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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....

Marion Forcht, Lee Bryant selected for University of the Cumberlands Board of Trustees

University of the Cumberlands (UC) announced that Marion C. Forcht has been elected to serve on the University’s Board of Trustees. “We are very pleased Marion has agreed to serve on our Board,” said Jon Westbrook, chair of UC’s Board of Trustees. “Her business acumen and support...

Cumberlands hosts Patriot Preview Day

High school students invited to tour campus Saturday, March 2 University of the Cumberlands is excited to welcome all high school students and their families to Patriot Preview Day on March 2, 2019. Patriot Preview Day is held only twice a year and is an opportunity for high...

Debate team wins third championship of semester

University of the Cumberlands’ debate team took first place overall at the St. Anselm College Debate Tournament this past December. They beat 15 other teams from top colleges and ivy league schools in order to claim the victory. This marks the third tournament championship the...

Cumberlands serves on MLK Jr. Day

More than 450 students from University of the Cumberlands volunteered at four different locations throughout Williamsburg in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The sites included Williamsburg Independent School District (WISD), Whitley County High School, Cedaridge Ministries...

UC student newspaper wins second General Excellence award

For the second consecutive year, The Patriot, the student newspaper at the University of the Cumberlands, has been named the best in its class. The paper received 29 Excellence in Kentucky Newspaper Awards during the Kentucky Press Association’s annual awards banquet Friday,...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019