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Ms. Whitney Baker Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.4296
Cell:606.268.4136
Email:whitney.baker@ucumberlands.edu

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Hey I’m Whitney Baker I am a 2017 graduate of University of the Cumberlands with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Fitness and Sports Management. I am excited that you are interested in our University! If you are a student from the western counties of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, or Texas, I will be your admissions counselor. I also work with local students from Corbin High School.

UC offers so many great opportunities for students in a variety of ways. When choosing a university I chose UC because of the family like feel between the students, faculty, and staff, and knew I wanted to be a part of something like that. Through my four years as a student at UC, they have prepared me for much more in life, and it was some of the best times of my life, and I would love to make it yours too. Come see for yourself and join our Patriot family! Please let me know if you have any questions, I look forward to working with you! You can reach me by phone or email. 
  


Ms. Mariah Bright Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.4450
Cell:606.268.4566
Email:mariah.bright@ucumberlands.edu

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Hey, I’m Mariah Bright and I am a 2014 graduate of University of the Cumberlands with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a minor in Human Services. I am currently pursuing my master's degree through UC. I started at UC in 2011 and remember how much this place felt like home from the minute I got here.

I am excited that you are interested in our University and hope that you fall in love with it just as I have! UC offers a unique atmosphere within a small town surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains. My years as an undergrad student here were some of the best times of my life. I have made lifelong friendships, met my husband here and now officially call this place home. UC will be a positive environment that will fully prepare you for your future career and help you meet all your goals! I look forward to seeing you on campus very soon!

I will be your admissions counselor if you are a student from Ohio, Georgia, and any state along the Atlantic coast. I also work with students from South Central Kentucky such as, Adair, Metcalf, Russell, Wayne, Knox, McCreary, Cumberland, Pulaski, Clinton and Monroe counties. Please let me know if you have any questions, I look forward to working with you! You can reach me by phone or email. 


Ms. Amanda Calhoun Admissions Counselor/Athletics
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.3579
Cell:606.268.4693
Email:amanda.calhoun@ucumberlands.edu

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Hello! My name is Amanda Calhoun and I graduated from University of the Cumberlands in 2017 with a Masters in Teaching. If you are a female athlete and are interested in University of the Cumberlands, I will be your admissions counselor!

UC’s beautiful campus is surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains and is in-between Lexington, KY and Knoxville, TN.  Here at UC, the faculty and staff are committed to each student’s success by insuring a variety of learning opportunities. Not only will you have the opportunity to grow academically, but spiritually as well. We have several ministries, clubs and organizations, as well as 27 athletic teams on campus.

As a former collegiate athlete I can relate to the feelings you are going through on picking a school and committing yourself to a college team. I am here to answer any questions you might have about UC, or college in general. Please feel free to call, text, or email.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

 


Mr. Alex Campbell Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.5569
Cell:606.268.4493
Email:alex.campbell@ucumberlands.edu

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Hello! My name is Alex Campbell and I am a 2017 graduate from University of the Cumberlands with a double major in Biology and Criminal Justice. From the moment that I stepped on campus, I knew that I would spend my next four years as a patriot! During my time at UC I was surrounded by a support system that helped me succeed and grow in all aspects of life. Choosing a college can be a difficult and challenging process, but I am excited to help you through it all. If you are a student from Eastern Kentucky, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, or Oklahoma I will be your Admissions Counselor. If you have any questions feel free to send me an email, text, or call me! 


Mr. Russell Carr Associate Director of Admissions / Athletics Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.4247
Cell:606.268.4350
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. Clint Davis Transfer Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.5585
Cell:606.268.4925
Email:clint.davis@ucumberlands.edu

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Hey, my name is Clint Davis and I graduated in 2013 from University of the Cumberlands with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science. I transferred to UC after my sophomore year and felt as if I was always a Patriot. With a beautiful campus settled in the mountains of Appalachia, UC has plenty to offer any student looking to make their life truly more abundant. The strong faith based atmosphere here at UC makes for an amazing opportunity for growth both spiritually and academically. If you are a transfer student I will be your admissions counselor. I look forward to helping you make an easy transition to UC. Please let me know if you have any questions, you can reach me by phone, email or text. 


Ms. Brandy Martin Admissions Counselor/Enrollment
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.3578
Cell:606.268.4707
Email:brandy.martin@ucumberlands.edu

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Hometown:
Carlisle, KY

Alma Mater and Major:
University of the Cumberlands, 2014
Communication Arts

If you could go to college again, what major would you choose?
Criminal justice or pre-law. I am obsessed with true crime and the justice system!

Advice for the college search:
Don’t let the price of an institution keep you from happiness. There are a lot of resources and ways to make college affordable and attainable.
P.S. Student loans aren’t the end of the world.

What celebrity would play you in the movie of your life?
Probably Leslie Mann! She’s a little older (& skinnier) but I think we have the same spirit.

If you weren't an admissions counselor, what would you be?
If money was no problem, I would definitely be a professional dog walker!

Words to live by:
“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take - Wayne Gretzky” - Michael Scott

-Brandy Martin


Ms. Shelleigh Moses Campus Visit Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.4241
Cell:
Email:shelleigh.moses@ucumberlands.edu

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Ms. Hayley Rice Assistant Director of Admissions / Admissions Counselor
Office:Undergraduate Admissions (Norman Perkins House)
Phone:606.539.4246
Cell:606.268.4214
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, Laurel County, or Williamsburg High School then I will be your Admissions Counselor. I also work with students from Indiana and International students. 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!