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UC gets $1 million donation to help establish Terry & Marion Forcht School of Nursing

The University of the Cumberlands received a generous gift Wednesday morning, which will make it possible for students to better prepare for workforce placement in the medical field upon graduation. Local business owners Terry and Marion Forcht donated $1 million to help...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

UC Christmas concert set for Sunday afternoon

To borrow a line from the old song, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Williamsburg as the first of several holiday events begins Sunday afternoon with a free Christmas concert for community members of all ages. The University of the Cumberlands Music Department will...
Posted On 28 Nov 2018

Henkelmann sues UC over life sciences exhibit

A Williamsburg man, who donated a large collection of preserved animals to the University of the Cumberlands for its museum over 25 years ago, is now suing the school because it is no longer displaying the collection. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...

UC receives $5 million grant for 21st Century Learning Center

University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently announced receipt of a $5 million grant from the Grover Hermann Foundation to renovate the university’s library into a 21stCentury Learning Center for students, faculty, staff and community members. “This is an important milestone for...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018

University of the Cumberlands, Ky. Baptist Convention going their separate ways

The University of the Cumberlands is formally cutting ties with the Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC), and with that will be losing $1 million in annual funding through the KBC Cooperative Program. UC said in a recent news release that it is working with KBC leaders to take steps...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Briar Creek Park to get 9-hole disc golf course

A nine-hole disc golf course will soon be opening at Briar Creek Park in Williamsburg thanks to a partnership between the city of Williamsburg and the University of the Cumberlands. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 24 Oct 2018

Group in Mexico rains on UofC’s hot dog world record parade

The University of the Cumberlands’ attempt to get its name into the Guiness Book of World Records has come up short. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Appalachian Ministries hosts Shoes 4 the Soul

Appalachian Ministries (AM), an outreach program run through University of the Cumberlands (UC), recently hosted its annual Shoes 4 the Soul event on UC’s campus. Each year, just as a new school year begins, students and staff from University of the Cumberlands assist hundreds of...

UC giving students 57 percent tuition break starting next fall

At a time when state legislatures are cutting budgets for state universities, which in turn is causing tuition costs to rise at many of those institutions of higher learning, the University of the Cumberlands is taking the opposite approach. The Williamsburg-based institution...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018

Cumberlands awards $19 million in scholarships

University of the Cumberlands (UC) is awarding $19 million in scholarships to its undergraduate student body this academic year. Additionally, though this year’s undergraduate student body is the largest in Cumberlands’ history, 99 percent of them are receiving financial aid. “We...