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UC converting all Cumberland Inn hotel rooms into student housing

Starting early next month, the Cumberland Inn will be no more at least in terms of operating as a hotel for the first time in the 27-year history of the building. The University of the Cumberlands, which owns the facility, announced Tuesday that starting on Aug. 5, the facility...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019

University of the Cumberlands hosts Entrepreneurship Competition

Students in the Hutton School of Business engaged in an Entrepreneurship Competition modeled after the popular show “Shark Tank” during the spring semester. Students formed into teams to develop business plans and associated pitches to present during the competition. As part of...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019
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Four new restaurants planned for downtown Williamsburg

By this fall, downtown Williamsburg is expected to look quite a bit different with new restaurants, a butcher’s shop and other stores, Mayor Roddy Harrison said during a meeting of the Williamsburg Historic Preservation Commission Thursday evening. You need to login to view the...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019

UC makes big land purchase for campus housing

With an increase in on campus student enrollment that is expected this fall when its reduced tuition rates kick in, the University of the Cumberlands is anticipating a need for additional on-campus housing and is taking steps to move in that direction. On May 14, UC purchased...
Posted On 23 May 2019

UC named safest college campus in Kentucky, fourth safest in country

The University of the Cumberlands has been named the safest college campus in Kentucky and the fourth safest campus in the nation, according to a new report released by safety experts at Your Local Security. Analysts calculated several campus safety factors including hate crime,...
Posted On 22 May 2019

Ali talks about famous father, boxing success

Laila Ali, the undefeated women’s boxing champion and daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, joined athletes Terry Bradshaw and Shaquille O’Neil, religious and political leaders Will Graham, Fred Thompson and Rudy Giuliani as the keynote speaker at the Forcht Excellence in...

Ray Sutton honored during Arbor Day at Cumberlands

For more than 30 years, Williamsburg’s Raymond M. Sutton Jr. has been planting trees. He can still remember where he bought most of the trees and where he had to go to get it. University of the Cumberlands staff planted a Red Buckeye tree dedicated to Sutton on the lawn of the...

Free tickets still available for April 9 Laila Ali speech at UC

Free tickets are still available to hear retired boxer, lifestyle expert and author Laila Ali, who is the daughter of boxing icon Mohammed Ali, speak at the University of the Cumberlands next week. Laila Ali will be the keynote speaker for the University of the Cumberlands’...
Posted On 02 Apr 2019

UC converting two-thirds of Cumberland Inn rooms to student housing

The University of the Cumberlands owned Cumberland Inn in Williamsburg will soon be converting about two-thirds of its hotel rooms into student housing, the school confirmed Thursday morning. “As the University’s on-campus population continues growing, there is an increasing need...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019

Cumberlands graduate to host book signing on campus; discuss new novel ‘How the Light Gets In’

Highly-acclaimed author Jolina Petersheim will be hosting a book signing on March 26 at 5:00 p.m. in the Correll Lecture Hall on University of the Cumberlands’ campus. Petersheim, who graduated from Cumberlands in 2008, will be discussing her upcoming novel How the Light Gets In....