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Kentucky Harvest Southeast awards ‘Golden Can’ to University of the Cumberlands

Kentucky Harvest South-east awarded the Golden Can to University of the Cumberlands on Feb. 16 at the women’s basketball game against Lindsey Wilson College. Last November, Cumber-lands competed in the annual Golden Can Challenge against Union College to collect cans of food for...

Most of Taylor lawsuit against UC can proceed, judge says

Former University of the Cumberlands President Dr. James Taylor is suing his former employer. A U.S. District Judge has largely denied a request by the University of the Cumberlands to dismiss a lawsuit against it, which was filed last year by its former long-time president Dr....
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

UC’s ‘The Patriot’ brings home 14 KPA Awards

The Patriot, the student newspaper at the University of the Cumberlands, received 14 Excellence in Kentucky Newspaper Awards during the Kentucky Press Association’s annual awards banquet Friday, including a second place finish for General Excellence in the student publications...
Posted On 25 Jan 2017
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Shaq selected to speak at Cumberlands on leadership

Very few people are iconic enough to be known by a single name, and one of those individuals will be the keynote speaker for the University of the Cumberlands’ 12th Annual Excellence in Leadership Series, which is sponsored by The Forcht Group of Kentucky. Former NBA great...
Posted On 11 Jan 2017

UC online programs recognized for affordability, excellence

Students enrolled in the University of the Cumberlands online programs are getting a lot of bang for the tuition dollar, according to recent rankings by an education research publisher. In addition, several of the schools online degree programs were listed among the best in...
Posted On 11 Jan 2017

Cumberlands answers lawsuit, denies wrongdoing

The University of the Cumberlands is denying any wrongdoing in its answer to a lawsuit that was filed against the school on Nov. 9 by a former U of C football player, who was allegedly assaulted last year by another football player and an ex-football player, who had been kicked...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016

Ex-U of C football player sues school for $8 million

A former University of the Cumberlands football player, who was allegedly assaulted last year by another football player and an ex-football player, who had been kicked out of school, is now suing the university in federal court seeking an $8 million judgment. Zane A. Parker filed...
Posted On 12 Nov 2016

Cumberlands losing some traditional football rivals

Thanks to a football expansion by the Mid-South Conference, the University of the Cumberlands won’t be playing some traditional opponents in the near future. “We keep Union. We keep Pikeville but we are going to lose some traditional rivals. Starting next year, there...
Posted On 05 Oct 2016

U of C makes U.S. News list of “Best Colleges”

The University of the Cumberlands has once again made the U.S. News and World Report list of best colleges and universities, according to the annual “Best Colleges” rankings released Sept. 13. The widely known and respected rankings are designed for “prospective...
Posted On 14 Sep 2016

U of C’s ‘Shoes 4 the Soul’ helps 500 elementary students

Thanks to the efforts of more than 400 student volunteers from the University of the Cumberlands Tuesday morning, about 500 elementary school students from four local schools got a new pair of free shoes, new socks and a new backpack full of school supplies. Tuesday was the fifth...
Posted On 24 Aug 2016