UC English honor society recognizes first responders, military at ceremony

Photo by Bill Turnerthe University of the Cumberlands Sigma Tau Delta English honor society organized a tribute to first responders and the military with a luminary ceremony Friday evening. Over 100 people turned out Friday evening at the University of the Cumberlands for a ceremony to honor local veterans and first responders. The [...]

Video gaming/e-sports being added at University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands Athletic Director Chris Kraftick was the keynote speaker at the Williamsburg Kiwanis Club’s August meeting, and gave club members an update on new programs and improvements involving student athletes and facilities. Students at the University of the Cumberlands will soon be able to play video games as a varsity [...]

Kentucky legislators to host committee meeting at University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands (UC) will host Kentucky Legislators during a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Education, taking place Monday, Aug. 28, at 1:00 p.m. “We are pleased to have the Interim Joint Committee on Education meeting on campus to discuss education issues here in Kentucky,” said Dr. Larry Cockrum, UC President. “We [...]

Cumberlands hosts solar eclipse viewing party

This University of the Cumberlands student used eclipse glasses to view Monday's eclipse during an eclipse viewing party at the school, which was organized by professors in the physics department. On Aug. 21, 2017, University of the Cumberlands (UC) hosted a viewing party for the campus community during the total solar eclipse. The [...]

Chick-fil-A, Starbucks opening Monday at UC

Rachel Gray, UC junior from London, practices her coffee making skills in preparation for the opening of Starbucks on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg. Below, the kiosk location will serve students starting Monday. Two new restaurants, Chick-fil-A and Starbucks, which are both located on the campus of the [...]

Corbin native, UofC student, to intern for McConnell this fall

Ryan Lawson, of Corbin, speaks with Forcht Group of KY President Terry Forcht recently. Lawson will be interning for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnel this fall. For a guy who loves politics, Corbin native Ryan Lawson has secured an ideal job this fall. He will be interning for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell [...]

UC online education program recognized

A University of the Cumberlands online education program has recently been ranked among the top programs in the nation. Teacher Certificate Degrees, a leading education resource, recently published its list of top-ranked online master’s in education program rankings with the University of the Cumberlands placing seventh on the list. UC has an average online tuition [...]

Ex-UC football players added as defendants in lawsuit against university

The University of the Cumberlands doesn’t want to be the only defendant in a lawsuit filed against it last year by a former U of C football player, who was allegedly assaulted in 2015 by another football player and an ex-football player, who had been kicked out of school.

William Hoback, an attorney for the university, filed a third party complaint on March 14 to add the two men allegedly responsible for the assault as defendants in the lawsuit, which a federal judge has allowed.

The third party complaint is a common legal filing and is largely an effort to spread any blame that a jury might find if the case goes to trial. It is also an effort to lessen the amount of any damages the university could be responsible for, if a jury rules against it a trial.

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Patriot Steakhouse closing June 4

Starting next month, Williamsburg residents will have one less dining option.

The University of the Cumberlands confirmed Tuesday afternoon that it would be closing the Patriot Steakhouse effective June 4.

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Cumberlands honors fallen officers

Officer Jason Ellis with his wife, Amy, and their two sons, Hunter and Parker. University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently honored two Kentucky police officers who were killed in the line of duty. Officer Jason Ellis of the Bardstown Police Department and Officer Daniel Ellis of the Richmond Police Department were honored with [...]