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Plates for a Purpose food drive begins at Cumberlands

Plates for a Purpose food drive begins at Cumberlands

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 11:53am
University of the Cumberlands and Union College are partnering with Kentucky Harvest Southeast again this holiday season to raise food for local foodbanks. Each year, the colleges see who can donate the most food to local pantries before the holidays, which are typically the months with heaviest need for foodbanks. This year, the competition begins October 15 and finishes November 15.
Northern Kentucky Campus

Application window open for UC NKY Campus PA program

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 11:17am
Applications for University of the Cumberlands’ (UC) physician assistant (PA) program on Cumberlands’ campus in Florence, Kentucky are now being accepted. Those interested have until March 1, 2019 to apply.
Pats Serve

Cumberlands helps community through Pats Serve

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 4:34pm
University of the Cumberlands (UC) will be hosting its first Pats Serve event on October 19. Pats Serve is a new initiative in which UC’s administration sets aside one day each semester for the UC family to provide community service to the local area.
 Cumberlands’ Offers New Medicaid Nurse Aid Course

Cumberlands’ Offers New Medicaid Nurse Aid Course

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 9:39am
The Department of Nursing at University of the Cumberlands (UC) has added a Medicaid Nurse Aid online class to its program offerings. NRSOL 100: Medicaid Nurse Aid is a three-credit hour course lasting eight weeks, offered both on-campus and online. Those who successfully complete the course are eligible to sit for state testing to become official Medicaid Nurse Aids. 
Commissioner of Public Health at Cumberlands

Commissioner of Public Health at Cumberlands

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 12:15pm
University of the Cumberlands (UC) was honored to have Dr. Jeffrey Howard, the Kentucky Department for Public Health Commissioner, speak to current physician assistant (PA) students, along with faculty and other health profession students.
Appalachian Ministries hosts Shoes 4 the Soul on UC’s campus

Appalachian Ministries hosts Shoes 4 the Soul on UC’s campus

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 9:44am
Appalachian Ministries (AM), an outreach program run through University of the Cumberlands (UC), recently hosted its annual Shoes 4 the Soul event on UC’s campus. Each year, just as a new school year begins, students and staff from University of the Cumberlands assist hundreds of children by providing new shoes, socks and backpacks filled with school supplies at Shoes 4 the Soul.
Cumberlands awards $19 million in scholarships

Cumberlands awards $19 million in scholarships

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:21am
University of the Cumberlands (UC) is awarding $19 million in scholarships to its undergraduate student body this academic year. Additionally, though this year’s undergraduate student body is the largest in Cumberlands’ history, 99 percent of them are receiving financial aid.
Cumberlands professors speak at leadership programs

Cumberlands professors speak at leadership programs

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 3:41pm
History and political science professors from University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently lectured at local colleges to help prepare high school students from across the Commonwealth for their future endeavors. 

University of the Cumberlands Announces 57 Percent Reduction in Annual Tuition

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 8:12am
University of the Cumberlands, a private, post-secondary institution in southeastern Kentucky, announced today that it will reduce tuition by 57 percent beginning next academic year. The goal of the tuition cut is to increase the affordability of a private education at Cumberlands while offering more transparency in the financial aid process for students and families.
mayor and students

Cumberlands attempts world record

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 2:41pm
Students at University of the Cumberlands (UC) may soon be able to claim that they took part in breaking a world record. On Thursday, August 23, UC attempted to break the record for the world’s Longest Line of Hot Dogs.
students near the viaduct

Cumberlands records largest undergraduate enrollment in history

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 12:14pm
University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently welcomed onto campus its largest undergraduate student body in the school’s history. 1,366 undergraduate students are enrolled at UC this semester and are currently busy preparing for their first classes of the year, which start on Wednesday, August 22.
male student playing the guitar

Department of Music presents for children at local library

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 8:41am
Members from University of the Cumberlands’ (UC) Department of Music recently presented an “Instrument Petting Zoo” at Whitley County Public Library as part of the library’s summer learning series entitled “Libraries Rock.”