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University of the Cumberlands, Ky. Baptist Convention going their separate ways

The University of the Cumberlands is formally cutting ties with the Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC), and with that will be losing $1 million in annual funding through the KBC Cooperative Program. UC said in a recent news release that it is working with KBC leaders to take steps...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Briar Creek Park to get 9-hole disc golf course

A nine-hole disc golf course will soon be opening at Briar Creek Park in Williamsburg thanks to a partnership between the city of Williamsburg and the University of the Cumberlands. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 24 Oct 2018

Group in Mexico rains on UofC’s hot dog world record parade

The University of the Cumberlands’ attempt to get its name into the Guiness Book of World Records has come up short. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Appalachian Ministries hosts Shoes 4 the Soul

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...

UC giving students 57 percent tuition break starting next fall

At a time when state legislatures are cutting budgets for state universities, which in turn is causing tuition costs to rise at many of those institutions of higher learning, the University of the Cumberlands is taking the opposite approach. The Williamsburg-based institution...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018

Cumberlands awards $19 million in scholarships

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. “We...

University of the Cumberlands announces 57 percent tuition reduction

The University of the Cumberlands announced Tuesday that it will be cutting tuition by 57 percent beginning in Fall 2019. Tuition for on-campus, undergraduate students will be reduced from $23,000 to $9,875. University President Dr. Larry Cockrum has named this tuition reduction...
Posted On 04 Sep 2018

University of the Cumberlands awaiting word on world record attempt

Tom Petty once sang, “The Waiting is the Hardest Part,” but that is what more than 200 University of the Cumberlands students are doing following their attempt to set a new world record for most hot dogs lying end to end, Thursday afternoon. The results of the effort will be...

World record attempt to be made Thursday at UC

Faculty, staff and students at the University of the Cumberlands are joining together Thursday to attempt to set an official world record. The record in their sights involves placing 3,000 cooked hotdogs end to end. The current record is 2,496. Andrew Underwood, Dean of Student...

Camp UNITE hoping to inspire kids to make positive choices

A record number of youth are signed up to attend the 12th Annual Camp UNITE this week in Williamsburg. About 275 youth from 28 counties in southern and eastern Kentucky are attending the camp, which started Tuesday afternoon and is being held at the University of the Cumberlands...
Posted On 25 Jul 2018