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UC’s Dr. Barry Vann Delivers Key Note Address at Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland


University of the Cumberlands’ (UC) Director of the Ed. D program, Dr. Barry Vann was invited to be the key note speaker for a prestigious conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland held on June 6th. Vann’s impeccable knowledge and insight on the relationship of Northern Ireland and Appalachia brought new light to many topics and ideas during his stay in Belfast.

“I was invited to speak at the conference by Dr. Michael Peirse of Queen’s University in Belfast,” said Vann.

UC Physician Assistant Program Open House - February 26, 2015


On Thursday, February 26, the University of the Cumberlands Physician Assistant program is hosting an Open House starting at 6:30 PM in the Correll Science Building in room B135.

No registration necessary. Students are welcome to bring transcripts for faculty to review.

During the open house everyone will get an overview of the PA program, receive information on the admission process and requirements for acceptance.

OnlineU names UC’s Christian Studies Online #3 for Affordability


University of the Cumberlands’ (UC) Online program has been featured on OnlineU as offering one of the most affordable college online degrees. The Christian Studies program made an impressive landing at #3 on the list of rankings.

Many grads often find themselves in a mountain of debt after graduation. OnlineU released the first rankings of its kind: the 25 most affordable online degrees by subject.

UC’s Criminal Justice Online Degree Ranked a “Best Buy” by Get Educated


University of the Cumberlands (UC) is pleased to announce that its online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration program has been independently reviewed and ranked by GetEducated.com as a "Best Buy" for students seeking a high quality, low-cost online graduate degree. UC ranked #2 among all competing colleges and universities nationwide.

Get Educated’s main mission is to help consumers Get Educated about the best online degrees for cost and credibility.

UC’s Hutton School of Business ranks 11th in BizLexington


University of the Cumberlands (UC) Hutton School of Business (HSB) MBA program has improved its ranking on the BizLexington listing of MBA Programs in Kentucky. The MBA Program has moved from #13 to #11 on this annual ranking, moving ahead of Eastern Kentucky University and Campbellsville University.

HSB’s Chair Dr. Margaret Combs credits the ranking improvement to the extra steps faculty and organizers have taken in progressing from last year’s 13th place.

University of the Cumberlands Offers Assistance to Mid-Continent Students


University of the Cumberlands (UC) is reaching out to students displaced by the closure of Mid-Continent University (MCU) in western Kentucky, to offer help in finishing their degrees.

UC welcomes any students interested in transferring from MCU to apply for admission.

Hutton School of Business hosts 2014 Business Forum


On Wednesday, April 16, University of the Cumberlands (UC) Hutton School of Business hosted the 7th 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 2014 was “Shining a Light on Economic Recovery.”

This year’s guest speakers were Mr. Terry Aff, Co-owner and President of Stardust Ventures, Mr.

UC receives Education Digital Marketing Award


Recently, Higher Ed Marketing Report (HMR) presented PlattForm and University of the Cumberlands (UC) a Gold award in the Education Digital Marketing Awards for 2013. The award was given based on UC’s graduate mobile site. A Gold award was the highest level given.

UC received a letter of congratulations from Higher Ed Marketing Report publisher, Jan Michael Lok, which further defined the award and praised the outstanding overall achievements. HMR’s competitions deservingly recognize the best websites, digital and electronic communications, and mobile efforts in education.

Cumberlands to Offer the RN-To-BSN Degree; Enrolling Now for January Classes


University of the Cumberlands (UC) is pleased to offer those holding RN certification a flexible, online Bachelor of Science in Health Science – Nursing degree program. This RN-to-BSN program can enhance your nursing skills and open the door to more career opportunities in two years or less.

The RN-to-BSN program is designed especially to serve registered nurses who desire to broaden their expertise and career opportunities in nursing. It prepares graduates to serve as mature professional members of the health care community in a variety of venues and situations.

Cumberlands Named to America’s Best Christian Colleges

The 17th 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.

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