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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.
As of May 2012, the University of the Cumberlands Physician Assistant Program began using the CASPA (Central Application System for Physician Assistants) system. All PA candidates are required to utilize this system. In addition, All PA candidates are now required to also complete the UCPA Supplemental Application Form.
University of the Cumberlands (UC) will be servicing students through a satellite campus in northern Kentucky beginning this fall. The new branch, located in Florence, Ky., will host three programs: the Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology, the master’s program in Physician Assistant Studies, and the Lifelong Learning program.
On Friday, July 27th, Camp Unite campers at the University of the Cumberlands (UC) received a special visit from Congressman Hal Rogers during their final day of camp. The camp is held by Operation UNITE (Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education) a regional drug prevention and awareness program.
Camp Unite just finished its 6th annual camp that was held on the University of the Cumberlands (UC) campus. This year’s camp had over 230 kids, all eager to hear the words of encouragement that Congressman Rogers had to share.