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UC buys old Faulkner and Taylor Furniture Store building

One of the bigger buildings along Main Street in Williamsburg, which sat empty for much of 2017, now has a new owner with some ambitious plans. The University of the Cumberlands purchased the old Faulkner and Taylor Furniture Store building on Dec. 22 for $275,000, according to a...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018

University of the Cumberlands observes Arbor Day early

Students and staff from University of the Cumberlands (UC) gathered on UC’s campus to plant a tree in an inaugural observance of Arbor Day. After the planting, a brief workshop was held for students to learn the basics of tree care and maintenance. Yes, Arbor Day occurs in April,...

Federal lawsuit filed by ex-UC football player against university has been settled

A federal court lawsuit against the University of the Cumberlands, which was filed last year by a former football player, who was allegedly assaulted in 2015 by another football player and an ex-football player, has been settled. You need to login to view the rest of the content....
Posted On 28 Dec 2017

Williamsburg Independent students learn from University of the Cumberlands Business students

Students in the University of the Cumberlands (UC) business and accounting programs, along with numerous business professors, recently visited Williamsburg Independent School District (WISD) to talk to students about the basics of financial literacy. “It’s a chance to teach the...

University establishes Mavis F. Broome Endowed Scholarship Fund

The family of Mavis F. Broome – a longtime resident of Williamsburg, public school teacher and University of the Cumberlands (UC) professor – has established an endowed scholarship fund in her honor. The Mavis F. Broome Scholarship will be awarded annually to one UC...

Cumberlands collects 28,874 pounds of food for community

A feeling of thankfulness and the spirit of giving have overflowed the campus of University of the Cumberlands (UC). As part of the annual Kentucky Harvest Southeast donation drive, Cumberlands collected 28,874 pounds of food to benefit local food pantries and putting meals on...

UC online doctoral program ranked sixth in nation

An education research publisher has ranked the University of the Cumberlands among the top online colleges for doctoral degrees for 2018. “These top 25 schools represent the best value colleges offering online doctoral degrees. Each university offers strong academics, low tuition...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017

UC English honor society recognizes first responders, military at ceremony

Over 100 people turned out Friday evening at the University of the Cumberlands for a ceremony to honor local veterans and first responders. The University of the Cumberlands’ English honor society, Sigma Tau Delta, organized the ceremony entitled “1,000 Lights, 1 Purpose: A...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

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

Students at the University of the Cumberlands will soon be able to play video games as a varsity sport. This year e-sports, or video gaming, is being started as a club sport. “It is catching on across the country. A lot of schools have added it. We are going to start it at the...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017

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...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017