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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

University of the Cumberlands staff participate in BRIGHT initiative

Two staff members at University of the Cumberlands were recently nominated to participate in BRIGHT Kentucky, a leadership initiative in Appalachia. Brandy Martin, Associate Director of Admissions – Recruitment, and Ryan Osborne, Development Officer, were among thousands of young...
Posted On 06 Sep 2019
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UofC hosting expert on America’s religious roots

What role did religion play in the nation’s founding? Students at the University of the Cumberlands and members of the general public will get an answer to that question from a scholar well versed on the topic Monday evening. Dr. Mark David Hall, a PhD in political science, will...
Posted On 06 Sep 2019

Cumberlands to offer free textbooks for on-campus undergraduate students

On-campus undergraduate students at University of the Cumberlands will no longer have to pay for textbooks beginning in the fall of 2020. The new initiative, announced by Dr. Larry L. Cockrum, President of the University, is another step toward “total price transparency and...
Posted On 05 Sep 2019
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Shoes 4 the Soul provides 450 school kids with new shoes

About 450 school children received free shoes and socks along with bags of hygiene items during the 8th Annual Shoes 4 the Soul event Friday at the University of the Cumberlands. About 500 college students and about 50 faculty/staff helped out by first washing the soles of the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

Taylor family names removed from some Cumberlands facilities

Months after a federal jury sided with the University of the Cumberlands in a lawsuit filed against it by its former president Dr. James Taylor and his wife, Dinah Taylor, the school is apparently taking steps to distance itself from the couple. The aquatic center, which was...
Posted On 20 Aug 2019