"UC does an excellent job of bringing students from the virtual world together in a cohesive class unit. Even though I live far from campus, I truly felt like part of the UC community thanks to their excellent online program."
On Wednesday, April 17, University of the Cumberlands (UC) Hutton School of Business hosted the 6th annual Business Forum for Young Professionals.
The business forum is designed to prepare young professionals as they enter the business workforce. Industry professionals share their professional experiences and discuss ways in which businesses can thrive, not just survive, in any financial climate. The theme for 2013 was “How to Achieve Business Growth in a Recovering Economy.”
This year’s guest speakers were Mr. Larry W. Gray, President of Baptist Health Corbin, Ms.
University of the Cumberlands (UC) professor Dr. Barry A. Vann’s latest book, Puritan Islam: The Geoexpansion of the Muslim World was named to Choice’s 2012 annual Top 25 Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) list. Choice’s annual OAT list is widely recognized in the academic community for its coverage of the most significant scholarly titles published each year.
Dr. Vann is a professor of geography and higher education at UC. Puritan Islam is the sixth book that he has written throughout his career. Some of Dr.
Recently, University of the Cumberlands (UC) Physician Assistant (PA) program became the first PA school in Kentucky and in the country to incorporate an Anatomage Table into their curriculum.
“This will be a great teaching tool for our students,” said UC Vice-President for Academic Affairs Dr. Larry Cockrum. Associate PA Director and Anatomy Professor Dr.
Dr. Barry Vann, Director of Community and Higher Education and professor of geography at University of the Cumberlands (UC), was selected for the honor of Alumnus of the Year by Roane State Community College. Vann is director of the Ed.D. program at UC.
Dr. Vann struggled in life with early poverty and put forth much effort in developmental courses in math and English. Despite these early challenges, he completed his undergraduate, masters, and two doctorate degrees.
UC Vice President for Academic Affairs (left), Dr. Larry Cockrum, and Somerset Community College Provost (right), Dr.
On Tuesday, November 20th, University of the Cumberlands (UC) went live on mobile devices for fast and easy access to all UC related subjects. Just search for University of the Cumberlands on your mobile device to connect with UC.
“Our primary goal is to make UC’s front door as accessible as possible to anyone who is or wishes to be a part of our university community,” said Erica Harris, UC Admissions Director.
The 16th annual report of America’s Best Christian Colleges® by the Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. has included University of the Cumberlands (UC) as one of America’s Best Christian Colleges.
“It’s a humbling but joyous occasion as we celebrate being named one of America’s Best Christian institutions: humbling because to whom much is given, much is required; and joyous because of this stellar recognition of our Christian beliefs and persuasions,” said UC President Dr. Jim Taylor.
The Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc.
The first University of the Cumberlands (UC) Physician Assistant (PA) graduating class of 2012 is made up of an exceptional group of individuals who have dedicated their lives to medical service. It is no surprise that one of them recently found a way to employ his new degree in a higher calling.
This past summer, Jared Nix went to Christiana, Jamaica with Dr. Mike Collins from Bowling Green, Ky., a doctor who visits Jamaica and Africa multiple times a year to do medical missions work.
Many of the University of the Cumberlands’ (UC) Physician Assistant (PA) students chose a field in medicine because they wished to help people. So it is no surprise that the PA students have been quietly serving the community for more than a year by providing food to children in need through a program called Backpack Club.
Each week, PA students gather to pack bags of easy-to-open and easy-to-prepare foods for community elementary children who have been identified as at-risk for not having enough food to eat over the weekend.
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named University of the Cumberlands to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list.