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Cumberlands receives $1 million donation for new School of Nursing

Cumberlands receives $1 million donation for new School of Nursing

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 9:38am
A generous gift by Terry and Marion Forcht is making it possible for students at University of the Cumberlands to better prepare for workforce placement in the medical field upon graduation. The Forchts are donating $1 million to help establish the Terry & Marion Forcht School of Nursing, which will house a variety of medical programs for the University, including the RN to BSN, Master’s Degree in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner, certified Nurse Aid course, as well as future nursing-related programs.   
Nursing program at Cumberlands earns accreditation

Nursing program at Cumberlands earns accreditation

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 9:37am
The Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner program at University of the Cumberlands (UC) has officially received accreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, a national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Cumberlands to host free Christmas concert

Christmas at the Cumberlands begins December 2

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 2:40pm
University of the Cumberlands (UC) is hosting a free Christmas concert for community members of all ages on Sunday, December 2 at 4:00 p.m. in the O. Wayne Rollins Center on UC’s campus.
PA students place first, third at state competition

PA students place first, third at state competition

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 9:24am
Two teams from the Physician Assistant (PA) Program at University of the Cumberlands (UC) took first and third place in this year’s Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistants (KAPA) Challenge Bowl competition.
Cumberlands hosts international student conference

Cumberlands hosts international student conference

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:10am
University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently had the pleasure of hosting the Connect International Conference for the first time in UC’s history. Connect International is a conference uniting international students from campuses across Kentucky while giving students an opportunity to celebrate their individual cultures and learn about the Christian faith in a positive environment.
Students inducted into business honor society

Students inducted into business honor society

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 9:18am
The Hutton School of Business at University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently inducted new members into its chapter of the national honor society Sigma Beta Delta. Membership in Sigma Beta Delta is the highest national recognition a business student can receive at a college or university with a Sigma Beta Delta chapter. To be eligible for membership, a business student must rank in the top 20 percent of the junior, senior or graduate class and be invited to membership by the faculty officers.
Cumberlands receives $5 million grant for 21st Century Learning Center

Cumberlands receives $5 million grant for 21st Century Learning Center

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 9:08am
University of the Cumberlands (UC) is proud to announce receipt of a $5 million grant from the Grover Hermann Foundation to renovate the University’s library into a 21st Century Learning Center for students, faculty, staff and community members.

Cumberlands students serve community

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 10:48am
On October 19, more than 700 University of the Cumberlands (UC) students stepped off campus to serve their local community. The service day was part of Pats Serve, a new program created at Cumberlands which helps connect students with people in the community through service work.
McWhorter named Chair of business department

McWhorter named Chair of business department

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 4:26pm
Lois McWhorter has been named the new Chair of the Hutton School of Business at University of the Cumberlands (UC). McWhorter was previously the Director of Special Projects at Cumberlands, a position in which she helped institute articulation agreements between Cumberlands and schools such as Somerset Community College and Pellissippi State Community College. She began serving as Interim Chair for the Hutton School of Business in February 2018.
Cumberlands, KBC Take Steps to Dissolve Covenant Agreement

Cumberlands, KBC Take Steps to Dissolve Covenant Agreement

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 4:05pm
The University of the Cumberlands is working with Kentucky Baptist Convention leaders to take steps to dissolve the Covenant Agreement between the two institutions. The proposal, which is subject to the approval of the messengers to the 2018 KBC Annual Meeting, provides for the University to elect its own trustees.
Cumberlands hosts Patriot Preview Day

Cumberlands hosts Patriot Preview Day

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 2:05pm
University of the Cumberlands (UC) is excited to welcome all high school students to Patriot Preview Day on November 3, 2018. Patriot Preview Day is held only twice a year and is an opportunity for high school students and their guardians to get an inside look at what life is really like at UC. Cumberlands will be providing a Q-and-A panel hosted by several UC offices, plus guided campus tours and other events special to Patriot Preview Day.
Cumberlands hosts career fair

Cumberlands hosts career fair

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 5:11pm
University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently hosted a career fair on campus for students to connect with recruiters from graduate schools, military organizations and corporate business who attended the fair. The Office of Career Services at Cumberlands offers a number of free services in addition to career fairs, such as résumé editing, interview advice and Career and Leadership classes. The office also posts approximately 50 jobs a day on online career platforms, including federal jobs, private jobs, business-industry jobs and more.