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University of the Cumberlands hosting Patriot Preview Day Saturday

University of the Cumberlands officials say they are excited to welcome all high school students and their families to Patriot Preview Day on Saturday. Patriot Preview Day is held only twice a year and is an opportunity for high school students and their guardians to get an...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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Cumberlands launching associate’s degree program in nursing

The University of the Cumberlands announced Tuesday the launch of a new associate’s degree program in nursing. The program begins January 2020, and applications are currently being accepted at ucumberlands.edu/adnursing. “With the addition of this associate’s degree, Cumberlands...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019
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Cumberlands serves community through Pats Serve

In case anyone wondered why an unusually high number of young adults in neon T-shirts were spotted seemingly everywhere in Whitley County recently, here’s why. Approximately 1,500 students, faculty, and staff from University of the Cumberlands put their faith into action by...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019
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U of C Homecoming celebrations are planned for Friday, Saturday

University of the Cumberlands’ homecoming celebrations are just around the corner! On Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, it’ll be all about peace, love, and University of the Cumberlands. Activities for all ages will be provided. All Cumberlands alumni are welcome to enjoy the...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019

Cumberlands on-campus enrollment up 33 percent

With the fall semester in full swing, on-campus undergraduate enrollment at University of the Cumberlands is up 33 percent to 1,806 students. The news comes a year after the school announced that it was slashing tuition costs by 57 percent. The increase is due to a significant...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019
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Cumberlands ROTC hosts ‘Train Like a Patriot’ event

The Army ROTC program at University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently hosted Train Like a Patriot, a fitness event open to all Cumberlands students. The ROTC cadets led students through a series of fitness stations, such as short sprints, tire flips, burpees (in which students...
Posted On 10 Oct 2019
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Cumberlands begins annual food drive

University of the Cumberlands is hosting its annual food drive Oct. 15 – Nov. 15. As always, all food collected will be donated to local food banks. In the past three years, Cumberlands has collected more than 61,000 pounds of food to help families in the community be fed during...
Posted On 09 Oct 2019
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Letter to the Editor: Former UC President and wife treated poorly by university

To the Editor: Jim and Dinah Taylor are two of the most special people I have ever had the honor to know. As I was struggling after the loss of my son I came across Dinah’s name while looking for help to survive this unthinkable tragedy in my life. Dinah reached out and...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019
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Letter: Removal of Taylor family name at UC is outrageous

To the Editor: I wholeheartedly agree with Lois Taylor in her September 4th letter, UofC is denigrating the legacy of former President and his wife. My family has a long history with UC going back to when my father and grandfather attended Cumberland College. Under the 35-year...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019
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Cumberlands plans 9/11 memorial service Wednesday, Sept. 11

The University of the Cumberlands will be hosting a 9/11 memorial service next to the Hutton School of Business on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 12:15 p.m. Community members are welcome to attend. The UC band will perform a few songs and members of the University’s new ROTC program...
Posted On 06 Sep 2019