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WCHS students will soon be able to get an associate degree while in high school thanks in part to the University of the Cumberlands

In a little less than three years from now, many Whitley County High School students will be walking across the stage to receive their degree, only not the one that you are probably thinking about. In many cases this degree will be an associate’s degree from the University of the...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020

Cumberlands named safest campus in Kentucky for second consecutive year

The University of the Cumberlands was listed as the safest college campus in Kentucky in a recent 2020 ranking by YourLocalSecurity.com. The University was lucky number thirteen countrywide. This is the second year in a row Cumberlands has ranked first in the state for campus...
Posted On 29 Jul 2020

Local residents could win $500 gift card by giving blood

Local residents will have the opportunity to give blood and possibly win a $500 gift card during three blood drives this month, which are being conducted by the Kentucky Blood Center. On Saturday, July 18, the Kentucky Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at the Corbin Walmart from 9...
Posted On 14 Jul 2020

Cumberlands donates board games to safe haven for homeless youth

When homeless youth staying at Ryan’s Place, a local safe haven in Barbourville, were asked what they wanted most at the shelter, they said, “We would like some games to play together.” Jessi Montgomery, the fund development manager for Ryan’s Place and a graduate from...
Posted On 19 Jun 2020
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Cumberlands partners with EKCEP to offer cybersecurity classes for Eastern Kentucky high school students

High school juniors and seniors in 23 Appalachian Coalfields counties in Kentucky will have the option to develop cybersecurity skills and earn key industry certifications in two online computer science classes through University of the Cumberlands at no cost to the student this...
Posted On 13 May 2020
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University of the Cumberlands reopening campuses for fall, instituting bi-term classes

University of Cumberlands officials announced Monday that it will reopen its Williamsburg and Florence campuses in the fall. “While it is impossible to predict the future, we have every intention of re-opening our campus locations to students this fall,” said University...

Univeristy of the Cumberlands students getting emergency aid

Some University of the Cumberlands students will soon be receiving emergency assistance funding as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The university will be disbursing more almost $1.4 million in federal aid to eligible undergraduate students....
Posted On 08 May 2020
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UC Office of Student Employment receives Community Partnership Award

The Office of Student Employment at University of the Cumberlands recently received a Community Partnership Award from the Whitley County Board of Education (WCBOE) for the staff’s dedication to students and community partnership during a year of unprecedented growth for the...
Posted On 06 Apr 2020

Cumberlands provides meals to those in need

While the University of the Cumberlands has closed its campus due to COVID–19, its food service has partnered to help provide meals during the crisis. Between March 24 and May 2, Pioneer College Caterers will prepare and deliver hot meals to the Williamsburg Senior Center and...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020
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UofC going online only for remainder of spring semester

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread across the state and the nation, the University of the Cumberlands has elected to move all of its remaining in-person classes to the online platform. Dr. Larry Cockrum, President of the university, announced the decision Tuesday...