to take classes during the day but still wish to obtain skills and credentials to boost their careers.”
On December 18, University of the Cumberlands held its first pinning ceremony for program graduates of the new nursing program. In total, eleven students were honored and pinned after earning their Bachelor of Science in Health Science-Nursing (RN-BS) degree.
On Saturday, December 12, the Mountain Outreach program at University of the Cumberlands held its annual Gift Day, serving 181 families with food and Christmas gifts for children.
All pre-registered children, ages infant to 14, received two gifts, which were obtained by Mountain Outreach during the annual “Midnight Shopping Spree” and also through donations by individuals and churches.