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Ms. Gine' Baker Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.3570
Cell:606.515.3434
Email:gine.baker@ucumberlands.edu

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Hello!  My name in Gine' Baker and I am a 2015 graduate from the University of the Cumberlands.  While I was here I received a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and Communication Arts.  I am so excited that you are interested in UC!  As a student here you can expect to grow academically as well as spiritually.  If you are from Williamsburg High School, Bell County, Knox County, western Kentucky, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois,Iowa, Minnesota. I will be your Admissions Counselor.  I am very excited to work with you and hope to make this transition in your life as easy as possible.  Choosing a college can be a little nerve wracking, which is why I am here to help you in any way possible! Please feel free to call, text, or email me at any point in time.

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Mr. Mathias Brewers Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.4450
Cell:606.280.2390
Email:mathias.brewers@ucumberlands.edu

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Hey I’m Mathias Brewers and I am a 2016 graduate of University of the Cumberlands with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration. I transferred to UC after my freshman year and have felt at home ever since I stepped on campus. I am excited that you are interested in our University! UC offers a unique atmosphere within a small town surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains. My three years as a student here were some of the best times of my life, and relationships with peers and faculty that I have created will last a lifetime. UC will be an encouraging community to help you through challenges that prepare you for your life goals. Come see for yourself and join our Patriot family! I will be your admissions counselor if you are a student from Tennessee, or any state west of the Mississippi. Please let me know if you have any questions, I look forward to working with you! You can reach me by phone or email. 


Mr. Russell Carr Associate Director of Admissions / Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.4247
Cell:606.304.2650
Email:russell.carr@ucumberlands.edu

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Greetings from University of the Cumberlands! One of the things I enjoy most about my job is sharing with prospective students what a great place UC is to get an education. As a student here, you can expect to be challenged academically by professors who genuinely care about your success. You will find faculty and staff ready to offer what they can to help you develop personally, socially, and spiritually.

I work with all male student athletes both Freshman and Transfers. We have 13 varsity sports for men as well as several intramural teams on campus. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions. I look forward to working with you as you pursue the next steps in the college search process.


Mr. Colby Connely Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.4296
Cell:606.765.9666
Email:colby.connely@ucumberlands.edu

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Hello!  My name is Colby Connely and I am an admissions counselor at the University of the Cumberlands.  I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in both Psychology and English.  If you are from Eastern Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, or Florida, then I will be working with you. 

Your college experience is a rare opportunity for you to exponentially grow spiritually, mentally, and as a person.  The faculty, staff, and students at UC will make you feel at home and will help you achieve your goals.  I am very excited to meet you!  Please feel free to contact me via phone, email, or text if you have any questions about UC.  Thank you for your interest in the University of the Cumberlands!


Ms. Brandy Norman Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.3578
Cell:606.515.1982
Email:brandy.norman@ucumberlands.edu

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Hello! My name is Brandy Norman and I am a 2014 graduate of University of the Cumberlands. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts. If you are interested in UC and live in the region of Central Kentucky then I will be your admissions counselor. I also work with students from Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming.

UC provides countless opportunities to get involved on campus and meet new people! We have intermural athletics, outdoor adventure, various clubs and organizations, marching band, choir, a campus newspaper, community service projects, Christian leadership, athletics, study abroad programs and lots more!

At UC, the professors truly care about their students and are dedicated to making sure they succeed. If you are looking for a one-on-one personal connection with your professor, UC might be the place for you! I would love to make that connection with you as well and help you through your college admission process. If you have any questions about UC or your college search in general, feel free to contact me. Thank you for your interest in UC and I look forward to speaking with you! 

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Mr. Cole Peavler Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.3579
Cell:606.515.3437
Email:cole.peavler@ucumberlands.edu

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Hello, I'm Cole Peavler.  I am a recent graduate of the University of the Cumberlands.  I graduated with a Bachelor of Science In Political Science and Criminal Justice.  I began my journey at the University of the Cumberlands in 2011 and have called this place home ever since.  We have a beautiful campus surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains, while only being an hour away from either Knoxville, TN or Lexington, KY.  I created so many great memories here and am glad to hear that you may be interested in doing the same!  If you are a non-athlete from the Northeastern Kentucky area or Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Virginia, or the Northeast United States then I will be working with you through your admissions process.  I also work with students from Corbin High School and Clay County. Please feel free to email, call, or text me if you have any questions about UC!


Ms. Hayley Rice Assistant Director of Admissions / Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.4246
Cell:606.344.0900
Email:hayley.rice@ucumberlands.edu

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Hey! My name is Hayley Rice and I am a 2010 graduate of the University of the Cumberlands. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Communication Arts. If you are interested in UC and you live in Northwest region of Kentucky or Laurel County then I will be your Admissions Counselor. I also work with students from Indiana, International students, and students interested in transferring. There are so many opportunities for you at University of the Cumberlands. The people here are phenomenal and our campus is in the heart of the mountains so you’ll fall in love with the scenery, buildings, and nature surrounding it as soon as you visit.

 

There are so many exciting things to get involved in on campus so whether you’re interested in sports, the outdoors, community service, Christian leadership, clubs and organizations, or just hanging out with your friends, you’ll never be at a loss for things to do. However, the most important thing about the University of the Cumberlands is our dedication to our students. Our professors are always eager to help students and truly want to see you become successful and accomplished adults. I would also love to get to know you and help you navigate the college admissions process in any way I can. If you would like to schedule a campus visit or have any questions about UC, feel free to call the number above or email me any time. I hope to hear from you!


Ms. Nicole Wake Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.4596
Cell:606.304.1470
Email:nicole.wake@ucumberlands.edu

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Hey! My name is Nicole Wake and I am a 2011 graduate of University of the Cumberlands. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Services. I am the admissions counselor for all students from Whitley County High School and all female student-athletes who plan to participate in women’s intercollegiate athletics.  UC offers 26 varsity athletic programs, multiple intramural sports, and dozens of clubs and organizations. We also have an outstanding academic learning environment where students can take full advantage of, laboratories, state of the art classrooms, and technology to make the most of their learning experience. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to developing relationships with their students and committed to seeing them succeed and excel in their academic studies. Hopefully you will consider joining the UC family!